Frank A. Walloch, age 92, of Yankton, passed away Friday, May 10, 2002, at Avera Yankton Care Center, Yankton.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2002, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Tabor with the Rev. William Osborn officiating. Burial will be in the St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, Tabor. Pallbearers will be Donald Walloch, Justin Walloch, Nicholas Walloch, Patrick Frady, Wilmer Kuehler and Aaron Kuehler. Visitations will be 1-9 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2002, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Tabor with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. immediately followed by a rosary. Visitations will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.
He was born Nov. 10, 1909, in rural Lesterville, S.D. to Frank J. and Otillie (Vaith) Walloch. He attended country school at Cedar Grove, school at St. Wenceslaus, Lesterville; and Columbus College, Sioux Falls. He married Agnes Sudrla in Tabor, S.D. in August of 1933. He attended St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Tabor and was very active in the Catholic Sokol. He was a member of the Catholic Workman and the Czech Heritage.
He is survived by four children: James J. (Mary) Walloch, Lesterville, S.D.; Marie Seling, Bremerton, Wash.; Florence A. Walloch, Crofton, Neb.; and Donald (Sandra) Walloch, Fayetteville, Ga.; one sister, Elizabeth Wagner, Tabor, S.D.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Agnes.
Esther Weisser was born Sunday, November 23, 1919 in Bon Homme County near Tyndall to Christian and Christina (Hieb) Kaul. She attended the Smith Country School through the 8th grade. Along with her sister Ruth, Esther worked in Kadoka, South Dakota for two years as a waitress. Esther was united in marriage to Albert Weisser on December 23, 1943 at Scotland, South Dakota. They farmed near Kaylor for 11 years, later moving to a farm south of Delmont. Albert died suddenly in 1966 and Esther moved to Delmont. Two years later, the nursing home in Tripp was being built and Esther moved to Tripp to begin working at the Good Samaritan Home. She worked in the laundry department for 17 years. Esther was a member of Frieden’s Reformed Church in Tripp. She was an avid reader and enjoyed quilting and embroidery and had enjoyed gardening during her time on the farm. Esther passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Society of Tripp, having achieved the age of 93 years, 9 months and 6 days.
Esther is survived by three children: Pauline (Dennis) Brandt of Scotland, Roger (Jeanette) Weisser of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Ione (Pete) Petersen of Rapid City. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and a brother, Herman Kaul of Tyndall.
Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, her parents, Christian and Christina Kaul, three brothers and four sisters.
*Goglin Funeral Home
Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2013