ASHTON — Destinee Rae Zens, 20, of Ashton, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Ashton.
Her funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 8, at the United Methodist Church in Redfield. Burial will be in the Ashton Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Ashton Hall. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hyke Funeral Home in Redfield with the family present beginning at 5 p.m. to accept condolences.
Destinee Rae Zens was born December 2, 1997, in Aberdeen to Henry and Sherelle (Frericks) Zens. She grew up in Ashton and attended Northwestern School in Mellette. Her senior year, she moved to Sioux Falls where she attended Joe Foss High School. She then moved back to her hometown of Ashton where she worked for her father, mowed lawns, and babysat.
She is survived by her parents, Henry and Sherelle of Ashton; siblings, Austin (Ashlyn O’Daniel) Zens of Ashton, Brittany Zens and her children, Stetson and Meleigha of Ashton, and Colton (Roni Levtzow) Zens of Ashton; her paternal grandmother, Genevieve Zens of Redfield; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her yellow lab, Gunner.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Hugh Zens; and maternal grandparents, Richard “Sut” and Patricia Frericks.
Hyke Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements Visit www.hykefuneralhome.com