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Agnes M. Harsha Elrod
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1927
Newton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2011
Jasper County
Indiana, USA

Agnes M. Elrod, 84, of Remington, went to be with the Lord at 5:20 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011, at her home.

She was born January 25, 1927, in Roselawn, Indiana, to the late Harley E. and Ethel C. (Bailey) Harsha. She graduated from St. Anne High School in 1945.

Her marriage was to John N. Elrod on July 28, 1962, in Crown Point, Indiana. He preceded her in death on January 21, 2000.

Throughout her life, Agnes lived in St. Anne, Illinois, Rensselaer and Remington.

Agnes was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #169, Remington United Methodist Church, where she served on the finance committee, United Methodist Women and the American Legion Auxiliary Post #280.

She worked at the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, Permenoite in Morocco, and she also farmed with her husband until their retirement in 1988. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, collecting elephants and crocheting.

Surviving are three children, Harold L. McKay (wife: Judy) of Remington, Margaret R. Gluth (husband: Ronald) of Alva, OK, and William "Bill" Elrod (wife: Donna) of Remington, and one sister, Jean Scheurich of Monticello.

Also surviving are three grandchildren, Sara Elrod of Remington, Jonathan Gluth (wife: Tricia) and Rhonda Gluth of Alva, OK, and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Remington United Methodist Church with Eastern Star services beginning at 7 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. (EST) Wednesday, January 4, 2012, also at Remington United Methodist Church with Rev. Mary van Wijk officiating. Interment to follow at Remington Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Indiana Children's Home in Lebanon or the Eastern Star Chapter #169 Scholarship Fund. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier on January 1, 2012 
Family links: 
  Harley Earl Harsha (1905 - 1956)
  Ethel C Bailey Harsha (1908 - 2000)
  John N. Elrod (1930 - 2000)*
  Albert Harsha (1925 - 1999)*
  Agnes M. Harsha Elrod (1927 - 2011)
  Edmond Owen Harsha (1928 - 1999)*
  Jean E. Harsha Scheurich (1932 - 2014)*
  Jack Harsha (1932 - 1987)*
  Patricia Ann Liersch (1933 - 2011)*
  Ralph Wilbur Harsha (1941 - 2010)*
  Judith Darlene Harsha Burnes (1943 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Remington Cemetery
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Sherry Salla
Record added: Jan 02, 2012
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Agnes M. <i>Harsha</i> Elrod
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We miss you. Your Cousin, Eleanor
- E. R. Bailey
 Added: Feb. 11, 2012

- Sherry Salla
 Added: Jan. 2, 2012

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