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Born: July 6, 1911

Death: December 31, 2012





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St. Vincent DePaul Society


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George Boom Funeral Home
Sioux Falls, SD





Margaret Clarice Harris

    July 6, 1911  -  December 31, 2012
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Sioux Falls, SD ~ Margaret Clarice Harris, 101, died on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Avera Prince of Peace Retirement Community.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Sioux Falls with burial at St. Michael Cemetery in Sioux Falls. Family present visitation will begin at 6:00 PM on Friday at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with a Liturgical Wake Service to begin at 7:00PM.

Margaret Clarice Scott was born on July 6, 1911 in Chadron, Nebraska to Richard M. and Lula Belle (Harrison) Scott. As a young girl her family moved to White Lake South Dakota where she graduated from White Lake High School. On January 6, 1934 Margaret was united in marriage with Matt Weires in Canton, SD. The couple made their home in Sioux Falls and was blessed with three sons. Matt died on December 17, 1964. Margaret was then united in marriage with Ernest Zobel in November of 1969. Ernest died in 1975. In 1984 Margaret was united in marriage with John Harris. John died on June 23, 2004.

Margaret worked for the Sioux Falls School District as a cook, then Lewis Drug Store and Tempo Department Store. She was a charter member of Christ The King Catholic Church, the Fireside Club and loved volunteering at the St. Vincent DePaul Store. She enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing and quilt making. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, step-grandmother, great-grandmother, step great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend.

Grateful for having shared her life are her three sons, Jerry Weires and his wife, Karen of Omaha, NE, Norman Weires and his wife, Sally of Terrebonne, OR and Larry Weires and his wife, Marlene of Sioux Falls, SD; seven step-children, Danny Harris and his wife, Joan of Harrisburg, SD, David Harris and his wife, Joyce of Fruita, CO, Jeannine Thiele of Roosevelt, AZ, Linda Rosencrants, Rockledge, FL, Allan Harris and his wife, Patti of Littleton, CO, Terry Harris and his wife, Linda of Washougal, WA and Barb Mannes and her husband, Dale of Sioux Falls, SD; one brother, Jack Scott of Dallas, TX; two sisters, Edna Thomas of Kimball, SD and Betty Hossel of Sioux Falls, SD; nine grandchildren; 20 step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous step great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; three husbands, Matt Weires, Ernest Zobel and John Harris; siblings, June Yowler, Loren Scott, Gilbert Scott, Maxine Davis, Eva Bucher and Walter Scott; and two step-sons, Jack Harris and Lee Zobel.