Grateful for having shared Ardis life are her brothers, Arthur Schlenker, Jr., Cheyenne, WY, and Arlan Schlenker, Huron, SD, sisters, Arlene Bain, Aberdeen, and Arla Weifenbach, Aurora, SD, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and several great-great nieces and nephews. Visitation is 1-7pm Friday, November 5, with family present from 5-7pm at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Harley Paul Kushman was born on December 27, 1922 to Paul W. Harley joined the Army and was trained as an aircraft mechanic at Wright Field.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant sister, three brothers-in-law, and a great nephew. He left the Army and returned to the family farm near Mina.
At this time, two adult children, John and Vikki, were added to the family.
He was active in various community organizations and proudly served as Past Master of Sunrise Lodge 211 A. Blessed for having shared Kerwins life are his beloved wife Gola; daughter Paula (Michael) Accurso, Eagan MN; son Dr.Harley even drew up the plans for a house and built it himself.He and Dolores loved to travel and spend time at their cabin on Scatterwood Lake. Grateful for having shared Harleys life are his wife of 58 years, Dolores of Aberdeen, son, Glenn P.She touched the lives of many young children and was also touched by them. She was a cancer survivor and joined the cancer survivor walk every June.Ardis also volunteered at the Learning Tree and was active with them. Her greatest joy came from time spent with her nieces, nephews and great nephews and niece. He attended rural school south of Mina and then attended Warner High School. He worked for a short time at Omaha, NE and at Dayton, OH.Harley married Dolores Jean Stanley on June 21, 1953 at Napa, CA. He had a strong faith in God and was a fine Christian man.While working at the block company, he took college classes at night. God bestowed upon him many talents and indescribable virtues.Harley was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Geneva, brothers, Warren, Delbert, Clark, Ervin and Gordon and sisters, Ruth Rieck and Evelyn Miller. She had the distinction at 108 years of age of being Aberdeens oldest citizen. Interment will be at Selby Memory Gardens Cemetery on Monday, November 1. Born in Sheldon, Iowa on July 23, 1902, to Ralph and Pearl Drown, she was the middle child of five. She worked with her husband, on a farm, in their bakery, and in the L and H grocery store in Selby.Funeral service for Hazel will be pm, Monday, November 1, 2010 at First United Methodist Church in Aberdeen. She graduated from Sheldon High School and attended the University of South Dakota. They had a movie theatre in Onida before settling in Aberdeen in 1950.Barry Winkler, Aberdeen; grandchildren Benjamin, Sean, Lucas, Marie, Devin, Riley and Joshua; brother Dr.Carroll (Verna) Winkler; Bismarck ND; Sisters-in-law Paige Winkler; Rapid City SD, Peg Mc Kee; Kansas City MO.