Edith Perault

 

Edith PeraultEdith Perault, age 88, of Kadoka, died Friday, August 15, 2014, Kadoka Nursing Home.

Visitation will be held one hour preceding the services at the church on Saturday.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.

Interment will be at the Kadoka Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka.

Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com

Edith Arlene Bennett was born on October 30, 1925 to Fred M. and Ida L. (Schulz) Bennett. She attended grade school at Brady School in rural Jackson County, and graduated from Philip High School in 1943. She obtained a teaching certificate at Springfield College.

Edith taught school in rural Haakon County. She then moved to Kadoka and worked at the rationing office in Kadoka during WW II where items such as tires, gasoline, sugar, flour and other items were rationed.

On March 29, 1946 Edith was married to George W. Headlee. They had two sons and two daughters. They resided south of Interior, SD at Headlee Ranch. She worked alongside her husband in operation of the ranch. George passed away on March 14, 1966. Edith and the younger children moved to Kadoka in the fall of 1966, and Dennis returned to college.

While in Kadoka, Edith worked at Hogen’s Hardware and the Belvidere State Bank – Kadoka. She learned to bowl, and enjoyed bowling very much. During these years, Edith boarded students from surrounding rural areas that were attending high school in Kadoka.

On April 29, 1975 Edith was married to Charles O. Perault. They resided on the Perault Ranch south of Stamford, SD on the White River. She again assisted in the operation of the ranch. Edith enjoyed bird watching and having coffee with family and friends. Charles passed away on March 15, 2007. Edith moved to the Gateway Apartments in Kadoka that spring, and was a resident of the Kadoka Care Center since the spring of 2013.

She is survived by her children Dennis (Melody) Headlee, Pleasant Hill, IA; Vicki Wilson, Kadoka, SD; William (Norma) Headlee, Belvidere, SD and Mary Knight, Sherwood, AR; ten grandchildren: Michelle (Randy) Ford, Asheboro, NC; Jason (Val) Headlee, Sioux Falls, SD; Robert (Hilary) Headlee, Ventura, CA; Reagan (Terry) Ison, Ft. Worth, TX; Willard (Jennifer) Wilson, Eastover, SC; Anora (Brian) Henderson, Hamill, SD; Corale (Dan) Dorn, Dell Rapids, SD; Monica (John) Dorn, Hendricks, MN; William (Jennifer) Headlee, Ames, IA; and Donella Headlee, Sioux Falls, SD; and twenty great grandchildren.

Edith was preceded in death by her brothers Magnus, Harvey, Orville, and Donald Bennett, and her sisters Gladys Olson and Marjorie Hosek.

Visitation will be held one hour preceding the services at the church on Saturday.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.

Interment will be at the Kadoka Cemetery

Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka.

Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com

 


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