Kendall E. Harris


Kendall E. Harris died at his home in Henderson, Nev., March 31, 2005, following a lengthy illness. He was 71.

Kendall E. Harris was born Jan. 12, 1934, in Indianola, Neb., to Ora and Bertha (McEntee) Harris.

When he was 3 years old, Harris' family moved to Craig, where he was raised and attended school graduating from Moff-at County High School with the Class of 1952.

Harris married Alma See-baum in 1953 in Craig. He worked with his father in the operation of Harris Lumber Co. for many years and also had various rental properties in Craig that he took care of. He and Alma later were divorced. Harris moved to the Las Vegas and Henderson area.

He married Nettie D. Sanders on April 23, 1976, in Las Vegas.

While in Nevada, he was involved in real estate and again had rental property to look after.

He also worked for a company installing Pella windows and worked as a maintenance man at banks.

Harris enjoyed fishing, woodworking and gambling.

He was a member of the Elks and Masonic Lodges while living in Craig.

Harris is survived by his wife, Nettie Harris, of Henderson; daughter, Pam (Kevin) Gann of Hayden; son, Kenny (Julie) Harris, of Hamilton; stepdaughter, Amy Bower, of Henderson; grandchildren Kylie K. Harris, Trevor Gann, Jamy Henderson, and Tyler Bower; sister, Kay White, of Greeley; and brother, Lowell (Myrna) Harris, of Grand Junction.

Harris was preceded in death by his parents, Ora and Bertha Harris.

Services were April 6, 2005, at Grant Mortuary Chapel with Mervin Johnson officiating.

Delf Martinez gave the eulogy.

The selection was "The Dance" by Kevin Gann.

Pallbearers were David McEntee, Delf Martinez, Jack Peed, Kenny Peed, Ralph Baird, and Bill Terrill.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob Mitchell, Don Redmon, Dick Morris, Jim Seals, and Pete Pleasant.

Interment was at Pagoda Cemetery.

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