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Ivan Zochert

November 23, 1924 — November 21, 2020

Ivan Zochert, 95, of Webster passed away Saturday November 21, 2020 at Sun Dial Manor in Bristol. Private Graveside Service will be held at Webster Cemetery near Webster. Ivan E. Zochert was born on November 23, 1924 to Edwin and Linea (Paulson) Zochert on the family farm in Racine Township near Webster, South Dakota. He was one of nine children and was baptized in the Lutheran faith and confirmed on June 6, 1939. He attended country school Northeast of Webster until 8th grade. After his education he helped on the family farm. He was united in marriage to Lenore Nygaard on November 26, 1949 in Webster, South Dakota. Following marriage, the couple made their home on a farm near Webster where they had six children. Ivan continued farming until he retired in 2010. When Lenore passed away on August 2, 2013, Ivan continued living on the farm. Ivan was a member of the American Lutheran Church. He loved hunting and fishing, especially ice fishing and fishing from shore on the family land. He always had a book nearby. Ivan passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the age of 95 years, 11 months, and 29 days. Ivan will be dearly missed by his six children Lee (Alan) Swanson of Lake Norden, SD, Linnea (Doug) Tani of Roseville, MN, Neil (Cheryl) Zochert of Webster, SD, Dean Zochert of Ashland, OR, Carrie (John Trojohn) Zochert of Lakeville, MN, and Kathryn (Guy) Berg of Woodbury, MN; 11 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Lenore, and eight siblings.
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