Ethel L. Harney
Ethel L. Harney, 84, of Springfield, died at 8:00am on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Heritage Health. She was born on January 21, 1934 in Shelbyville, IL to George and Nellie (Foor) Mathias. She married Donald H. Harney in 1972 and he preceded her in death on March 7, 2016.
Also preceding her in death are her parents, and one son, Dale King.
She is survived by three sons, Bob King of Decatur, Dave (Diana) King of Springfield and Scott (Melissa) King of Shorewood; one step-son, Chris (Denise) Harney of Springfield; six grandchildren, Breanne Harney, Chris (Alexis) King, Dawn (Dennis) Halloway, Dustin King, Sky King, and Garrett King; and five great-grandchildren.
Ethel was a resident of Springfield most of her life. She worked for the United States Post Office as a mail processor, later working for the State of Illinois at McFarland Mental Health as a tech.
Ethel was a member of West Side Christian Church. She enjoyed music, baking, reading, and nautical lighthouses from living on the east coast.
Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield.
Funeral Service: 12 pm Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield with Cindy Lash officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.