Jo Ann Harlan, 71, of Colfax passed away December 1, 2012 in her home. She was born July 17, 1941 in Lafayette, Indiana to Louis H. and Theresa (Roudebush) Malady. She married Jack L. Harlan on September 5, 1961 in Santa Ana, CA and he preceded her in death on February 4, 2008. After attending Riley and St. Mary’s Grade School, Jo Ann graduated from Frankfort High School in 1959. She worked for People’s Life Insurance in Frankfort, Jefferson Standard Life in San Diego, CA and Plasties Inc. in Santa Ana, CA. She also worked for Schultz IGA and retired from The Farmers Bank in 2006 where she was a teller. Mrs. Harlan was also a volunteer EMT in Colfax for 10 years. She enjoyed playing cards, doing crosswords, reading and the companionship and love of family and good friends. Survivors include Sons: Mick Harlan of Colfax and Mark (Tammy) Harlan of Rockfield, IN; Daughters: Maria Harlan of Colfax and Denise (Marty) Stevens of Colfax; Sister: Cathi Malady of Colfax; 4 Grandchildren: Brandon Harlan of Colfax, Kyle Stevens of Colfax, Renee Harlan of Lebanon, and Tara Stevens of Rossville. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 1 Sister: Patty Lou Malady. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 at the funeral home. Pastor Dave Collier will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Make a Wish Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.
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