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Maymi Evangeline Esther DeCoteau, We yah Kah ska, White Plume Win, infant daughter of Melissa Country and Bryant DeCoteau, was born on January 16, 2014 in Fargo, ND and passed away on February 25, 2014 in Fargo, ND.
Funeral Service was Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Long Hollow District Center, Long Hollow, SD. Interment was in the Country Family Cemetery. A Family Service was held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cahill Funeral Chapel in Sisseton, SD.
Maymi is survived by her parents of Sisseton, SD; siblings Shaylee and Samuel Crawford; and paternal grandparents Mike and Claudine Urton, maternal grandparents Mary and Francis Country, great-great grandmother Evangeline Brant, grandfather Darell DeCoteau Sr. and grandmother Jerileah Loa.
Maymi was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents Francis and Esther Country and Cyrus White and Birdell Armell and paternal great-grandmother Cleone Brant and great-great grandfather Thomas Brant.
The Cahill Funeral Chapel of Sisseton, SD was in charge of arrangements.
Marguerite E. Plant
Marguerite E. Plant, 89, Browns Valley, MN, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014, at the Browns Valley Health Center.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, February 28, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Presbyterian Church in Browns Valley with Father David Breu officiating. Music was provided by organist Norma Jung and vocalist Jim Jung.
Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery, Browns Valley. Honorary pallbearers were the staff and residents of the Browns Valley Health Center. Active pallbearers were Marguerite’s grandsons, Danny Plant, David Plant, Donald Plant, John Schwagel, Dale Schwagel, and Lee Schwagel.
Visitation was Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Eggers Funeral Home in Rosholt, SD. Visitation continued Friday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Marguerite Elaine was born July 11, 1924, to Malcolm and Catherine (Moore) Randall in Browns Valley, MN. She graduated from Browns Valley High School.
On September 30, 1943, Marguerite married Burton Plant at the St. Anthony’s Parsonage in Browns Valley. Two children were born to them, Keith and Kathleen. They lived in Roberts County on the family farm where she helped with the field work. Her job was mainly cultivating corn. Marguerite worked at Dodge’s Resort for 13 years and helped out at Rober’s Resort and Heun’s Resort.
Marguerite was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church where she was active in Christian Mothers and Guild Society. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, holding offices of Vice Regent and Regent. She was president of Band Mothers, treasurer for the local TOPS Club, president of the Browns Valley Alumni Association and served on the Bryant Township election board for several years. Marguerite was a member of the Bryant Township Ladies Auxiliary, holding all offices through the years. For many years, she wrote the Grant & Bryant News for the Valley News, the Sisseton Courier and the Rosholt Review.
Marguerite always had a large garden and canned most of the vegetables. She also baked and decorated wedding cakes and birthday cakes.
Survivors include a son, Keith (Pat) Plant of rural Rosholt, SD; a daughter, Kathleen Gibson of Beardsley, MN; nine grandchildren, Danny (Debbie) Plant of Hollywood, FL, David (Jessica) Plant of Marengo, IL, Donald Plant of Hainesville, IL, Joy (Jeff) Mattson of Fergus Falls, MN, John (Hillary) Schwagel of Corona, SD, Dale (Robin) Schwagel of Dumont, MN, Jackie (David) Nelson of Browns Valley, MN, Lee (Theresa) Schwagel of Corona, SD, and Susan Schwagel of Beardsley, MN; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ardeth Simon of Sisseton, SD, Lucille Clark of Shreveport, LA, and Joyce Randall of Browns Valley, MN; numerous nieces and nephews; and “adopted” granddaughters, Sonja Klemm and Kelsie Roscoe.
Marguerite was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Burton; a great-grandson, Devon Schwagel; a brother, Richard Randall; and two brothers-in-law, Archie Simon and Eugene Clark.
Angeline A. George
Funeral Mass for Angeline A. George, 95, of Morris, MN, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at St. Peters Catholic Church, Sisseton, SD, with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Hitpas O.M.I. celebrant. Organist will be Cindy Marohl with song leader Sandi Jaspers. Pallbearers will be Thomas Hunt, Pam Watkins, Jeff George, Jesse George, Darrin George and Richard Gannon. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Weber and all of Angie’s grandchildren. Interment will be in St. Peters Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, March 3, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Cahill Funeral Chapel and from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at St. Peters Catholic Church, Sisseton, SD, and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Tuesday. The Cahill Funeral Chapel of Sisseton, SD is in charge of the arrangements.
Angeline Agnes Gonsior George was born September 3, 1918 in Marshall County, near Grenville, SD to Regina (Rielander) and John Gonsior. As a child, Angie lived with her family on the Valness’s ranch in Marshall County. Angie attended school in Sisseton, SD, and after her education she then went to work for the WPA for two years. Angie met her future husband Paul George at a dance in Eden, SD, and they were married on August 10, 1936 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Sisseton, SD. Paul and Angie lived on the George homestead in Drywood Lake Township for three months and then moved to Sisseton, SD, where they raised their eight children. Angie was very active in St. Peters Catholic Church in Sisseton. In 1968, Paul and Angie moved to St. Paul, MN, where Angie was employed by Hamline University in Housekeeping Department and later at Midway Hospital. In 1978, Paul and Angie moved to Morris, MN. She loved to cook and garden, and her hobbies were fishing, playing cards and bingo. Angie was very witty and always happy; she loved to play a joke on people.
Angie passed away February 25, 2014 at Westwind Village, Morris, MN. She moved there November of 2013. Angie had reached the age of 95 years 5 months. She was a wonderful woman who lived a long and gracious life and was a wonderful mother.
Mom greeted the Angels with a smile, for she knew her long journey in life was near the end. She is looking down on us from Heaven. Even though Mom has been in our lives for a long time she will be deeply missed by her children: Louise (Danny Barth), Liberty, MO; Delorise Schwake, Salado, TX; Pauline George, Fairfax CA; Carol (Bill Watkins), St. Paul, MN; Raymond (Anita) Morris, MN; Robert George of Sisseton, SD; Dennis (Dianna) of Morris, MN; and Darlene (Dick Gannon), St. Paul, MN. This group of children produced twenty-three grandchildren, fifty-six great grandchildren, nineteen great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild. Angie kept close tabs on each and every child. She knew them by name and whose family they belonged in. Angie also has a sister, Cecelia Oxenrider of Odessa, TX.
Angie was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Paul; her parents; two sisters and four brothers; and two grandsons, Perry and Danny.
For Angie’s obituary and on-line registry please visit www.cahillfuneralchapel.com.
Sylvia L. Rolstad
Sylvia L. (Ceroll) Rolstad, 76, of Lidgerwood, ND, passed away February 19, 2014, at Camilla Rose Care Center in Coon Rapids, MN. Funeral services were held on February 24, 2014, at Faith Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids, MN.
Sylvia was born March 17, 1937, first born of ViviAna and Arthur Ceroll. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. On November 8, 1956, she married Harvey Rolstad of Sisseton, SD. The two homesteaded in the foothills, where they started their family. In 1965, they moved to Fridley, MN to continue to raise their four children, Neil (Karen) Rolstad, Craig (Pauline) Rolstad, Debra Willman, and Donna (Les) Zimmer. In 1977 she started a career at Honeywell and retired there December of 1992. She was a farmer who loved to milk cows. She and Harvey loved to dance and polka during their 56 years of marriage. Sylvia’s fondest memories were of family camping trips, 4th of July family gatherings, holidays at the farm, fishing, playing cards with the neighbors, and she enjoyed playing BINGO. She will always be remembered for her baking, blue eyes and crafts. She enjoyed volunteering at church functions and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Circle, VFW, Legion and the DAV. She loved spending time with her seven grandkids, Elizabeth (Alex) Krueger, Jason (Loria) Rolstad, Jared Rolstad, Chad Rolstad, Justin Rolstad, Christina Willman, and Vincent Zimmer, and great granddaughter, Savannah Krueger. Over the years she battled diabetes, Parkinson’s, dementia and macular degeneration.
Sylvia was survived by Ronnie Ceroll, Doyle Ceroll, Diane Beyer, Sharon Johnson, ReNae Bostrom, Paulette Christenson, Art Ceroll, David and Daryl Ceroll, Roger Ceroll and many nieces and nephews. Sylvia passed away peacefully surrounded by family.
Edwin J. Kuschel
Edwin Joseph Kuschel, 85, Browns Valley, MN, died Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Browns Valley Health Center in Browns Valley, MN.
Funeral services were held on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley, MN, with Pastor Paul Warnier officiating. Visitation was Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley, MN. Burial will be at a later date at the Valley View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Edwin’s grandsons: Shane and Trent Johnson, Justin, Joshua, and Thomas Metz, Benjamin Sander, Ryan and Andrew Wohlers, and Michael Husmann. Honorary pallbearers will be his granddaughters, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchild.
Edwin Joseph Kuschel was born March 12, 1928, in Browns Valley, MN, to Edward and Bessie Boyd Kuschel.
He attended school at Grant 4 country school in Grant Township. As a young man he and his brothers farmed and hayed with horses. With their dad, they raised turkeys, hogs, milk cows, and beef cattle.
On June 5, 1954, Edwin married Darlys Labs at Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley. They farmed and lived in Grant and Bryant Townships. During the winter months, he skinned fish. Edwin continued to raise grain and beef cattle on the farm until he moved to the Browns Valley Health Center in 2009.
Spending time with his family was always important to him. In his spare time he enjoyed pheasant, waterfowl, and deer hunting. He loved fishing in a variety of ways and places.
Edwin served on the Roberts County Ambulance Board and held various positions on the church council.
Survivors include his wife, Darlys of Browns Valley, MN; son, David (Lori) Kuschel of Browns Valley, MN; daughters, Diane (Jerry) Johnson of Browns Valley, MN, Patsy (Joe) Serocki of Browns Valley, MN, Karen (Bob) Metz of Peever, SD, Dixie (Jeff) Sander of Devils Lake, ND, Sara (Greg) Wohlers of Montevideo, MN, and Kristi (Ed) Ahlbrecht of Litchfield, MN; 19 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one sister, Ruth Bartz of Rosholt, SD.
Edwin was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Orval Kuschel and Roger (Gladys) Kuschel; sister, Evelyn (Harold) Boseth; and two granddaughters, Heidi Serocki and Megan Kuschel.
Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Home of Browns Valley, MN is in charge of the arrangements for Edwin Kuschel. To send an electronic condolence, visit www.larsonfuneral.com.
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