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Maynard Earl Gilbertson

Death 11 Feb 2017 (aged 91)
Burial Erwin, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 176330737 · View Source
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Maynard Earl Gilbertson, age 91, died Saturday February 11, 2017 at Parkview Care Center in Bryant, SD. A funeral service will be held on Friday February 17, 2017 at the Erwin United Church of Christ, in Erwin, SD at 10:00 A.M., with Reverend Marjie Brewton officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Erwin Cemetry. A visitation will be held at Osthus Funeral Home Thursday evening from 5-7:00PM, De Smet, SD.

Maynard Gilbertson was born September 25, 1925, to Agnes Gilbertson (Gunderson). Maynard grew up on a farm west and south of Bryant by Cherry Lake. He attended school in Bryant and graduated from Bryant High School in 1943.

He was united in marriage to Ellen Truman on October 20, 1943. To this union, came two children,n Keath and Gloria. Maynard farmed in the Bryant and Erwin communities with his family for several years before going to work for Larry Stalheim of Stalheim Implement in De Smet, in the parts department. He then went to work for Anderson Implement until retirement. He continued to live in Erwin until entering Parkview Care Center on January 7, 2013.

Maynard was a member of the West Bethany Lutheran Church until it closed. He served on the West Bethany Cemetery Board for several years and after the church closed he became a member of the UCC Church in Erwin.

Maynard is survived by his wife Ellen, their two children Keath (Diana) Gilbertson, Sioux Falls, SD; and Gloria (William) Virchow, Lake Preston, SD; 3 grandchildren, Dale Virchow (special friend, Crystal Morrell), Lake Preston, SD; Lisa Haas, Hartford, SD; and Jason Gilbertson, Sioux Falls, SD; 7 great-grandchildren Casey Virchow (special friend, Wade Nelson), Cheyenne, WY; Kyle (Jessica) Virchow, Lake Preston, SD; Ryan Schlisner (special friend Crystal Morell), Madison, SD; and Andrew, Carter, Daniel and Jacob Haas, all of Sioux Falls, SD.

Maynard is preceded in death by his mother, Agnes Gilbertson.

- Osthus Funeral Home




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