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Jenean Arlone Aadland of Webster, SD passed away peacefully to be in Paradise with our Lord and Savior on April 29, 2022, in Aberdeen, SD one month shy of her 85th birthday.
Memorial Service will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, May 6, 2022, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster, SD and will be livestreamed on Fiksdal Funeral Service Facebook page. Refreshments will follow at St. John's.
Memorial Visitation will be from 1-2 P.M. on Friday.
Jenean Arlone Aadland was born in Linton, ND June 1,1937 to Evart and Edna (Hemmah) Steensland. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. As a child she moved many times with her parents thru out the Rocky Mt oil field region where her father was employed. They eventually moved to Casper, WY where she graduated from Natrona County High School in 1955 and Casper College in 1957. Following graduation, she was employed in the Petroleum industry in Casper, WY, Billings, MT and Houston, TX. Jenean married Wallace (Wally) Aadland of Pierpont, SD on June 15, 1963, in Williston, ND. To this union three children were born, Troy, Todd, and Tara. She continued her education, after raising her three children, at Northern State in Aberdeen, SD receiving a bachelor’s degree. She worked in Pastoral care as a Chaplain in St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen and Sun Dial Manor in Bristol. She would also proofread articles at the Reporter and Farmer for many years. Wally and Jenean ran the family farm until they retired in 2000 when they moved to Webster, SD. They attended both Skudesnes Lutheran Church and St John’s Lutheran Church. Jenean passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Mother Joseph’s Manor in Aberdeen, SD, at the age of 84 years, 10 months, and 8 days. Jenean is survived by her husband Wallace “Wally” Aadland of Aberdeen, SD; three children, Troy (Shannon) Aadland of Trent, SD, Todd (Nancy) of Pierpont, SD, Tara (Hal) Smith of Hampton, SD; five grandchildren, Taylor (Cullen) Salter, Tayson Aadland, Nikolas Aadland, Lexi Smith, and Ivy Smith; three great-grandchildren Taylen, Caden, and Tyler Salter; her siblings, Chuck, (Mary) Steensland of Springfield, VA, Dennis (Janet) Steensland of Casper, WY, Larry (Becky) Steensland of Casper, WY, Janice (Dean) Sletten of Rolla, MO; her sister-in-law Beverly (Jim) Hemmah of Sturgis, SD, brother-in-law Roger (Diane) Aadland of Watertown, SD; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Jenean was preceded in death by her parents Evart and Edna Steensland, in-laws Walter and Bertha Aadland, sister-in-law Lucille Geffre, and brother-in-law Jim Hemmah.
While flowers are welcome, the family also invites you to express your love to your family and friends by giving them a flower in remembrance of Jenean.
Give Me Your Flowers
I would rather have one little rose
From the garden of a friend.
Than to have the choicest flowers
when my stay on earth must end.
I would rather have a pleasant word
In kindness said to me,
Than flattery when my heart is still
And this life has ceased to be.
I would rather have a loving smile
From friends I know are true.
Than tears shed around my casket
When this world I bid adieu.
Bring me all the flowers today,
Whether pink, or white, or red;
Id rather have one blossom now
Than a truckload when I’m dead.
- Author Unknown
Memorials may also be sent to:
St. John’s Lutheran Church
820 Main St.
Webster, SD 57274
Friday, May 6, 2022
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)
St. John's Lutheran Church
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