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Mary Erickson Cheley
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1917
Beadle County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2004
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Mary Cheley, age 87, of Huron, died Saturday, July 24, 2004, at Sioux Valley Hospital at Sioux Falls. Her funeral service will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 28, at Welter Funeral Home, Huron, with Rev. Rick Senner officiating. Burial will be at Ideal Cemetery. Friends may call this Tuesday afternoon and evening or Wednesday until the time of service at the funeral home. The family will be present from 7:00 to 8:00 PM this Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Mary Cheley was born Mary Erickson on February 28, 1917, to Martin and Anna (Bjerkeset) Erickson in Huron. She grew up and attended school in Huron.

She was married to Raymond Anderson in 1939 and they later divorced. Later Mary married Wayne Cheley. Wayne died in 1950 from a polio epidemic. She was employed with Armours and Company for 37 years, retiring in 1976 on a medical disability.

Mary lived for her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Grateful for having shared her life are her 2 daughters, Sharon (Weyland) Hvam of Fedora, SD, and Judy Busch of Sioux Falls; 7 grandchildren, Scott (Kelly) Busch of Smithville, MO, Greg Busch of Sioux Falls, Mark (Nancy) Hvam of Canova, Todd Hvam and friend Liz Hoffman of Artesian, Michael Hvam of Fedora, Michelle (Gary) Jorgenson of Sioux Falls, and Stephanie Lawrence and friend Bill Myers of Huron; 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Alma (George) Zwanziger of Huron, and Esther Bothwell of San Clemente, CA; 1 brother, Arthur (Gladys) Erickson of Huron; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Wayne; 2 brothers, Andrew and Ed Erickson; and 1 sister, Gladys Rudolph.

Welter Funeral Home- 2004 
Family links: 
  Martin Erickson (1886 - 1962)
  Annie Bjerkeset Erickson (1882 - 1930)
  Mary Erickson Cheley (1917 - 2004)
  Andrew Erickson (1921 - 1964)*
  Arthur L Erickson (1922 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Ideal Cemetery
Beadle County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Andrea
Record added: Nov 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80160597


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