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Charlotte Harris Obituary
Charlotte Harris, 86, of Canon City, Colorado, died peacefully in her sleep April 19th, 2013 at Skyline Ridge care facility in Canon City. She was born April 26th, 1926 in Casper, Wyoming to Edward and Helen (Dempster) Fischer. Charlotte graduated from Ozark Academy in Siloam Springs, Arkansas in 1943, and married her sweetheart, Joseph W. Harris shortly after. They were together 54 years before his passing in 1998. Charlotte was both musically and artistically blessed. She played piano for 74 years to include weddings, funerals, and church services. Many people all over the country have some piece of art that she painted or cross stitched throughout the years. Charlotte volunteered at St. Thomas More Hospital in the gift shop for 9 years and made many friends. She was a very talented lady and enjoyed sharing it with others. She loved to play games with her family and take trips to the mountains to see the aspens. Charlotte is survived by her sons, Joe (Marie), Steve, and Mark (Fonda); grandchildren, Natalie, Devin, Lacy, Jonathan, and Brad; eight great grandchildren; and sisters, Margie (Charles) Brown of Cave Creek, AZ, and Janet Hall of Decatur, IL. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Edward and his wife, Virginia; and brother-in-law, Jim Hall. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Skyline Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff and Fremont Regional Hospice staff for their care and support in her final days. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Amazing Facts at PO Box 1058, Roseville, CA 95678. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2013 at Lakeside Cemetery in Canon City, CO. Arrangements handled through Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Apr. 20, 2013
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