Calvin G. Harris

Calvin Guy Harris, age 96 of Logan, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021 Azria/Longview Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

There will be a VISITATION for Calvin from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.

After the Funeral Service there will be a luncheon and a time of gathering at the Logan Christian Church in Logan, Iowa.

Burial will be after the luncheon at the Soldier Valley Cemetery in Pisgah, Iowa.


Calvin Guy Harris, age 96 of Logan, Iowa, passed away on July 5, 2021 at Azria/Longview Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Calvin was born at Soldier, Iowa on November 4, 1924 to Guy and Gunda (Swenson) Harris.  He attended Harris Country School through 8th grade then graduated from Soldier High School in 1941.  Calvin worked on a farm then started farming for himself in 1950.  Later he purchased Skelly Gas Service in Pisgah and Old Home Fill-er Up An’ Keep on A-Truckin Café made famous with C.W. McCall and Mavis for Old Home Bread Company.  In 1970, Calvin was service manager for Hutchinson Chevrolet and in 1974 was service and parts manager for Dayhuff Chevrolet in Logan, Iowa, where later Calvin purchased the dealership.  In 1984, Calvin sold the dealership and retired but kept busy driving a Logan school bus for eight years and loved spending winters in Meza, Arizona.

Calvin loved to sing and play his guitar, entertained at Westmont Care in Logan.  Calvin also enjoyed working crossword puzzles and walks with his dog, “Chloe”.

In addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by first wife Betty Pape, son James, daughter Diane Haubold, brother Glen, sisters Eddith Harris, Shirley Golden, Helen Mae Leinbaugh; second wife Kathryn Hornbeck and his dog, Chloe.

Calvin is survived by daughter, Dorothy (Joe) Hildreth of Underwood, IA, five grandchildren; Christine Dugdale, Steven Haubold, Brenda (DeLynn) Sudmann, Pamela Tuma and Joel (Carmen) Harris; nine great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren; many stepchildren, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

     There will be a visitation for Calvin from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Logan Memorial Chapel.  Family would like to invite everyone for a luncheon at the Logan Christian Church following the service. Burial at Solider Valley Cemetery will be after the luncheon.

     Memorials may be directed to Logan Christian Church and Logan Fire and Rescue.


  • RUSS LONG Posted July 7, 2021 7:29 am

    so sorry to hear about Calvin .REST IN PEACE CALVIN

  • Greg and Kathy Snodgrass Posted July 7, 2021 7:38 am

    Our sincere condolences to the family. Calvin was the best! He was always smiling, and happy to have a chat. He looked out for his neighbors, and you can be sure he didn’t miss a thing! 😉 Calvin meant a lot to our family. We will miss him, for sure.

  • Leia Johnsen Posted July 7, 2021 7:56 am

    Dearest family
    Cal was such a sweet neighbor. He loved his family so much and was so proud of his little dog. May he rest in peace. Take care Cal.

  • Patty Niedermyer Posted July 9, 2021 2:30 pm

    So Very Very Sorry 😞
    Sincere Condolences To All The Family
    Calvin Was A Sweet Guy.
    Prayers Prayers Prayers To All The Family.
    Patty & Tom NIEDERMYER
    MAGNOLIA IOWA / Pisgah Iowa.

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