Harriet E. McCormick

harriet mccormick


Harriet Elizabeth McCormick, 84 of Englewood passed away July 5, 2011.  She was born December 21, 1926 to Ralph and Carrie Myers in Americus, Kansas.  She attended Kansas State University where she met her husband, the late Harry H. McCormick.  They were married April 5, 1947 in Americus.  They moved to Denver in 1948.  They had four children and moved to Englewood in 1957.


Harriet was very active in the community while raising her children.  She was a leader in 4-H for 21 years.  She led various Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups for all of her children.  She volunteered at local nursing homes and with the Englewood Kiwanis Club and her church.  She also worked for many years in several carnation greenhouses that were located in the Englewood area. 


She will be remembered for her love of flowers and gardening.  She had both a sunroom and greenhouse full of plants; mostly geraniums.  Harriet grew bedding plants every year and gave away many tomatoes, peppers and petunias to friends and family.  She also made countless corsages and centerpieces for Kiwanis and church dinners.  Harriet was a great cook of her generation.  She canned and pickled many of her gardening efforts most commonly pickles, jams, jellies and tomatoes. 


Harriet is survived by two sons Robert (Kob) of Thailand, Steve (Pam) of Littleton, Colorado, two daughters Christine Locatelli (Steve) of Conifer, Colorado and Roxanne Bryant (Mike) of South Dakota and 5 grand children, Lieutenant Mark Locatelli (Amanda) USN, Ashley and Lindsey McCormick, and Lauren and Matthew Bryant.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph P. and Carrie L. Myers, three brothers Clifford, Franklin and Herbert Myers and one sister Ruth Worrell. 


A Memorial Service is set for Monday July 11 at Bullock Mortuary Chapel at 9:00 am.  Interment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery at 10:15 am.  Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice. 




















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