Rev. and Mrs. John W. Harner

Harner Room

This study room in named in honor of Reverend John Wilson Harner, a graduate of Gettysburg College Class of 1937. It is a gift from his wife, Catherine Harner and their son Royall Harner.

Reverend John Wilson Harner, '37

Reverend John Wilson Harner

After graduating from Gettysburg College, John Harner attended the Luteran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, graduating in 1940. He was ordained in 1941.

The Reverend Harner was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, serving faithfully for more than forty years. He held the title of Pastor Emeritus at the Grace Lutheran Church in Reading, PA, until the time of his death in 1998.

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