Kenneth LeRoy Yusten


March 18, 1931 - April 6, 2017



Kenneth LeRoy Yusten was born March 18, 1931 to Theodore and Esther (Isaacson) Yusten in Ethan, SD.  He married Donetta Boehmer on December 30, 1951 in Mt. Vernon, SD.  They moved to Fayetteville, NC where Ken was stationed at Ft. Bragg, holding the rank of Staff Sergeant in the 82nd Airborne Division.  He was honorably discharged in 1954 and then moved back to South Dakota where he worked construction until he retired.

Grateful for sharing his life are his wife of 65 years, Donetta; his children: Nancy (Jon) Sullivan of Artesian, SD, Gail (Mike) Denne of Mitchell, SD, Debbie (Dale) Anderson of Mitchell, SD, Cyndee (Jason) Emmons of Watertown, MN, Bonnie (Duane) Wince of Rapid City, SD, Jeff (Maria) Yusten of Manilla, IA, and Lori Yusten of Dallas, TX; 25 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

 He is preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters and his parents.


Sunday, April 9, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Scripture Service ~ 6:30 PM
1401 West Cedar Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Monday, April 10, 2017
10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 West Cedar Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

entry posted by John and Dawn (Bame) Schlaffman on 04-10-2017
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
entry posted by Chuck Bame on 04-10-2017
I'm very sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
entry posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on 04-09-2017
You all are in our thoughts and prayers . Ken will be missed by all that was blessed to know him !!! He always had a smile for everyone !
entry posted by Pat scarcello on 04-09-2017
Be strong my friend prayers for u all
entry posted by Cindi (Plooster) Dixon on 04-08-2017
Cyndee-My deepest sympathy for you and your family's loss. Very hard to lose a parent. I lost mine 22 years agp now. Just hold onto the good memories and pass them down to your kids and grandchildren.
entry posted by Lisa Tolliver on 04-08-2017
Donetta, Bonnie, Tera, and the rest of your family are all in my prayers for comfort during this difficult time. My heart goes out to you all!
entry posted by Deb Heck on 04-08-2017
Sorry for the loss of your father Gail. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
entry posted by Elwin & Rosalie Hohn on 04-07-2017
We extend our deepest sympathy to the Yusten family, may God give you strength through this difficult time.
entry posted by Shelly Sandness Degen on 04-07-2017
Thinking of all of you sorry for your loss.
entry posted by Sherry &Tim Hines on 04-07-2017
Our deepest condolences for the family... you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Kenny will be greatly missed... we love our 'best ever neighbors'!
entry posted by Sherilyn on 04-07-2017
Our deepest sympathy. Boy, will you be missed, Uncle Kenny!
entry posted by Chuck & Janelle Herman on 04-07-2017
Bonnie and Duane our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. Trusting that God will give you His peace and strength for the days ahead.
entry posted by Kristy vobr on 04-07-2017
So sorry about your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family right now!!!
entry posted by Marty Pemrick on 04-07-2017
Sorry for the loss of your dad.
entry posted by HarryandPeggy on 04-07-2017
Our thoughts are with you Gail condolences to your family sound like he had a great life
entry posted by Sam on 04-06-2017
So sorry to all of your family for your loss
entry posted by Dianna Senska on 04-06-2017
Nancy I am so sorry for your loss....Hugs
entry posted by Roger C. Hartman on 04-06-2017
I'm so sorry for your loss of Uncle Kenny. My thoughts and prayers to the Family. I have great memories of Kenny and you Donetta.
entry posted by Junie and Susie Hohn on 04-06-2017
Gail so sorry to hear this. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family
entry posted by Janie Golder on 04-06-2017
So sorry for your loss!! Hugs and prayers Gail and the rest of the Yusten family.
entry posted by Loren and Sherry on 04-06-2017
Aunt Donnie and family...You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Uncle Kenny will always be remembered as a kind, loving man. Sending our love to you all. God bless!
entry posted by Otto/Carol Oehlerking on 04-06-2017
So sorry to hear of your loss, Pray God will guide you through this difficult time..
entry posted by Jim/Diane Suhr on 04-06-2017
Thoughts and prayers to all of the Yusten family. You have our deepest sympathy.Rip Kenny. You were a wonderful man.
entry posted by Terry & Marilyn Hohn on 04-06-2017
Gail so sorry for your loss our deepest sympathy to you and the entire family.
entry posted by Louie Pena on 04-06-2017
Love you-you are in my heart
entry posted by Sheri VanOverschelde on 04-06-2017
Many thoughts and prayers to all the Yusten family. May God Bless you all with many cherished memories of your father/grandfather. God Bless you all !!!
entry posted by Margie Larson on 04-06-2017
So sorry to hear this. All our thoughts and prayers are with you. Margie and Chuck Larson.
entry posted by Sherry Nielsen on 04-06-2017
Cyndee and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers, what a legacy your dad had. Take care.
entry posted by Lee Yusten on 04-06-2017
Thinking of my aunt , cousins and their families, during this tough time. RIP Kenny
entry posted by Loraine Yusten on 04-06-2017
Sorry for the loss as Ken was such nice fun. Know family will really m,oils him,.
entry posted by Jacqueline Lindblom on 04-06-2017
Sending the entire family my deepest condolences... Strength and prayers with lots of love sent to you all through this difficult time.
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