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Services for Raymond E. Harris, 94, of 300 Cass Plaza, Apt. 107, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Gundrum Funeral Home.

Mr. Harris died at 7:10 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct 27, 1907, in Montgomery County, he was the son of Roscoe and Clara Todd Harris. On Feb 18, 1928, he was married in Danville, Ill., to Hazel L.
Reeser, who died Aug 7, 1992.

Mr. Harris retired in 1972 as manager of Schiff's Shoe Store.

Raised on a farm in Linden, he moved to Logansport in 1929 and had worked at Weinands Restaurant on Third Street for more than two years. That's where
he met his future wife, Hazel.

After the couple were married, Mr. Harris worked for Marlatt Battery Company in Danville for more than three years before taking a job with Schiff Shoe
Company. He managed a store in Anderson for six years and then returned to Logansport in 1943 to manage Schiff's Big Show Store at the corner of Fourth
and Broadway.

The store moved to the Logansport Mall in 1968. Four years later, Mr. Harris retired.

He was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church and had served on the Logansport School Board from 1956 to 1964.

Mr. Harris became an avid Berries fan when he first moved to the community. He liked watching the Chicago Cubs and White Sox baseball and a number of
other sporting events, too. He golfed, enjoyed traveling and had continued to attend a morning coffee group he formed for downtown businessmen in 1943.

Surviving are one son, Richard L. Harris and his wife, Shirley, Fort Wayne; one daughter, Shirley J. Williams, and her husband, Gene, Logansport; one sister,
Mary Burch, Bloomington; special friend Vada
Crago, Logansport; one grandson Steven Williams and his wife, Jane, Logansport; six granddaughters Cathy Miller, and her husband, Robert, Churubusco;
Susan Hodapp, and her husband, Larry, Kettering, Ohio; Jana Lese, and her husband, Mark, Fort Wayne; Gillian Cowan, and her husband, William, Ann
Arbor, Mich; Joni Linback, and her husband Jeff, Winamac; and Gayle Morris, Logansport, and 16 great-grandchildren.

One sister and six brothers preceded in death.

The Rev. Mark Berg will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Friend may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church.

Sallie Lou Morris Nelson

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