Theresa Fuerst

Theresa Fuerst


May 11, 1930 - December 14, 2022


Theresa Fuerst, 92, of Mitchell, SD, died Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Tuesday, December 20 at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at American Legion Cemetery in Mitchell.

Theresa Mae Fuerst was born May 11, 1930 to Clifford and Theresa (Sturis) Saukerson in Chamberlain, SD. The family moved to Mitchell when Theresa was two years old. She graduated from Mitchell High School, and then attended Notre Dame Academy in Mitchell. She worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital from 1948-1953.

Theresa married Lyle Fuerst on March 16, 1949 in Mitchell. Together they lived in Colorado, and Deadwood for 20 years until Lyle retired and they moved back to Mitchell.

Theresa was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell and was a member of the altar society.

Theresa is survived by her son, Gary (Karen) Fuerst of Deadwood; daughters, Monica Evers of Mitchell, Tammy Fuerst of Letcher, and Vickie (Neil) Hague of Deadwood; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Delores Johnson of Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle, daughter, Pam Munsen, and her parents.


Tuesday, December 20, 2022
1:30 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Kay Saukerson Nelson on December 25, 2022
my deepest sympathies to the family. She was my dads first cousin my second cousin. She was a very sweet lady.
Posted by Peggy VanOverschelde on December 22, 2022
Thinking of you all at this sad time. Beautiful lady.
Posted by CONNIE AND LORIS MARSDEN on December 20, 2022
Posted by Janice Frey on December 20, 2022
So sorry for your loss. Many memories of your mom. Our prayers and sympathy to all at this sad time
Posted by Shelly Degen on December 20, 2022
Sorry for your loss May she rest in peace
Posted by Kim Rettig on December 19, 2022
Prayers to the family will be thinking of all of you in these difficult times
Posted by Eileen Spielmann Kramer on December 19, 2022
I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers.
Posted by Bonnie Fuerst on December 19, 2022
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Theresa was always so kind to everyone- and I will always remember the great goodies she baked and baked for everyone at Christmas. My thoughts and prayers are with Gary and his family, Monica and her family, Tammy and her family, Vickie and her family and Karli and her family.
Posted by Didge Jemming on December 18, 2022
Sorry for your loss
Posted by Lonnie and Mary Bollock on December 18, 2022
So sorry for your loss….Prayers….
Posted by Doug Trebil on December 18, 2022
Gary so sorry to hear about your mother. Rita and I are sending prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Karen on December 18, 2022
Great lady
Posted by Gary on December 18, 2022
She could do so much with one hand I tried an failed at everything
Posted by Gary and Mary Stadlman on December 18, 2022
We are sending our sincere condolences to your family, with the loss of your mother and Grandmother.
Posted by Nancy Kogel on December 18, 2022
I used to cut Theresa’s hair when she lived on 16th street, what a blessing to me that I got to know her! Sending my sympathy 😢
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on December 18, 2022
So sorry for this sad loss !! You all are in our thoughts and prayers !!!!
Posted by Bruce Long on December 17, 2022
Sorry to hear about Theresa.
Posted by Jane M Goldammer on December 17, 2022
I’m sorry to hear of your families loss, My condolences to you all.
Posted by Sandra Twedt on December 16, 2022
You have my sincere sympathy.
Posted by Charlie and Darlene Bailey on December 15, 2022
Sorry to hear about Theresa Gid Bless her Great lady
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