Anna Harmon

Dec. 9, 1927-Jan. 19, 2017

Anna Julia Harmon, 89,

of Maddock, ND passed

away at her home sur-

rounded by her family on

Thursday, January 19,

2017. Mass of Christian

Burial will be held at

10:00 AM Tuesday, Janu-

ary 24, 2017 at St. Willi-

ams Catholic Church in

Maddock, ND with Fr.

Brian Bachmeier celebrat-ing the mass. Visitation

will take place from

5:00-7:00 PM Monday,

January 23, 2017 at the

church with a 7:00 PM

Rosary followed by a 7:30

PM Vigil Service.  Burial

will take place at the Zion

Lutheran Cemetery in

Maddock, ND in the


In lieu of flowers

memorials are preferred

to Devils Lake Hospice

1001 7th St. NE Devils

Lake, ND 58301, the Zion

Lutheran Cemetery Fund

3556 52nd Ave NE Mad-

dock, ND 58348 or the

Maddock Ambulance Ser-

vice 602 Dakota Ave N

Maddock, ND  58348.

Anna was born De-

cember 9, 1927 to Jacob

and Frances (Bachmeier)

Schmitt in Orrin, ND. She

was raised on the family

farm in Orrin and attend-

ed country school. Anna

married Jacob Schneider

and from this union, six

children were born:

Gloria, Betty, Anna,

James, Hilda and Nancy.

Anna married Chester

Harmon on December 22,

1967 in New Rockford

and from this union, five

children were born: Rodg-

er, Peggy, Sandra, Lori

and Lisa. The couple lived

in serval locations before

settling in Maddock.

Anna’s children,

grandchildren and

great-grandchildren were

her life. She was a very

hard worker and enjoyed

decorating her yard with

flowers and ornaments.

Trimming trees, garden-

ing, showing off her extra-

vagant Christmas display

and her little dog and

faithful companion,

Johnnie, brought her

much joy.

Anna is survived by:

her children, Gloria (Fred)

Vetsch of Rugby, ND, Bet-

ty Crews of Tipton, MO,

Anna Kranig of Cathay,

ND, James (Carol)

Schneider of Hamberg,

ND, Hilda Lesmeister of

Mandan, ND, Nancy (Ken

Allerd) Hoffert of Bot-

tineau, ND, Rodger (Tere-

sa) Harmon of Surrey,

ND, Peggy Dalton of New

Haven, MI, Lori (Jon)

Schmidt of Aurora, CO

and Lisa Harmon of Mad-

dock, ND; 36 grandchil-

dren; 43

great-grandchildren and 8


sister, Alice Hatten of Or-

lando, FL.

She was preceded in

death by her parents,

Jacob and Frances

(Bachmeier) Schmitt; hus-

band, Chester Harmon;

brothers, John Schmitt

and Phillip Schmitt; a sis-

ter, Florence Bachmeier;

step brother, Wendelin

Black; sons-in-law, Eu-

gene Black, Jerry Crews,

Don Kranig and Dale

Lesmeister; grandchil-

dren, Eugene Black Jr. and

Brenda Humble;

great-grandson, Joseph


Online condolences

may be left at


The Nelson Funeral

Home of Maddock is in

charge of the arrange-