Jean Harnisch, ParkstonJean Violet Harnisch, 78, Parkston, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at her home in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Jean Violet Harnisch, 78, Parkston, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at her home in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
She was born on May 8, 1934.
Funeral services will HARNISCH be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Clayton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Koehn Brothers Funeral Home, Parkston.
Jean Violet Harnisch was born to Arthur and Vivian (Umbdenstock) Kruckenberg in Mundelein, Ill.
She attended and graduated from Harvard High School in Harvard, Ill., in 1952.
She was united in marriage to Eugene Harnisch on June 2, 1956, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Harvard.
After their marriage, they farmed near Parkston, and subsequently began spending winters in Lake Havasu City in 1990.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and LWML and enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing and reading.
She is survived by her children: Kevin Harnisch and wife Joyce of Minneapolis, Minn.; Keith Harnisch and wife Carol of Omaha, Neb.; Kris Weber and husband Pat of Denison, Iowa; Kent Harnisch and wife Marlys of Sioux Falls; and Karla Ripp and husband Jim of Dimock; seven siblings: George Kruckenberg and wife Janette of Harvard; James Kruckenberg of Harvard; Ken Kruckenberg and wife Sandy of Harvard; Vic Kruckenberg and wife Sandra of Sunnyvale, Calif.; Art Kruckenberg and wife Meg of Harvard; Chet Kruckenberg of Capron, Ill.; and Eileen Anderson and husband Ed of Harvard; 13 grandchildren: Heather, Tyler, Hunter, Jason, Justin, Sydney, Nick, Kelsey, Kendra, Andrew, Ryan, Kellie and Marissa; and four greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Eugene.
Memorial may be directed to Main Street Living.
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