Loretta Brech, ParkstonLoretta G. Brech, 100, Parkston, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital, Parkston.
Loretta G. Brech, 100, Parkston, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital, Parkston.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1912.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Parkston. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Koehn Brothers Funeral Home, Parkston.
Loretta G. Brech was born to Joseph and Catherine (Fritza) Smith on the family farm near Parkston.
She was united in marriage to Theodore Brech on Sept. 20, 1932, in Parkston.
The couple lived in Cottonwood until 1936, when they moved to a farm near Parkston.
They moved into Parkston in 1969.
Loretta began working for the Good Samaritan Center in Parkston in 1968 and worked there until her retirement in 1978.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society and enjoyed embroidery, quilting and playing cards.
She is survived by her son, George (Adeline) Brech, Parkston; five daughters: Geraldine (Vilas) Hohn, Ethan; Alvina (Norbert) Roth, Parkston; Adeline (Kenneth) Hohn, Mitchell; Dorothy Dvorak, Parkston; and Theresa (Patrick) Walz, Platte; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, three step-great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Rita Hoff, Tripp.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ted; three grandchildren: Eric Tobin, Lois Roth, and Lola Roth; two brothers: Edward and George Smith; three sisters: Florence Gau, Josephine Montefering and Hildegard Polreis; and a sonin-law, Edward Dvorak.
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