December 14, 1931 – December 30, 2020
Lois M. Utter, 89, of McIntosh died December 30, 2020. She was undergoing cancer treatment at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.
Lois was born December 14, 1931 in Mobridge to George and Nora Pekelder. She grew up near Wakpala.
She married Vernon Utter in 1954. She worked at the Soil Conservation office and McIntosh Post Office, and served as Finance Officer for the City of McIntosh.
Lois was preceded in death by her husband Vernon, a sister Lenora Ritter and brothers Harold Smith and Vernon Pekelder.
She is survived by five children: Gay Daubert of Rapid City, Fonda (Ed)Teske of Lehigh Acres, FL, Dwight Utter (Deb Trullinger) of McIntosh, Susan Utter of Rapid City and NeEtta and her husband Aaron of Omaha, NE; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held on January 9, 2021, at the Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Lemmon. A public burial service will be held at the McIntosh Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service will be held later in the year.