|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 2007|
Visitation: 5 - 7 PM Wednesday September 19, 2007 at Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Thursday September 20, 2007 at Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington
Interment: , at Hills of Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux Falls, SD
THELMA M. SHOWALTER, age 84, of Worthington, formerly of Wilmont, died Monday, September 17, 2007 at South Shore Care Center. She was born August 10, 1923 in Diamond Lake Township, Lincoln County, MN; to parents Peter and Ann Marie (Christenson) Meyer. She attended rural school in Lincoln County and after her schooling lived with her Aunt and Uncle. Thelma was united in marriage to Eldon Showalter on June 30, 1946 at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church in Lincoln County. They lived in Lake Benton until moving to Sioux Falls. Thelma later moved to Wilmont in 1991. She was an Avon sales representative for twenty-three years and also was a daycare provider. She became a resident of South Shore Care Center in December of 2006. Thelma was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing, camping, and crocheting. Thelma is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Pat) Schettler, Wilmont; five grandchildren, Tim (Colleen) Schettler, Browerville, MN; Mark (Michele) Schettler, Lismore; Patrick (Sharon) Schettler, Eden Valley, MN; Michael (Toni) Schettler, Wilmont; Diana (Jeremy) Nelson, Reading and Mike Lange, Adrian; 14 great grandchildren, Trysten, Tasha, Tom, Samantha, Brad, Matthew, Megan, Zachary, Seth, Colin, Anthony, Evan, Lexie and Lauren and a brother Soren Meyer, Sioux Falls. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Eldon Showalter in 1983, one granddaughter, Tammy Lange in 1997 and a brother Stanley Meyer. Blessed Be Her Memory.
THELMA M. SHOWALTER, 84, of Worthington, formerly of Wilmont, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at South Shore Care Center, Worthington.
Born Aug. 10, 1923, in Diamond Lake Township, Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Peter and Ann Marie Christenson Meyer. She married Eldon Showalter June 30, 1946, at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church, Lincoln County. He died in 1983.
She attended rural school in Lincoln County, and then lived with her aunt and uncle. After marriage, they lived in Lake Benton until moving to Sioux Falls, S.D. She moved to Wilmont in 1991. She sold Avon for 23 years and also did child day care. She became a resident of South Shore Care Center in 2007. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Surviving are one daughter, Sharon (Pat) Schettler, Wilmont; one brother, Soren Meyer, Sioux Falls; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington, with the Rev. Arlen Foss officiating. Burial will be in Hills of Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux Falls.
Husband Eldon Showalter born 9 Sep 1922 and died Nov 1983 in Sioux Falls, SD. Buried in Hills of Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux Falls, SD.
Peter Christian Meyer (1897 - 1979)
Ann Marie Christensen Meyer (1899 - 1926)
Elden LeRoy Showalter (1922 - 1983)
Baby (Un-Named) Meyer (1920 - 1920)*
Stanley LeRoy Meyer (1921 - 1995)*
Mathea Maria Meyer (1922 - 1922)*
Thelma Margat Meyer Showalter (1923 - 2007)
Soren Madsen Meyer (1925 - 2008)*
Hills of Rest Memorial Park
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Chris Wimmer
Record added: May 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37603840