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Lee D. HARNESS Obituary
Age 95, of Edina Beloved Husband, Father, and Grandfather Passed away December 14, 2013. Preceded in death by mother, Daisy (Madison) and father, Dennis Harness; wife, Rose; brother, Robert Harness. Survived by wife, Beverly; son, Scott (Eileen); daughter, Lee Ann (Jon); nephew, Jack (Kathy) Harness; grandchildren, Jason, Alayna, Grace, Ben, and Cole; great nieces, Emma and Elizabeth, Edam family, and many friends and associates. Born in Milltown, Wisconsin in 1918. Attended Marshall High School in Mpls. Started working at Graco Inc., Mpls at age 21 and stayed with the company for 40 years as a strategic planner, internal consultant and board member. When Lee left Graco he worked as a consultant for Hitchcock Industries, the Hamm Clinic in St. Paul, RMIA in Woodbury as well as many other companies. Lee did volunteer work with Junior Achievement, Community Involvement Program, Hamm Clinic, and many others. He served on the Metropolitan Planning Commission during the exciting years of the IDS Tower being built. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church for over 50 years, where he served in many areas. He found great happiness at worship and in helping the church and those in need. Lee was an explorer and loved to travel, fish, and spend time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all. Memorial Service 11 AM Friday, December 20 with visitation beginning at 10 AM at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Ave S, Mpls. Private interment at Lakewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Westminster Presbyterian Church. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

Published in Pioneer Press on Dec. 17, 2013
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