Harriet Hazel McManus, 93, of Sheridan passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.
Harriet was born on November 22, 1915, in Sheridan to Harold and Hazel (Morris) Brunsell. She married Mark McManus in April, 1937, in Sheridan. Together for 57 years, they worked hard and after raising three children and operating their businesses successfully, they managed to spend several happy years playing golf and enjoying retirement activities between Sheridan and Arizona. Harriet also enjoyed knitting, travel, and the grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and homemaker. She was an active member of the Junior Women’s Club, Akcita Win, Daughters of the Nile, and St. Peter’s Episcopal church.
Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Mark, grandson Richard A. Ruff and daughter Linda McManus Alden. She is survived by her son, Jim McManus of Shell, WY ; daughter, Norma McManus Dean of Brighton, CO: and sister, Joan Wesley of Sandy, UT: 3 grandchildren, Jeff McManus, Michael Wright, and Patricia Wright, plus 5 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be forever loved and missed..
Graveside services are Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at 10:00 am at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Kevin Jones officiating.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, send donations to the Shrine Children’s Fund, P.O. Box K, Sheridan, WY, or the charity of choice. Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.