Carol Ann Harris

Nov 19, 2018
Harris, Carol crop


11:00 am Friday, November 23, 2018 at Kearns Funeral Service


9:00 am until service time.


May be directed to the family.


Carol Ann Harris, 67, of Waterloo, died Monday, November 19, 2018 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

She was born on May 21, 1951, in Detroit, MI, daughter of Raymond and Marlene Latronica Hayes.

Carol married her high school sweetheart Ricky L. Harris at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waterloo on August 16, 1969.

Carol graduated from Waterloo East High in 1969. At the age of 36 she decided to pursue her dreams of going to college and graduated from UNI at the top of her class with a degree in Early Childhood Education in 1991.

She taught at St. Mary’s Catholic School for 12 years and then eight years for the Waterloo Community Schools.

Survived by: her husband; four children, Kris (Dorsie) Harris‑Cooper, of Evansdale, Kelly (Matt) Steimel, of Hudson, Drew (Sara) Harris, of Waverly, and Kate (Seth) Wortinger, of Waterloo; ten grandchildren, Whitney, Jaylin, Jaxson, Emilee, Dylan, Joel, Graci, Grady, Carmen, and Max; four great-grandchildren, Keeron, Delana, Maleek, and Brailyn; one brother, Patrick (Tammy) Hayes, of Waterloo; mother, Marlene Prinzivalli, of Mt. Clemens, MI; and her best friend, Barbara Marie.

Preceded in death by: her father; and brother, Greg Hayes.

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  1. Ann McDonald | Nov 22, 2018
    kristen and all your family I am so sorry for your loss.
  2. Pat and Jeanne Winberg | Nov 21, 2018
    Rick and family. So Sorry for your loss .our deepest sympathy and prayers too you at this time 0f great loss.
  3. Bonnie (Brown) Rieks | Nov 21, 2018

    Rick, I am do very sorry to hear this! My sympathies and prayers to you and your family. 

    Bonnie (Brown) Rieks

    Harpers Ferry, Iowa

  4. Bonnie (Brown) Rieks | Nov 21, 2018

    Rick, I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. My prayers are with you and your family.

    Bonnie (Brown) Rieks

    Harpers Ferry,  Iowa

  5. Phaedra Roby | Nov 21, 2018
    Praying for the family.  Carol was my son's teacher at St. Mary's and years later I had the pleasure of working with her at Mskinstry. She was always so loving and happy.  Great lady!
  6. Linda (Hills) Heinemann | Nov 21, 2018
    Sending prayers for you at this tough time. Use her great memories to help you on the hard day's ahead.
  7. Janelle & Juanita Kimpston | Nov 20, 2018
    Our deepest sympathies and prayers sent your way. We had the priviledge of working with Carol at McKinstry/Highland and our father was one of her classroom volunteers.  She had an endearing love for life and an infectious laugh that we will always remember.  She will be missed.❤️
  8. Kristin Steiber | Nov 20, 2018
    I will be out of town for her funeral but want the family to know that I will be thinking of them during this time. Carol was full of laughter and fun. She will be greatly missed by many. Rest in peace Carol!
  9. Vera Wallican | Nov 20, 2018
    Mrs. Harris was the first teacher when he began at St. Mary’s School.  She was such a sweet, kind, loving person.  Sending prayers of comfort to the family.
  10. Mark & Jean (Tiedt) Dolezal | Nov 20, 2018
    So sorry for your loss. Praying for strength for the entire family during this tough time.  Our deepest sympathies go out to all of you.
  11. Dawn Clark(Melcher) | Nov 20, 2018
    Very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
  12. DeShai Manning | Nov 20, 2018
    Prayers for the family
  13. Kerri Wilson | Nov 20, 2018

    Sara and family

    So very sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace in the coming days and may your memories keep her close in your hearts.

    With deepest sympathy Kerri Wilson and family

  14. Maine Wright | Nov 20, 2018
    Prayers for the family. Through God be your peace and understanding
  15. Deb Card | Nov 20, 2018
    Thinking of you all.  ♡
  16. Kenny & Lori Reuter | Nov 20, 2018
    Our deepest sympathies and condolences to such awonderful family. We are here for anything. And we are thankful to have such a wonderful woman as a friend. We love all of you.

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