Bert Krumm Hagert was born July 27, 1942 at Herreid, SD to Peter J. and Bertha (Mitzel) Horner. She grew up and attended school at Herreid and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Mitchell in 1959. On October 19, 1963 she married Edward Krumm at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Herreid. They resided in Emery where they owned and operated Ed’s Fertilizer, Seed and Feed. After Ed’s untimely death in March 1989, Bert continued to operate the business until selling it in 1999. On July 24, 1992 she married Bill Hagert. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church, the Sacred Heart League, Emery Commercial Club, where she was a past president and the Moose Lodge.
She is survived by her two children: Patricia “Trissi” (Bryce) Hintze, Shakopee, MN; Mike (Alisa) Krumm, Mitchell; three grandchildren: Garret and Gavin Hintze and Marissa Krumm, four brothers: Virgil (Pat) Horner, Strasburg, ND; Pete (Arlene) Horner, Sioux Falls; Ken (ReEtta) Horner, Sioux Falls; Gary (LeAnn) Horner, Herreid; three sisters: Evelyn Brandner, Sun City, AZ; Beverly Schwartz, St. Louis, MO; Lillian (Rick) Rodecker, Atlanta, GA; and a special sister, Eunice Janssen, Emery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, Edward and Bill and one brother, Milton and brothers-in-law, Martin Brandner and Harold Schwartz.
A Memorial Fund has been established in Bert's name.