Charlotte A. Harris, 80, 703 Stephenson Ave., Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Christian Park Health Care Center.
She was born on July 1, 1934 in Carney, MI, daughter to Paul O. and Hildegarde (Schwantes) Zimmerman. Charlotte was raised and attended school in Carney.
On December 27, 1950, Charlotte Zimmerman married James Harris at St. John Neumann Church in Spalding. He preceded her in death on April 11, 2012.
In 1964, Charlotte and Jim moved to Milwaukee where she was involved in catering, was a seamstress and also worked for Adelman’s Laundry.
Charlotte enjoyed sewing and was a seamstress for Players de Noc. She enjoyed doing crafts and playing video games. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and St. Anne’s Church.
Among survivors include her children, James C. (Karen) Harris Mukwonago, WI,
Royal J. (Barbara) Harris II of LaValle, WI, Susan A. Collins (Dana A. McCready) of Bolingbrook, IL, Sally B. Harris (Denise A. Swett) Harris of San Rafael, CA, Sandra M. (David L.) Dertz of Hartford, WI and Sonya L. (Gerald R.) Fontaine of Escanaba; and five grandchildren, Cynthia, James, Joshua, Jessica, Niko, and Sophia.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Cody; and her brothers, Lee and Glen Zimmerman.
Visitation will be on Saturday, January 10th from 9 to 11:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon at St. Anne’s Church with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.
Burial will be in the Spalding Twp. Cemetery in the spring.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Harris family with arrangements.