Ernestine Louise Sagarsee Harvey, 82, Warsaw, passed away at 6:14 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, in her residence surrounded by family and friends, due to complications from stroke. On Aug. 6, 1931, she was born in Kokomo to John and Thelma (Bradshaw) Sagarsee. She was united in marriage to Dwaine Richey on Feb. 3, 1951, in Sharpsville. He survives. She then was united in marriage to Dick Harvey in the summer of 1990 in Somerset, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1991.
A resident of the Kokomo and Warsaw areas, Ernestine was a homemaker who also worked in retail and bookkeeping. She was of the Christian faith and was a member of the Warsaw Singles Club. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, crocheting, sewing and had a love of life and people.
She is survived by five children, Randy (and spouse Virginia) Richey, Sharpsville, Mike (and spouse Peggy) Richey, Morgantown, Patsy (and spouse Steve) Bowers, Talmoon, Minnesota, Cheryl (and spouse Dan) Wyatt, Warsaw, Jim (and spouse Ellen) Richey, Russiaville; three sisters, Violet Radabaugh, Kokomo, Roberta (and spouse Leroy) Colter, Kokomo, and Mildred Tow, Jupiter, Florida; 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Ernestine was also preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Lewis, John, Claude and Donald Sagarsee.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, with the Rev. Roy Blake officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, at a later date. Visitation hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions in Ernestine’s memory may be made to the donor’s favorite charity, or Ernestine and her family encourages you to become an organ donor.
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