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Nikki Wentland Verlinde

Nikki Wentland Verlinde

Nikki Wentland Verlinde, 43, Mount Vernon, died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, September 27 at the United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. Burial will be in the Mount Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 pm Thursday with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

She was born June 7, 1970 in Mitchell, SD to Glen and Kathy (Sargent) Wentland. She attended school in Mount Vernon, graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute and earned a degree in Business Management from Southeast Tech in Sioux Falls. She was a service representative for Alpine Access and worked part time at the Mount Vernon Post Office. She was a member and Sunday School Teacher at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. Nikkis goal was to become a lay speaker. She loved her children and grandchildren and enjoyed attending church camps.

She is survived by her three children: Joseph (Crisa) Wentland, Mitchell; Cameron Verlinde, Mount Vernon; Sophia Ferar, Petaluma, CA; three grandchildren: Liam, Zander and Madisyn Wentland, her parents and grandmother, Esther Sargent, Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her sister, paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather.

Memorials are preferred to the Mitchell Heart and Soul Cancer Walk.