Obituaries from the Bowdle (SD) Pioneer

THE BOWDLE PIONEER Aug. 12, 1993
EDNA C. ALDINGER

Edna C. Aldinger, age 73, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 1993 at the Aberdeen Living Center.

Her funeral was Aug. 11 at Zion Lutheran Church in Aberdeen with the Rev. Dennis Hansen officiating.

Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis under the direction of Miller-Huebl Funeral Home of Aberdeen.

Edna C. Aldinger was born Jan. 14, 1920 at Bowdle to John J. and Magdelena (Bossert) Buechler. She attended rural Yellowstone Country School near Bowdle and completed the eighth grade. She then moved to Rapid City. During World War II, she worked in the sugar refinery in California and also at the Ward Hotel in Aberdeen.

She married Arthur M. Aldinger on March 11, 1948 at Aberdeen. They lived in Rapid City, Mobridge and Aberdeen. When living in Rapid City, she worked at Anchors and the Green Stamp Store, and while living in Aberdeen, she worked at Gossards and K-Mart. Her husband died Jan. 22, 1972. After her retirement she did volunteer work at the hospital, nursing homes and church.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church at Aberdeen where she was involved in many activities. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Women's Relief Corps, the Moose Lodge, the American Legion Auxiliary and was active in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Survivors include one nephew: Harvey Leidholt of Bowdle; one niece: Mrs. Leonard (Geraldine) Winchester of Aberdeen; several great nieces and nephews and one great-great niece.

Casketbearers, all great nieces and nephews, include Greg Nehlich, Kara Nehlich, Brenda Meyers, Debbra Davis, Thomas Leidholt, Douglas Leidholt and Michael Leidholt.


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