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Myra Marguerite "Suse" Siegling Christian
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1918
Burdette
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2002
Hand County
South Dakota, USA

Myra Marguerite Siegling Tranter Christian
March 18, 1918 - October 23, 2002


Myra T. Christian, 83, of Miller, South Dakota, and formerly of Wessington, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Wessington with the Rev. Allen Sager officiating. Burial was in the Wessington Cemetery. Reck Funeral Home, Miller, was in charge of arrangements.

Myra Marguerite Siegling was born March 18, 1918 in Burdette Township to John and Bertha (Mast) Siegling.

She grew up with three brothers, Milo, Kenneth and Darrell and one sister, Edna. She spent her early adult years working on the family farm.

She was united in marriage to Walter Ronald "Bud" Tranter November 20,1940. He died September 27, 1948 as the result of a farm accident. She worked as an operator for Bell Telephone and as a clerk for J.C. Penney and Johnson Clothing in Miller.

She married Maurice E. Christian May 15, 1951. They lived and farmed north of Wessington for 35 years before moving to Miller in 1986. Myra's great love was the farm life and she spent her happiest years there.

For many years she was a member of the Turtle Creek Ladies Aid and the Sunshine Mixers Extension Club of Wessington.

She experienced tremendous joy from her many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews to whom she was affectionately known as "Aunt Suse".

Survivors include her husband, Maurice; his daughter, Carolyn(Dale)Johnsen and children; a sister, Edna Bingham; a brother, Kenneth; a sister-in-law, Dolores (Darrell) Siegling; twelve nieces, nephews and their children.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Bud; brothers, Milo and Darrell; brother-in-law, Ross Q, Bingham; and sisters-in-law, Arlene (Kenneth) Siegling and Eunice (Milo) Siegling; a niece, Gail
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 Parents:
  John August Carl Siegling (1884 - 1965)
  Bertha Anna Mast Siegling (1892 - 1978)
 
 Spouses:
  Maurice E. Christian (1906 - 2008)
  Walter Ronald Tranter (1912 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edna Bertha Emma Siegling Bingham (1911 - 2012)*
  Milo John Siegling (1915 - 1983)*
  Myra Marguerite Siegling Christian (1918 - 2002)
  Kenneth John Siegling (1922 - 2010)*
  Darrell Raymond Siegling (1928 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wessington Cemetery
Wessington
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64967742
Myra Marguerite Suse <i>Siegling</i> Christian
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 
Myra Marguerite Suse <i>Siegling</i> Christian
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 
Myra Marguerite Suse <i>Siegling</i> Christian
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You are missed so much, but am glad for the happy memories. Rest In Peace, Aunt Suse.
- Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 Added: Dec. 22, 2011
 
 
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