Elmer T. Harmon, 91, Elgin, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, Wis.
He was born Dec. 27, 1922, to Elmer D. and Constence (Sausser) Harmon in Havensville, Kan.
On July 16, 1944, he married Elaine Swanson in Woodstock.
He worked as a carpenter and was a member of Carpenters Union Local 363. He was a member of the Elgin Moose Lodge for 65 years. He enjoyed working with wood, boating and motorcycling. He loved his fishing trips to Canada. He also enjoyed sports, especially cheering for the Chicago Cubs and Bears.
Survivors include two sons; James (Patricia) Harmon and Wayne (Rhonda) Harmon; five grandchildren, Tom (Jeri) Harmon, Beth Harmon, Ben Harmon, Stacy (Chris) Pierotti and Jameson Harmon; four great-grandchildren, Elaine Pierotti, Payton Pierotti, Abbi Harmon and Jacob Harmon; a sister, Velma Constance Niemeier.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Shaikay Harmon; a brother, Rolland Harmon; a sister, Lucille Weiss; and an infant sister, Mary.
Visitation was July 23 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. The funeral was July 24. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to Mooseheart Child City & School, 155 W. James J. Davis Drive, Batavia, IL 60539.