Darrel “Butch” Wait, 78, of White Lake, SD, died Monday, July 5, 2021 at Aurora Brule Nursing Home in White Lake of kidney failure. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, July 9, at the United Methodist Church in White Lake. Burial will be at the White Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the Church. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Darrel K. Wait was born April 26, 1943 to Laurence and Ellen (Nelson) Wait in Plankinton, SD.
Darrel grew up and attended Country school in rural White Lake. He was in the army from 1966 to 1968.
Darrel operated Wait’s Garage for many years. He also worked for Dakota Fields and Dakota Prairie Holidays, until poor health required him to retire.
Darrel was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed any outdoor activity, especially hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son, Darren Wait; sister, Marge Knigge of Mitchell; two grandchildren: Shane and Zach; two nieces, Renee (Ed) Peters, Robin Knigge; and great-nephew, Blake Peters.