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Barbara Witte

Barbara Witte, 72 of Ortley died on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Milbank Area Hospital in Milbank. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Waubay. Fr. David Axtmann will celebrate the Mass. Scriptural Wake service will be at 7 P.M. Friday at the church. There will be no visitation. Born on February 21, 1941 to James and Laura (Duster) McCraney at Hill City, South Dakota. She was raised in and around the Black Hills. She was living and working in Rapid City when she met and married Raymond Joseph Witte of Orient, SD in 1960. They had four children; Daniel Joseph, Charles Lee, Beverly Ann, and David Raymond. They moved to Seattle, Washington in 1965 remaining there until retirement in 1998. They traveled the United States before settling in Ortley, South Dakota where they opened and worked a small café with her sister until she was diagnosed with cancer in 2005. She enjoyed traveling, painting pictures, sewing, collecting rocks, jewelry, antiques, volunteer work, and family. She was a Past President of the Eagles Club Auxiliary 1, a life member of the V.F.W. Club and member of the Senior club in Ortley. Survivors include her husband, Raymond of Ortley, SD; her children, Daniel Witte of Seattle, WA, Beverly Witte of Seattle, WA and David Witte of Webster, SD; one brother Tom (Sandra) McCraney of Kennewick, WA; three sisters, Janice (Willis) Palmer of Ortley, SD, Ila Mae (John) Lutheran of Grand Forks, ND and Doris (Bob) Ashley of Grand Forks, ND; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and three brothers.

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You are thought of every day! As your youngest son says....One love!

Beverly Witte Sep 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Witte

Beverly Witte Sep 30 2020 12:00 AM

Ray, Our sympathy to you and your family. Bobbie and Mary Carol (Robideau) Potts

Mary Carol Potts Aug 31 2013 12:00 AM

Isaiah 40;31 but those who hope in the Lord will renew there strength hey will soar on wings like Eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. My prayers are with you. we have another special Angel waiting for us in heaven. Dee aufdencamp , Waubay

Dee Aufdencamp Aug 30 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Witte

Dee Aufdencamp Aug 30 2013 12:00 AM

Our love and prayers are with you. Pete and Mary Witte

Pete Witte Aug 29 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Witte

Jerry & Gwen Schulz Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Jannis and family, our love and sympathy in your loss.

Jerry & Gwen Schulz Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Barb is one special lady. She will be greatly missed by all. She is in heaven now with Chuck. May the grace of God be with Ray, Danny, Bev, and David during this hard time. Love Lori Walker and Family

Lori Walker Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

To Barb's family, May God comfort you during this difficult time. Deepest Sympathy, Marge Kilber

mak47@abe.midco.net Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM