Walter Funeral Homes

Serving the communities of Freeman, Marion and Bridgewater, South Dakota

Delores Pidde, 89, of Freeman, S.D., passed away March 31 at Oakview Terrace in Freeman. A funeral service will be held Thursday April 4 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Freeman. Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Walter Funeral Home in Freeman.


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Delores Pidde, 89, of Freeman, SD passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Oakview Terrace, Freeman, SD. Delores was born on November 9, 1929 to Gustav and Amanda (Huber) Walz in Scotland, SD. She was a member at Trinity Lutheran (Heilbronn) and St. Paul Lutheran of Free-man. Delores graduated from Freeman High School in 1947.

On June 30, 1950, Delores married her high school sweetheart, Ted Pidde. They were blessed with 68 years of marriage and two sons, Ted Jr. and Bob.

Delores worked a variety of jobs in her lifetime. She retired at the age of 78 from Freeman Regional Health Services after 35 years of service. She worked in the Medical Records office.

She is survived by her two sons, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Ted (Marlene) Pidde of Freeman, SD and their three children: Ryan (Kia) Pidde of Sioux Falls, SD and daughters, Stella and Georgia; Kara (Noah) Nelson of Page, ND and daughters, Theadore (Thea) and Claire; Brooks (Leah) Pidde of Sioux Falls, SD and sons, Parker and Finn. Bob (Karen) Pidde of Freeman, SD and their two children: Nicole (Tyson) Leite of Brookings, SD and Jackson; Brett (Kelsey Ortman, Fiancée) Pidde of Freeman, SD.

Delores was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and sisters: Lorraine Westover and Linda, who died in infancy.

 

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