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Lillian Harms

Piano teacher Lillian Beatrice Harms, 91, died Saturday at Pine Village Nursing Home, Moundridge.

Visitation was to be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Hesston. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church. Burial will be in Hesston City Cemetery.

Born Nov. 15, 1923, at Boyd, Oklahoma, to Fred F. and Susie Wedel Just, she received a music degree from Tabor College and taught piano lessons for 52 years.

She married Andrew Harms on June 2, 1946. They were tour guides for Prudent Tours. She was a member of Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church.

Her husband; a brother, Harold Just; and a sister, Rubena Newland, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Roger Harms of Edmond, Oklahoma; Larry Harms of Houston; James Harms of Wichita; and Margaret Knoll of Chandler, Arizona; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials are being established with Tabor College Music Signature Campaign and Pine Village Nursing Home.

Last modified Dec. 29, 2014