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Elsa Harris Obituary
Elsa Elizabeth Harris, 93, of Peetz, CO passed away Monday, May 26, 2014 in Sterling, CO. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the PeetzMethodistChurch with Pastor Kristie Firme officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Peetz Cemetery. Elsa Elizabeth was born January 6, 1921 to John P. and Ella (Johannson) Nordholm. She graduated High School in Iliff, CO in 1939. Elsa married Leslie L. "Bud" Harris on April 27, 1946 in St. Francis, KS and the two were married for 46 years until Bud passed away. Elsa was a Home Maker but worked at the Sioux Ordinance Depot in Sidney, NE during WWII. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Peetz, CO. She was known for her excellent pie making. Elsa is survived by son John Harris of Peetz, CO, sister Mary Jane Parker (Bill) of Springville, CA, brother Larry Nordholm of Morrill, NE, sister-in-law Shirley Nordholm of Ft. Collins, CO, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Leslie "Bud" Harris, daughter Sharon Kay Harris, parents John & Ella Nordholm, five sisters; Anna Evers, Betty McLean, Deloris Luelf, Dorothy Genereux, Nina Helgoth; and two brothers Peter Nordholm, and Elmer (Bud Lee) Nordholm. Memorials can be made to the Elsa Harris memorial fund C/O Tennant Funeral Home & Crematory PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751. Tennant Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Journal-Advocate.com on May 29, 2014
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