Marcella Harmon

MARCELLA 'AUNT SALLY' I. HARMON, 92 MOUNT CARROLL - Marcella "Aunt Sally" I. Harmon, 92, of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Carroll County Good Samaritan. Sally was born Feb. 11, 1921, in Freedom Township, Carroll County, the daughter of Bert A. and Martha Marie (Dale) Yochem. She worked as a nurse from 1957 to 1980 for Dr. E. M. Colli and later worked for Law-Jones Funeral Home in Mt. Carroll for several years. Sally was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mt. Carroll, and helped with the delivery of the Meals on Wheels through the church. She enjoyed gardening, walking her dog "Blatz", mowing her yard and helping with haymaking. Sally was a doting aunt to her nieces and nephews, always supporting and attending front and center at their concerts, ballgames, programs and activities and visited, and followed their adult lives through graduations, weddings, and new babies. Aunt Sally was loved in return. She was a Cubs fan and really enjoyed going out for lunch or dinner. Sally is survived by three nephews, Dennis (Shevawn) Yochem of Mt. Carroll, Darryl (Carol) Yochem of Raleigh, N.C., Gary Katzenberger of Mt. Carroll; two nieces, Diane (Brent) Peters of Milledgeville, Illinois and Linda (Russ) Handy of Warrens, Wisconsin; many great-nephews and great- nieces; sister-in-law, Dorothy Yochem of Mt. Carroll. Sally is preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Helen (Ernest) Katzenberger; and brother, Harold Yochem. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Pastor Elizabeth Mascal officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Frank-Law-Jones Funeral Home, Mt. Carroll. Friends may also gather from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Caroline Mark Home in Mt. Carroll, and also to the Carroll County Good Samaritan in Sally's memory. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Published in The Journal-Standard on Mar. 29, 2013