Rachel Tschetter was born December 11, 1936 in Elie, Manitoba, Canada to Jacob and Anna (Hofer) Wurtz. In 1949 she moved to the Glendale Colony at Frankfort, SD. On September 13, 1959 she married Peter Tschetter at Big Stone Colony. Rachel and Peter were residing on a farm south of Emery at the time of her death.
She is survived by her husband, Peter, five daughters: Diane (David) Decker, Centerville, SD; Gloria (Cornelius) Decker, Gallatin, MO; Eve (Timothy) Nikkel, Vermillion, SD; Lanna (Mark) Lokken, Flandreau, SD; and Anita (Johnny) Waldner, Emery, SD; two sons: Peter (Darlene) Tschetter, Jr, Emery and Nathan Tschetter, Julietta, ID; twenty-five grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; four on the way and her beloved lapdog, Lisa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, seven siblings, one daughter and three great-grandchildren.