COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa — Kenneth Lloyd Harrison, 76, of Columbus Junction died Saturday, May 29, 2010, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside. The Rev. Rich Adam will officiate the services. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Following the committal services at the cemetery, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the St. Mary’s Parish Center.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside. Memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in memory of Kenneth.
Kenneth Lloyd Harrison was born on April 16, 1934, in Des Moines, the son of Pearl and Opal Jones Harrison. He married Patricia Louise Cory on June 26, 1954, in Elkhart.
He was a foreman for L.L. Pelling for 45 years and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside.
He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Patricia Harrison of Columbus Junction; his children, Mike Harrison of Columbus Junction, Mark Harrison and his wife, Rene, of Riverside, Kent Harrison of Columbus Junction, Robin Harrison of Iowa City, Kevin Harrison of Ainsworth, and Russell Harrison of Columbus Junction; eight grandchildren, Josh, Nicole, Amy, Jessica, Cody, Billy, Katie, and Kendell; five step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sharon Garcia and her husband, Eddie, of Cambridge.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mae Fry, half-brother, P.C. Harrison, and half-sister, Nellie Hills.