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Charles Henry Harris
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1922
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 2007
West Burlington
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Charles Henry Harris, 84, of Burlington, died at Great River Medical Center.

Born in Burlington, he was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Powell Harris. On Nov. 24, 1945, he married Mary Jane Abolt in Burlington.

He was a firefighter and paramedic for the city of Burlington for 30 years. He was the first EMT in Burlington. He was a glazer for Barngrover Glass and a mechanic for D&R Amusement Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 113th Calvary doing reconnaissance in the European Theater. He was a member of SS. John and Paul Catholic Church. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, boating and sports, especially football.

Survivors included his wife; four sons, Harold Harris of Glastonbury, Conn., David Harris of Burlington, John Harris of Vernon, Conn., and Tom Harris of Windsor, Conn.; one daughter, Carol Orth of Burlington; seven grandchildren; five great–grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Harris of New London and George Harris of Quickman, Ark.; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

The funeral was held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. William Wiegand as celebrant. Music was provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Military rites were conducted by Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard.  
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Jan 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17732468
Charles Henry Harris
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 Added: Jan. 28, 2007

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