Mary E. Dressing, 85, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Touchmark at All Saints Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, SD. A funeral service will be 2:00 pm Monday, May 12, 2014, at George Boom Funeral Home, 3408 E. 10th St., with the family present one hour prior. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mary Ellen Klingel, the daughter of Oliver and Yola (Smalley) Klingel was born November 17, 1928, in Sioux Falls, SD. She graduated from Washington High School in 1946. On June 25, 1948, Mary was united in marriage with Edwin Dressing in Sioux Falls. The couple lived in Huron, SD for some time, before returning to Sioux Falls in 1960. Mary was a homemaker. Edwin died August 2, 1995.
On August 18, 2002, Mary was united in marriage with Arve Peterson in Humboldt, SD. Arve died in April of 2005.
Grateful for having shared her children, Nancy Bowden of Sioux Falls, Brian (Pam) Dressing of Sioux Falls, Mary Jamison of Dell Rapids, SD, Laura Dressing of Sioux Falls; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Edwin Dressing and Arve Peterson; and a son, John Dressing.
A complete obituary is available at www.georgeboom.com.