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Virginia Harris

December 10, 1940 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Virginia Harris Obituary

Virginia "Ginny/Dinny" Grace Harris, 83, of Eau Claire, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 16, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI.

Virginia was born on December 10, 1940 to Milton and Verma (Stevens) Moen in Eleva, WI.

She married Duane Harris on March 7,1959, enjoying 64 years together. Dinny and Duane enjoyed gardening and playing bluegrass music.

Dinny will be remembered for her love of family and friends. She learned to play guitar at a young age and enjoyed singing and playing music with family and friends. "Coat of Many Colors" by Dolly Parton was known by many as her signature song. She was a great cook and was known for her baked bread, cinnamon rolls, and baked beans. She had a great love of nature, enjoying wildflowers, birds, and trees, particularly the outline of a "leafless tree" on a hill. Dinny has always had a true Christian faith, possessing great compassion, and finding the good in everyone.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Lois Moen. She is survived by her husband, Duane; her daughters, Becky (Jim) Britton, Jamie Harris, and Tammy (Scott) Spindler; grandchildren, Vincent Britton, Marnie Britton, Kalib Spindler, and Lucas Spindler; brothers, Milt Moen, Vern (Sharon) Moen; sisters, Shelby Ottinger, Ann (Bob) Traaseth, and Deb (Jim) Helwig, along with many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Virginia will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2023 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 3715 London Road, Eau Claire, WI. A visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow immediately after the service in Brunswick Cemetery in Eau Claire. 

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.   

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December 22, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Concordia Lutheran Church (London Road)

Funeral Service
December 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Concordia Lutheran Church (London Road)


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