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Nels S. Wika
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1891
Clark County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1979
Watertown
Codington County
South Dakota, USA

Obituary
Nels wika was born June 24, 1891 in Garfield Township of Clark county, the son of Severt amd Marit Wika. He passed away December 2, 1979 at Memorial Medical Center in Watertown following an illness of four years.

The lifelong Garfield Township farmer married Lydia Wee on February 15, 1912 at Wallace. She passed away Novemer 25, 1926. On December 29, 1934 Mr Wika and Lllian Kloster were married at the home of her parents in Garfield Township. Mr. and Mrs. Wika celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary this past summer and all of their children were present for the occasion.

Mr. Wika was a member of the Clark Center Lutheran Church. He also served many years as a township supervisor.
Survivors are his wife, Lilliian; six sons, Norm of Clark, Maurice of DeSmet, Emmett of Raymond, Alvin of Clark, Roy of North Platte, Nebr, and Glenn of Sioux Falls; six daughters, Mrs Ralph (Mildred) Cochrane of Clark, Mrs Clifford (Orva) Schwartz of Clark, Mrs Jack (Nora) Davis of Watertown, Joyce Thies of Ames, IA; Mrs Stan (Lois) Hankins of Albert Lea, MN; and Mrs. Alvin (Sylvia) Mears of Los Angeles, Calif.; 38 grandchildren; 51 gret grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and a sister Sarah Wika of Clark

He was predeced in death by his first wife, his parents, and five brothers.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Severt S. Wika (1866 - 1937)
  Marit Lee Wika (1860 - 1908)
 
 Spouses:
  Lydia Marie Wee Wika (1887 - 1926)
  Lillian Clara Kloster Wika (1901 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Mildred Marie Wika Cochrane (1912 - 2000)*
  Orva Sophia Wika Huffman (1913 - 2002)*
  Normal Sigvald Wika (1915 - 1992)*
  Emmett Conrad Wika (1921 - 2000)*
  Alvin Oren Wika (1922 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nels S. Wika (1891 - 1979)
  John S. Wika (1894 - 1969)*
  Sarah S. Wika (1896 - 1985)*
  Melvin S. Wika (1899 - 1973)*
  Roy Merton Wika (1905 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clark Center Cemetery
Clark
Clark County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: J. Huffman Keyes
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100110983
Nels S. Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
Nels S. Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
Nels S. Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
 
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