Brent G. Harms, age 55, of Manteno, formerly of Peotone, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 due to complications caused by Covid-19.
Brent was born on December 6, 1965 in Kankakee, IL. He was a Peotone High School graduate, Class of 1984. He worked as a supervisor at Armstrong Flooring in Kankakee. Brent loved sports and was an avid Oakland A’s and Raiders fan. He was a highly competitive dirt oval RC racer competing and winning all over the United States. He was also a huge fan of dirt track late model racing. Brent loved fishing and living life to the fullest.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia (Matthies) Misner of Bourbonnais; his wife, Kristen (Kyrola) Harms of Manteno who he married on December 9, 2005 in Bourbonnais; his maternal grandmother, Hilda Matthies of Peotone; his beloved dog, Sandy; his step-son and daughter-in-law, Mike (Liz) Winn of Manteno; his step-grandchildren, Cassie, Emily, and Josh; and many uncles, aunts, cousins, and in-laws. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd A. Harms (April 29, 1997); his maternal grandfather, Herbert Matthies; his paternal grandparents, William and Anita Harms; his mother-in-law, Jean Kyrola; and his beloved dog, Tatum.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Thursday, March 11 from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Friday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Barbara Lohrbach officiating. Due to the global health pandemic (Covid-19) the wearing of a face covering will be required to enter the funeral home and social distancing must be observed. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee, IL. Memorials to the wishes of the family would be appreciated.
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