As a young child, the family moved to a farm northwest of Murdo where she attended country school.
After her husband, Lorne, retired in 1989, they traveled the United States where they made many friends.
They enjoyed visiting their children and grandchildren.
He was a big fan of the lawn mower races, where he was Brian’s one and only pit man.
He took pride in his cattle herd, knowing each cow almost individually. As markets changed over time, he transitioned to raising more Angus, which he sure cussed a lot more on cattle working days.
He grew up on the White River bottom, where he learned to grow up tough after being bitten by a rattlesnake.
He attended Bull Creek Country School through the eighth grade and Chamberlain High School, graduating in 1973.On June 1, 1952, Jo Ann married Lorne Houser in Chamberlain, SD.From this union, four children were born: Dan, Greg, Susan, and Mike.He is also survived by his sisters Norma Johnson and Marge Hutchinson, 14 great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. Friday, January 19, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sioux City, with the Very Rev. The couple moved to North Sioux City in July 2017 from Sioux City.Dennis Anthony Schoenfelder, 84, of North Sioux City, died Monday, Jan. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Joan; his grandchildren, Chad Schoenfelder and his wife, Jamie, and Kelli Petersen and her husband, James; three great-grandchildren, Gavin, Gracie, and Madison, and one on the way; his brother, Willard “Curly” Schoenfelder; and a sister, Virginia Casey.Ray was a crop duster pilot who loved flying and teaching flying to others. He survived this event through sheer willpower as he was determined to take care of his young family.