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 Frances <I>Augustyn</I> Harris

Frances Augustyn Harris

Death 29 Oct 2011 (aged 92)
Burial Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 79578385 · View Source
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Frances Harris

Portage, Indiana

Frances Harris, age 92, a longtime resident of Portage passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. She was born on March 25, 1919 in Gary, Indiana the daughter of Frank and Ludwicka Augustyn. She was married to James R. Harris on September 25, 1937 at Saint Hedwigs Catholic Church in Gary. Frances was a member and served as the secretary of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Portage. She enjoyed baking and cooking for family and friends. Frances was very involved as a poll worker for elections in the Garyton area for many years.

Frances is survived by her loving family; son James (Susan) Harris, Chesterton, grandchildren Joy (Joe) Slogar, Suzanne Jessup, Tony (fiancé Deana) Harris, and Mark (fiancé Ali) Harris, great grandchildren Jimmy Slogar and Jennifer Slogar, and other loving family and dear friends. Frances was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Harris, her daughter Marjorie Jessup, sisters Viola Yesh and Florence Pisarski, and brothers Valentine, Adolph, and Edward Augustyn.

A visitation for Frances Harris will be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Rees Funeral Home – Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage followed by a funeral service at 12:00 noon. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Portage. Memorials in Frances' memory may be given for masses to be said at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church. For further information please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 762-3013 or online at

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  • Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79578385
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Augustyn Harris (25 Mar 1919–29 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79578385, citing Calvary Cemetery, Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Kathy in NW Indiana (contributor 45695505) .