July 11, 1953 - January 31, 2014
Visitation: Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 pm, family present 6-8 pm, at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 5th at Canton United Methodist Church.
James “Jim” Harrison, age 60, died Friday, January 31, 2014 at Sanford USD Medical Center. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014at Canton United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 pm, family present 6-8 pm, at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Jim was born July 11, 1953 in Burke, SD. He was the fourth of eight children born to Lloyd and Marge (Anderson) Harrison. He graduated from Gregory High School in 1971. He attended Mitchell VoTech where he received a degree in electronics. Jim married Jackie Mikkelsen June 17, 1978 and was a loving husband and proud father to their children Kellie, Nicole, and Ben. They lived in Yankton and Rapid City before moving to Canton in 1989. Jim owned and operated Peterson TV for several years before going to work for Keystone Treatment Center where he made many friends.
Jim was a member of Canton United Methodist Church and a member of the Canton Volunteer Fire Department for 15 years. Jim was known for his knowledge and love of music and will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor. He always looked forward to his 5 o’clock Friday meetings in the Man Cave.
Jim is survived by his wife, Jackie; daughter, Nicole (Mitch) Weber, of Omaha, NE; son, Ben of Canton; brothers- Scott (Kathy) of LeSueur, MN, Bob (Cathy) of Burke, VA, and Alfred (Sandy) of Gregory, SD; sisters- Helen (David) Rajewich of Grand Junction, CO, Janice (David) Harris of Butternut,WI, Holly (David) Wendland of Pioneer, CA, and Tracey (Ron) Zylstra of Canton; mother-in-law Marcella Mikkelsen of Sioux Falls, SD, and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kellie and his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the Harrison/Joslyn Scholarship or the Canton Volunteer Fire Department.