Mary Jane Kerker was born November 27, 1943 at Parkston to Lawrence and Mary (Lang) Zwinger. She attended Catholic Parochial School in Dimock, graduated from Parkston High School in 1961 and Stewart’s School of Hair Styling in Sioux Fall in 1963. On January 9, 1971 she married William Kerker at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. She was employed by Social Services in Mitchell and then after moving to Huron she was employed as a seamstress at Raven Industries in Huron and later worked at Truss Built. Mary Jane was an avid photographer, enjoyed doing woodworking and painting, as well as showing her work at craft shows.
She is survived by her husband, William Kerker of Huron, one brother, Wilfred (Mary Jo) Zwinger of Dimock and numerous nieces and nephews.