FAULKTON — Theresa Cunningham, 91, of Faulkton, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Faulkton Healthcare Center.
Burial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Faulkton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation and a wake service was held Monday at the church.
Theresa Veronica Waldman was born on March 30, 1922, north of Onaka to Walter and Lena (Hoffert) Waldman.
On Oct. 23, 1939, she married Joseph P. Cunningham at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Onaka. She enjoyed sewing, finishing alterations, babysitting, providing haircuts, making clothes, and baking birthday and wedding cakes. In 1958 they moved to Faulkton where she worked various jobs until going to work at the Faulk County Hospital for 19 years. She drove the Faulk County Book Mobile and took up painting after retirement. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, St. Thomas Altar Society and the Faulkton Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her children, Arleen (Paul) Mardian of Aberdeen, Carol (Jim) Shoup of Onida, Kathleen (Eric) Gunlogson of Minneapolis, Minn., Judy (Richard) Raethz of Faulkton and Richard (Jo) Cunningham of Hot Springs; 18 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one sister, Kathryn Waldman Francis, Aberdeen and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2002; two granddaughters; and her siblings, Joseph Waldman and Emma Roesch.
Luce Funeral Home of Faulkton is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.familyfuneralhome.net.For the complete article see the 10-01-2013 issue.
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