Peterson Funeral Chapel
Gloria Jean (Hirsch) Harmon passed away May 12, 2022 at home surrounded by her family at the age of 76. Jeanie as she liked to be called was born in Monett, MO on April 8, 1946 to Wright and Dora Hirsch. She married Dennis Harmon, October 30, 1965.
She is preceded in death by her husband Dennis Harmon, daughter Denise Marie Harmon, parents Wright and Dora Hirsch, brother Fred Hirsch, 2 sisters and their spouses Joyce and Winford Mulkey and Richard and Mag Miller, 2 great grand daughters Rozelyn and Rynlee Ray.
She is survived by 3 children, Steve (Noelle) Harmon, Wally (Felecia) Harmon and Loralee (Clint) Vaught. 6 grandchildren, Lance (Stacy) Harmon, Ross Harmon, Josie (Jake) Ray, Gage (Shelby)Vaught, Brook (Ariana) Harmon, and Karlee (Quintan Hadley) Harmon. 2 step grandchildren Tim Hay and Lily Hay. 2 great-grandsons, Griffin Ray and Asher Hadley. 2 brothers Jerry (Joyce) Hirsch and Jon (Janet) Hirsch. Along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and forever friends.
She worked at the family business, Dennis Harmon Welding, since its beginning in 1974 and raised her family. She liked to garden, sew, ride horses, collect rocks, read detective, and fantasy novels and take care of her family.
A celebration of life will be held Monday, May 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family asked that you make a donation to Mercy Health Foundation Aurora-Memorial Garden in care of the funeral home.