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Marjorie "Jackie" Bouman

Marjorie "Jackie" Bouman, age 75, of White River, died Saturday morning, January 28, 2006, at the White River Healthcare Center.

Services were held Monday, January 30, at the White River Community Events Center with Pastor James Naumann officiating. Interment was in the White River Cemetery.

Ushers were Karch Foley and Cody Bouman. Register book attendants were Barbara Ketel and Judy Knispel. Pallbearers were Travis and Tyler Hill, Jeff and John Madsen, Tate, Jared, Justin and Kelly Bouman.

Marjorie "Jackie" Wang was born May 28, 1930, in Winner, SD, the daughter of John Edgar "Jack" and Pearl (McKee) Wang. They made their home in Wood, SD, until 1941, at which time the Wang family relocated to the Zitrich Place, and later to the Westover Place. In 1947, they moved to the original homesite located northeast of White River, SD.

Jackie graduated from Beauty School in Rapid City in 1948. On May 28, 1949, she was married to George Herman Bouman at Christ's Church of Winner. At that time Jackie and George resided at the Oswald Jarl's Ranch for approximately a year and half. George then went to work for Harold Krogman, where Jackie and George resided at the Boucher Place and later moving to the Topinka Place.

Due to Jackie's health, Jackie and George relocated to White River, where George was elected as the Mellette County Sheriff, and Jackie served as the Mellette County Dispatcher.

Jackie was a very active homemaker where she enjoyed raising a variety of farm animals, gardening, sewing, and also baking. She also enjoyed visiting with friends and neighbors, and was an active member in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her husband, George Bouman of White River; two daughters, Bonnie Madsen and her husband, Bruce, of Kadoka and Connie Hill and her husband, Arnie, of White River; four sons, Bob Bouman and his wife, Colleen, of White River, Ronnie Bouman and his wife, Donna, of White River, Bill Bouman and his wife, Sheryl, of Kadoka, and Jim Bouman and his wife, Kim, of Philip; 21 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jerry Wang and his wife, Carol, of Leesburg, FL, George "Corky" Wang and his wife, Janice, of Piedmont, Homer Wang and his wife, Linda, of Vale, and Vic Wang of Tilford; three sisters, Dorothy Cwach and her husband, Elmer, of Sturgis, Susan Tornow and her husband, Larry, of Leesburg, FL, and Dianne Carlson and her husband, Bob, of Rozet, WY; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Wang of Sturgis; a special uncle, Randall Wang of Valentine, NE; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Mike Wang.

A memorial is established. Rush Funeral Home of Philip is in charge of arrangements. Written tributes may be made at www. rushfuneralhome.com