Harriet Werenicz, Sioux FallsHarriet Werenicz, 85, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Mitchell, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Good Samaritan Luther Manor, Sioux Falls. She was born March 13, 1927.
Harriet Werenicz, 85, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Mitchell, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Good Samaritan Luther Manor, Sioux Falls. She was born March 13, 1927.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Miller Funeral Chapel, Sioux Falls, with family present at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Benton Lutheran Cemetery, Sioux Falls.
Harriet Olivia Anderson, daughter of Ernest and Ebba (Gothberg) Anderson, was born at McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. She grew up on a farm near Crooks, was baptized at Benton Lutheran Church and graduated from Lyons High School in 1946. She then attended South Dakota State University until working at Lakeside Dairy in Sioux Falls. Harriet moved to different cities working in retail including Highmore, Geddes, Rapid City and Vermillion until settling in Mitchell. There she worked at Wards and Coles for many years until recently moving to Sioux Falls. Harriet was very sociable and kept busy meeting up with friends or entertaining them at her home. With a very friendly personality, Harriet liked to spend the summer with her two granddaughters Jessica and Nicole.
Grateful for having shared her life are her son, David Werenicz, and his wife, Shirley, Plymouth, Minn.; sister, Ellen Mueller, Milbank; two granddaughters, Jessica and Nicole; several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
Harriet was preceded in death by her parents.