Megan A. O’Connor

Megan A. O'Connor
Megan A. O'Connor, 27, of Worthing, formerly of Ver-million, passed away Thurs-day, April 17, 2008 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, after a battle with cancer.

Megan Tolsma was born Nov. 13, 1980 in Yankton, to Lauren and Joan (Ludens) Tolsma. She graduated from Vermillion High School in 1999, and received her teaching degree from The Univer-sity of South Dakota in 2003.

Megan married Ryan O'Connor on July 5, 2003 in Vermillion, and she was currently teaching kindergarten at the Harrisburg Explorer Elementary School in Harris-burg.

Megan is survived by her husband, Ryan, and their daughter, Ella Grace, of Wor-thing; her parents, Lauren and Joan Tolsma of Vermil-lion; a brother, Daniel Tols-ma, of Vermillion; and a sister, Whitney Tolsma of Bran-don. She is also survived by her grandparents, Harold and Marjorie Ludens and Ruth Tolsma of Springfield; and her parent-in-laws, Dan and Dot O'Connor of Bur-bank.

Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Tea, with burial in the Bluff-View Cemetery in Vermillion at 5 p.m. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday April 21, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at the Trinity Luth-eran Church in Vermillion.

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