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Mary Ellen "Maggie" Harrison Root
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 18, 2012

Mary Ellen "Maggie" Harrison Root, 91, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 18, 2012.

Mary Ellen became a national celebrity in 1955 by becoming Kellogg's "Miss Good Morning."

She was also active in many civic organizations including United Fund, March of Dimes and the Boy Scouts of America for nearly 50 years.

A beloved mother, Mary Ellen was a true southern belle. The heavens are now filled with the aroma of her cooking! Her memory will live on in the hearts and minds of all she touched.

Her funeral and committal service were held on Friday, November 23 at Wisconsin Memorial Park Chapel of the Chimes in Brookfield, Wis.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Mr. Philip Hathcock officiating.

She is survived by her sons, Bradley, James and Roger (Dawn); proud grandma of Ryan, Lance, Todd and Rachel; a sister, Ruth "G" Torrey; her best friends, Lynn and Debbie, and Cora Lee Rogers; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many loving friends.

Information from djournal.com - Obituaries December 10 2012

 
 
Burial:
Wisconsin Memorial Park
Brookfield
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Dec 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102004186
Mary Ellen Maggie <i>Harrison</i> Root
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 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
 
 
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