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Darlo Tschetter

Darlo Tschetter, age 76, of Huron, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home.  A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 23rd at the Living Hope Alliance Church with Rev. Richard Birr, officiating.  Burial will be in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Military rites will be given by the Huron Veterans Council. 

Darlo Annis Tschetter was born May 18, 1935, to Paul J.P. and Hanna (Gross) Tschetter at Huron.  He attended grade school in Beadle County and graduated from Wolsey High School in 1955.  He joined the United States Marines and served in the Far East from 1955 to 1958.  After receiving an honorable discharge he moved back to the Wolsey area and began farming and working for the Huron Veterinarians.

At the age of fourteen, Darlo accepted Jesus as his Savior and was baptized shortly thereafter.

On August 8, 1961, Darlo married the love of his life, Emma Arbeiter.  They farmed until 2007, when they retired and moved to Huron.  During this time he was active in many Christian organizations, especially Wycliffe Bible Translators, as well as political and farm organizations. 

Darlo enjoyed hunting, reading, working in his shop and camping with the Rovers Camping Club of Huron.  He cherished every moment he spent with his family and enjoyed watching the grandchildren grow.

Thankful for having had Darlo as a husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa are his wife, Emma of fifty years and nine months; one son, Emery (Jenny) Tschetter of Brookings; one daughter, Arla (Tim) Speer of Kansas City, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Zeb (Samarah) Speer of Kansas City, Missouri, Rebecca Speer of Warrensburg, Missouri, Jeshua (Katie) Speer of Warrensburg, Missouri, Shammah, Isaac and Josiah Speer of Kansas City, Missouri, and Hailey Tschetter of Brookings; one great-granddaughter, Sadie Speer of Kansas City, Missouri.  He is also survived by five siblings, Arlene Wipf of Yale, Marilyn (Lionel) Van Ningen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Stan (Kari) Tschetter of Howell, Michigan, VeAnn Duvall of Springfield, Virginia and LaVonne Kleinsasser of Yankton; mother-in-law, Mabel Arbeiter of Huron, brother-in-law, Otto (Linda) Arbeiter of Iroquois, and sister-in-law, Elsie (Donnie) Tarrell of Lakeland, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Violet Pauline; father-in-law, Joe Arbeiter; and two brothers-in-law, Eugene Kleinsasser and Edward Wipf.

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