Theresa “Tess” Ahrendt

Theresa "Tess" Ahrendt, 90, of Vermillion, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Theresa was born on June 20, 1919 to Trynje and Stuart Krol in Springfield.

She married Donald M. Ahrendt on June 4, 1938 in Elk Point. She spent her married life in Vermillion, caring for her spouse, and her four children.

Thankful for having shared her life are her husband, Donald of Vermillion; her daughter, Patricia (Leonard) Girard of Vermillion; her sons, Larry (Gloria) Ahrendt of Pierre, Donald Jr (Debby) Ahrendt of Fort Dodge, IA, and Paul (Val) Ahrendt of Sioux Falls; 12 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Go with God, Mother.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at United Methodist Church with burial following in BluffView Cemetery, Vermillion. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, May 31, 2010 at Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

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