Mildred Jucht


November 15, 1928 - July 10, 2016


Mildred Lubbers Jucht was born November 15, 1928 on the family farm near Emery, South Dakota to John and Pearl (Terveen) Lubbers.  She attended country school in Hanson County. As a young woman, Mildred worked a variety of jobs, always with a serving heart.  On January 5, 1952 she married Harvey Jucht at her parent’s home.  They farmed west of Clayton until retirement, moving to Mitchell, South Dakota in the fall of 2004.  In June 2014 Mildred entered Firesteel Healthcare Center where she was a resident until the time of her death.

Besides working as a homemaker, a helpmate on the farm with her husband and a devoted mother and grandmother, Mildred enjoyed over the years embroidery, gardening, word find books and spending time with family.

Mildred made her profession of faith and was baptized where she became a member of the First Baptist Church in Emery.  After marriage, she was a member of Plum Creek Baptist Church, rural Emery, for many years until the closing of the church returned her membership to the First Baptist Church where she remained a member until the time of her death.

She is survived by her husband, Harvey, Diamond Care Center, Bridgewater, daughter, Sylvia Heitzman and husband, Terry, of Blaine, MN; three grandchildren:  Aaron Heitzman and wife, Julie, of Ramsey, MN; Jill Kramer and husband, Jeremy, Maple Grove, MN;  and Brian Heitzman and wife, Nicky, of Hartland, WI; four great grandchildren:  Everett and Easton Heitzman, Ella and Cayden Kramer; one brother, Glen and wife, Marlene, of Emery, one sister, Ruth Fligge of Sioux Falls, one sister-in-law, Delores Wuertzer of Parkston, nieces and nephews.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; one sister-in-law, Marcella Huber; three brothers-in-law, Douglas Fligge, Alvin Huber and Donald Wuertzer; and one niece, Sherry Bullock.


Thursday, July 14, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
First Baptist Church
Emery, South Dakota


Friday, July 15, 2016
10:30 AM
First Baptist Church
Emery, South Dakota


Emery Community Cemetery
Emery, South Dakota

Posted by Debby (Huber) Shroll on July 20, 2016
Sylvia, you've been in my thoughts since I read that your mom has passed on. Her obituary certainly tells the story of a life well-lived! The wry little smile in her photo is the one I remember. She was always so pleasant to visit with and was so proud of you.
Posted by Carol Porcher on July 15, 2016
Mildred was a wonderful aunt who had a good sense of humor She always gave me a hug when I was home for a vist.You will be missed Aunt Mildred! Love, Carol (Lubbers) Porcher
Posted by Marlys Jucht Schmidt on July 14, 2016
So sorry for your loss...she was such a sweet person. I remember your parents coming to visit my parent, Elmer and Alvina Jucht.
Posted by Shar Baumgartner on July 14, 2016
So Sorry for your loss, My Deepest Sympathy to the family
Posted by AseraCare on July 12, 2016
During this time of loss, we at AseraCare Hospice, would like to extend our condolences to you and your family. The nurses and staff at AseraCare thank you for the privilege of being able to serve you during these difficult times. May the Lord bless you and keep you.
- The AseraCare Hospice Team
Posted by Milton & Lovella Schrader on July 11, 2016
We extend our you all.
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