TORRINGTON – Hazel June Harsha, 76, of Torrington passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Goshen Care Center with her family by her side. Her celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 4 p.m. at First Congregational Church with Pastor Matt Gordon officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Hazel was born on June 17, 1945, to Lewie and June (Patzel) Brandenburg in Norfolk, Nebraska. She married Jack Harsha on Oct. 12, 1963. Hazel enjoyed working outside, especially mowing lawns. She loved Elvis, country music and doing crafts. She had a big soft spot for animals as she always had small dogs and cats around her.
Hazel is survived by her children, Janet (Dale) Mundt, Sally Anderson and Melissa (Wayne) Haynes; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol (Carl) Carlson, Cindy (Rick) Gaydusek and David (Joey) Rost.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Juanita Strauch, and granddaughter, Ashley.