Magdelena Kathryn Pietz
Magdelena Kathryn Pietz
Born: January 28, 1919
Resided: Wentworth, South Dakota and formerly of Tripp
Died: August 24, 2017
Age: 98

Rev. Greg Way

Organist ~ Ruby Dewald
Soloist ~ Lennis Mehlhaff
Congregational Hymns

Scott Vostad, Shannon Vostad, Ryan Vostad,
Andrew Vostad, Glenn Kirschenman, & Verne Jensen

Magdelena Kathryn Pietz was born on January 28, 1919 to August and Kathryn (Jochems) Schlenker in Delmont, South Dakota. She attended country school through the 7th grade at which time she remained home to help her family on the farm. On November 28, 1943, she was united in marriage to Ruben Pietz in Tripp, SD. For many years, Magdelena cooked at Hink’s Café and the bowling alley until she retired in 1980.

Magdelena loved embroidery, quilting, and serving in the Women’s’ Guild at Frieden’s Reformed Church in Tripp. She especially cherished her family. She looked forward to cooking for her grandsons and loved spending time with her great-grandchildren.

At the age of 92, due to her health and advanced age, Magdelena was no longer able to live on her own. At that time, she moved in with her daughter’s family in rural Wentworth, SD. The family was blessed and able to enjoy the next 6 years alongside each other.

Magdelena passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at home in rural Wentworth, SD while surrounded by her loving family. She had attained the age of 98 years, 6 months, and 27 days.

She is survived and remembered by her daughter Lourine (Gary) Vostad of Wentworth, SD; grandsons: Scott (Lisa), Shannon, Ryan, and Andrew; and great-grandchildren: Henry and Katelyn. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1980, parents, 7 brothers, and 3 sisters.

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8/30/2017 Cindy (Placek) Jensen Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Besides being an amazing cook, Lena was an amazing person. My sympathy to her family....may her memories help you through the loss of this wonderful person.
8/28/2017 Ray & Carol Funke ,
Our deepest sympathy Lourine, Gary & Family. Thinking of you..

8/27/2017 Wayne Booze Hartford, SD
With deepest sympathies and fondest of memories, may you feel grace in this time of grief.

Funeral Service:
1:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Frieden's Reformed Church
Tripp, South Dakota

with visitation held one hour prior to service
5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church
Madison, South Dakota
Frieden's Reformed Cemetery
Tripp, South Dakota
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