George Harjes


George HarjesLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Rev. George P. Harjes, 86, formerly of Central Illinois, made his celestial journey in the first hour of the morning on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.

Rev. Harjes is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, the Rev. Mabel Anne Harjes; his son, Peter, and daughter-in-law, Laurie; his grandchildren: Joshua, Kaleigh and Breanna, all from Springfield, Ill.; and his two daughters, Susanne Harjes and Shirley Harjes, of Lawrenceville, Ga.

A memorial service is planned to be held in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kumler Outreach Ministries in Springfield, Ill., or to Grace Arbor at First United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, Ga.

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