Lincoln Journal Star
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Betty Harris , 86, lifetime Ogallala resident, died Tuesday (1/19/10) at the Monarch Hospice in Lincoln following a short illness. Betty was born May 17, 1923 at Sutherland to Herman and Teckla Danielson Hackbarth . She graduated from Brighton High School and the family moved to Ogallala. On June 7, 1943 Betty married Jesse Harris . After Jesse was discharged from the military, the couple lived in the Lemoyne area. They moved northwest of Ogallala and were engaged in farming and ranching. She resided at Legacy Terrace for approximately two years.
Preceding her in death was her husband Jesse. Survivors include her three children, Linda and her husband John Moore of Lexington, Steve Harris and his wife Cindy of Lincoln, Dr. BethHarris and her husband Dr. Brad Coates of Ames, Iowa; six grandchildren.
Visitation Thursday (1/21/10) from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Draucker Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Friday (1/22/10) at 10 a.m. in St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Ogallala. Rev. David Dobbertien will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the LWML of St. Pauls and the Monarch Hospice of Lincoln. Interment in the Ogallala Cemetery. Online Condolences may be sent to www.drauckerfh.com. Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of arrangements.