Marcella Lippert Voigt Obituary

Marcella “Marci” Christena Voigt, formerly of Miller, died on her 85th birthday, Tuesday, December 14 at the Tyndall Good Samaritan Center.

Visitation with the family present will be Friday, December 17 at the Rembold Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 18 at the First United Methodist Church in Miller with Rev. Mary Ann Sheldon officiating. Burial will be at the G.A.R. Cemetery. Friends and family may sign Marci’s online register at

Marcella Christena Lippert was born December 14, 1925, at Parkston, SD to Edward and Christene (Mudder) Lippert. Marci graduated from Avon High School and later Southern State College in Springfield, SD.

On October 7, 1943, Marcella married Newton D. Voigt. To this union two children were born.

Marci taught school in Parkston for 6 years and later in Miller for 30 years until her retirement in 1992. She had a passion for teaching and thoroughly enjoyed all her students. She was also known for being a beautiful seamstress. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were very important to her and always made her smile.

Survivors include her daughter, LaDonna (Steve) Speirs of Yankton, SD; four grandchildren, Christena (Scott) Schultz of Emery, SD, Scott Voigt of Huron, SD, Brooks Speirs of Denver, CO, Sondra (David) Naber of Wessington, SD; 9 great grandchildren; 6 siblings, Leola Lukkes of Tyndall, SD, Darlene Baumiller-Zangle of Mitchell, SD, Elroy (Ruth) Lippert of Parkston, SD, Elwood (Janet) Lippert of Yankton, SD, Danelda (Francis) VanDuysen of Wagner, SD, and Eldean (Gloria) Lippert of Yankton, SD; Sisters-in-law, Amelia (Bill) Rattray of Centralia, WA and Shirley Voigt of Clearbrook, MN; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Newton D. Voigt, son Lewyln Voigt, brothers-in-law, Lewis Baumiller, Harvey Zangle, Cornelius Lukkes, and Dwight Voigt.

Rembold Funeral Home of St. Lawrence has been entrusted with Marci’s arrangements.

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JoAnn Vesely Obituary

JoAnn Marie Vesely, age 68, of Denver, CO, formerly of Tabor, SD passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at her residence.

Private family memorial services are pending. Burial of JoAnn’s cremated remains will be in the St. Wenceslaus Cemetery. Opsahl-Kostel Memorial Chapel, Tabor is in charge of arrangements.

JoAnn Marie Vesely was born on May 19, 1944 to Arthur and Florence (Hale) Vesely in Yankton, SD. She graduated from Tabor High School in 1962 and sometime later moved to Denver, CO and resided there until the time of her death.

She is survived by her mother, Florence Vesely of Tabor, SD; brother, Dennis Vesely of Tabor, SD; sister, Jeani (Steve) Zavadil of Fordyce, NE; three nieces, one nephew, and one great niece.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur, her brother, Donald, and her grandparents.