Harriet Wolfe obit

Harriet Wolfe

EUREKA – Harriet L. Wolfe, 93, died at 8:10 a.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Eureka.

She was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Roanoke, the daughter of Earl and Frieda Schulthes Schirer. She married Fredrick E. Wolfe on Sept. 27, 1946, in Roanoke. He died Dec. 16, 2007.

Survivors include two sons, Steve (Muriel) Wolfe and Paul (Cheryl) Wolfe; one daughter, Alice (James Jr.) Polston; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one sister, Laura (Dick) Riggert.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Amy Barker and her husband Jimmy Barker, one grandson, Jesse Wolfe, one sister, Pearl Hackney, and two brothers, Fred Schirer and Charles Schirer.

Being a wife, mother and grandmother was the joy of Harriet’s life. Family gatherings were very special to her. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, music, gardening, games and time visiting. Harriet had a strong faith which led her to minister to others through food friendship, volunteering and service. She influenced others and touched many lives. Many people will remember Harriet as “the Stanley lady.” She was a Stanley Home Products dealer for over 50 years and formed many lasting friendships. Harriet was a member of the Eureka United Methodist Church, Eureka.

Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Paul Wier officiating. Visitation will take place Monday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service in the Roanoke Township Cemetery in Roanoke. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the church, Shriner’s Hospital for Children or to any charity.

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