2013-02-21 / Obituaries

Marie Ann (Burckhard) Feist, 87, of S. D.

Marie Ann (Burckhard) Feist, 87, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Manor- Care Health Services in Aberdeen, S.D.

Marie Ann was born Sept. 25, 1925, in Aberdeen to Anton and Mary (Keller) Burckhard, whose families were of Russian/German descent.

She was united in marriage on May 29, 1944, to Raymond Feist inAberdeen. Ray passed away Sept. 26, 1993.

Ten children were born to this union: Mary Ann (Walt) Brockamp, Sioux City, Iowa, Ray (Jill) Feist, Arizona City, Ariz., Jerry Feist, Donna (Mark) Gambrel of Sioux Falls, S.D., Patty Goette, Aberdeen, Kenny Feist, Sioux Falls, Donald (Diane Loschieder) Feist, St. Bonifacius, Minn., Dave (Juli) Feist, Sioux Falls, Linda (Roger Myers) Bierman and Lori Ross, all of Aberdeen.

Marie is survived by all of her children, as well as three brothers, Tony (Luella) Burckhard, Rialto, Calif., Joe (Lynn) Burckhard,Aberdeen, and John (Valerie) Burckhard, Rapid City; two sisters, Magdeline (Delbert) Rohrbach, Aberdeen, and Barbara (Ervine) Nold, Hague; sisterin law, Jackie Burckhard, Duarte, Calif.; brother-inlaw, Alfred Eie, Sioux Falls; 22 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; four greatgreat grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; as well as lifelong friend, Vernetta Schumacher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Christine, Agnes and Eva; three brothers, Frank, Raymond and Mike; half-brother, Jackie Yali; sonin law, Ken Goette, and one infant grandson.

Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 409 Second Ave. N.E., in Aberdeen, with Father Jordan Samson officiating.

Cards and memorials may be sent in care of her daughter, Linda Bierman, to: 813 S. Park St., Aberdeen, SD 57401.

Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W., in Aberdeen was in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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