J. Harmon Obituary

J. Herbert Harmon
J. Herbert Harmon
J. Herbert Harmon

January 20, 1916 - March 2, 2005
Born in Plainfield, IA
Resided in Granger, IA
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J. Herbert Harmon passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 11:00am Saturday, March 5, 2005 at First Presbyterian Church in Grimes. The body has been cremated and burial of the cremated remains will be at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

Herbert was born January 20, 1916 in Plainfield, Iowa and had lived and farmed in the Granger area for 57 years. He was raised in Ankeny, graduated from Ankeny High School and attended Iowa State University where he was a member of the Cossacks Horse riding team from 1934 - 1936. Herbert was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Grimes, Farm Bureau, a 50 year Mason, 4-H alumni, Dallas County Rock Club, Flying Arrow Saddle Club and a Jefferson Township trustee.

Herbert is survived by his wife of 61 years Fern, daughters Lola (Tom) Zimmerman of West Des Moines, Joyce (Don) Hart of Granger, Beth (Mike) Messerschmidt of Adel, brother Nevin (Bonnie) Harmon of Ankeny, his sister-in-law Ethel Harmon of Ankeny, 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Clare Harmon and his brother Robert Harmon.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8pm Friday at Brandt Funeral Home in Dallas Center. Memorial contributions can be made to his church.





Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, March 4, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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First Presbyterian Church, Grimes
410 South Third Street
Grimes, IA 50111
Saturday, March 5, 2005
11:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Saturday, March 5, 2005