Angeline Eining, Artesian
Angeline Eining, 82, Artesian, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at her home in Artesian. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Charles Catholic Church, Artesian. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian. Arrangements are unde...
Angeline Eining, 82, Artesian, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at her home in Artesian.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Charles Catholic Church, Artesian. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell.
She was born Aug. 10, 1926, at the family farm north of Artesian, to Michael and Louise (Kersch) Schmit.
She attended grade school in Fedora and then Grace Mission after moving with her family to a farm between Pukwana and Ft. Thompson. After her family moved back to Artesian she attended Farwell Country School and graduated from Plano High School in 1944. At the age of 19 she began her teaching career in Loomis. She earned an associates degree from Notre Dame Junior College, Mitchell, in 1945, and completed her bachelor's degree from Dakota State College in Madison in 1970.
She spent 43 years influencing the lives of young children, teaching in Artesian, Wessington Springs and Redfield, where she spent 27 years teaching.
She married Damen Eining on Aug. 10, 1965.
She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, the church auxiliary, the South Dakota Teachers Retirement Association, the American Legion Auxiliary 8/40, Artesian Senior Citizens and the ODO Card Club.
She is survived by her husband; one brother, George Schmit and wife Lavonne, Mitchell; one sister, Agatha Ebersdorfer and husband Don, Artesian; a brother-in-law, Clarence Stratman, Mitchell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Martha Stratman, her brother Raymond; an infant brother, Michael; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.