Barbara A. Wieczorek


Barbara A. Wieczorek, 71, of Mt. Vernon, SD, died Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston. A funeral service with immediate family was held Friday, April 10, 2020 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Barbara A. Wieczorek was born on February 3, 1949 to Leo and Henrietta Margaret (Bigge) Ronspies in Norfolk, NE. She attended Armour High School, and graduated in 1967.

She married Victor L. Wieczorek on May 18, 1973 at St. Paul The Apostle Church in Armour, SD. Barb was very giving, and she always put her children and grandchildren first in life.

Barb enjoyed quilting, baking, camping, and her grandchildren’s activities. She was, also, a member of Amazing Grace in Mitchell, SD.

She is survived by her husband, Victor; children, Veronica (Chase) Anderson of Sioux City, IA, Brent (Michelle) Wieczorek of Mt. Vernon, SD, Vanessa (Bill) Tjentland of Windom, MN; grandchildren, Brooke, Olivia, Bridget, and Miley Wieczorek, Brita, Sadie, Nolan, and Linnea Tjentland; step-grandchildren, Bradyn, and Landyn Anderson; siblings, Elaine (Richard) Hawley of Harrisburg, SD, James (Linda) Ronspies of Armour, SD, Theresa (Nick T) VanDam of Remsen, IA, Colleen (Mark) Mosterd of Platte, SD, and Carman (Jeff) Lewis of St. Libory, NE; and sister-in-law, Kay Ronspies of Mitchell, SD.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Margaret Ronspies; brother, Paul Ronspies; and nephew, Blase Ronspies.

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