Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:12pm admin
Marilyn Keyser, age 76, Wasta, S.D., died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the Desert Oasis Assisted Living in Mesa, Ariz.
Marilyn Rae Keyser was born Sept. 11, 1941, in Belle Fourche.
She married Clair Eugene Keyser December 26, 1964, at the Catholic church in Quinn. They moved to Wasta where they raised Wendy Marie, Jeff Michael and Jay Mitchell. The family had a hog farm and hotel for many years. Clair and Marilyn remained in their Wasta home for 45years before traveling full time.
Marilyn worked at First Western Bank for 25 years. Clair and Marilyn spent many beloved years enjoying their retirement in their RV where they traveled from Alaska to Mexico and anywhere in between. Marilyn was a dedicated Catholic, a cancer survivor and beloved by all who knew her.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff Keyser, Hawthorne, Nev., and Jay (Nancy) Keyser, Double Oak, Texas; six grandchildren, Joshua, Lorrae, Troy, Spencer, Kayla and Danny; five great-granddaughters, Brookelyn, Kielyn, Talyn, MaKinlyn and Shiloh; three brothers, Tom (Linda), Mike and Greg (Kerri) Rolland; three sisters, Jean Kelly, Judy Smith and Roxanne Paulson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Clair, February 24, 2010; her daughter, Wendy Anderson; her brothers, Jerry and Doug; and her parents.
Visitation will be held 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall with Father Tim Hoag as celebrant.
Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Wall.