Theis, Edward L. age 89, of Rapid City, SD, formerly of Hamel, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Rapid City Regional Hospice House. Edward was born August 4, 1924 to Adam and Mary (Zeyen) Theis, the sixth of seven children. Edward moved to Rapid City in 1990 when he retired and built his new home. He enjoyed his home and loved to watch the wildlife. He also enjoyed making lamps, clocks and working with his Bobcat. Edward was a master at fabricating anything you needed and was a self-taught expert welder. He is survived by his sister, Rose- marie M. Gleason of Corcoran, MN; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Clarence, Wallace, Jerome and John and his sister, Florence Hurkman. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, 10am at the Church of St. Anne, 200 Hamel Rd., Hamel. Interment St. Joseph of Medicine Lake Cemetery, Plymouth. Visitation Tuesday, 5-8 pm with K of C Rosary 6 pm at Gearty- Delmore Plymouth Chapel, 37th & Vicksburg Ln. and 1/2 hour before the Mass at the church. Gearty-Delmore 763-553-1411

Published on October 27, 2013

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