John F. Harms
98, of Indianapolis, passed away December 10, 2013. He was born October 4, 1915 in Lemont, Illinois to Oscar and Alma Harms. After graduation from Evanston Township High School, Evanston, Illinois, John attended Northwestern University. During World War II, John valiantly served in the Counter Intelligence Corps in Europe and was assigned to General Eisenhower's entourage during the D Day Invasion. After his military service, John had a successful career in advertising and marketing. He also was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing, hunting and walking his various spoiled dogs. John Harms was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and best friend who will be missed by all who were lucky enough to have known him.
John was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty K. Harms and is survived by his sister, Coletta Carlson; his sons John K. Harms and Stephen J. Harms (Meg); his grandsons, Jeffrey Harms, Timothy Harms, Evan Harms (Monica), Andrew Harms, Michael Harms and Paul Harms; and his dear great granddaughters, Sofia Harms and Stella Harms. At John's request, there will be no formal calling or service. Simply show kindness to someone in John's memory. Heartfelt gratitude to Dr. John Bates, Gloria and Melinda with the Care Group at the Heart Center of Indiana, the staff and John's friends at Sunrise on Old Meridian and Great Lakes Caring for their kindness and loving care.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Hero Project at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital http://www.theheroproject18.org. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel . You are invited to send a condolence to the family at http://www.leppertmortuary.com.
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