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Helen Elizabeth (Miller) Harness

September 12, 1925 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 96)


Helen Elizabeth Harness, 96, formerly of Keokuk, passed away at 10:05 AM,
Sunday morning, February 13, 2022, at Cedarhurst Memory Care Center in
Quincy, IL.
Helen was born September 12, 1925, the daughter of Albert and Lyda (Fry) Miller
in Keokuk. She graduated from Keokuk High School in 1943. She was united in
marriage to John “Jack” Harness at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Norman,
Oklahoma in 1945. Helen was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing Bridge. She was
also active in the community by volunteering at both Graham and St. Joseph’s
Hospitals, Birthright, and her churches, St. Mary’s and later, All Saints.
Helen is survived by her children, John R. (Sherry) Harness of Denver, CO, Janet
Harness of Denver, CO, and Dr. Jim (Diane) Harness of Quincy; nine grandchildren;
seventeen great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dr. Kennith (Brenda) Miller of
Spring Green, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Harness; children, Jean
K. Harness and Jane E. (Harness) Wilson; and brothers, Jack, Guerdon (Cork), and
Steve Miller.
Graveside services will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will take place at DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home Friday, June 17, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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June 17, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, IA 52632
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Graveside Service
June 18, 2022

10:30 AM
Oakland Cemetery, Iowa, Keokuk
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