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Dorothy "Dotty" Harris

July 22, 1924 — January 12, 2019

Dorothy "Dotty" Harris

Dorothy R. (Kintzel) Harris, 94, of Atlantic, Iowa, and formerly of Wichita and Lawrence, Kansas, died Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic.

A native of Wichita, Dotty was born July 22, 1924, the daughter of Otto and Ruth (Nickell) Kintzel. On March 9, 1946, she was united in marriage to Jack B. Harris. She attended the University of Kansas where she became a Delta Gamma and graduated in 1946, with a degree in chemistry. Dotty enjoyed teaching and taught at Drury College in Missouri and at a high school while living in Texas. In later years she was an avid recipe reader and collector; and was always up for a game of Bridge.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Doug (Mary) Harris, Elizabeth (Len) Heller, Susan (Mark) Coleman and Laura (Thomas) Graham. Dotty will be fondly remembered by her eleven grandchildren, Sarah Heller, Daniel Heller, Nathan Harris, Rachel Harris, Isaac Harris, Adeline (Harris) Lopez, Kathleen Coleman, Jonathan Coleman, Jack Coleman, Malcolm Graham, Kevin Graham, and three great-grandchildren, Toren Harris, Annabelle Coleman and Zara Coleman.

She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Harris; parents, Otto Kintzel and Ruth Snyder; and siblings, Hubert Kintzel and Louise Westwood.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2019, at Old Mission Funeral Home in Wichita, with burial in the Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery in Winfield.

Roland Funeral Service in Atlantic, Iowa, and Old Mission Funeral Home in Wichita, Kansas are caring for Dorothy’s family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at

In Loving Memory Of

Dorothy “Dotty” Harris

July 22, 1924
Wichita, Kansas

January 12, 2019
Atlantic, Iowa

At the age of
94 Years, 5 Months & 21 Days

10:30 a.m.
Friday, March 8, 2019
Old Mission Funeral Home
Wichita, Kansas

Chaplain Don Engle
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
Wichita, Kansas

2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 8, 2019
Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery
Winfield, Kansas

“And Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies…” (John 11:25)
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