Leona C. Muntefering


July 21, 1920 - December 6, 2013


Leona C. Muntefering was born July 21, 1920 on a farm near Dimock to John and Mary (Roth) Koster.  She grew up and attended school at Dimock.  On February 6, 1939, she married Irvin Muntefering at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  They farmed west of Dimock until retiring and then moved to Mitchell in 1992.  She was a member of the Altar Society of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Holy Family Catholic Church as well as a member of the Catholic Daughters Society.  Leona was an avid homemaker, seamstress, gardener, and quilter and will be fondly remembered by her family for her homemade bread.
She is survived by three daughters:  Darlene (Dick) Branaugh, Mission Hill; Cheryl (Tom) Stirling, Ethan; Charlene (Doug) Moon, Lincoln, NE; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter; one sister, Wilma Boddicker of Mitchell and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin, in 2005; two sons, Charles and Bill; one grandson, Dave Muntefering; and a great grandson, Christian Schoenfelder; six sisters and two brothers.


Monday, December 9, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church
Rosary ~ 6:30 PM
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
222 North Kimball
Mitchell, South Dakota


Tuesday, December 10, 2013
10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 North Kimball Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery
Dimock, South Dakota

Posted by Cletus Roth on December 12, 2013
My prayers go out to the family. I attended Dimock School and worked for Ervin and his wife on the farm when I was about 14 years old. They treated me great. I lived 1 mile north of their farm and this was circa 1950.
Posted by Jane Asmus on December 10, 2013
Our Thoughts, Love and Prayers go out to Darlene and family. We Love You All.....So sorry for your loss..... Jane, Gerry and family..... Richard Sowell
Posted by Kathy Bruske on December 8, 2013
Aunt Leona, a wonderful women who cherished and loved her family, I will always cherish the times we spent together and the stories we shared, love and will miss her dearly. Forever with the Angels always in our Hearts.
Posted by Sandy Butterfield on December 7, 2013
Leona was a lovely lady and a good God Mother to Me, We love her and will miss her
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