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Harms, Katie Friesen (1880-1963)

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<center><h3>KATIE FRIESEN HARMS </h3></center>
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Mrs. Katie Freshen Harms was born to John and Helena Siemens Friesen on Feb. 25, 1880 in Jansen, Neb. In her youth she realized her lost condition and accepted Christ as her personal Saviour. She was baptized on confession of her faith on August 16, 1896, and became a member of the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church of Jansen.
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Upon her marriage to Isaac H. Harms on Sept. 25, 1927, she took upon herself the responsibility of a family of six children whom she raised lovingly in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
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In July of 1936 the family moved to Dallas, Oregon. Here, with her husband, she joined the E. M. B. Church where she was a member until her death. Sister Harms childlike faith and trust in the Lord, her cheerful and optimistic spirit were a blessing and encouragement to all who knew her.
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After a stroke on March 13 and another attack on March 15, she was in a coma for a number of days and quietly slipped into the presence of the Lord on March 19, 1963, reaching the age of 83 years and 21 days.
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Preceding her in death were her husband, Isaac Harms; her daughter, Mrs. Otto Wiebe; three sisters and one brother.
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Mourning her departure are four sons, Peter, Frank, and Andrew of Dallas, Oregon, and Herman of Meade, Kan.; two sons-in-law, Otto Wiebe of Dallas and Jake Isaac of Meade, four daughters-in-law, 21 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
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She longed to go Home and expressed this desire in her conversation and prayers. The Lord granted her desire and we know we shall see her again. &#8212; The Family.
   
Birth date: 1880
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 15:24, 14 January 2020

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1963 Apr 25 p. 8

Birth date: 1880 Feb. 25

text of obituary:

KATIE FRIESEN HARMS

Mrs. Katie Freshen Harms was born to John and Helena Siemens Friesen on Feb. 25, 1880 in Jansen, Neb. In her youth she realized her lost condition and accepted Christ as her personal Saviour. She was baptized on confession of her faith on August 16, 1896, and became a member of the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church of Jansen.

Upon her marriage to Isaac H. Harms on Sept. 25, 1927, she took upon herself the responsibility of a family of six children whom she raised lovingly in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

In July of 1936 the family moved to Dallas, Oregon. Here, with her husband, she joined the E. M. B. Church where she was a member until her death. Sister Harms childlike faith and trust in the Lord, her cheerful and optimistic spirit were a blessing and encouragement to all who knew her.

After a stroke on March 13 and another attack on March 15, she was in a coma for a number of days and quietly slipped into the presence of the Lord on March 19, 1963, reaching the age of 83 years and 21 days.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Isaac Harms; her daughter, Mrs. Otto Wiebe; three sisters and one brother.

Mourning her departure are four sons, Peter, Frank, and Andrew of Dallas, Oregon, and Herman of Meade, Kan.; two sons-in-law, Otto Wiebe of Dallas and Jake Isaac of Meade, four daughters-in-law, 21 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.

She longed to go Home and expressed this desire in her conversation and prayers. The Lord granted her desire and we know we shall see her again. — The Family.

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