Elaine May Nytroe
11/10/1923 – 6/24/2011
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon with Pastor Dennis Bossman officiating. Visitation will begin at 3 pm, Monday, June 27, also at Heartland Funeral Home, with family present from 6 pm until 8pm. Internment will be at West Nideros Lutheran Cemetery, rural Crooks, SD.
Elaine May Peterson was born to Henry M Peterson and Ann (Lewin) Peterson on November 10, 1923 in Hartford. She attended Johnson School, Hartford and Lyons High School. She married Kermit G. Nytroe on December 16, 1941.
She was a long time resident of Brandon. Her working career was first and foremost mother and grandmother. She also worked for Sunshine Foods Bakery for 25 years. She loved camping, fishing, music, dancing, flowers and playing cards.
Grateful for sharing her life are her children; Bonnie (Gene) Shumaker, Sioux Falls, Beverly (Rick) Blue, Sioux Falls, Bruce (Cathy) Nytroe, Brandon, Barbara (James) Schartz, Sioux Falls, Brenda Lape, Brandon, and Dwane (Faye) Peterson of Kelowna, British Columbia; Grandchildren; Dwane, Lori, Leisha, Dianne, David, Linda, Chad, Rich, Paul, Jeremy, Shawn, Jared, Becky and Brandon; Great-Grandchildren; Alex, Patrick, Tony, Shayla, Jessica, Jamal, Richard, Lauren, Darian, Spencer, Luke, Lexi, Brandi, Jaxon, Jasper and Hayden; Great-Great-Grandchild; Kylie
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; Henry and Ann (Lewin) Peterson, her husband, Kermit, one daughter, Betty Dansman; one great-granddaughter, Sierra Peterson; one brother, Robert Peterson, and one sister, Marjorie Carpenter.