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NOV 3 1994
Wessington Springs True Dakotan
Bill Grist, 47, of Wessington Springs, died Monday, October 24, 1994 in Wessington Springs.
The funeral was held Thursday, October 27 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Wessington Springs with the Rev. Randal Fett officiating. Burial was in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Wessington Springs.
Bill Crist was born May 6, 1947 at Wessington Springs to Vernon and Venella (Corbin) Crist. He graduated from Wessington Springs High School in 1965 and attended South Dakota School of Mines.
He married Judy Holler November 9, 1968 at Pierpont, SD. They lived in Oxnard, CA at the Seabee Base and he served in Vietnam from 1969-1970. They moved to Wessington Springs and in 1978 they moved back to the farm.
He is survived by his wife of Wessington Springs; his mother, Venella Crist of Rapid City, one brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Vivian Crist of Huron; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Ken McClain and June and Tim Reilly, all of Rapid City, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon.
Pallbearers were Jerry Hansen, Ron Wilson, Alien Schmidt, Keith Gunderson, Arden Bergeleen, Joe Pettrle, Frank Pettrle Jr., and Royce VanBockern.
The family prefers memorials.
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