Terri Ann Kowall was born January 18, 1959 in Dreux, France. She spent her early childhood traveling around the world with her military family. The family moved to South Dakota in 1971 and she graduated from Mitchell Vocational School in the Agriculture Program. She returned to the Mitchell area in 1978. Terri married Kim T. Kowall on July 14, 1980 at Mitchell where she was a homemaker and had been resident since that time.
Terri had a great sense of humor, was very creative and loved music. She enjoyed gardening, her dogs, crafts and baking. She was proud of being able to help people and especially children and the elderly. Spending time with her granddaughter, Payton was a true joy to her life.
She is survived by her husband, Kim of Mitchell; her daughter, Kadie Kowall, her son, Adam and his daughter, Payton Hellman-Kowall all of Mitchell; her parents, Harvey and Dona Wall of Freeman; two sisters, Lynn Hinckley of Sioux Falls, SD and Lisa Hinckley of Freeman, SD and a brother, Mark Hinckley of Freeman, SD. She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Hinkley, Jr.