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E. Deloris Ziltener

Deloris Ziltener, age 93, of Huron, died Sunday, October 17, 2010, at the Huron Regional Medical Center.  Her memorial mass was celebrated at 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 21st at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church by Rev. Terry Anderson.  Burial was at St. Martin’s Cemetery.Memorials may be directed to the Beadle County Humane Society. 

Elaina Deloris Eskins was born on June 24, 1917, to John William and Anna Matilda (Reuter) Eskins, in Stanley County near Ft. Pierre, South Dakota.  She grew up in Stanley County and attended rural school there and then at Ft. Pierre High School

On September 2, 1937, Deloris married Xavier Ziltener at Oak Creek, South Dakota.  They made their home on his ranch North of Pierre along the Missouri River.  When the Oahe Dam was completed, they were forced to find a new home, so they bought a ranch Northwest of Highmore in 1958.  In 1978, Deloris and Xavier retired and moved to Huron.

She was a life long member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was active in several organizations.  Deloris spent many hours recording “books for the blind” for the South Dakota Library.  She was a member of the Huron Area Senior Center.  Deloris was a member of RSVP and did volunteer work.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, on July 3, 1991; three sisters, Teresa, Marie and Caroline; and one brother, John.

Grateful for having shared her life are her daughter and her husband, Anne and Clarence “Buzz” Ingle of Huron; three grandchildren, Barbara Warner of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Lisa and Rick Cowan of LeGrand, Iowa, and Kevin and Patty Ingle of Huron; five great-grandchildren, Sarah Warner, Cody Warner, Kelsey Adkins, Kendra Coon and Katie Coon; two great-great-grandchildren, Chloe Dunham and Kylie Adkins; twin foster sons, Martin and Marvin Strampher and their families; one sister, Martha Osborn of Ellendale, North Carolina; and one sister-in-law, Helen Eskins of Hartington, Nebraska.

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