Ottumwa Courier – June 15, 1946

Harry Harker, 59, of 223 north Marion St., died at 1:40 a.m. today [June 15, 1946] at the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Swanson. The son of Alonzo and Laura Harker, he was born at Ottawa, KS, Nov. 15, 1887.

He was a member of Ottumwa Lodge, #16, A. F. & A.M. Mrs. Swanson survives.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lester Jay funeral home, conducted by the Rev. B. Frank Hasty, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be made in Ottumwa Cemetery.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman