Molly Kay Schladweiler


Molly Kay Schladweiler, 20, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019, as a result of a work related accident near Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at First Reformed Church in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at First Reformed Church in Mitchell with a prayer service at 6:30 PM. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Molly Kay Schladweiler was born on February 11, 1999, in Mitchell, SD, to David and Dixie (Veurink) Schladweiler. Just 17 months later, her brother and best friend, Mitch, joined the family.

Molly went to daycare at Tonya Ford and made lots of great friends including Courtney, Nichole, and Samantha, and they became second family.

She attended Palace City Preschool, LB Williams Elementary, Mitchell Middle School, and graduated from Mitchell Senior High School in 2017. She was a member of the Marching Band and was in Mr. A’s SRB. She loved cheering on her brother in Mitchell Kernel Football and Wrestling.

Molly graduated from MTI in spring of 2019 with a degree in Ag Technology and was taking classes in accounting to further her education. She had worked at Genex and CGS since she was 15.

Her favorite job was babysitting, especially for Zoey and Ruger (who called her Momma Molly) and her little cousins, Justin, Cassie, Lizzie, Dulcie, Charly, Hank, Pippa, Boyd, Montana, Harleigh, Dallas, Jonathon, Jackson, and Logan.

Molly was an active member at Mitchell First Reformed Church, where she was involved with Youth Group, and helping in the nursery and kitchen.

She was in 4-H, where she was involved doing projects, community service, and leadership.

Molly will hold a special place in everyone’s heart that was lucky enough to know her. People will remember her by her smile, ability to be herself, her beautiful hair, and her willingness to help everyone. She loved to drive around in her Dodge pickup, playing tunes and enjoying life. She always had two car seats available for someone little to ride with her.

Molly is survived by her parents, Dave and Dixie; brother, Mitch; grandparents, James and Sharyn Schladweiler; aunts and uncles, Doug and Glenda Veurink, Don Schladweiler, Bruce and Sarita McComish, Jerry and Jodi Schladweiler, Ken Schladweiler; cousins, Jason, Mindi, Amanda, Josh, Jenna, Steve, Jeff, Bryan, Kayla, Christina, Jamie, Jeremy, and Jessica; numerous great aunts and uncles; second cousins; and a host of family, friends, coworkers, customers, and classmates.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Edith Veurink, and numerous great aunts and uncles. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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