Dana Liebert


March 18, 1945 - April 20, 2019


Dana Liebert, 74, of Mitchell, SD died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at American Legion Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Dana Suzanne Liebert was born on March 18, 1945 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina to Elmer A. and Ina Lee (Arnold) Widmer. She graduated from Parkston High School in 1963. She attended Springfield Teacher’s College, receiving a teaching certification in Music and Elementary Education. She worked at the Wakonda School District for a year and later at the Sioux Valley School District.

On December 22, 1974, Dana married Myron Liebert in Parkston, SD. She taught at the Ethan School District first as a Music Teacher and later as a 2nd Grade Teacher for many years before her retirement in 2005. Dana continued to substitute teach after her retirement. She was a member of the Mitchell First United Methodist Church, taught Sunday School at the Congregational Church in Parkston, and was a member of the South Dakota Teacher’s Association.

She is survived by her husband, Myron Liebert, Mitchell; son Nolan (Sara) Liebert, Ruidoso, NM; grandchildren, Eva and Owen Liebert; sister-in-law Kathy Liebert, Tripp; and aunts Corrine Widmer, Parkston, and Orpha Winter, Parkston.

She was preceded in death by her parents.



Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301


Wednesday, April 24, 2019
10:30 AM
Mitchell Downtown First United Methodist Church
310 N Rowley Street
Mitchell, SD 57301


American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Gregg Brower on April 24, 2019
Myron and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife and mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Posted by Tamara Millage on April 24, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. What a legacy she left with the students of Ethan. Many prayers and blessings as your hearts heal!
Posted by Don Peterson. on April 23, 2019
Dana & Darla must b busy in heaven right now catching up on all the doings @ Ethan Schools. Continued prayers to Myron & family.
Posted by Colleen Stadlman on April 23, 2019
So Sorry to hear of Mrs Liebert's passing (I'm a former student, that is what her name always was). Prayers for her family and all the great memories of her.
Posted by Jessica Pribyl on April 22, 2019
Even though its been years since being in your class you were always my favorite teacher and the lessons I learned in your class I will and have never forgotten. Rest in peace! I'll miss you dearly and still think of you often!
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