Rosalee Harrison



April 29, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Rosalee Harrison

Rosalee Harrison, age 88, of Iola, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.

She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Hiattville, the daughter of Charles Douglas and Lille Elizabeth (Webb) Baker. Rosalee graduated from Uniontown High School with the Class of 1948. Rosalee married Kenneth Earl Harrison on May 16, 1948, in Redfield. This union was blessed with three children. They made their home in Moran, before moving to LaHarpe. She worked for over 30 years for H.L. Miller and Son as a seamstress and with designs. They built the Harrison’s R.V. Park at LaHarpe and sold it in 1998, moving to Iola.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting; she and her sister Lucille produced handmade quilts for hospitalized children for many years, as it was her great pleasure to provide comfort to them. Rosalee also enjoyed fishing, gardening and camping. Rosalee was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary at LaHarpe.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, on Dec. 21, 2006; four children in infancy; great-grandson, Colton Jones; two brothers, Keith Baker and Claude Baker.

Rosalee is survived by her children, Lonnie K. Harrison of Pittsburg; Terry T. Harrison and wife Hannah of Powhatan, Va.; and Ellen Harrison of Iola; one brother, Paul Henry Baker and wife Mary of Chanute; three sisters, Lucille George of Iola; Margaret Allen of Bates-ville, Miss.; and Alice Goff and husband Paul of Shawnee; sister-in-Law Cleta Baker; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; and a new generation of great-great-grandchildren; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, and other family members.

The family will greet friends at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service at 1883 U.S. Hwy 54, Iola, on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m., on Thursday at Bronson Cemetery, Bronson. The funeral procession will begin at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Facility at approximately 1:30 p.m.

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