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Stanley Harrison – Metz Mortuary

    Stanley Harrison
    Stanley R. Harrison, age 92 of Fairmont, NE, died Monday, September 23, 2019 at Fairmont. He was born November 21, 1926 in York, NE to Ralph G. and Elsie Vera (Jenkins) Harrison. He then attended country school and then graduated from Benedict High School.

    Stanley had served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from November 28, 1950, until his honorable discharge on October 28, 1952. He was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, and the Army Occupation Medal (Japan). He primarily worked in the transportation unit taking ammo and supplies to the front.

    On February 27, 1955, Stanley was united in marriage to Althea M. Foote in York. Four children were brought into the marriage. Paul, Sylvia, Martin and Mike. Stanley worked as a truck driver most of his life but also tried his hand at farming too as he helped the Klute Brothers farm. He also worked in the construction business as a drag line operator.

    Stanley is survived by his children: Paul (Donna) Harrison of Wichita, KS, Sylvia Warren of York, and Mike (Diane) Harrison of Henderson, NE; 9 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, son Martin, his brother Denzel and son-in-law David Warren.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Metz Chapel in York. Interment will be in York’s Greenwood Cemetery with Military honors. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m., – 8:00 p.m., Friday with his family greeting friends later that evening from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to his family for later designation. 

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