Born: Sat., Feb. 18, 1922
Died: Mon., Sep. 14, 2015


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Sep. 17, 2015
Location: First Christian Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Sep. 17, 2015
Location: First Christian Church

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Funeral service for Nettie Irene Harris, 93, will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the First Christian Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Andy Gudahl officiating.  Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Nettie Harris died Monday, September 14, 2015 at the Davis Hospice Home in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Nettie was born February 18, 1922 in Maysdorf, Wyoming the daughter of Eldridge and Carrie (Burnett) Broyles.  She grew up on a ranch that her parents had homesteaded 30 miles from Gillette, Wyoming.  She was educated in Campbell County and following her graduation from high school she received normal training to become a country school teacher.  Following a year of teaching in Campbell County she moved to Omaha, Nebraska to work.  She also worked a summer at Yellowstone Park in Wyoming.  During World War II she worked in Laramie, Wyoming making radio parts.
She was married to Harold Harris on May 10, 1948 in Sheridan, Wyoming and resided in Gillette.  In November, 1953 they moved to a farm near Wheatland.  They had four children, David, Karen, and twins, Steven and Stanley.  They moved to Chugwater, Wyoming in 1974 and at the time of her death she had been residing in Cheyenne.
Nettie was known for her values of honesty and hard work.  She loved having her children and grandchildren at her home for any occasion that would bring them together.  Nettie enjoyed growing flowers, especially roses, bird watching, and hearing the meadowlarks in the morning.
Nettie is survived by her children, David (Dorothy) Harris of Linn Creek, Missouri, Karen Vallee of Cheyenne, Steve (Debbie) Harris of Wheatland, and Stanley (Virginia) Harris of Wheatland; brothers, Richard (Lorraine) Broyles of Torrington, Wyoming and Warren (Rae) Broyles of Lusk, Wyoming; seven grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Harris, on June 2, 1998; and sister, Edith Mills.
Serving as pallbearers will be Alex Harris, Sandy Harris, Matt Harris, Sara Stearns, Ryan Harris, and Keyth Lisenbee.
A memorial to the American Cancer Society, 333 Beech Street, Casper, Wyoming 82601 would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements.
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Dana Vineyard
   Posted Wed September 16, 2015
I am so sorry to hear of Nettie's death. She was such a nice lady. We used to live on the farm southwest of Wheatland that she raised her family on. Whenever she would see me, she would ask about her roses.....I sure enjoyed her roses and her visits. When I transplanted them, she wanted to make sure they were ok. The next time I saw her, I told her they were thriving very well. I will miss seeing her.
Dana Vineyard

Richard Vallee
   Posted Wed September 16, 2015
I would like to express my sincere condolences to Dave, Karen, Stan and Steve and to the entire family in the loss of Nettie.

Gladys & Zane Geis
   Posted Wed September 16, 2015
Sorry to read of your Mothers passing. We were friends in Wheatland years ago. We always had such good visits together and I remember all of you. May God Bless you all and keep you in his arms. Gladys Geis

Ann Cozad
   Posted Thu September 17, 2015
Dear Karen & Family - I so enjoyed knowing Nettie. She was such a nice lady. I got to know her better through my Aunt Lois and I believe they were good friends for each other. She was always so nice and friendly to me. I am very sorry for your loss.

Evelyn Yeadon ,Bill & Elaine Clark
   Posted Thu September 17, 2015
We are very sorry to hear about Nettie . Please tell the rest of the family.The same

Rita Urbanek
   Posted Sat September 19, 2015
Dear Karen and family,

I enjoyed knowing Nettie. She had a great sense of humor and a positive outlook on life.

Sincerely, Rita and Leo


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