Loretta Harrell

Monday, December 23, 2002

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Loretta Harrell, 87, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center.

She was born Oct. 16, 1915, in Painton, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Philomine Glastetter Brucker. She and Leland Harrell were married Oct. 22, 1941. He died March 31, 1994.

She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and Daughters of St. Ambrose.

Survivors include a son, John Paul Harrell of Chaffee; a daughter, Patricia Griesemer of Huntsville, Ala.; a brother, Eugene Brucker of Advance, Mo.; a sister, Cora Gosche of Chaffee; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son and a brother.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m., with parish prayers at 7 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.