Obituary of Elisabeth "Liz" Ann Harris
Elisabeth (Liz) Harris, age 80, of Tecumseh, died March 17, 2019, at Cambrian Assisted Living.
She was born August 30, 1938, in Adrian to Harold J. and Helena G. (Minster) Adams. On December 4, 1971, she married Donald J. Harris and he preceded her in death on April 1, 2007. Liz was a graduate of Deerfield High School and the Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as an RN at Bixby Medical Center for 16 years and retired in November of 1999. She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton and served as the congregational secretary for 13 years, sang in the choir and served on many of the church boards.
Liz is survived by her two daughters, Barbara A. Ketchum of Tecumseh and Joyce L. Martin of Arlington, TX; three sons, Douglas A. Ketchum of Britton, Steven M. Harris of Howell, and Keith (Peggy) Harris of Redford; two brothers, Thomas A. (Kay) Adams of Clinton and James R. (Carol) Adams of Petersburg; six grandchildren, Hailey Ketchum of Tecumseh, Sheila (James) Doeden of Ypsilanti, Jeff Harris of Troy, Spencer Martin of Chicago, IL., Jennifer (Marc) Stouffer of Cedar Springs, MI, Kristen (Witt) Martin of Arlington, TX; and four great-grandchildren, Alexandria (Jason) Collins, Skylar (Megan) Doeden, Samantha Stouffer and Marc Stouffer III; and two great-great-grandchild, Gabe, and Wyatt. In addition to her husband, Donald, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Douglas and Paul, a sister, Martha Adams in infancy, a nephew, Mark Adams, daughter in law Jill Harris, and son in law, Jim Martin.
Visitation for Liz will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Addition visitation will be held Friday, March 22, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the Celebration of Life service at 12 p.m. at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton, with Pastor David McCarty officiating. Cremation will follow the service and burial of cremains will take place at a later date at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh. The Family would like to specially thank Cambrian Living and Hospice of Lenawee for their love and care.
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