Funeral services for Mary M. Price, 90, Aberdeen, will be 2:00 pm, Friday, June 19, 2015 at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen with Pastor Jon Damaska and Dr. Harold E. Salem officiating. Burial at Riverside Cemetery, Aberdeen. Mary died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Bethesda Home of Aberdeen. Visitation is from 1:00 to 7:00 pm, Thursday with family present from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.spitzerfuneralhome.com.
Mary Marie Frankenberger was born February 28, 1925 in Sioux Falls, SD to Earl and Josephine “Josie” (Maakestad) Frankenberger. She grew up and went to school in McLaughlin graduating in 1942. She obtained her business degree from a business college in Rapid City, SD.
Mary married Everett Price on December 26, 1943 in Hettinger, ND. They made their first home in Haynes, ND, where he worked for the Milwaukee Railroad and she enjoyed being a homemaker. They later moved to McLaughlin, SD. In 1974 they moved to Mobridge, where Everett continued to work for the Milwaukee Railroad as the depot agent. Following his retirement, they moved to Aberdeen to be closer to family.
Mary loved to cook and entertain. She was always the happiest when she was entertaining friends and family. She had a strong faith in God and lived her life loving Jesus. Her delight was her family, especially her grandchildren. She was loved and will be missed by all of her children and they take comfort in knowing that she is whole again and in the presence of her Lord and with those who went before her.
Grateful for having shared her life are her children: Tim (Michele) Price, Aberdeen, Diane Brokaw, Fairview, TX, and Brad (Tracie) Price, Dell Rapids, SD; grandchildren: Warren (Crystal) Horse Looking, Michele Horse Looking, Kathleen Smith, Amey Horse Looking, Lee Larabee (Veronica Navarro), Thomas Larabee, Jessica (Jack) Phinney, Libby Price, Edward Price, Samantha Price, Elizabeth Price, Josephine Price, William Price: eighteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her husband, Everett Price, parents, Frank and Josie Frankenberger, daughter, Peggy Larabee and sister, Donna Herstein.