Laura C. Amert, 100, of Madison passed away peacefully at home on March 18, 2017. Funeral services were held on March 23 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wentworth, SD. On-line condolences may be left at the Kinzley Funeral Home website.
Laura Weerts was born on December 25, 1916 in Naper, NE. She was baptized on December 31, 1916 and confirmed on May 18, 1930 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wentworth, SD. She attended and graduated from Wentworth High School and on February 22, 1938 she married Robert Lindholm. Robert passed away on October 25, 1965. On May 31, 1969 Laura married George Amert at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Laura was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wentworth where she was very active with the Sunday School program. She also was interested in crafts, painting, sewing, gardening and refinishing furniture.
Laura is survived by her children, Delores (Alton) Tokheim of Dell Rapids; Carleen Ooms of Colman; Rosalie Augustad of Chester and Thomas (Patricia) Lindholm of Wentworth; her step-children: Judy Kerin of Coldspring, MN; Jan (Tom) Storey of Rathdrum, ID; and Joyce (John) Dragseth of Nunda, SD, many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother Edward (Margaret) Weerts of Fort Wayne, IN, and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, five brothers, two husbands and two sons, Kenneth and Douglas.