Funeral services for Lucy Haralson, 90 year old Buffalo, Wyoming and former Black River Falls, Wisconsin woman who passed away Sunday at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, October 30th at 3:00 p.m. from the Torgerson Funeral Chapel in Black River Falls, Wisconsin with Pastor Kent Haralson officiating. Visitation will be held on the day of the funeral from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. A private family interment in the Riverside Cemetery will follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs. Haralson’s memory may be made to the Jackson County Library or the Black River Falls Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary in care of the Torgerson Funeral home at 408 Water Street in Black River Falls, Wisconsin 54615. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Adams Funeral Home in Buffalo.
Lucille Ruth Haralson was born on August 15, 1922 in Black River Falls, Wisconsin to Harvey and Elizabeth Schilling. She grew up and went to school in Black River Falls and graduated from Black River Falls High School with the class of 1940. After high school and during WWII she moved to Milwaukee where she worked in a factory. She was married on July 7, 1945 in Milwaukee to Archie Haralson and they made their home in Black River where Lucy worked for the draft board. She retired after 20 years of services and they continued living in Black River. Archie worked as a bookkeeper until he was 86 and passed away in 2003 at the age of 96. Lucy continued living in Black River until 2007 when she moved to Buffalo to live near her daughter. She had been a resident of the Amie Holt Care Center for the past year.
Lucy was a volunteer at heart and was very involved in the community. She enjoyed sewing, working in her yard and loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by one son Pastor Kent Haralson and his wife Jan of Dresser, Wisconsin; one daughter Beth Yeskie and her husband Greg of Buffalo, Wyoming; three grandchildren Douglas Haralson and his wife Robyn, Christine Methvin and her husband Will and Jennifer Rogers; and eleven great-grandchildren Justin, Tyler and Trevor Rogers; Dakota, Holly, Lane, AdeLu Methvin; and Hope, Faith, April and Hunter Haralson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one brother, Clayton Schilling.