Alberta B. Harms, 84, of El Dorado and formerly of Potwin died March 5 at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado. She was born May 6, 1928, in southern Marion County to Otto and Esther (Gaines) Weber.
She worked as a teacher for 35 years, mostly in first grade at Remington Elementary School.
She married Vernon G. Harms on April 14, 1950. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Breitenstein.
She is survived by four children, Teresa Corfman of Buffalo, Minn., Kent Harms of El Dorado; Cindy Hearn of El Dorado, and Eric Harms of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Friday at First Christian Church of Potwin. Interment was in Walnut Valley Memorial Park of El Dorado.
Visitation was Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home, Whitewater.
Memorial funds have been established for Remington Elementary School and Flinthills Middle School.