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Bernadine "Porky" Susanne Harker

February 5, 1938 August 12, 2018
Bernadine "Porky" Susanne Harker
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Bernadine Susanne “Porky” Harker, 80, of Pecatonica, IL died at 6:55 p.m., Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Mercy Health Hospital after a brief illness.

Born February 5, 1938 in Pecatonica, IL the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon and Tena (Hieronimus) Rumler. Graduated from Pecatonica High School, Class of 1956 and attended Rock Valley College. Married Ray A. Harker in Pecatonica, IL on January 19, 1957, he died on September 27, 1999. She was employed as a teacher’s aide and a librarian for 21 years at Pecatonica Schools and was on the Pecatonica School Board for 11 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Pecatonica, IL, Pecatonica Village Board and served as the board secretary of one year, American Legion Eugene J. Barloga Post #197 Women’s Auxiliary, 11 years at Stonewall Stitches and volunteered at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include sons Bruce (Millie) Harker, Pecatonica, IL, Denny Harker, Lake Summerset, IL and Scott (Lana) Harker, Pecatonica, IL; daughter Tina (Alan) Perkins, Rockton, IL; grandchildren Erica Stoll, Tanner Harker, Brandon (Heather) Harker, Meridith (Kyle) Bergquist, Alli ( Drew) Mains, Jessi (Devin) Woods, Megan Perkins and Tyler and Shaun Bennett; great grandchildren Aryana, Aaliyah, Aubrey, Noelle, Addilynn and Brinley; sister Sandy Ritter; brother-in-law Jim Kammerer; sister-in-law Lynne Case and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings
Lewis, Harold, Emma, Joan, Hilda, Shirley and Barbara Jo.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 18, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 126 West Fifth Street, Pecatonica, IL. Burial will be in Pecatonica Cemetery. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home – Countryman Chapel, 529 Washington Street, Pecatonica, IL from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 17. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home at 9:00 a.m., Saturday prior to going to the church.


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Visitation

Friday

17

Aug

4:00 PM 8/17/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Prayers Before Funeral Mass

Saturday

18

Aug

9:00 AM 8/18/2018 9:00:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

18

Aug

10:00 AM 8/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

126 West Fifth Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

St. Mary Catholic Church
126 West Fifth Street Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pecatonica Cemetery Final Resting Place

West 7th Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

West 7th Street Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States
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