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Marjorie Ann Harry

Marjorie Ann Harry, 87, of Highland, died Monday, March 22, 2021, at Cedarhurst in Highland.     

Marjorie was born, January 8, 1934 to Henry and Marguerite (nee Crawford) Schaaf in Rahme, ND.  On April 4, 1953 she married Donald Linderman in North Dakota.  After his untimely passing in 1974, she met Andrew Yates, and they later married on June 1, 1976 in Rapid City, SD.  Andrew unexpectedly passed in 1985.  Marjorie then met James Harry and they married on February 27, 1987, a union lasting 32 years, before he passed in 2019.

She was raised on a farm in North Dakota with two siblings; later attending High School in Rapid City, SD.  After High School, Marjorie met her first husband Donald, while he was serving at Ellsworth Air Force Base.  She was a homemaker for the State of South Dakota.

Marjorie’s faith in the Lord was the most important thing in her life.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She always enjoyed having her grandkids come and stay with her at Heart Ranch in South Dakota.  She was also known to be a fantastic baker.   

“Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead.  Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now.  I will just have changed my address.  I will be in the presence of God.” Billy Graham

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Marguerite Schaaf; husbands, Donald Linderman, Andrew Yates, and James Harry; siblings, Myron Schaaf, and Beverly Schaaf (in infancy).

She is survived by her children, Ronda (Richard) Curtis, Robert Linderman, and Roxine (Travis) Leighton;  stepchildren, Dawn Yates, Greg Yates, Randy (Victoria) Harry, Sue (Alan) Mullin, and Marsha (Dan) Kiel; grandchildren, Kristine (Darron) Butler, Lindy  (Joseph) Sink, Brooke (Mike) VanDoorne, Gavin (Kendall) Linderman, Lance (Breanna) Linderman, Sarah (Mark) Fersdahl, Jacob (Melissa) Thorson, Joseph Leighton; great grandchildren, 19; great-great grandchildren, two; sister, Darlene Borzenski; numerous step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Heartland Hospice Services of Fairview Heights.

Funeral Services will be held at Osheim-Schmidt Funeral Home, Rapid City, SD

Interment:  Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, SD

Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, was in charge of the arrangements

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