Harriet Overman Glasgow was born on a dairy farm outside Plainfield, Illinois, on August 26, 1917 and lived in Plainfield until moving, at age 96, to The Bridge at Alamosa, an assisted living facility in Alamosa, Colorado.
Harriet was the 4th of five children (Robert, Van, Marcia and Wayne) born to Maude V. and Guy H. Overman. During her younger years, Harriet helped with chores around the farm when not attending school in Plainfield. After graduating from Plainfield High School in 1936 she attended Moser Business School in Chicago. She worked for Harper Weiman in Chicago upon graduating from business school.
On April 28, 1940 Harriet married her high school sweetheart Wayne A. Glasgow. Together Harriet and Wayne raised three children; Kathie Alstott of Mobile, Alabama, Nancy (Larry Eyberger) of Salida, Colorado and Wayne H. “Skip” (Sue Elyea) of Salida, Colorado. Harriet has six grandchildren (Dawn Marion, Daniel Christian, Nikki Piper, Kayla Glasgow Murray, Gina Glasgow and Sara Glasgow), two step-grandchildren (Jenna Schnizlein and Eric Eyberger) as well as numerous great-great and great-great-great-grandchildren.
Wayne was a general contractor who built custom homes. He also had a second business making and installing solid surface countertops. It was Harriet who kept the books for both businesses. She was also Treasurer of the Plainfield Consolidated School District #202 for 17 years.
Harriet was a life-time member of the Plainfield United Methodist Church, and an active member of Pansy Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a life member of the Plainfield Historical Society where she volunteered at the Historical Society Museum for many years.
Harriet was preceded in death by her beloved husband Wayne, parents Maude V. and Guy H. Overman, brothers Robert, Van and Wayne, sister Marcia and several nieces and nephews.
Pursuant to Harriet’s wishes, a private graveside ceremony will take place where Harriet’s final resting place will be beside her husband Wayne in Plainfield Township Cemetery, the date to be determined.
Memorials may be made to the Plainfield United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home office.
Arrangements are in care of Rogers Family Mortuary. To leave online condolences please visit Harriet’s obituary at www.rogersfunerals.com.