Age 94 of Crosslake, MN (formerly of Inver Grove Heights)
Died Friday, April 28, 2017 at Regina Nursing Home in Hastings, MN. She was born May 5, 1922 in Belgrade, MN, the daughter of Rudolph J. & Agnes Amelia (Holtberg) Anderson. Harriet graduated from Hamline University with the Class of 1944. On August 4, 1943 she was united in marriage to Orval M. Bierman in Austin, Texas. They moved from Belgrade to Inver Grove Heights in the Spring of 1958. That fall Harriet started work for ISD 199 as a substitute teacher and became the librarian at the four elementary schools in the district and finished her career as librarian for the Inver Grove Heights Middle School. In 1982, Harriet retired and enjoyed spending summer months in Crosslake. In her spare time, she enjoyed counted cross-stitch, embroidery, reading and spending time with her friends, family and children. Harriet is survived by four children, Joan of Crosslake, Elaine (Ray) Gergen of Hastings, Robert of Crosslake and Tim (Kathy) of Inver Grove Heights; seven grandchildren, Shari Wagner, Beth (Jon) Molitor, Stacy (Mike) Munson, Greg (Megan) Gergen, Mark Bierman, Lynne (Gary) Kiefer & John Bierman; nine great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, everyone who knew her as Grandma B and long-time friend Lucy. Funeral Service 11 am Wednesday, May 3rd at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7600 Cahill Ave. Inver Grove Heights. Visitation 10-11 am prior to the service. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to donor’s choice.