Corsica - Stanley Bult, 80, died at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Funeral service will be Friday, August 15, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica with burial following in Graceland Cemetery in Corsica. Visitation will be Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 5 - 7 PM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica with a prayer service at 6:30 PM. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.
Stanley Bult was born on January 4, 1934 to Albert and Nellie (Schoon) Bult in Aurora County, SD. He attended country school in Aurora County. After his schooling he farmed with his dad in the Aurora County area then enlisted in the U. S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. He married Ruby Houtkooper on August 16, 1954 near Corsica, SD. Together they farmed in Douglas County, SD before moving to their farm in Davison County, SD. There they farmed together until they retired and continued living in Davison County until March of 2013 when they moved to Leisure Living in Corsica, SD. Stanley was a member of Grace Reformed Church in Corsica, American Legion, and Douglas County Memorial Hospital Board. He enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, taking care of his farm, visiting, but was most proud of his family.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby of Corsica, SD, 7 children, Pam (Jerry) Ripperger of Sioux Falls, SD, Gregg Bult of Corsica, SD, Randy Bult of Corsica, SD, Ronda (Mark) Gacke of Sioux Falls, SD, Curtis (Dawn) Bult of Mitchell, SD, Warren (Lori) Bult of Mt. Vernon, SD, and Lance Bult of Corsica, SD, 2 sisters, Mae (Bud) Niewenhuis of Stickney, SD and Ruth (Harry) Burma of Platte, SD, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Lena Bultje.