Elsie Myers was always ready with a smile
Memorial services for Elsie Myers, 83, of Mobridge were held Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge.
Inurnment will be at 12:30 p.m., MDT, Thursday at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home.
Elsie passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge.
Elsie Lydia Weiszhaar was born on Aug. 2, 1930, at Bowdle to Christ and Lydia (Walther) Weiszhaar. She attended Selby School.
On Nov. 14, 1948, she married Dewane Kasch and to this union four girls were born, Sandy, Peggy, Jody and Nancy. Dewane and Elsie purchased the Mobil Station and Café in Selby from Emil Kost in 1964, where Elsie ran the 24-hour café and was bookkeeper for the station. Dewane passed away on May 31, 1974. Following his death Elsie operated the business until Aug.1, 1974, when it was sold.
Elsie married Merle Myers on Oct. 11, 1981, at St. John Lutheran Church in Selby. They made their home in Milbank where they operated the VFW. In 1987 they moved to Mobridge where they have since resided. While in Mobridge Elsie worked at Mobridge Regional Hospital as a dietary aide and then as custodian at Trinity Lutheran Church before her retirement.
In April of 2012 Elsie entered the Mobridge Golden LivingCenter. While there she enjoyed playing bingo, popcorn socials, their music programs and going on outings with her family. Elsie was known as a very nice lady and was always ready with a smile.
Elsie was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, making afghans for her grandchildren, collecting angels, going fishing and attending her grandchildren’s activities.
Elsie is survived by her husband, Merle of Mobridge; four daughters, Sandy (Ron) Mitzel of Aurora, Neb., Peggy Wendt of Glenham, Jody (Don) Parsons of Britton, and Nancy (John) Haefner of Mound City; eight grandchildren, five great-granddaughters, and one sister-in-law, Doris Weiszhaar of Mobridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dewane, son-in-law Richard Wendt, two sisters, four brothers and two brothers-in-law.