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Sr M. Edwardine Harris
Original name: Clara Harris
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1896
Mineral Point
Iowa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1971
Manitowoc
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA

Sr. Edwardine is the daughter of George and Elizabeth Zirfas Harris. She entered Holy Family Convent in March of 1916. Her siblings are: Herman C., Robert, Margaret and Lucile.
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Sister M.Edwardine, 74, of Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc, died Friday morning at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc.

Funeral services will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Convent Chapel. The Rev. Ferdinand Dupont, O.Praem., will officiate and burial will be in
the convent cemetery.

Sister M. Edwardine, nee Clara Agatha Harris, was born July 19, 1896, at Mineral Point, Wis., daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Zirfas Harris. She entered the convent in March of 1916 and professed her vows
July 3, 1918. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Yipsilanti Michigan Teachers College. She taught school in several cities in Wisconsin including Manitowoc, Kaukauna, Antigo, and Oshkosh. She also taught in Nebraska, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Arizona.

Survivors include two brothers, Herman C. Harris, of Omaha, Neb., and Robert Harris, of Sioux Falls, S.D., two sister, Miss Margaret Harris, of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Howard Crooks, of Long Beach, Calif.
Friends may call at the convent after 5 o'clock this Friday afternoon.

Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Manitowoc Herald Times, Manitowoc, Wis. July 9, 1971.
 (bio by: Aavedt) 
 
Burial:
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Cemetery
Manitowoc
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Colleen
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79210951
Sr M. Edwardine Harris
Added by: Carol R
 
 
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Just a special tribute to one who dedicated their life to teaching children.
- Colleen M.
 Added: Oct. 24, 2011
Pax Christi.
- Aavedt
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
 
 
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