Obituaries

Obituaries Patricia A. Moyer

Memorial services for Patricia A. Moyer, 57, Vermillion, formerly of Watertown, were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Watertown. The Rev. Robert Westad officiated. She died April 20, 2002 at her sister's residence in Watertown from cancer.

Memorials may be directed to Prairie Lakes Hospice, Watertown.

Visitation was in the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Watertown, on Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday preceding services. A prayer service was held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

She was born on July 10, 1944, at Watertown to Myron and Alice (Larson) Resen. She attended school in South Shore, and graduated in 1962. She attended St. Mary's School of Nursing in Pierre in 1963 and graduated with a LPN degree. She worked 13 years as a LPN at Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home in Watertown. In 1985, Patricia attended ALTI in Albert Lea, MN where she graduated in 1987 with a degree in laboratory technology and management. She worked in Sioux Center, IA at the City Waste Water Treatment Center from 1989 to 1990.

She moved to Brookings, and worked at SDSU until July 1992, and presently she was employed in Vermillion as a lab technician at the waste water treatment facility.

She is survived by two daughters: Melissa and her husband, John Stassi of Madison, and Kristine and her husband, Matt Waldrop of Med-

ford, OR; her mother, Alice Resen of Watertown; one brother, Maynard and his wife, Sondra Resen of Bristol, IN; three sisters: Jeannie and her husband, Wallace Redlin Jr. of Water-

town, Ramona Fleischer of Apache Junction, AZ and Peggy and her husband, Allan McKin; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral arrangements were by Crawford Funeral Chapel, Watertown.

Joshua McDonald

Joshua Scott McDonald, 16, died in his sleep Sunday, April 21, 2002 at his home in rural Volin.

He was born Jan. 15, 1986 at Forth Worth, TX, to Patrick and Vicki (DeJong) McDonald.

He was a sophomore at Gayville-Volin High School and was active in football, basketball and Quiz Bowl. He was a church trustee at Faith United Lutheran Church, rural Volin. He loved animals. His favorite activities were hunting, riding horses with friends, music and movies.

Survivors include his parents, Pat and Vicki McDonald, of Volin; and one brother,

Mathew, attending Mitchell

Vo-Tech. Joshua is also survived by his grandparents Frances and Patricia McDonald of Yankton and Norma DeJong of rural Volin; great-grandmother Louise Bates of Yankton; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

His grandfather, Wayne DeJong, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday at Faith United Lutheran Church, rural Volin. Burial followed in Zion Cemetery.

Visitation was 5 p.m. Wed-nesday, with a rosary beginning at 7 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

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