Dayle Craig, GrotonDayle Craig, 80, formerly of Groton, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Dayle Craig, 80, formerly of Groton, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Groton. The Rev. Rob Moorlach will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen. Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at thePaetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Services are under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton.
He was born March 12, 1929, to Clarence and Bessie (Eikanas) Craig in Aberdeen. He attended school in Groton, graduating in 1949.
On March 5, 1948, he married Blanche Bonn and they made their home on a farm near Groton.
After farming for many years, they moved into town and he worked at the Groton Farmer’s Elevator.
He is survived by his children: Gary and wife Terry, Houston, Texas; Vicki Hovrud and husband Les, Madison; Sandy Knudson, Aberdeen; Roger and wife Jennifer, Alexandria; Scott and wife Kathy, Aberdeen; Becky Sapp and husband Todd, Alexandria; a brother, Doug and wife Brenda, Claremont; two sisters: Donna Bahr, Groton; and Darlene Biggs, Great Bend, Kan.; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a sister, Doris Zimney.