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Lillian Ochsner, Mitchell

Lillian Ochsner, 93, Mitchell, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northridge Baptist Church, Mitchell. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell. Visitation...

Lillian Ochsner, 93, Mitchell, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northridge Baptist Church, Mitchell. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

She was born Feb. 3, 1915, at Emery, to Carl and Elizabeth (Huether) Lang.

On March 14, 1935, she married Edward Ochsner at the Plum Creek Baptist Church, rural Emery.

They moved to Mitchell, where she was employed by Mitchell Produce, Newberry's and then worked at Brady Memorial Home for over 25 years.

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She is survived by daughters: Shirley Wilfong and husband Ron, Rapid City; Betty Greer and husband Dale, Godfrey, Ill.; sisters Rose Johnson, Dell Rapids; and Clara Sampson, Vermillion; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four brothers: Benjamin, Ted, Emil and Ervin; and six sisters: Martha, Annie, Leah, Lydia, Emma and Maxine.

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