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Louise Vail

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Louise Vail

Louise Vail age 95 of Sioux Falls, passed away Sunday February 26, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 3:pm Tuesday February 28 at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Avenue.

Louise Albers, daughter of August and Ida (Werth) Albers, was born April 7, 1921 in Seneca, SD. She grew up and graduated from high school in the Highmore and Seneca area in 1940.

She was united in marriage to Elden (Pat) Vail on September 21, 1942 in Richmond, VA. The couple lived in Lebanon and Webster, SD, working for standard Oil Company. Pat passed away on December 5, 1967. Louise then attended Northern State College in Aberdeen, SD for three years.

In 1971 Louise and Barbara moved to Sioux Falls where she began working for SD Job Service as an interviewer. Louise retired in 1986.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Elmwood Golf Course, alife member of the VFW Auxiliary and volunteered at Sanford Medical Center for over 20 years.

Grateful for having shared her life are her daughter Barbara Vail, Phoenix, AZ; and her sister Sophia Dahlquist, Gettysburg, SD.

Her parents, husband; brothers Carl, Julius, and sister Wilhelmina, preceded her in death.
Published in The Argus Leader on Feb. 28, 2017
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