Margaret Williams

Margaret Williams, age 92, of Wall, died Thursday, January 5, 2006, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, January 10, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Leo Hausmann as celebrant, and Father Bob Baden as con-celebrant.

Music was provided by Rita Patterson, organist, Jeff White, guitarist, and Diane O’Connor, Christine White, Melissa White and Richard White, vocalists.

Lector was Richard White. Ushers were Darrel Terkildsen and Wayland Eisenbraun. Pallbearers were Rick Kjerstad, Wally Hoffman, Joe White, Wallace White, Clifford Poss and Dugan Poss.

Interment was in the Wall Cemetery.

Margaret Mayer was born April 5, 1913, in Stratford, SD, the daughter of Friederick and Martha (Sucket) Mayer. Margaret grew up in Ipswich, Tripp, and north of Wall. She lived most of her adult life in the Wall area.

Margaret was united in marriage to Clarence Ward White on December 29, 1930, at Sturgis, and to this union were born seven children. They made their home in the Pedro area for many years. She moved to Wall to work and send her children to school.

Margaret enjoyed roses, horses, her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Wall and the VFW Auxiliary of Quinn.

Grateful for having shared her life include three daughters, Audrey Hoffman of Wall, Deloris Poss and her husband, Donnie, of Philip, and Margy Kjerstad and her husband, Jerry, of Piedmont; three sons, Bill White and his wife, Rose, of Creighton, Bob White of Apache Junction, AZ, and Fred White and his wife, Arlene, of North Platte, NE; 26 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Darlene Hill of Rapid City; a daughter-in-law, Loretta White of Interior; a sister-in-law, Rose Mary Mayer of Tripp, SD, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husbands, Clarence Ward White on May 3, 1991, Don Cress, and Forest "Bud" Williams. Also preceding her in death was her son, Richard "Dick" White, on October 9, 2005; a grandson, George Hoffman; her parents; a son-in-law, Maurice Hoffman; three sisters, Pauline O'Niel, Esther Tillie, and Edna Lee; two brothers, Alvin and Raymond Mayer; and three brothers in infancy, Daniel, Edwin, and Wilhalim.

A memorial is established. Rush Funeral Chapel of Wall in in charge of arrangements.