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Irene M. Untereiner

Irene M. Untereiner

Parkston – Irene Untereiner, 83, died Thursday, August 22 at Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston. Funeral mass will be Saturday, August 24 at 1:00 pm at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Dimock. Visitation will be Friday, August 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm with a 7:30 pm prayer service at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Dimock. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Parkston.

Irene M. Untereiner was born November 7, 1929 to Joseph and Mary (Germschied) Wisner. She grew up on a farm East of Dimock, SD and attended Ss. Peter & Paul Parochial School in Dimock. She traveled throughout the United States as a sales lady prior to her marriage. One of her treasured memories was being crowned Miss Sioux City Sue in 1948. As the song goes, "Miss Sioux City Sue, hair of red and eyes of blue!". She was united in marriage to John Untereiner on June 28, 1950. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Irene loved cooking and baking. Some of the family favorites were dumplings, green bean soup, peach pie, cheesy green beans and crazy cake. She served many years as an Altar Society officer and March of Dimes representative. She loved to shop and had many collectables. Irene went to her Heavenly home on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston, SD at the age of 83.

She is survived by her daughters: Debora (Robert) Bormann of Parkston; Bonnie (Tim) Bjork of Pierre, SD; Ann Mechtenberg of Sioux Falls, SD; Mary (Doug) Haag of Parkston; and Beth (Doug) Feiner of Ethan, SD; grandchildren: JD (Jen) Bormann, Angie Bormann, Michael Bormann, Amy Untereiner, Kailey and Alley Feiner, Jessica Mechtenberg and Cameron Haag; 4 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Jayden and Luke Bormann and Amaya Untereiner; a brother, Gerald (Anita) Wisner of Dimock; a sister, Marie Erpenbach of Ethan; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John; a daughter, Terri; a son, Jon; a grandson, Derik Haag; 4 brothers, Edwin, Urban, Francis and Joseph; a sister, Dorothy Flemming and a special cousin, Bill Wisner.