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Obituary: Harms, Paul W.

Age 83

Paul W.
(Age 92)

Entered into rest March 3, 2016 in Spokane, WA.

He was born in Tracy, MN on December 19, 1932 to Walter and Irene (Suprenant) Harms.

The family moved to Wilbur, WA when Paul was 11 and he graduated from Wilbur High School in 1942.

He married the love of his life, Virginia Morrison on August 23, 1947 in Everett, WA.

Paul owned and operated Harms Millwork Supply, a cabinet and woodworking shop in Spokane for over 30 years.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a life member Spokane Gun Club, a member and judge of the Inland Empire Iris Society, a Master Gardener and County Fair judge.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Irene; a sister Betty, and a brother Leonard.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Harms at the home; two sons, Kevin (Karen) Harms and Gerald P. (Gail) Harms, all of Spokane, WA; one granddaughter Monique L. Harms; a sister-in-law Pauline Lindahl, Marysville, WA and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Mary Queen Church (3423 E Carlisle Spokane, WA).

Urn placement will take place at a later date in Wilbur, WA.

The family wishes to thank the staff and caregivers at North Central Care Center for their kindness and effort on Paul’s behalf over the last two years.

Please visit Paul’s online memorial at

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