Marian Kitchen dies in Rapid City


Marian Faith Kitchen, 86, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Marian was born July 3, 1927, in Marion to Carol and Johanna (Van Enter) Deckert. She graduated from Burbank High School, valedictorian of her class.
She worked for the telephone company in Howard, Huron, Pierre and Rapid City for more than 40 years.
Survivors include her brother, Glade (Nancy) Deckert of Mobridge; sisters, Lillian (Ronald) Mitchell of Spearfish and Beverly Myers of Osseo, Minn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Marian was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Johanna Deckert, sisters, Gladys Shoop and Shirley Biondi and brothers Orville Deckert and Lon Deckert.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City.
Family and friends may sign Marian’s online guestbook at

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