Audrey Oligmueller

Audrey Oligmueller, 77, of Miller, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at her home, joining her daughter, Shawn, in heaven.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 1, 2015 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Miller with Father Chester Murtha, celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Miller. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 31, 2015 with a 5:00 p.m. prayer service, all at the church.

Audrey was born December 3, 1937 in Huron, South Dakota to Thomas and Myrrle (Wissler) Thompson of Alpena, South Dakota. Audrey received her education at Alpena Public School and graduated in 1955. She attended St. John’s School of Nursing in Huron, South Dakota. She began her nursing career at the Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller, moved to the Prairie Good Samaritan Center in Miller, and finished her nursing career at the Highmore Health Care Center.

On September 25, 1958, she married William “Bill” Oligmueller at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Huron, South Dakota. In September of 1959, she and Bill moved to a farm about 20 miles north of Miller, where they raised their family until 1998 when they moved into the town of Miller.

Audrey was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Miller Kiwanis Club, and the SDSU Jackrabbit Club. She loved her Miller Rustlers’, where she very much enjoyed the sporting events.

Privileged to have shared her life are her husband: William J. Oligmueller of Miller; children: Meri (Michael) Fischer of North Carolina, Todd (Susan) Oligmueller of Pierre, SD, and Suzanne (Bob) Murphy of Elk Point, SD; grandchildren: Amanda (Patrick) Northern of Okinawa, Japan, Joseph (Jordan-Lynn) Fischer of North Carolina, Kelsey (Matt) McQuistion of Pierre, SD Allyson Murphy of Rochester, MN, Nick Murphy of Aberdeen, SD, and Michael Murphy of Elk Point, SD; great-grandchildren: Cannon and Tanner Northern of Okinawa, Japan and Dean McQuistion of Pierre, SD; and her two sisters: Kaye Wagner and Janiece Thompson, both of Huron, SD.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Shawn Oligmueller; and her parents.

Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Audrey’s arrangements.


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