Maudene Hohbach, 86, of Mitchell

MITCHELL — Maudene Hohbach, 86, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Maudene Hohbach was born December 1, 1934, in Vinita, Okla., to Charles and Nola (Hagebusch) Kuder. Maudene moved to South Dakota in 1947 with her family. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon in 1952. Maudene married Donald Hohbach in November of 1952. They moved to Wichita Falls, Texas where Donald was in the Air Force. Following Donald being honorably discharged they moved back to South Dakota.
Maudene had several jobs over the years including working at Randall’s, JC Penney, and K-Mart. She retired from K-Mart in 1996. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Maudene was a fan of the Mitchell Kernels and Minnesota Twins. She loved attending her grandchildren’s musical and sporting events.

She also loved gardening, especially growing her roses and tomatoes. Her home was always filled with a variety of house plants. Maudene’s favorite past-times were camping, collecting angels, crocheting, and sewing. She loved dogs, especially her Shih-Tzus.

Maudene is survived by her children, Diana (Denis) Slepikas of Huron, Dan Hohbach of Mitchell, and Doug (Penny) Hohbach of Letcher; three grandchildren, Jamie (Stan) Cass, Chris Hohbach and Wesley Davis; two step-grandchildren, Tyler (Amanda) Oakleaf and Tomena (Sawyer) Peterson; two great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; sisters, Carolyn Damon and Charlene (Chuck) Reinhart; brothers, Lloyd (Katherine) Kuder and Eldon (Kathy) Kuder; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hohbach; parents; granddaughter, Alison Slepikas Davis; brother, Donnie Kuder; sisters, Delores Klink, Delia Stielen, Helen Tietz, and Shirley Nelson; and daughter-in-law, Tricia Hohbach. 

Arrangements are by Bittner Funeral Chapel.



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