Hazel V. Harju was born in Lengby, MN on March 14, 1916 to John and Mary Anderson.
Hazel married John K. Harju Feb. 7, 1942. She peacefully passed away at the age of 96 at Golden Living Center in Bloomington, Indiana.
Hazel loved to spend time with family, travel and sew. She was the glue that kept the many generations of family in touch.
Hazel lived in the Chicago and Lake Zurich, IL area most of her adult life, moving to Bloomfield, Indiana in 1998.
Hazel leaves behind four childdren, Paul (Jane) Harju, Charlotte (Al) Valentine, Irma (Ron) Turek and Carol (Ken) Bosell. Grandmother to 12, great grandmother to 25 and great great grandmother to two.
She was preceded in death by her husband John; parents John and Mary Anderson; sister, Anne; and brothers Harold, Melvin and Fred.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com