Monday, January 5th, 2009
Mary Ann Harris, 72, of Rockford, died at 9:15 p.m. Jan. 2, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital.
She was born Feb. 17, 1936, in Mercer County, to Laurence Sr. and Mary L. Mihm Michael. Her mother survives in Rockford. On July 10, 1967, she married John Harris, who also survives.
Other survivors are a brother, Laurence E. Jr. (Paula) Michael, Rockford; and a sister, Connie S. (David) Bigham, Rockford.
She was a telephone operator for Rockford United Telephone Co. and Sprint and retired after 45 years of service. She was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Mike Berne officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be sent at firstname.lastname@example.org.