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Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Friday July 11th, 2014

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Marlene Sinner

Marlene Sinner, 82 of Waubay died on Monday, July 07, 2014 at Sanford Hospital in Webster. Her funeral will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 11, 2014 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Waubay, Rev. Janet Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, 5-7 P.M. and prior to services at the church on Friday. Marlene Elma Goebel was born on Friday, September 25, 1931 to Frederick and Elma (Amundson) Goebel at Glenham, South Dakota. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith in Glenham and later confirmed at Waubay, South Dakota. She began school in Glenham and in 1946 the family moved to Waubay where she graduated from Waubay High School in 1949. While in high school she worked for her father in the family’s business, Fred’s Pool Hall. After high school she began working at the A.S.C.S. office in Webster. On December 26, 1953 she was united in marriage to Walter Sinner at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Waubay. After their marriage the couple made their home in Webster where she continued working at the A.S.C.S. office. In 1957 she quit the job to become a homemaker and raise her family. In 1978 the couple moved to Blue Dog Lake and in 1997, because of flooding, they moved their home into Waubay. She also worked as a bookkeeper for the family’s business, Sinner Auto and also worked for Dacotah, Inc. for several years. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church where she was an active member of W.E.L.C.A., Circle, served on the church council and was a member of the church serving committee. She belonged to the Webster Legion and V.F.W. Auxiliary and was on a bowling team for several years. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchild. Marlene passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 82 years, 9 months and 12 days. Survivors include her husband, Walt of Waubay; one son, Jack Sinner of Waubay, SD; one daughter, Cindy Yanta of Watertown, SD; four grandchildren, Derek (Jenna) Sinner, Devin (Stacy Brownlee) Sinner, Travis and Traci Yanta; and a great grandson, Hunter Sinner. She was preceded in death by her parents, a twin sister and three brothers.

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So sorry for your loss! I know my mother (Catherine Page) enjoyed visiting with your mom and dad! Prayers to you and your families!

Dianne Madrigal Jul 15 2014 12:00 AM

Cindy, So sorry. Remember fun birthday parties and girl scouts at your house. Your mom was so neat. With deepest sympathy. Connie Haselhorst Grogan

connie grogan Jul 13 2014 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy for your family. Oh how I will miss Marlene. Always a cheery smile and a hug when I saw her. I will keep on honking the horn for her whenever I pass by Sinner Auto! Hugs to you all, love, Lynda Olson Bruner

Lynda Bruner Jul 11 2014 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are will you all! I have so many great memories growing up with you guys down the street, Barbies, Snowmobiling, hippie house, puppies, your Mom & my Mom making donuts and on and on. Marlene will always have a very special place in my heart!! Love you all, God bless you during this time. Darlene Olson Maxwell

Dar Maxwell Jul 11 2014 12:00 AM

Thinking of you all. Please give Walt a giant hug. We will forever sing "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" to Marlene each year. The memories of our families growing up together are some of our most cherished ones. With Love and My Deepest Sympathies, Twyla Olson

Twyla Jul 10 2014 12:00 AM

Walt & Family, our sympathy at this time. Jerry & Gwen Schulz

Jerry & Gwen Jul 10 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marlene Sinner

Jerry & Gwen Jul 10 2014 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Its seems like only yesterday that we shared all those good times at Blue Dog Lake. Larry & Connie Frost

Larry Frost Jul 9 2014 12:00 AM