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John E. Harris
June 24, 1942 - May 12, 2019
Roger A Short
Jeryd Vreeland
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Robinson-Walker Funeral Home - Oak Harbor
165 E. Water St.
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
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Friday 5/17, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
122 W. Ottawa St.
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
419-898-6474 | Map
Saturday 5/18, 11:00 am
Roose Cemetery
CR 17
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
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John E. Harris, 76, of Oak Harbor, died Sunday morning, May 12, 2019, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. He was born June 24, 1942, in Fremont, Ohio, to John W. and Gertrude C. (Carper) Harris. John was a 1960 graduate of Salem-Oak Harbor High School and a longtime member of St. John Evangelical …
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John Marik left a message on May 17, 2019:
Sorry for the loss. You are in our prayers!
John Watson left a message on May 17, 2019:
My heartfelt condolences and prayers for John's friends and family.
Ottawa County Veterans Service Office left a message on May 17, 2019:
The Ottawa County Veterans Service Office Staff extend our sincere condolences Donald and Robert in the recent loss of their brother, John. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. We know that his passing will not only leave a void in your life, but in the hearts of all those who knew him. May you find comfort in knowing that as a veteran of our country's Armed Forces, John gained distinction and earned the respect and gratitude of his fellow Americans through his bravery, heroism, and dedication to our country. With deepest sympathy, Sara Toris, Director
Denise L. Clair left a message on May 16, 2019:
Sincere condolences to family and friends mourning John's passing on from this world to his next. John was such a good friend of St John's members and a joy to see all the help he attentively assisted his momma with for so many years until her passing. Rest now, John, as you transition to your heavenly home to return to family who await your arrival. Hugs to all. Denise L. Clair, former St John's, Oak Harbor Member; currently residing in Melbourne Australia.
John Watson left a message on May 16, 2019:
My heartfelt condolences and prayers to the Harris family and relatives. I will always remember John Harris as a knowledgeable, helpful, enthusiastic man. He could tell you how to drive anywhere. Better than On-Star, is JOHN-Star! He was always willing to lend you advice. John once taught me at an auction how to tell how many more sharpenings a tool has in it by how much metal remains after you shave some off each time it is sharpened. I'll always remember playing brass with him on the iconic American Legion Band parade float (2017 picture attached), as well as bringing good cheer to so many seniors when we played in the parks and retirement homes, not to mention the St. John's Lutheran Brass Choir, bringing such joy and rejoicing to the Lord!
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Karla J Moore left a message on May 15, 2019:
Bob, I just read that John had passed away. My prayers are with all of your family. Many, many memories with John..... Karla
Roger A Short left a message on May 15, 2019:
To my friend, Bob, and the entire family, I am deeply saddened by the passing of John Harris. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to get to know him a little and to perform with him in the Genoa American Legion Band. May God's grace give you comfort at this difficult time.
Pat Bartell Brannon left a message on May 15, 2019:
To everything there is a season. May your faith give your family strength at this time.
Jenny Schimming White left a message on May 15, 2019:
My deepest sympathy to John’s family. May your happy memories bring you comfort at this difficult time and know always you will see John again in our heavenly home. I have fond memories of John telling stories at my Uncle Elmer’s home and how he loved to play his horn in the band or church.
Jeryd Vreeland left a message on May 14, 2019:
So sorry to hear of your loss. Sending up a prayer for you and your family! Loves to all.
Beth Jensen left a message on May 14, 2019:
Remembering with much thanks John’s skillful and enthusiastic playing of the brass for Christmas, Easter and many many Choir Concerts under the excellent direction of Caroline Miller at St John Evangelical Lutheran Church. We miss you.
Walker Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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