Funeral services for Virginia Huettmann were held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home in Winner. Mason Funeral Home in Winner was in charge of arrangements.
She was born to Benjamin and Esther (Engle) McCollam in Gregory on March 6, 1946. Raised on the family ranch, she attended country school, and graduated from Gregory High School. She attended the University of South Dakota, where she met her future husband, Richard Huettmann. They were married on December 19, 1965 in Vermillion at Trinity Lutheran Church.
For the last 49 years they lived in the Sioux Falls area. During part of that time, she was employed at Sioux Valley Hospital, where she was a nurse aide.
Ginny enjoyed bass fishing in west river stock dams. She was an avid reader of mysteries and also enjoyed cake decorating.
Richard and Ginny had two daughters, Lisa Marie, and Erica Jane, and a son Richard Erik, who was born stillborn.
Virginia “Ginny” Huettmann, age 72, of Sioux Falls passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls after a brief illness.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Richard; a daughter, Erica (Zayne) Larson; two grandchildren, Moira Jane McCollam-Larson and Rayne Patrick Huettmann-Larson; a sister Rosemary (Bill) Hartland; brothers John, David, and Floyd; a number of nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son Richard Erik, daughter Lisa Marie, her parents, sister Dortha (Jack Wheeler), and three brothers, Steve, Delano, and Phillip.