Elma Mohnen, 94, White Lake, SD died Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Platte Health Center Avera in Platte, SD.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am Thursday, January 10 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in White Lake. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm with a scripture service at 7:00 pm Wednesday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Elma Alberta Mohnen was born June 22, 1924 on the family farm southwest of White Lake to Clarence and Vernice (Dunn) Glissendorf. She grew up on the family farm until it burned in May 1938. They moved to White Lake where Elma attended school, graduating in 1942. She worked at the Kimball Bank for one year. On June 21, 1945 she married Cletus Mohnen and became a fulltime housewife. She was a 4-H Leader for ten years.
She is survived by her three children: Paula (Arthur) Hinzman of Lakebay, WA, Gloria (David) Kok of Platte, Tom (Linda) Mohnen of Four Corners, WY, nine grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Cletus in 2014, one brother, two sisters, four grandsons and one great grandson.