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May Dell Wold, 85, of Huron

Posted: Monday, Oct 8th, 2012

May Dell Wold, age 85, of Huron, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at SunQuest Healthcare Center.  Her funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9th, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Marc Anderson officiating.  Burial will be at 2 p.m. MDT Wednesday, Oct. 10th, at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. 

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, October 8th at the Kuhler Funeral Home and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with her family present from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  There will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church. Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com.

May Dell was born on Feb. 3, 1927, to Esther (Hook) and Frank Bailey at Huron.  The family farmed in several locations in South Dakota and Iowa and returned to Huron where May Dell graduated from Huron High School.  She later attended nursing school in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps. 

She met and married Harlan Wold at First Baptist Church in Huron on Aug. 17, 1947, where they were active members for many years.  They moved to StoneyBrook Assisted Living in 2003.  After Harlan’s death in 2004, she remained at StoneyBrook until earlier this year.

May Dell enjoyed playing the piano, reading and entertaining guests.  She loved to cook and shared that gift with many friends and family members as well as children in the Head Start program where she worked as a head cook for several years. May Dell was dedicated to her family and home throughout her life.  She and Harlan raised five children and were actively involved in the lives of their grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harlan; two brothers, Warren (Zaide) Bailey, Harold (Viola) Bailey; and a sister, Beth (Fred) Smith.

She is survived by her children, Marian (David) Martin of Plymouth, Minnesota, John (Nancy) Wold of Gillette, Wyoming, Steven (La Vonne) Wold of Lead, Beth (Larry) Picek of Huron and James (Sherry) Wold of Huron; eleven grandchildren, Kristine (David) McKinney, Jennifer (Eric) Syversen, Samuel (Tammy Fauci) Wold, Sarah (Cody Kittleman) Wold, Michelle (Mark) Iverson, Brian (Jodi) Fero, Ashton (Misaki) Picek, Justin (Becky) Picek, Joel Wold, Jared Wold and Rachel Wold; seven great-grandchildren, Abigail, Ryan, Derek, Alex,  Phoebe, Jarrett and Owen; and many nieces and nephews.

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