|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1896|
Mineral Point (Iowa County)
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 1971|
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.
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