Carol Rempfer

Carol Rempfer, 82, of Winside, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Care Center in Norfolk.

Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Winside. The Rev. Neil Gately will officiate. Eulogists will be Terri Munter and Roger Rude. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time at the church in Winside. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery at Winside.

Memorials be made to the Parkinson Foundation, Winside Fire and Rescue, Faith Regional Service Foundation or Hospice and Providence Medical Center Hospice.

Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Carol Jean Rempfer was born Aug. 12, 1936 at Aberdeen, S.D. to Alfred Dean and Nellie Parkin (Silver) Ettles. She grew up on the family ranch. Carol married Jim Rempfer on Aug. 23, 1954 at Corinth, Miss. To this union two sons were born, Mark Lawton and Boyd Ettles. The family moved to Nebraska in 1969. Carol was a nurse and worked for Dr. Brauer at the Lutheran Hospital in Norfolk and Providence Medical Center in Wayne until her retirement. 

Survivors include her husband, Jim; son, Boyd Rempfer of Nederland, Texas; daughter-in-law, Joan (Hochstein) Rempfer of  Stephan City, Va.; sisters, Josie Potratz of Leola, S.D. and Victoria Ettles of Aberdeen, S.D.; grandchildren, Kate (Harley) McCain and Beth Rempfer;  great-granddaughter, Ada McCain; step-grandsons, John (Ashley) Brogie  and Joe Brogie; step-great-granddaughters,Hazel and Eleanor Brogie; nieces and nephews,  

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark Lawton Rempfer and sister, Mary (Adolph) Zantow.

Pallbearers will be nieces and nephews - Marian Kallas, Donna Stearns, Julie Meager, Rollie Stearns, Al Zantow, Byron Zantow and Robert Zantow.

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