Harriet Noteboom, age 96, of Okaton, S.D., died Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.
Harriet Roghair was born November 10, 1916, in Alton, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Cornelia Roghair. Growing up, Harriet helped her mother with the younger children and the house work. The family moved to Okaton in 1925. After graduating from high school, Harriet took nurses training in Chamberlain. She spent several years working in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and home health care.
On November 23, 1953, Harriet married Dick Noteboom in Tokyo, Japan. They lived in Tokyo after their marriage, then moved to Lawton, Okla., and later to Sun City, Ariz. Harriet and Dick traveled to California, Florida, Alaska, and many national parks, visiting family and friends along the way. November 1979 found them moving back to Okaton, the place they both grew up.
Harriet moved to Kadoka in 2007 after the death of her husband Dick on November 11, 2007, where she has since resided.
Harriet is survived by a sister, Gertrude Vander Schaaf and her husband, John, Orange City, Iowa; two brothers, Theodore Roghair, Louisville, Ky., and Robert Roghair and his wife, Bessie, Okaton; many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Shorty Ireland, Kadoka.
In addition to her husband, Dick, Harriet was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Edward, Jacob, William and Albert; and four sisters, Janett, Hilda, Alice and Joanna.
Visitation will be held one hour preceding the services at the church.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.
Music will be provided by Lois Pettyjohn, pianist, Hilda Locke and John Daum, vocalists.
Register book attendants are Wanda Larson and Evelyn Daum. Ushers are Jerry and Henry Roghair. Pallbearers are Paul, Richard, Marty, James and Raymond Roghair and Nathan Vander Schaaf.
Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
A memorial is established to the Kadoka Nursing Home.
Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka.
Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com