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Sylvester Weniger

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Sylvester Weniger, 93, of Plankinton, SD passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at the Aurora-Brule Nursing Home in White Lake, SD. Funeral Mass is 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Plankinton. A Committal Service will follow at Mizpah Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Monday, August 5, 2013 with a 7:00 P.M. Wake Service. Mount Funeral Home of Plankinton is assisting with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.mountfuneralhome.com.

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Sylvester Weniger was born on December 13, 1920 to Leo and Alice (Polt) Weniger in rural Plankinton, SD. He graduated from Plankinton High School and went on to a career in farming. On January 27, 1957 he was united in marriage to Mildred Sorensen at St. John’s Catholic Church in Plankinton.

Syl was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, served on the township board and was a substitute mail carrier. He was a lifelong farmer - raising cattle and loved to travel with Mildred.

Grateful for having shared in Sylvester’s life: his wife of over 56 years, Mildred Weniger of Plankinton, SD; a brother, Francis Weniger of Sioux Falls, SD; a sister-in-law, Margie Weniger of Yankton, SD; along with several nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.

Sylvester was preceded in death by: his parents, Leo and Alice; 2 brothers: Joseph (Marylou) Weniger and Lawrence Weniger; and a sister-in-law, Arlene Weniger.

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