Anita Jean Harlan

Anita Jean Harlan, 83, of West Point, Iowa, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Friday, November 4, 2022, Saint Lukes Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Born on May 15, 1939, in Denmark, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Opal (Poe) Lodwick. On December 31, 1998, she married James R. Harlan at Burlington Presbyterian Church in Burlington, Iowa.

She is survived by her husband; daughter Kim (Ron) Fraise of Denmark, Iowa; son: Russell (Kate) Franklin of Fort Madison, Iowa; daughter in-law: Sherri Franklin of Phoenix, Arizona; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sister: Loraine Beach of Elko, Nevada and aunt: Charlotte Loges.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son: Chris Franklin and husband: Arley Robinson.

Anita was a 1957 graduate of Fort Madison High School. At the time of her retirement she had worked as a police dispatcher for over 25 years and retired from Fort Madison Police Department. She was a former member of Santa Fe United Methodist Church in Fort Madison.

Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home.

A private burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Fort Madison, Iowa.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Schmitz Funeral Home of West Point is assisting the family with arrangements.