Sid Harrison 1937 - 2011 Lawrence
A memorial Mass for Sid Harrison, 74, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Danville.
He died Friday, April 22, 2011, at his home.
He was born Jan. 18, 1937, in Colby, the son of Claude E. Harrison and Alice V. Sible. He graduated from Colby High School in 1955 and earned a degree in architecture from Kansas University in 1961.
Mr. Harrison was a partner in Peters Harrison Williams Architecture Firm in Lawrence. He moved to Dallas and worked for Redmond Construction Company. He returned to Lawrence where he started Harrison Construction Company. He later worked for Hall-Kimbrell and then became a Realtor with Stephens Real Estate in 1995.
He was member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity and served in the National Guard during college. He was a director for the Lawrence Board of Realtors, on the board for Hannah’s House,and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. His enjoyed his family, friends, golf, playing cards and hunting.
He married Raydell Hodson on June 6, 1959. She died in 1998.
He married Glenda Jasperson Reid on Nov. 24, 2001. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three daughters, Lisa McLoon and husband Dave, Liberty, Mo., Lynn Ollila, Lawrence, and Leslie Hazlett and husband Dale, Lawrence; a son, Jeff and wife Cara, Raleigh, N.C.; a brother; Chuck and wife Anita, Lakewood, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and his wife’s daughter, Amy Fischer, Overbrook, and her three children.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends at 6 p.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.