Anna Lee Humphrey
Anna Lee Humphrey, 84, of Wasta, S.D., went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2013. As a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother she will be missed deeply by the family she cared so much about. She is remembered for being the loving wife, mother, role model, and friend to many.
Anna Lee was born February 25, 1929 to Leo and Gladys (Kristensen) Piglowski at Bonita Springs, S.D. and grew up in the Bonita Springs and Lakeside area. She graduated from New Underwood High School and attended Spearfish Normal. She taught school at Gumbo Lily School for one year.
She married Carl John Humphrey on September 13, 1947. Together they ranched and raised their children in the Viewfield community. Anna Lee worked at the Good Samaritan Center of New Underwood for several years as a dietary cook. Carl and Anna Lee retired and moved to Wasta, S.D. in 1997 where she resided until April 2012 when she became a resident at Good Samaritan Center due to her illness .
Anna Lee was baptized in the Viewfield Community Church and was currently a member of the Wasta Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Lazy Loafers Extension Club in Viewfield and belonged to the Wasta Quilting Club.
Anna Lee loved to garden, she also loved to crochet and quilt making several items for family and friends. She welcomed you in her home with a cup of coffee and something good to eat as she loved to cook and try new recipes. She was an avid reader, enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and always looked forward to a good game of cribbage.
Mourning her loss are her husband, Carl, Wasta; sons, David (Billie) Humphrey, Quinn; Aaron (Mary) Humphrey, Chaska, Minn.; daughters, Linda (Ron) Opstedahl, Union Center; Marilyn (Dave) Stover, Owanka; Cathy Hymans, Canton; Peggy (Roger) Gilliam, Rozet, WY; 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and sister-in-law Alice (Jack) Aldrich, Billings, MT.
Anna Lee was preceded in death by her parents and her son Stephen Humphrey, son-in-laws, Larry Goeden and Harold Hymans.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home.
Services were held April 5, 2013 at Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home, with pastor Harold Delbridge officiating. Burial followed at Lakeside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Center of New Underwood or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Goodbyes are not forever,
Goodbyes are not the end,
They simply mean we will miss you,
Until we meet again.
Her online guestbook is available to sign at www.osheimschmidt.com