Doris E. Harris, 88, Michigan City, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6:00 am in Miller's Health & Rehab, La Porte, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1237 E. Coolspring Ave., Michigan City, IN with Pastor David R. Solum officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, IN. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm -7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Immanuel Lutheran Church Thursday, January 23, 2020.
She was born July 7, 1931 in Michigan City, IN to the late Walter and Elsie (Markel) Bartels. On March 8, 1952 in Michigan City, Indiana she married Verne Harris who preceded January 16, 2003.
Surviving are daughter, Linda (Steve) Kahn of Michigan City, IN; son, Mark (Gale) Harris of Michigan City, IN; sister, Karen Kelleher of Michigan City, IN; seven grandchildren, Mark (Katie) Kahn, Holly (Andy) Kavanaugh, Matthew (Hilary) Harris, Sarah (Kevin) Livingston, Adam (Lori) Sheeler, Abby (Mark) Papendieck, Christina Sheeler; thirteen great-grandchildren, Macey, Max, Ryan, Noah, Molly, David, Kelly, Audrey, Emily, Madison, Morgan, Isabella, Tallulah; two great great-grandchildren, Aria and Anna. She was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Woolman.
Doris retired after 27 years as a receptionist for the Michigan City Area School system. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Michigan City and served in many different callings within the church. Doris was an avid Chicago Cubs fan who enjoyed spending time with her family and going to the beach.
Contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1237 E. Coolspring Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.
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