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Elmer L. Harris
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1916
Stillwater County
Montana, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1990
Kenai Peninsula Borough
Alaska, USA

Anchorage Daily News July 17, 1990

Elmer L. Harris, 73, died July 15 at his homestead on Funny River Road in Soldotna. Visitations was held at Peninsula Memorial Chapel. Services were at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in Soldotna. The Bishop Stanley Steadman officiated. Burial took place in the Spruce Grove Memorial Park in Kasilof.

Mr. Harris was born Aug. 14, 1916, in Dean, Mont. He served during World War II in the Army Air Corps. He moved to Soldotna in 1959 from Billings, Mont. and homesteaded in the Funny River area. Mr. Harris retired from the Carpenters Union Local 1281 in 1980. He was a member of the Kenai Soldotna Masonic Lodge, American Legion Post No. 20 VFW Post 10046, the Shriners and was active in the Soldotna Senior Center. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, golfing, bowling and fishing according to his family.

Mr. Harris is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary Helen of Soldotna; his sisters, Francis Swartz of Anchorage, Jane Platt of Dereborne, Wash., and numerous nieces and nephews. Contributions can be sent to Shorty Harris Burial Fund, c|o Mary Harris, HC1 Box 1550, Soldotna, Alaska, 99669; to the Peninsula Home Health Care Inc, P.O. 44539, Sterling Highway, Soldotna, Alaska 99669; to the Shriners; or to the organization of the donor's choice.
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  Mary Helen Smith Harris (1925 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Spruce Grove Memorial Park
Kenai Peninsula Borough
Alaska, USA
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Record added: Jan 18, 2008
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Elmer L. Harris
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