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Harriet Brede

May 1, 1934 — June 14, 2015

Harriet A. Stalker Brede, 81 of Watertown, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 14, 2015 at her home.
Harriet was born on May 1, 1934 in Cambria-Friesland, WI to Leon and Gladys (Schmidt) Burbach. She was a 1952 graduate of Watertown High School. On June 6, 1953, Harriet married Dwayne Stalker. The couple was wed until Dwayne's death in 1961. She later married Kenneth Brede in 1983. Kenneth passed away in 1998. Harriet was a longtime employee and retired from Watertown Memorial Hospital, where she worked as a switchboard operator. Harriet's devotion to Jesus Christ was at the forefront of her life. She was a charter member of both Calvary Baptist Church and River Valley Alliance Church, both of Watertown. She was kind to all, an active church member, an avid Green Bay Packer fan, and dedicated to her family and friends.
She is survived by: her daughter Joanne (Jim) Hertel, and son Dave (Lynne) Stalker both of Watertown; grandchildren Amanda Hertel of Watertown, Andrew (Jesse Kornacki) Hertel Port Washington, Angie (Jamie) Ward of Milton, WA, and Nick Stalker of Milton, WA; step-granddaughter Courtney Schuett of Johnson Creek; great-grandchildren Noah, Riley, Jordan, and Autumn. Harriet is also survived by number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by: her parents, husbands, and her son Robert Stalker.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Harriet's honor to the family for distribution to charities would be appreciated.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00PM on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at River Valley Alliance Church of Watertown with the Rev. Dick Schaefer presiding. Visitation will be from 1:00PM until the time of service at the church. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Visitation Details

Thursday, June 18th, 2015, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, River Valley Alliance Church

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Thursday, June 18th, 2015, 3:00pm, River Valley Alliance Church

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Oak Hill Cemetery-Watertown

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