Jack Lee Harris - 79

12/1/1936 - 12/19/2015

Rockford, Illinois

Jack L. Harris, 79, passed away at 6:35 a.m., Saturday, December 19, 2015 in his home surrounded by family. He was born December 1, 1936, the son of Donald Harris and Helen Ahlquist. He attended Rockford schools. Jack married Eva Brandenburg in Rockford on July 2, 1955. She predeceased him June 18, 1993. He was a former machinist with Barber-Colman for many years. Jack was a member of the Blackhawk Athletic Club, was an avid Cubs fan, and enjoyed trips to Laughlin, NV. Survived by his children, Susan Jackson, Julie (Mark) Plasters, Kathy Hoppe, Steven Harris, and John Harris; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Jim (Nora) Harris of Hawaii; special friend, Holly; and his Janesville buddies. Predeceased by his son, Timothy Harris.Gathering of family and friends 6:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, December 28, 2015 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL. Online condolences at sundbergfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.

Celebration of Life:

6 p.m.-8 p.m., Monday, December 28, 2015 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth Street, Rockford, IL 61107

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