Golda M. Tebay, 99, of Huron

HURON — Golda M. Tebay, 99, of Huron, and formerly of Alpena, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the Huron Regional Medical Center.

A private family service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Welter Funeral Home in Huron, with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery in Alpena.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m., with the family present from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, at Welter Funeral Home, with a Prayer Service starting at 6 p.m. Thursday evening.
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Golda M. Tebay was born March 8, 1921, to Jens and Anna (Bergeleen) Peterson on the family farm in rural Alpena. She was baptized in the Earlville Lutheran Church northwest of Alpena and confirmed in the Bethany Lutheran Church in Woonsocket. She attended school and graduated from Alpena High School in 1939.

On February 15, 1940, Golda married Paul Tebay of Alpena. They were married for 65 years. Golda was a homemaker and after her children were in school Golda started working in the family business and continued this for 12 years. Golda was also a bookkeeper for 4 years.

Golda transferred her membership to the United Parish of Alpena in 1935, and was an active member joining the WSCS later named the UMW. Golda and Paul enjoyed traveling. They went to Hawaii in 1975, England in 1981, 49 of the 50 U.S. States, and Denmark with her dad in 1980. Golda also enjoyed playing cards, reading, and music; but, her favorite thing to do was attending her grandchildren’s, and great-grandchildren’s many activities.

Grateful for having shared in Golda’s life  are her  six children, Darrell (Linda) of Wessington Springs, Delayne (WyAnn) of Huron, Doreen (Darwin) Ochsner, Diana (Lynn) Presuhn and Dallas ‘Butch’ (Susan), all of Alpena, and Debra (Scott) Manning of Miller; 14 grandchildren, Pam (Stacey) Kopfmann, Candi (Chad) Olson, Rick (Tiffany) Tebay, Brent (Kris) Tebay, DeVonne (Scott) Losing, Dean (Shawn) Ochsner, Sherri (Jason) Miller, Stacie (Troy) Dowling, Michelle Presuhn, Casey (Lacey) Tebay, Jackie (Rocky) Miller, Julie (Trent) Prestemon, Christi (Jim) Danburg, and Tim (Nichole) Wenz; 38 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Golda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; an infant son, Duane; a daughter, Donna, at age 3; a great-granddaughter, Haley Tebay; sister, Doris Huether; four brothers, Kenny, Merrill, Julian, and Chet Peterson; two brothers-in-law; and five sisters-in-law.


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