Jo Ann Harlan

Jo Ann Harlan, 71

Jo Ann Harlan, 71, of Colfax, passed away December 1, 2012, in her home.

Born July 17, 1941, in Lafayette to the late Louis H. and Theresa (Roudebush) Malady.

Married Jack L. Harlan on September 5, 1961, in Santa Ana, Calif. and he preceded her in death on February 4, 2008.

After attending Riley and St. Mary's Grade School, Jo Ann graduated from Frankfort High School in 1959. She worked for People's Life Insurance in Frankfort, Jefferson Standard Life in San Diego, Calif. and Plasties Inc. in Santa Ana, Calif.. She also worked for Schultz IGA and retired from The Farmers Bank in 2006, where she was a teller. Mrs. Harlan was also a volunteer EMT in Colfax for 10 years. She enjoyed playing cards, doing crosswords, reading and the companionship and love of family and good friends.

She is survived by two sons, Mick Harlan, of Colfax and Mark (Tammy) Harlan, of Rockfield; daughters, Maria Harlan, of Colfax and Denise (Marty) Stevens, of Colfax; sister, Cathi Malady, of Colfax; four grandchildren, Brandon Harlan, of Colfax, Kyle Stevens, of Colfax, Renee Harlan, of Lebanon and Tara Stevens, of Rossville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 1 Sister - Patty Lou Malady.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Archer-Weston Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 at the funeral home; Pastor Dave Collier officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Make a Wish Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Archer Weston Funeral Home
501 E Clinton Street Frankfort, IN 46041
(765) 659-3329

Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2012