74-year-old Rinard resident, Doris “Illene” Harper died on Saturday, Dec. 17 at her home. She had been a surgical nurse for many years, retiring in 2008. She had also been active in local 4-H activities.
Survivors include her husband, James Harper of Rinard; a son, Alex and wife Melissa Harper of Cisne; a daughter, Susan and husband Rodney Sandage of Bloomington, Illinois; 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Per her wishes, the body is to be cremated with services to be conducted later.
Memorials may be made to the Wayne County 4-H and will be accepted at Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield, which is in charge of all the arrangements.