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Alverna B. Lathrop Kelley Auch
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Birth: May 1, 1926
Dell Rapids
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2009
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA


Scotland - Funeral Mass for Alverna B. (Kelley) Auch of Sioux Falls, SD will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2009, at St. George Catholic Church in Scotland, with Fr. Al Krzyzopolski as Celebrant. Interment will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday June 29, 2009, at St. Leo Catholic Cemetery in Tyndall. Active and honorary casketbearers will be Alverna's 14 grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday June 28, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Goglin Funeral Home in Scotland. Visitation will resume on Sunday June 28, 2009, at the church in Scotland at 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a wake service at 7:00 p.m. Alverna passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Memorials may be directed to the Dougherty Hospice Home in Sioux Falls.
Alverna was born in Dell Rapids, South Dakota on May 1, 1926 to C. Vernon Lathrop and Irene (Hopkins) Lathrop. In June of 1950, Alverna married Bill Kelley and they resided in Sioux Falls where they owned and operated the Paramount Bar. In 1966, they moved to Kaylor where they owned a furniture store and Kelley's Bar and Café until 1975. Bill died in March of 1970. In August of 1971, Alverna married Reuben Auch and they owned and operated the Checkerboard Lounge in Kaylor from 1974 until Reuben's death in 1981. Alverna moved to Pierre and operated the Pub and Parlor from 1988 to 1991 before retiring to Sioux Falls in 1994. Alverna passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009 surrounded by her family at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. She had attained the age of 83 years, 1 month and 25 days.
Grateful for having shared Alverna's life are two sons: Mark (Jacquie) Kelley of Pickstown and Mike (Jo) Kelley of Cypress, Texas; three daughters: Mary (Troy) Jones of Sioux Falls, Pat (Steve) Flett of Scotland, and Cathy (Tom) Winckler of Sioux Falls; a daughter-in-law, Helen Kelley of Tyndall; a stepdaughter, Deb (Rich) Davis of Yankton; two sisters: Vi Szurek and Audrey Brude, both of Sioux Falls; and one brother, Vernon Lathrop of Volga. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Alverna was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, and a son, William Kenneth Kelley.
Published: June 28, 2009

 
 
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  William John Kelley (1899 - 1970)*
 
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Burial:
Saint Leo Cemetery
Tyndall
Bon Homme County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Jun 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38827308
Alverna B. <i>Lathrop Kelley</i> Auch
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2009

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 Added: Jun. 28, 2009
 
 
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