Vada Faye Church


December 7, 1911 - November 17, 2012


Vada Faye Church was born December 7, 1911, at Scotland, SD to Jacob and Mary Hoffer. She grew up and attended school at Scotland and graduated from Scotland High School. On February 26, 1932, she married Pearle J. “Bud” Church at Scotland. They moved to Mitchell where she was employed by Glendenning Equipment and for 36 years was a bookkeeper for General Motor Equipment Company. She attended Holy Spirit Catholic Church, and enjoyed gardening and sewing. Her life revolved around her family which she dearly loved.

She will be missed immensely and is survived by her daughter Rosemary Wisner of Mitchell, three grandchildren: David Wisner of Mitchell; Marilee Wisner of Mitchell; Rosalie Bell of Sioux Falls; three great grandchildren: Heather (Sam) Butterfield, Peter Bell, Stephen Bell and one step great grandchild, Kristina (Julian) Bell-Leonard, seven nieces and two nephews.

The youngest of twelve children, she was preceded in death by her eleven brothers and sisters: Otillia Goetzfried, Elizabeth Bennett, Clementine Goetzfried, Frank Hoffer, Bill Hoffer, Martin Hoffer, Joachim Hoffer, Joseph Hoffer, Robert Hoffer, two infant sisters, her husband, Bud Church, one great-granddaughter, Kathleen Bell and her son-in-law, Joseph Wisner.  




Tuesday, November 20, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1412 West Cedar
Mitchell, Southy Dakota


Tuesday, November 20, 2012
11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1412 West Cedar
Mitchell, South Dakota


Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Debra Hohn on November 29, 2012
Dave: I just found out that your grandma had passed away
so sorry I did not get to see you at the funeral.
I sure would have been there if I would have known...
Posted by Bill & Cindy Desy on November 26, 2012
So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our prayers.
Posted by Rose Loudner on November 21, 2012
Dave & Marilee, so sorry to hear about your Grandma, my thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by Pat Dusseau on November 20, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Posted by Terry, Margie and Garret on November 19, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers,
Posted by Frank S. Bell on November 19, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
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