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Murtis Monson

WEBSTER- Murtis Monson, 75 of Webster died on Monday, November 2, 2009 at Bethesda Home in Webster. Her funeral will be at 1:30 P.M. Friday, November 6, 2009 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster, Rev. Daniel Ostercamp and Rev. Kristin Ostercamp will officiate. Burial will be at Fron Lutheran Cemetery near Roslyn. Visitation will be at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster on Thursday 5-8 P.M. and prior to services on Friday. fiksdalfuneral.com. Murtis Irene Roth was born on Friday, March 16, 1934 to Elmon and Harmka (Hayenga) Roth at Webster, South Dakota. The family lived on a farm east of Andover, Day County, South Dakota. She was baptized and confirmed at the Andover Methodist Church. She attended country school near her home and graduated from Andover High School in 1952. After high school she moved to Aberdeen where she was employed by the South Dakota Employment Service. On October 28, 1956 she was united in marriage to Percival Monson at the Andover Methodist Church. After their marriage the couple made their home on a farm northwest of Roslyn. In 1960 they moved to Webster. She was employed at the Webster Schools, Reporter and Farmer and then in 1973 began working at Northwestern Public Service Company. She continued her employment there until she retired in 1996. In December 2008 she moved to Bethany Meadows Assisted Living in Brandon, South Dakota and she entered Bethesda Home in Webster in September. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster where she was a member of the Altar Guild and Ladies Circle. She enjoyed dancing, sewing, spending time on the computer and with her children and grandchildren. Murtis passed away on Monday, November 2, 2009 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 75 years, 7 months and 17 days. Survivors include her husband, Percy of Webster; one son, Steven (Dawn) Monson of Webster, SD; two daughters, Shari (Daryl) Petri and Patti Monson both of Sioux Falls, SD; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Mavis Wik, two brothers, Bill and Gene, and a infant son, Jeffrey.

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My sympathies, Steve, at the passing of your Mom. I'll keep your family in my prayers.

Jennifer Garry Block Nov 5 2009 12:00 AM

Shari, My sympathy goes out to you and your family over the loss of our Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Dawn Marshall Nov 5 2009 12:00 AM

Aloha Patty~ Sending you & your family prayers and healing hugs~with deepest sympathy and encouragment for celebrating your mothers wonderful 75 years of life and creating a beautiful family. Mahalo Christine Larson

Christine Larson Nov 5 2009 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May she now be at peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lori Teunissen Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Rhonda Erickson Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Peace be with you, Lisa, Tom and Katie V.

Lisa VandeVoort Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time!

Mandy Schneider Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

Patty and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kelli Mitzel Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

The Monsons, We are thinking of your family in this time of loss. You are in our prayers.

Scott Anderson Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers...Jackie

Jackie Schlumbohm Nov 4 2009 12:00 AM

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