John H. Harmer, age 60, of Chanhassen, formerly of Farmington/Lakeville area. John went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 9th, 2012 after a very courageous battle with brain cancer.
Preceded in death by father James Edwin and father-in-law Harry Walter.
Survived by wife, Carol, daughters, Tanya (Aaron) Golle, KC Harmer and step-daughter Stacey (Dan) Vanella and their mother JoEllen, mother Austa, sister Holly (Doug) Jorgenson, brother Jim (Kathy) Harmer, niece Wendy (Dan) Kooda and her family, nephews Adam (Amy) Harmer, Bart (Nicole) Harmer, Rob (Julie) Jorgenson, Chad (Jessie) Harmer and their families. Also survived by extended family; mother-in-law Marian Walter, sisters-in-law Janet (David Wanner) Walter, Mary (Richard) Strand and brother-in-law Mike (Jennifer) Walter and their families. As well as many other relatives, many, many dear friends and last, but not least, his beloved Lab, Jessie.
A special thank you to Dr. Trusheim and his entire staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, our girls in the Infusion Center and Allina Hospice for all of the care they provided to not only Dad, but our entire family.
A celebration of John’s life will be held on Sunday, May 6 at 1 pm at the Harmer farm in Lakeville.