Gisele Jeanne Traut


June 8, 1922 - October 12, 2014



Gisele Jeanne Traut was born June 8, 1922 in Paris, France to Marcel and Georgette LeComte. She married John A. “Jack” Traut on March 16, 1946 in Paris.   

Gisele was an avid gardener.  Her backyard was covered with marigolds, irises, tulips, moss roses and three types of lilacs.  She also crocheted caps for the Children’s Inn in Sioux Falls and afghans for her friends and family.  She also loved the opera and enjoyed attending the Concert Series programs.

She is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline (Tom) Hess, Mitchell; one son, Patrick (Nancy Dickinson) Traut, Sioux Falls; two granddaughters: Jesse Lynn Traut and her fiancé Kevin and Liz Traut; her friend, Sean; a daughter-in-law, Donna Traut; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1980, her son, Daniel in 2011, two brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law and two nephews.


Sunday, October 19, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Monday, October 20, 2014
10:30 AM
First United Methodist Church
310 North Rowley Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Rita Talsma on October 17, 2014
I fondly remember this lovely little lady and her special accent. She was a nice part of our neighbor. My sympathies.
Posted by Jackie(Clark)Christiansen on October 14, 2014
On behalf of the Clark family from west 11th, Our deepest sympathy on your mom"s passing.
Posted by Shirley Wuertzer on October 14, 2014
So sorry for your loss.
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