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Yvonne Harrison

May 25, 1927 - August 14, 2014


5-7 PM Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo - and also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday

Prayer Service:

7 PM Tuesday at Boulger Funeral Home

Funeral Service:

11 AM Wednesday at Riverview Place Chapel in Fargo


Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Yvonne Harrison

May 25, 1927 - August 14, 2014


Yvonne Harrison, beloved Mother and Grandmother, went to be with the Lord on August 14, 2014.  Born in Fargo to Alice and Peter Polum, Yvonne spent her entire life in Fargo where she met her husband, Maurice, and raised her family.  She worked at Melting’s Market prior to her retirement;   she was active with the Teamster’s Ladies Auxiliary for many years.   She loved to Polka and would go to Polka fests whenever possible.  Her main hobby was Rosemaling.  She painted hundreds of items and shared the painting and woodworking with her husband.   Her brother, Gene, used to joke that she would Rosemal the outhouse if given a chance.  Her favorite way to spend the summer was spending time at the lake with her family and playing with her grandsons.  Showing them how to fish and play poker.    After Maurice passed away, one of Yvonne’s constant and favorite companions was her beloved her dog, Candy, who was great company to her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice; sister Betty Harrison and brothers Jack and Gene Polum.  She is survived by her sons Tim (Windy) Prior Lake, MN and Terry (Marlys) Bismarck, ND; two grandsons, Mitch and Corey Harrison, her sister Shirley (Frank) Kowalski and many nieces and nephews.   


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4 responses to “Yvonne Harrison”

  1. Linette Kowalski says:

    Fridley MN
    I have so many memories of our trips to Fargo and to Lake Lizzie spending time with my cousins it was a wonderful time in my life and seeing Auntie Yvonne at both places smiling and laughing and having a good time. I’m so thankful for all the great memories and good times! Best wishes to Tim, Windy, Terri and Marlys. Think of you all often.


  2. Brent Polum and family says:

    Grand Forks ND
    Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Please know that you will all be in our thoughts and prayers. We have many fond memories of auntie Yvonne – specifically the times spent at the lake with family around.

  3. Bob Larson says:

    BELLA VISTA ArkansasI remember all the good time we had working at Meltings. RIP

  4. Lori Ellefson says:

    Tim,Windy,Terry,Marlys and family I am happy that Auntie Yvonne is now with the love of her life. She can be at peace. I’m thinking of all of you and you are in my prayers. One of the things I think of when I think of Yvonne is that as kids we all knew we were growing up when we surpassed her hight. She was a small bundle of fire. God bless you Auntie Yvonne. Love Lori

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