Groton, SD-Private graveside service for Kent Allen Rithmiller, 57, of Groton will be in the Spring in St. Paul’s Cemetery at rural Monango, ND.

Kent died February 17, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center.

Kent was born January 29, 1963 to Paul and Ruth (Otterstetter) Rithmiller at Ellendale, ND. He graduated from Dickey Central High School, Fullerton, ND with the class of 1980. Kent then attended college at North Dakota State University and later at North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS). He began working at Banner Health System in Fargo as an Information Technologist and was there for 15 years. Kent relocated to Ellendale for a couple of years before moving to Aberdeen where he would work at Wal-Mart for 12 years. He was currently working at the South Dakota Department of Transportation in the Driver Exam Office.

Kent loved spending time working with computers and technology.

He is survived by his two sons, Jared Rithmiller of Groton and Drew (Susie) Elliott of Sioux Falls; four sisters, Laurel (Wayne) Maas of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Marilyn Madden of Mesa, AZ, Nancy (Clint) Kee of Ellendale, Karen (Al) Scott of Mesa; and brothers, Clayton Rithmiller of Mesa and Kevin (Rosario) Rithmiller of Port Orchard, WA.

Preceding Kent in death are his parents.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with arrangements.