Diane Harris Obituary

Diane C. Harris
Diane Harris
Diane C. Harris

February 3, 1941 - July 24, 2021
Born in Russell, Iowa
Resided in Clive, Iowa
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Diane C. (McVey) Harris of Clive, lowa passed away July 24th, 2021 at Taylor house in Des Moines, lowa. A Visitation will be held 5-7 pm Wednesday July 28, 2020, at Westover Funeral Home.

Diane was born February 3, 1941 in Russell, lowa, the daughter of Cread and Mardel McVey.
She was the youngest of four children.

She graduated from high school in Collins, lowa. She attended and graduated from Americana University of Beauty in 1960. She was employed by Northwest Fabrics and AutoOwners
lnsurance Company.

On August 20, 1961, Diane was united in marriage to Eddie C. Harris. Together they lived in New York, and Florida before moving back to Des Moines, lowa in 1979.

ln June 2002, Diane married John R. Pilmer.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Forrest McVey, John McVey, and sister, Dana Petty, husbands Eddie C. Harris, and John R. Pilmer.

Diane is survived by her children, Julie (Ted) Erickson of Clive ,lowa, John Harris of Des Moines, lowa, grandchildren, Amy (Chris) Maddox of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Kathryn (Jacob) Detrick of Cedar Rapids, lowa, Nick Erickson of Clive lowa. Great grandchildren, Henry Maddox, Claire Maddox and Madelyn Detrick.

Diane loved her family and her greatest joy was being together with them. She enjoyed traveling , meeting with her quilting groups and going out to lunch with friends.
She was an avid quilter and her artistic abilities and love of sewing shone through in all the quilts she made.

Diane was profoundly affected by hearing loss 25 years ago. ln lieu of flowers please consider donating in her memory io Hearing Health Foundation (www.hearinghealthfoundation.org).





Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Hearing Health Foundation