Elmer E. Harrison
IMPERIAL -- Elmer E. Harrison, 94, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.
He was born March 18, 1907, in Dundy County to William "Jack" and Millie (Gosney) Harrison. He attended school in the country and assisted his parents in the farm work.
On Sept. 18, 1926, he married Cleo Francis Tatum. The couple made their home in Dundy County. In 1974, the couple moved to Imperial.
He was a member of Emmanuel Missionary Church of Wauneta and was affiliated with the Wesleyan Church in Imperial. He served on the Ashgrove, District No. 9 school board and was a county assessor for precinct No. 336 of Dundy County.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Bonnie Jean; three sisters, Rosie Hayward, Louella Donze, and Vera Francis, two brothers, Jim and Roy Harrison; and two half-brothers, Bill Evans, and Albert Evans.
Survivors include his wife, Cleo; four sons, Warren Harrison and wife, Rose of Stratton, Wayne Harrison and wife, Katie of Imperial, Donald Harrison and wife, Fredora of Goodland, Kan., and Will Harrison and wife, Joan of Whitehouse, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m. MST, at the Wesleyan Church of Imperial with Pastor Todd Burpo and Martin Harmon officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta.
Visitation is today until 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Imperial.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.