Lydia Isaak was born June 8, 1910, on a farm near Clayton, SD, to Christian and Rosina (Mehlhaf) Roduner. She married Eltor Isaak on June 9, 1933 at Parkston, SD. They moved to Tripp where their five children were born. After WWII they moved to Mitchell. She was an accomplished seamstress and worked in sales and alterations at Barons and the Toggery clothing stores. For many years she really enjoyed being the “sample lady” at Sunshine Grocery Store. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and spent a lot of time taking them fishing and camping. For the past ten years she was a resident of Firesteel Healthcare Center. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Women of the Moose, Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. Lydia will be remembered for her love of family, sense of humor, and her faith in God.
She is survived by her two daughters: Shirley Piearson, Mitchell, SD and Mary Ann Tubbs, Denver, CO; one son, Donald Isaak, Scottsdale, AZ; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eltor; two sons: Thomas and Jerry; two sons-in-law: Bradley Piearson and Dale Tubbs; one great-grandson, Timothy Rosburg; one great-great-grandson, Wyatt Piearson; six brothers: Emil, Albert, Reinhold, William, Ludwig, John and three sisters: Magdalena Schmoll, Alvina Bartling and Louise Schoppert.