Twila Brunmeier, 86

  Twila Brunmeier, 86, of Winner, SD passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Winner Regional Healthcare Facility in Winner, SD. 

Funeral was held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Winner.  Burial followed in the Winner City Cemetery. 

Twila was born to James and Adeline (Redding) Chastain on Sept. 26, 1934 in the family home at Wheeler Bottom on the Missouri River in South Dakota. While Twila was growing up the family moved several times before settling in Winner where Twila graduated from high school in 1954.

Twila married Leonard Brunmeier on Dec. 4, 1954 and to this union 4 boys were born: Danny, Robin, Kelly and Bradley. 

Twila and her sisters Jean and Charlotte worked for Donna Dice and Barb Kuil where they would eventually take over the business and successfully run the Outlaw Café for many years.

In 1979 Leonard and Twila bought their first motorcycle and traveled on this bike to 48 of the 50 states.  For 30 years they would ride their motorcycle to Sturgis to attend the rally.

Twila is survived by sons Danny (Linda), Robin, Kelly (Kathy); grandchildren Justin (Val) of Winner, SD, Danielle (Dan) Bohman of Pierre, SD, Tasha (Jimmy) Ankeney of Edgerton, WY, Angie (Jason) LaFave of Aberdeen, SD Blake of Winner, SD, Marque (Alex) Bachmann of Winner, SD, Jesse of Rapid City, SD, DaleRay (Crystal) Sell of Winner, SD, Megan DeHaan of Sioux Falls, SD, Kagney (Seth) Mosteller of Rapid City, SD, Jesse (Becca) Shelbourn of Sundance, WY, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter.

Twila was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leonard, son Bradley, brother Emmet, sisters Jean Siewert, Shirley Broadbent and  Charlotte Colson.

The family will be directing memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church in Winner.

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