Alvina A. Brown, age 86, of Kadoka, died Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Alvina A. Oien was born July 24, 1919, in a little prairie home on the South Dakota plains, in the South Creek Community near Kadoka, South Dakota. Alvina was the sixth of nine children born to Bernhard and Marith (Langorgan) Oien. Joining three brothers and five sisters, Alvina received her education at "Gumbo Lily" and South Creek schools and also Kadoka.
In July 1941, Alvina joined her soul mate, James C.