Edith Oliver

A private family service for Edith Oliver was held Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Graceland Cemetery in Burke with Pastor Clay Lundberg officiating.

Casket bearers were Eugene Oliver, Lawrence Oliver, Brett Oliver, Josh Oliver and Tom Oliver.

Interment was in the Graceland Cemetery in Burke. Clausen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Edith Oliver was born July 4, 1924. The daughter of Rine and Hannah (Mayer) Deering.

Edith grew up in the river hills east of Lucas. 

She graduated from Gregory High School and attended business school in Mitchell. She was united in marriage to Lyle Oliver and together they operated the Texaco Station in Burke, the Hillcrest Motel (1959), the Hillcrest Inn (1966), Platte and Snake Creek Marinas. She was also a dispatcher for Gregory County and was a bookkeeper for Klufa’s Grocery. She served on the Burke City Council, Eastern Star and the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Edith enjoyed trips to Phoenix, AZ, bus trips with Jenny Moyer, and visits from her grandchildren.

Eidth died September 28, 2018 at the Avera Rosebud Country Care Center in Gregory at the age of 94 years.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle; her brothers, Edwin (Red) and Harry Deering; and her great-grandchildren, Rhadd, Ranya and Reeve Oliver.

Edith is survived by her sons: Lawrence (Kathy) and Eugene (Carolyn); her grandchildren: Beth (Todd) Halsne, Tom (Yuda) Oliver, Brett (Tammy) Oliver, Jennifer (Todd) Keffeler and Josh (friend Danielle Bay) Oliver; and tengreat-grandchildren.

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