Walter Dais

February 28, 1923 ~ June 24, 2021 (age 98)


Eureka, SD-Walter Dais, 98, of Eureka passed away June 24, 2021, at Avera Eureka Health Care Center in Eureka, SD. A private family graveside service will be held.

Walter Dais, son of George G. and Mary (Nies) Dais, was born February 28, 1923, on the family homestead. He attended country school and worked on the family farm. He was drafted into the United States Marine Corp in 1944 and was stationed in California.

Walter was united in marriage to Florence Schnabel in 1948. They made their home on a farm northwest of Eureka. In 1972 they sold the farm and moved into Eureka, where Walter went to work at the Eureka Cheese Factory and later with McPherson County. Walter’s wife, Florence, passed away March 17, 1984. Walter married Edna Weisser on September 24, 1986. Edna passed away August 14, 2016.

Walter enjoyed playing cards, gardening, and watching old western television shows. He was a member of Church of God Seventh Day, He read the Bible frequently and loved to listen to old time Gospel music.

Grateful for having shared in his life are his children, JoAnn Tverberg, Kenneth (Angie) Dais, Donald Dais and Sandra (Richard) Libis; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren and brother, Milbert Dais.

He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, Florence and Edna, infant son, Dennis and siblings, Aaron, Calvin, Marvin and LeRoy and Alice, Mabel, and Darlene (Infant).

Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka has been entrusted with arrangements.

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