Alberta M. Harris, age 98, passed away at 1:42 p.m., on Monday, April 18, 2016, in Huntingburg, Indiana.
She was born May 24, 1917, in Jasper, Indiana to Clem and Carrie (Seng) Fischer. She married Glenn F. Harris on September 16, 1933, in Petersburg, Indiana. Alberta worked for Swift’s, Kesling’s Drug Store where she was known as “Grannie Bert”, and at several other local businesses. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the V.F.W. Post #2366 Auxiliary, and was a fifty year member of the Women of the Moose Chapter #955. Alberta enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, and being with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn F. Harris, who died October 29, 1984; two sons, Steve Harris and Jack Harris; one daughter, Glenda Turpin; two brothers, Andrew Fischer and Edward Fischer; and two sisters, Marie Schneider and Clara Striegel.
She is survived by:
Jim (Dolly) Harris of Huntingburg, Ind.;
Shirley Satkamp of Ireland, Ind.,
Carolyn (Russ) Klee of Jasper, Ind.;
by (15) grandchildren, (21) great grandchildren and (5) great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Alberta M. Harris will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., onFriday, April 22, 2016, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3:00-8:00 p.m., on Thursday. Vigil services, conducted by the Women of the Moose Chapter #955 followed by the V.F.W. Post #2366 Auxiliary, will be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com