Terrie McCoss, age 35, of Marshall, formerly of Dell Rapids, SD. passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 as a result of a motor vehicle accident near Granite Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:30 P.M. Friday, February 22nd at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. prayer service at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the Mass.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Dell Rapids, SD. Condolences may be given at www.hamiltonfh.com. Terrie Lynn was born on May 13, 1977 in Dell Rapids, SD to James and Shirley (Bunkers) Wolles. She was baptized, received First Communion and was confirmed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dell Rapids. Terrie grew up in Dell Rapids and graduated from St. Mary High School. Following high school, she attended college at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD and the University of Minnesota, graduating with music therapy degree. Upon graduation, Terrie worked for Augustana Care Corporation in Minnetonka as the assistant activities director.
On June 25, 2005, Terrie was united in marriage to David James McCoss in Marshall, MN. To this union a daughter was born, namely Josie. Terrie began employment as the music therapist and activities director at the Granite Falls Manor in May 2006. She was a board certified music therapist, an accomplished pianist, and an outstanding vocal performer.
Terrie passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. She had reached the age of 35 years, 9 months and 5 days. Terrie is survived by her loving husband Dave and daughter, Josie of Marshall; two stepchildren Megan (Mike) Weber and Garrett McCoss; stepgrandchildren, Maddie and Tanner Weber; parents, Jim and Shirley Wolles of Dell Rapids; seven siblings, Lisa (Lance) Buechler of Tualatin, OR, Diane (John) Thomas of Sioux Falls, Karen (Jerry) Steffen of Cresco, IA, Peggy (Chad) McGuire of Sioux Falls, Nancy (Paul) Shellum of Garretson, SD. Robert (Sherri) and Tony (Brenda) Wolles of Dell Rapids, SD; father and mother in law, Douglas and Karen McCoss of Granite Falls; also many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Terrie was preceded in death by her stepson, Clint McCoss and Grandparents.
Terrie will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother, her love for people and her continual smiling face.
Blessed be the memory of Terrie Lynn McCoss.
Hamilton Funeral Home – (507) 532-2933