Michael John Harris
Michael “Mike” John Harris, 67, of Sioux Falls, SD passed away on May 19th, 2021. He was born September 27th, 1953 to Richard and Mary Harris in Mankato, MN.
Mike married his high school sweetheart, Mary Davis on September 2nd, 1972. Mike and Mary raised two children together, Jameson and Kayla. Mike spent many years living in Good Thunder, MN where he served on the volunteer fire department for 17 years. Mike retired in September of 2019, after 45 years working for Wright Tree Service, in MN, SD and ND. Mike met many people over the years and was well known for his willingness to lend a helping hand. Mike made and kept many life long friends.
Mike married the second love of his life Jackie Daniels on May 5th, 2012. Mike and Jackie spent their 9 years of marriage enjoying the company of each other and family, traveling, and hitting big at casinos. Mike became a first time grandfather in January 2021. Mike took the new title of grandpa with pride, much like when he first received the title of Dad.
Mike is survived by his wife: Jackie; son: Jameson (Joe); daughter: Kayla (Coralyn); granddaughter: Anika Engelhart; siblings: Carol (Roy) Zelenka, Mary (William) Schadewald, Thomas (Joyce) Harris, Jeffery (Sylvia) Harris, Theresa (Randy) Fischer, and Patricia (Kent) Faulkner; mother-in-law: Joyce Seivert; brothers-in-law: Johnny (Julie) Daniels, Brad Seivert, John (Bobbi) Davis, Jeffery (Patty) Davis; and sister-in-law: Marlys Lindner. Mike was preceded in death by his first wife: Mary Harris; mother and father: Richard and Mary Harris; brother: Richard “Ricky” Harris: mother-in-law: Kathryn Davis-Sturzenbecher and father-in-law: Earnest Davis.
Visitation will be Monday, May 24, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM with family present at Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, May 25, 1:30 PM at Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home.
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