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Mary Stenholtz

Mary Susanne Stenholtz, 61, of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born on December 13, 1955, in Canby, Minnesota, and was the daughter of Dale and Ruth (Moravetz) Juranek. Mary attended rural country school near her parents' farm near Canby. After her father's death in 1969, Mary moved with her family to Canby, then shortly thereafter to Valley Springs, South Dakota. Mary played the clarinet in band, and graduated from Brandon Valley High School in May, 1974. Mary attended Ambassador College in Big Sandy, Texas as well as Ambassador College in Pasadena, California. Mary was baptized in 1975. In the summer of 1976 Mary participated in the Bike-Centennial Coast to Coast Bicentennial Bicycle Trip.

After Mary completed her education, she worked as a waitress and later started her own cleaning business. Mary met her future husband, Paul Dean Stenholtz, in 1988, and they married on March 17, 1990. After their wedding, they started their life together in their home in Sioux Falls. They both enjoyed working, managing apartment buildings, and traveling together.

Thankful to have shared her life include her beloved husband Paul Stenholtz, siblings Dale (Kathy) Juranek, Tom (Patty) Juranek, Ted (Connie) Juranek, Todd (Lisa) Juranek, Sarah (Preston) Olmstead; 5 nieces, 5 nephews, 2 great nieces and 3 great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Ruth Juranek, her niece Megan Juranek, and her nephew Christian Hickman.

Blessed be her memory.

A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 14, 2017, at Oakwood Park Christian Church, 811 S. Gordon Drive, Sioux Falls, SD.

Lunch to follow at the church.

Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Argus Leader from July 12 to July 13, 2017
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