Oct. 4, 1908-Nov. 16, 2004
ATWOOD -- Ben A. Harwerth, 96, died Tuesday (Nov. 16, 2004) at Rawlings County Health Center in Atwood.
He was born Oct. 4, 1908, at St. Libory, Ill.
He was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred R. (Heaton); and grandson, Mark J. Sramek.
Survivors include his daughter, Burnessa and husband, John W. Sramek of Aurora, Colo.; sons, Bernard H. and wife, Delores of Overland Park, Kan., Ronald S. and wife, Betty of Houston, Texas and Howard D. and wife, Georgia of Hoxie, Kan.; sister, Dorothy Dieker of Libory; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services are Friday, 10 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Atwood.
Visitation is today, 6-9 p.m., and Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at Brantley Funeral Home of Atwood. Family will be receiving friends Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
Memorials may be given to the Good Samaritan Health Center in Atwood.
Brantley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.