Eulala “Peggy” Harris, age 97, of Cranbrook, B.C. died Wednesday November 20th, 2019 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
Eulala “Peggy” Harris was born January 1, 1922 in Scobey, MT to Arthur and Fern Minor. At age 4 the family moved to Carnduff, SK. where she later met and married Roy Verity in 1943. They had 3 children while living in Canada before moving to Kalispell, MT where they had 2 more children. Peggy was a homemaker who thoroughly enjoyed her family and involvement in her church.
Roy passed away in 1973 and Peggy relocated to Cranbrook, B.C. with her two youngest children to be closer to her eldest daughter and family. She married Roy Steeves in 1989 and moved back to Carnduff, SK. They were married 14 months before Roy passed away. Two years later she married Cecil Harris and they were married for 17 years before Cecil passed away in 2011. In 2013 Peggy moved back to Cranbrook where she resided at Joseph Creek Village until her passing.
She is survived by sister Eulila Chrest of Didsbury, AB; children Arletta (Mike) Riemann of Cranbrook, B.C. Doug (Pam) Verity of Spokane, WA, daughter-in-law Lynda Verity of Maud, TX, Eulila (Mike) Brewington of Vancouver, WA, and Jim (Claire) Verity of Seattle, WA, stepchildren Teddy Steeves, Larry Steeves, Karen Steeves Unger, Gary Harris, Jerry Harris, Lynda Harris Bakken, and Brad Harris, 16 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by husbands, Roy Verity, Roy Steeves and Cecil Harris, her parents Arthur and Fern, her 4 brothers Bud, Morley, Claude and Bill; and son Verl Verity of Maud, TX.
Religion was always an important part of Peggy’s life. She was a devoted Christian her entire life. Since moving back to Cranbrook, she attended Knox Presbyterian Church.
A service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 2100 3 St S, Cranbrook, BC.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Joseph Creek Village and Cranbrook Regional Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Eulala Peggy Minor Harris January 1 1922 November 20 2019 (age 97)..
Décès pour la Ville: Carnduff, Province: Manitoba