Ethel Marie Palmer Hagen, 91, of Orient, S.D., passed away Sun., June 20, 2021, at Primrose Cottages, Aberdeen.
Funeral services were held on Sat., June 26, 2021, at the previous Orient Lutheran Church Lot, Orient, S.D., with Mike Kampa presiding. Burial followed in Prairie View Cemetery, Orient. Visitation was Fri., June 25, 2021, at Luce Funeral Home, Faulkton.
Ethel Marie Klapperich was born Aug. 31, 1929, in Raymond, S.D., the second of ten children born to Emil and Mary (Halfman) Klapperich.
Ethel’s life will forever be cherished by her children, Randy (Jeannette) Palmer, Hawks, Mich., Julie Baszler, De Smet, Cheryl Walsh, Phoenix, Ariz., Richard (Mary) Palmer, Willmar, Minn., John Hagen, Orient and Mary (Lannie) Mielke, Mellette; grandchildren, Jason (Angie) Baszler, St. Cloud, Minn., Jared (Ashley) Baszler, Brookings, Caterina (Doug) Taylor, Oceanside, Calif., Sean Walsh, Phoenix, Ariz., Laine Mielke (Cole Dejong), Cavour and Jackson and Jayden Mielke, Mellette; great-grandchildren, Ella, Brooks and Harris Baszler, St. Cloud, Minn., Jack and Logan Baszler, Brookings and Evan Taylor, Oceanside, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands, Paul Palmer and Oscar Hagen; sisters, Delores Hamilton, Marjorie Moon and Joanne McGirr; brothers, Donnie Klapperich and Philip Klapperich.