Rita J. Harris

Born: Wed., Jun. 16, 1937
Died: Tue., Jul. 30, 2019


12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 02, 2019
Location: Burns Mortuary of Pendleton

Graveside Service

10:00 AM Sat., Aug. 03, 2019
Location: Pilot Rock Cemetery

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Rita Jean Harris was born June 16, 1937 to Roy and Helen Peterson in Wenatchee, Washington. When she was one year old the family moved to Pilot Rock where she attended school and graduated from High school. Rita married Wayne Harris in 1955 in Pilot Rock at the Presbyterian Church. They moved to Pendleton where she worked as a bookkeeper for many local businesses. She enjoyed camping with her family and was a member of the Blue mountain Good Sam camping club. She loved being a grandmother and spending time with all her grandchildren. Rita is survived by her husband Wayne Harris, her three children Douglas W. Harris of Pendleton, Rhonda C. McLaughlin of La Grande, Clifford R. Harris of Heppner, her brother Kenny Peterson of John Day, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents.

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