Zelda Mae Dummer, 79, of Winner, SD and formerly of Rapid City, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Winner Healthcare Center.
She was born Dec. 1, 1939 in Colome, SD to Ben and Sarah (Iler) Fischer. She grew up west of Dallas, SD, graduating from Gregory High School in 1957. She attended USD Springfield where she received her teaching certificate.
On June 6, 1959, Zelda married Marlin Dummer in Colome. They farmed in Herrick for five years when they then rented a farm northeast of Gregory for five years. They purchased a farm southwest of Dallas, SD where they lived until retiring to Rapid City in 1996. Zelda did alterations until her health failed.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamala (Rodney) Baumgartner, Rio Rancho, NM; her son Dudley Dummer (Tim Kenny), Minneapolis, MN and her sister Joan Zimbelmann, Hamill.
She is preceded in death by her husband Marlin, her brother Marvin, his wife Norma and brother-in-law Art Zimbelmann.
The family request all cards and memorials to be sent to Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home, % Zelda Dummer Family, 632 St Francis Street, Rapid City, SD 57701.
Family and friends gathered at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home followed by graveside services at Black Hills National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.
Condolences may be conveyed to the family through the funeral home website.