Milo Oster was longtime auctioneer in Bridge City
Funeral services for Milo C. Oster, 68, of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the United Congregational Church in Mobridge with Pastor Fay Jackman officiating.
A private burial will take place at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis.
Milo passed away Oct. 16, 2012, at the Ft. Meade Veteran’s Health Center.
Milo Charles Oster was born July 30, 1944, to Charles and Katie (Wieszhaar) Oster in Mobridge. He attended Glenham and Mobridge public schools, graduating from Mobridge High School in 1962.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965, being stationed at Ft. Carson in Colorado.
After his return from the service he attended the Reich American Auctioneering School in Mason City, Iowa. During all his working years, and until he became ill, he worked for the Mobridge Livestock Auction.
He had been undergoing treatment for cancer, and handled his illness with a courageous spirit.
Surviving are two brothers, Orville Oster of Hot Springs and Otto (Ione) Oster of Mobridge; two sisters, Bernie Lambert and Joyce Oster of Rapid City; nephews, David (Rhonda) Oster of Summerset, and Taylor Oster of Aberdeen; and nine great-nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial has been established to the American Legion Veterans’ Van Fund, 120 Main Street, Mobridge.