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Marcia Lee Slusher (Harris), 83, Greentown, passed peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at St. Vincent Kokomo. Marcia was born Aug. 12, 1933, in Peru to her parents, James L. and Nellie J. Harris (Alyea). Marcia was married to William C. Slusher, who passed March 14, 1979.
Marcia is survived by her children, Mark (Suzanne) Slusher, Greentown, Patrick Slusher, Pittsboro, and Catherine "Kate" Slusher, Kokomo; grandchildren, Matthew Slusher, Jordan Slusher, Jennifer (Ben) Hanssens, Mitchell Slusher, and four great-grandchildren
She loved dogs, especially standard poodles, which she was able to express through her career at the Kokomo Animal Hospital. After retiring, she continued grooming and boarding dogs at her home. She was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzle books of all sorts. Marcia was a graduate of Peru High School. She attended Sycamore Friends Church.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William C. Slusher; and brother, James Harris.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary, 3400 S. Webster St., with Pastor Jesse Vore officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Greentown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sycamore Friends Church, 1148 N. 1100 East, Greentown, IN 46936.
To share online condolences, visit ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on March 16, 2017
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