Harold Harrington, age 97, of Miller and formerly of Wessington, died Friday, May 7,
2004 at the Prairie Good Samaritan Center at Miller.
His funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11th at the First Presbyterian Church in Wessington, with the Rev. Allen Sager officiating. Burial was at the Wessington Cemetery. Casket bearers were Kirk Harrington, David Orr, Jerry Davis, Clyde Willard, Brad Parmely and Zach Orr.
Harold Arthur Harrington was born on November 13, 1906, to Thomas J. and Louisa
(Marke) Harrington at Farmer, SD.
On December 25, 1932, Harold married Alice V. Walton at Hitchcock. They made their
home in Bonilla until 1936 when they moved to St. Paul, Minn. They returned to South
Dakota in 1939.
Harold worked for Bartholow Construction building roads and moving around the state. They moved to Wessington in 1940. He retired in 1977 and continued to live in Wessington until 2000 when he moved to Miller.
He is survived by one son, Richard (Jeannie) Harrington of Redfield; four daughters,
Evelyn Butts of Fedora, Betty (Lyle) Orr of Aberdeen, Joan (Russ) Davis of Miller and
Dorothy (Keith) Willard of Dupree, SD; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven
great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Harrington of Oregon; one sister, Eunice
Quiram of Huron; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Alice, on November 2, 1992; his parents; two
grandsons, Steven Davis and Monty Raether; one great-grandson, Ryan Willard; one
son-in-law, Herb Butts; three brothers, and four sisters.
Harold A. Harrington
Hand County, South Dakota Genealogy & Family Research Center
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