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Pamela "Pam" Harms

August 4, 1949 — January 8, 2021


Pamela “Pam” Mae Harms (Clark), 71, of Wellsburg, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center, while under Care Initiatives Hospice. A Memorial Service for Pam will be held on Saturday, January 16th at 2:00 PM at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wellsburg. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will follow services at the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Memories of Pam and messages of condolence may be left for the family at The Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Doyen Chapel is caring for Pam and her family.

Pam was born on August 4, 1949 in Marshalltown, Iowa, to her parents Milo & Genevieve “Jean” (Kauffman) Clark. She grew up in Marshalltown and later met Clifford Harms, where the couple married on October 26, 1968, in Mazeppa, MN. After they were married, Pam and Clifford welcomed 3 children into their family. She stayed at home and cared for her children and later began her housekeeping career at the Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls, IA. Her most recent job was being a greeter at Walmart.

In Pam’s younger years, she enjoyed bowling and playing cards with her friends. Pam absolutely loved music and enjoyed it all throughout her life. She was an avid animal lover and could nurse anything back to life. She was also very meticulous about having her hair and nails done every week! During retirement, Pam enjoyed taking cruises with her husband Clifford. She loved seeing her family and doted on her grandchildren. What brought the most joy to Pam was having fun, and watching others have fun. She had a close-knit circle of family and friends, and she was deeply loved by all those who had the privilege of knowing her.

Pam is survived by her husband Clifford of Wellsburg; sons Troy (Sonia) Harms of Slater, IA and Brody (Tara) Harms of Waukee, IA; 4 grandchildren including Karsyn & Parker Harms. She rejoins in Heaven her parents; her beloved daughter Sara; sister Jane Bockes and brother Michael Lee Murray.

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