Harling played competitive bowls for almost 60 years having gained an appreciation for the sport while living near Mildura.
Having acquired state titles while playing at various clubs in Mooroopna, Harling came to Shepparton and was a foundation member of Shepparton Park Bowling Club.
A life member of the Kialla-based club, Harling was a part of the Victorian side for 22 years.
Skipping Shepparton Park to a State Pennant Championship as a 94-year-old, Harling also won 21 division one titles.
Prior to her move to the Goulburn Valley Harling represented Australian against South Africa.