In Memory of Beverly Irene Harris

February 25, 1944 - January 11, 2018

Beverly I. Harris, age 73, of Hayward, WI passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.

Beverly Irene was born February 25, 1944 in Rice Lake, WI the daughter of Vere and Irene Hessler. She was raised and attended school in the Rice Lake area. Beverly was joined in marriage to Roger Dalhoe and they moved to Milwaukee, WI. Beverly and Roger had two daughters together before he passed away from an illness. Beverly moved back to Rice Lake, WI where she met Wayne Harris who was from Hayward. Beverly and Wayne were married on October 12, 1968 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hayward. Beverly and Wayne purchased Musky Lake Store and created Drifters Corral that they operated from the late 1970’s into the early 1980’s. After selling the business she began RFK Upholstery that she operated for many years. Beverly enjoyed camping, fishing, crocheting, knitting and attending car racing events. Both of her sons became race car drivers and she would never miss a race they were participating in. She loved time with her family and the special trips they took together to Canada walleye fishing.

Beverly is survived by her husband of 49 years, Wayne; four children, Dawn Connell of Duluth, MN, Holly (Bill) Schulz of Evergreen, CO, Wayne Harris III of Bloomer, WI, James (Angie) Harris of Menomonie, WI; eight grandchildren, Joey, Katie, Rachel, Emily, Eli, Austin, Jacob and Ashley; two great grandsons; four siblings, Richard (Darleen) Hessler of Rice Lake, WI, Verlyn (Lek) Hessler of Bangkok, Thailand, Wendy (Tom) Crotteau of Eau Claire, WI; Bryan (Joda) Hessler of Dallas, WI; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19th, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hayward with Father Gerard Willger officiating. A time of gathering with family and friends will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the church.