Obituary of Harriet V. Yun


Harriet V. Yun, age 96 of Yankton, SD went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, SD. Honorary urn bearers will be her grandchildren: Amy Lacroix, Lisa Olson, Neal Lacroix, Nathan Lacroix, Bethany VerBeek, Leah Rezac, Mikayla Jones, Tyler Mutchler and Jordyn Mutchler.

Harriet Vanita Lewis was born September 9, 1922 on the family farm near Faith, SD. She was baptized October 1, 1922 at St. Paul’s Lutheran church and confirmed there on May 9, 1937. She attended school in Faith until 1940 when they moved to Rapid City SD. She attended Black Hills Business college after graduation until WW11 broke out and went to work for Buckingham Transportation Company. In July of 1946 she married Edward Yun. Three children were born to this union: Terry, Suzanne and Laurie. In 1971 the family moved to Yankton, SD. Harriet worked for Andy Thompson Real Estate, Community Health Nurse Office and later as a casual at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital Medical Library. Harriet enjoyed cross stitching towels, baking cookies, playing scrabble, reading and writing.

Harriet is survived by her three children: Terry (Eve) Yun of Aberdeen SD, Suzanne Mutcher of Yankton SD and Laurie (Marlin) Lacroix of Yankton SD; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Harriet was preceded in death by her parents, William Manon Lewis and Louise Helene Elizabeth Matter; her brother Robert, Lewis; her sister, Reva Pierce and grandsons: Aaron Mutchler, Joel Mutchler and Nicholas Lacroix.