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-Jack A. Harbison-

Funeral services for Jack A. Harbison, 78, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2007, at Newcomer Family Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Hans from Sunrise Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. also Wednesday, February 21, 2007. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. He died February 15, 2007 at the Central Wyoming Hospice Home after an 18-year battle with prostrate cancer.

He was born April 20, 1928 in Conesville, Iowa to Herbert and Mildred (Ramer) Harbison. He was raised in Columbus Junction, IA and graduated from high school there in 1946. Soon after graduation, his sister, Marge got him a job on a survey crew in Southern Louisiana/East Texas.

He married Bette M. Kauffman, on March 11, 1950, in The Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA and they immediately moved to the gulf coast of Texas. Jack was a surveyor for Petroleum Geophysical Corporation. Jack loved to deal with people. His pickup was always a Ford and he loved to strike a hard bargain.

Survivors include his 3 children, Deanna (Larry) Fagerquist of Crested Butte, CO, Kim (Ron) Salveson of Casper, Jack II (Dawn) Harbison of Gillette. Five grandchildren; his sister, Margery Dodder of Columbus Junction, IA and brother, Herbert Harbison of Morning Sun, IA.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife and business partner, Bette, of 52 years in 2002 and both of his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the Central Wyoming Hospice Home.      

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