|Steve L. Harris
June 15, 1950–April 10, 2008
|Steve L. Harris, 57, of Olin, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, at his home.
A celebration of his life was held Thursday, April 17, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin, with Pastor Julie May officiating. Friends called from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin.
Burial was in the Olin Cemetery, Olin, Iowa, with military honors accorded by the American Legion Blayney Miner Ahrendsen Post #412, of Olin. Memorials are preferred.
Steve Leroy Harris was born on June 15, 1950 in Independence, Iowa, the son of Leroy and Virginia (Wing) Harris. He graduated in 1970 from Olin High School. He married Connie Winkler on July 11, 1973 in Monticello. He later married Deb S. Fairley on April 24, 1982 in Anamosa.
Steve served in the U. S. Army stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. He worked with the family business, Hometown Dairy in Olin, and Leer Corporation in Iowa City, manufacturing car parts until March 2007.
He liked to play pool and belonged to several pool leagues.
He is survived by his wife, Deb Harris, of Olin; his children, Cassandra Harris and Luke Harris, both of Olin, Lindsay Harris (Brett Tjaden) of Oxford Junction, Staci (Thad) Shaffer of Marion and Tracy (Luke) Anderson and Chad Harris, both of Cedar Rapids; 9 grandchildren; his parents, Leroy and Virginia Harris, of Anamosa; a sister, Cindy (Larry) Graf, of Cedar Rapids, and a brother, Mark Harris of Olin.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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