Connetta Reichert

Connie Reichert

December 31, 1925 - October 30, 2019
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Connie was born in Wilton, ND, on December 31, 1925. She was the eldest of three daughters of Conrad Winger and Lillian (Baker) Winger. The family moved from Wilton to Rapid City around 1928. Connie was raised by her mother and B.F. “Shorty” Mutchler. She went to grade school in Rapid City and graduated high school from New Underwood in 1944. She attended Black Hills Teachers College in Spearfish immediately following high school. She taught at Red Top School and Haley School in rural Meade County.
She married Hugh Reichert on June 14, 1947, at Rapid City. Connie lived in and was active in the Hereford community. She was a member of the sewing circle, the church board, the election board, and an information gatherer for numerous U.S. Censuses. She was an important part of the family ranch, taking the lead at the lambing barn and keeping track of the books.
Connie was a wonderful cook and a top-notch Christmas cookie maker.
Connie, 93, of Hereford, died Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare Center.
Connie is survived by her sister, June Hitson; three sons, Bruce Reichert of Box Elder, Ross (Jimmi DeWolfe) Reichert of Hereford, and William “Bill” (Wanda) Reichert of Sturgis; four grandchildren, Jessie (Zach) Vallot, Lorena Reichert, Colton Reichert, and Jacob (Brittni) Reichert; and two great-grandchildren, Zoey and Parker Vallot.
She was preceded in death by her parents and step-parent; husband; and sister, Violet Teeter.
Memorials have been established for the Hereford Community Hall and the Hereford Volunteer Fire Department.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday November 5, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis with Rev. Paul Henschen and Pastor Harold Delbridge officiating. Burial will follow at Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis.
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  • Visitation

    November 4, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    November 4, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Kinkade Funeral Chapel
    1235 Junction Ave.
    Sturgis, SD 57785
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  • Funeral Service

    November 5, 2019 | 2:00pm
    November 5, 2019 2:00pm
    First Presbyterian Church
    1319 Junction Ave
    Sturgis, SD 57785
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    Rev. Paul Henschen
    Pastor Harold Delbridge
  • Interment

    November 5, 2019 | 3:00pm
    November 5, 2019 3:00pm
    Bear Butte Cemetery
    1147 Sherman Street
    Sturgis, SD 57785
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Daniel J. Turgeon

Posted at 11:16am
Dear Reichert Family,

Please except my deepest condolences. I truly enjoyed listening to Connie's adventures from her trips.

As Always
Daniel J. Turgeon

Stanley&Glenda Matt

Posted at 10:00am
Our sympathy to all of Connie's family.

Tera Keffeler Hockenbary

Posted at 09:27am
Very sorry for your loss! Our deepest sympathy goes out to you all. Your all in our thoughts and prayers.

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Posted at 02:28pm
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Faye Mutchler

Posted at 01:53pm
Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you

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