Mary Elizabeth Harris

Mary Elizabeth Harris, 81, died March 26, 2013, in Buford, Ga.

She was born Mary Elizabeth Baier May 19, 1931, in Belle Center, to Hugh P. Baier and Blanche Alice (Snyder) Baier. She married Kenneth A. Harris Feb. 26, 1950, and he preceded her in death July 24, 1998.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Roberta “Bobby” Frantz Yoe.

She is survived by four children, John (Lynne) of Hoschton, Ga., Janet (Larry) Lehnert of Key West, Fla., James of Fortuna, Calif., and Jennifer (Randy) Trosper of Canyon Country, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, followed by memorial visitation. Burial will follow at Perry Center Cemetery, Perry Center, with graveside services beginning at 3 p.m.

After the services, a dinner will be served at Union United Methodist Church of Fostoria.

A memorial fund to support special needs children has been established in honor of Mary. Visit for more information.