Harriet Joy Fitzgerald - 10/5/2014
Harriet Joy Fitzgerald, 86, of Quincy, IL, formerly of Farina died September 26, 2014 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. She had formerly worked as a waitress, and later as secretary/bookkeeper for Michel's Fertilizer in Farina. She is fondly remembered for her years of service as a CNA at Doctors Nursing Home in Salem where she loved to pamper and spoil her residents. She was a member of Frieden's United Church of Christ in Farina.
The family will gather at the church to meet with friends from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour on Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Frieden's United Church of Christ in Farina with Pastor Bill Causer officiating. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to Frieden's United Church of Christ in Farina and accepted by the Rankin Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.
Harriet Fitzgerald is survived by Jonny Fitzgerald, her son and wife Debbie of Garland, TX, Jamie Fitzgerald, her son and wife Debbie of Quincy, IL, Diana Courson, her daughter and husband David of Custer,, SD, Debbie Romano, her daughter and husband Ted of Cheyenne, WY, Ted Jahraus, her brother and wife Joann of Farina, IL, Bob Jahraus, her brother and wife Carrel Ann of Farina, IL, Clyde King, her brother-in-law of St. Peter, IL, Dorothy Jahraus, her sister-in-law of Farina, IL, Shirley Jahraus, her sister-in-law of Farina, IL, 7 Grandchildren including Dan and wife Ann, Matt and wife Katie, Eric and wife Megan, Jordan and wife Nicole, Alexis, Bradley and Julia, 1 step-grandson Adrian and wife Tricia, 7 Great Grandchildren including Myles, Samuel, Chase, Noah, Dallee, Attley and Jameis, 3 step great grandchildren Rylee, Jacob, and Jordyn.
Born February 15, 1928 in Farina, she was the daughter of George W. and Ella (Hohlt) Jahraus who preceded her in death. She married Theodore "Ted" Fitzgerald, October 1, 1946 in Boulder, CO. He preceded her in death July 11, 1999.