Marian (Earll) Gregg, 77, of Carter, SD, one of God’s special angels here on earth, was called home to be with the Lord April 25, 2018, surrounded by all of her children and special friends, Les and Shareen Canfield.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 27, at 2:30 p.m. at the Winner Community Church. Burial followed at the Winner City Cemetery.
Marian was born July 14, 1940, the second of two daughters born to Lloyd A. Earll and Geraldine J. (Schmidt) Earll in Valentine, NE.
Marian graduated from Winner High School in 1958. After graduation, Marian attended cosmetology school in Sioux Falls and earned a cosmetology degree, a talent she used for many years including setting up a salon in her home “Country Cut and Curl”.
On Oct. 14, 1961, Marian married the love of her life, James “Jim” Gregg. To this union, three sons and two daughters were born.
Marian was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, a wonderful friend and neighbor. A fervent Christian, Marian welcomed the day she would be home with the Lord, and instilled in her children the importance of strong Christian values. Marian loved her family and demonstrated that love until the day she died.
Marian is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jim, Carter, SD; her sister, Lorraine (Earll) Dohmen, Winner, SD; children Jeff Gregg (Heidi Ode), Carter, SD; Julie Gregg-Bubac (Duane), Omaha, NE; Jill Christensen (Joe), Arlington, SD; Jerred Gregg (Kara) and Jason Gregg, all of Carter, SD; grandchildren that Marian loved so very much, Jamin Hartland (Sarah), Rapid City, SD; Jessa Ellendorf (Gabriel), White River, SD; Jadyn Gregg, Spearfish, SD; Mark Bubac (Timmi), Rapid City, SD; Christi Bubac, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Dustin Christensen (Samantha), Edgemont, SD; Gary Christensen (Kayla), Sioux Falls; Sara Wollen (Bryce), Sioux Falls, SD; Jacey Gregg, Belle Fourche,SD; James, Jacob, Josey and Jenna; Justus, Jaynee, Jentry, Jude, and Jett, all of Carter, SD; great grandchildren Sage Bubac, Rapid City, SD, Claire and Chloe Christensen, and Brody Wollen, Sioux Falls, and baby girl Christensen coming in June, Edgemont, SD, and Zylias; brothers and sisters-in-law Josephine Klein, Hidden Timber, SD; John Gregg (Jeanne Carpenter Thelen), Evansville, WY; Dennis Gregg (Kay), Martin, SD; and many, many special nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Geraldine Earll, mother and father-in-law Florence and Herbert Gregg, brothers-in-law Lawrence Klein and James Dohmen, and sister-in-law Loyce Gregg.
Marian touched many lives and brought joy and happiness to family and friends. She will be missed dearly. Until we meet again, Toots!… We love you.