Marlys Royston, 78, of Mitchell, SD, was called to heaven Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Marlys Ann Royston was born April 24, 1940 to Bert And Pearl (Welch) Kenyon at Mitchell, SD. The Kenyon family resided on a farm in Hanson County where Marlys attended Country School. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1958. On October 14, 1959 she married Thomas Royston. She worked as a dental assistant, owned and operated Ceramics by Marly and spent many years in the Hospitality Industry within Mitchell. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and kind loving words for all she met. She loved watching sports and was an avid Packers fan. Here greatest joy in life was her family and friends.
Grateful for having shared her life are her children: Justine (Jeff) Feulmer of Thomasville, PA, Todd (Julie) Royston of Prairie du Chien, WI, a very special friend Ernest Scott of Mitchell, SD, and his daughter Tami McManigal of Presho, SD. She was blessed with thirteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and countless special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Kenneth and two sisters, Maxine and Gladys.