Rosalind L. Harris
Rosalind L. Harris, 89, died in the Roundup hospital on Jan. 9, 2011, after complications with Alzheimer's disease.
She was born Rosalind Lillian Merten on June 29, 1921, at the family homestead in Petroleum County near Winnett. Her parents, Velma R. Woodard and John F. Merten, came to Montana in 1914 from Nebraska. Her father died when she was 18 years old and, being the oldest of five children, she helped raise her younger siblings, three sisters and one brother. Her mother, Velma Merten, was Clerk and Recorder of Petroleum County for many years.
Rosalind attended the Winnett schools an...