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Obituary: HARRIS, MAELYNN

Published: Monday, Sept. 22 2014 9:11 p.m. MDT

MaeLynn Kartchner Harris 1980 ~ 2010

MaeLynn Kartchner Harris, beloved wife, mother, daughter and friend, passed away quietly at home on January 31, 2011 from neuroendocrine cancer.MaeLynn was born April 11, 1980, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the daughter of Jerry Charles Kartchner and Marie Hanks Kartchner. She attended school in Salt Lake City and graduated from Brighton High School in 1998. In 2002 she graduated from Utah State University with a major in Public Relations. MaeLynn married Andrew Lee Harris of North Logan, Utah, on June 22, 2001, in the Jordan River Temple. They made their home in Logan. They are the parents of five children: Kendall (8), Ellie (6), Triston (4), Sawyer (4), and Abigail (3). MaeLynn was an amazingly sweet person who brought joy to whomever she met. She loved painting, being outdoors, and socializing. She will be remembered as a happy, fun-loving, kind, beautiful woman who loved life. She served faithfully in multiple callings in the LDS church and had a firm and abiding testimony. Her children were her joy and happiness and she was an excellent mother. As a family we would like to thank all of those who cared so lovingly for MaeLynn and her family during her illness. The kindness, effort, and generosity extended in her behalf were without limit and were greatly appreciated. MaeLynn is survived by her husband and children, her parents, her sister Jamie, and her maternal grandmother Mae Hanks, for whom she was named. She is also survived by her in-laws Lee and Pamela Harris and her biological family Andy and Lori Reese, Devan, Jaide and Tonia. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Logan 10th Ward Chapel located at 792 N. 500 E., Logan, Utah. A viewing will be held Friday, February 4, 2011, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home located at 162 E. 400 N. in Logan and Saturday at the church, 11:30 - 12:30 prior to the funeral service. Interment will be at the North Logan City Cemetery, 2000 East 2500 North, North Logan. Online guest book at nelsonfuneralhome.com.