Evelyn "Evie" Harris
Evelyn “Evie” Harris, 78, of Plankinton, SD passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Aurora-Brule Nursing Home in White Lake, SD. Visitation is 1:30 P.M. Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Plankinton with a 2:00 P.M. Eastern Star/Prayer Service. Funeral Services are 2:30 P.M. Sunday at the Church. A Committal Service will follow at Mizpah Cemetery.
Evelyn (Frieberg) Harris was born on June 17, 1940 to Roscoe and Bessie (Bacon) Frieberg in Beresford, SD. She was a 1958 graduate of Beresford High School and earned her Education Degree in 1962 from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. Evie was united in marriage to Gordon Harris on August 21, 1962 in Beresford. As an English Teacher, she touched the lives of children in Rapid City, SD, Sioux City, IA and Beresford.
Evie was a member of the United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star Lacotah Chapter #30 and the Red Hat Society in Plankinton. Evie enjoyed reading, bowling, playing card and marble games with other couples and getting together with friends over a few beers.
Grateful for having shared in Evie’s life: her two children: David (Jill) Harris of Plankinton, SD and Christy (Devin) Duncan of Sioux Falls, SD; five grandchildren: Tom, Tye and T.J. Harris, Spencer and Reese Duncan; and a brother, Robert Frieberg of Beresford, SD.
Evie was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Harris (May 24, 1996); her parents, Roscoe and Bessie Frieberg; and a brother, Dick Frieberg.