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Fiksdal Funeral Service
Sunday September 16th, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Ortley Free Lutheran
Monday September 17th, 2018
10:30am

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Mary Ann Eidet

Ortley - Mary Ann Eidet 85 of Milbank and formerly of Ortley passed away Wednesday September 12, 2018 at Milbank Area Hospital in Milbank. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday September 17, 2018 at Ortley Free Lutheran Church in Ortley. Burial will be in the Lebanon Cemetery. Mary Ann Schmig was born on September 18, 1932 in Webster, South Dakota to William and Myrtle (Brekke) Schmig. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith. The family made their home on a farm near Waubay, South Dakota. Mary Ann attended country school in Day County. After her education she babysat and worked various jobs in the area. On February 22, 1954 she was united in marriage to Walter Eidet in Las Vegas, Nevada. The couple made their home on the Eidet homestead south of Ortley, South Dakota. To this union seven children were born. Mary Ann was a homemaker and enjoyed staying home to raise their children. Mary Ann was a member at Ortley Free Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing BINGO, cards (especially “Up the River”), dancing, shopping, listening to music, and giving hugs. Mary Ann is survived by her children; Judy (Rick) Tobin of Pierpont, SD; Carol (Roger) Cotton of Ortley, SD; Kathy Fosheim of Webster, SD; Steve (Pam) Eidet of Waubay, SD; Barbara (Tom) DeMaris of Ortley, SD; Linda (John) Anderson of Waubay, SD; Donna (Brian) Johnson of Webster, SD; 17 grandchildren, 12 great-granddaughters, 4 great-grandsons, her lifelong family friend, Cheryl Berger of Waubay, SD, one sister, Margaret Breske of Summit, SD; one sister-in-law, Delores Schmeig of Webster, SD; and nieces, nephews, and friends. Mary Ann is preceded in death by her husband, Walter; one son, Michael Steven; her parents; two brothers, Albert and Don; one sister; and one son-in-law, Dennis Paulson. Visitation will be Sunday 5-7 P.M. closing with a 7:00 P.M. prayer service at the funeral home.

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Think of you. Sorry for your loss. Lots of memories I'm sure. Prayers for you. Loren and Renee Kwasniewski

Loren and Renee Kwasniewski Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

I will always miss your sassiness, smile and laugh...fly high to the angels Auntie

Diane Hoglund Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Ann Eidet

Diane Hoglund Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers to all of Mary Ann's family.

Earline Holt Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Ann Eidet

Earline Holt Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family. Mary will be dancing in heaven. No more pain for you dear neighbor!! Cherish all the wonderful memories !!

Marilyn and David Zubke Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Ann Eidet

Marilyn and David Zubke Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

Mary Ann was always very kind and loved to visit ߘŠ she will be missed !! Our deepest sympathy goes out to all her family and friends !! May God comfort all of you during this difficult time !! ߙϰߏ»

Rita Buck Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

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Valerie Cotton Sep 13 2018 12:00 AM