Wednesday, January 26, 2011

June (Steinhauer) Harris

June Harris, age 96, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at Personally Yours, Waterford, WI. June was born in Chicago, IL, on June 1, 1914, daughter of the late Edward and Lillian (Nee: Merritt) Steinhauer.

June was united in marriage to George V. Harris who preceded her in death, August 13, 1997, and by a grandson, David Buss. June was a longtime member of the Racine Country Club. She and her husband George spent their retirement in Tarpon Springs, FL, for over twenty years until 2005 when June returned to Racine. She volunteered for many years with St. Luke’s Auxiliary in Racine and at Tarpon Springs Hospital, Florida. An accomplished seamstress and avid golfer, June also enjoyed oriental art and design. More than anything, June treasured and devoted her life to her family. She will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her five children, Claudia Buss of West Lafayette, IN, Brenda Kennedy of New Canaan, CT, Susan Overman of Goodyear, AZ, Paul (Karen) Harris of Fairplay, CO, Phil Harris of Grafton, WI; her twelve grandchildren, Debbie Buss, Jeffery Buss, Michael (K.T.) Whaley, Tom (Teri) Whaley, Steven Whaley, Mary (William) Johnston, Austin (Sandy) Overman, Jennifer (Eric) Han, Carey (Robert) Fry, Cristin (Craig) Jacobson, Mitchel Harris, Bennett Harris; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Jackie Harrison of IN; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard “Bud” Steinhauer.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

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1 comment:

Don said...

No sweeter, more selfless individual ever graced my presence than my Aunt June. She and George were great examples by which to live one’s life, and for that I thank them both. Miss you and the wonderful times we shared.