Hazel Annie Wingert was born on July 2, 1912 at her uncle’s farm south of Spencer SD to John Ernest and Ellen Sophie (Larson) Wilson. On October 5, 1931 she married Joseph Wingert at Huron SD. They farmed for many years, mostly in the Artesian SD area. After a move to Mitchell SD she worked at the Methodist Hospital for several years, and later at Dakota Wesleyan University with her husband.
She is survived by one son, Lewis (Barbra) Wingert, Sioux Falls SD; a daughter-in-law, Louise Wingert, Mackay ID; a sister, Sylvia Jolin, Vancouver WA; a sister-in-law, Florence Wilson, Mitchell SD; six grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant daughter, a son, Raymond; three brothers: Carroll, Lloyd and Roy Wilson and one sister, Lucille Wilson.