Letha Mae Harris, 81, of Russell, Kansas, died on Monday, June 04, 2018, at the Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell, Kansas.
Letha was born on August 05, 1936, in Norton County Kansas, the daughter of George E. and Evelyn G. (Cramer) Hendrickson. She grew up in the Norton county area and attended local schools. She also lived in Calvert county, Kansas and Almena, Kansas areas before moving to Colorado. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Albert S. Harris on November 30, 1974, in St. Rose Lima, Denver, Colorado. They were blessed with 4 children Randy, Ronda, Barry and Stephanie. She worked as a waitress for F.W. Woolworth and worked there for 40 years until her retirement in 1994. She was a member of St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Russell was a former member of St. Rose Lima Catholic Church in Denver. She enjoyed playing bingo and couponing. Mostly she enjoyed spending time with her family and organizing family barbeques and especially enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving family include her children son Randy Gonzales of Hays, Kansas, daughter Ronda Towery of Russell, Kansas, son Barry Harris of St. Petersburg, Florida and daughter Stephanie Beste of Denver, Colorado; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; brothers Larry Hendrickson of Denver, Colorado and David Hendrickson of Hays, Kansas and a sister Alice Hawks of Almena, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister Donna Maltsbarger.
A memorial service to celebrate Letha's life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary Chapel. Services will conclude at the mortuary. Family will greet guests the day of the service. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.