DeLaine M. Kuestermeyer


                DeLaine M. Kuestermeyer, age 95 of Yankton, SD died Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House, Yankton, SD. Private family funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Chapel, Yankton, SD with Rev. Jacqueline Hickox-Morgan officiating.  Live stream of DeLaine’s services may be found at: will be in the Garden of Memories, Yankton, SD.  Drive through visitation will be 5 to 7 PM, Friday, May 29, 2020 at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, SD.  On line condolences may be sent:  www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.comPallbearers: Alva Kuestermeyer, Guy Kuestermeyer, Jack Kuestermeyer, Ryan Holder, Tanner Kuestermeyer, Dino Crupi, and David Reid

                DeLaine Mardell Kuestermeyer (Aubert) was born on March 10, 1925 in Pierce, NE to Ida and Marvin Aubert.  She graduated from Colome High School, Colome, SD in 1944.  She earned her pin and cap from Nursing School in Huron SD where she met her husband of 72 yrs. LeRoy.  He often called her “Angel” which she certainly was.  DeLaine worked as a housekeeper and Home Health care giver passionately caring for others for many years.  DeLaine and LeRoy enjoyed dancing to Big Band music for several years with a large group of friends.  She was an active member of United Church of Christ. 

                She was a loving, caring mother to Alva (Jackie) Lakewood, CO, CharLene, Sun City, AZ, Guy (Anita), Surprise, AZ, Jack, Reno, NV, and her beloved cat Kallie.  She is affectionately remembered by her 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, sister Sharon, sister-in-law Donna and brother Raymond.  DeLaine was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy, her parents Ida and Marvin, her brother Constance, and her infant siblings Betty and Jerry.