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Helen Pheifer
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Helen Mavis
Pheifer (Noteboom)
1939 - 2018
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Obituary for Helen Mavis Pheifer (Noteboom)

Helen Mavis  Pheifer (Noteboom)
Helen Mavis Pheifer, 79, of Platte, SD passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Platte Care Center Avera. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Mount Funeral Home in Platte with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service. A Committal Service will take place at 1:30 P.M. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Platte City Cemetery. Funeral Services are 2:30 P.M. Friday at the Platte Christian Reformed Church.

Helen Mavis (Noteboom) Pheifer was born on September 18, 1939 to Gerrit and Cora (Streelman) Noteboom in Douglas County, SD. She graduated from Corsica High School in 1957 and went on to earn her Teaching Certificate from Southern State Teachers College in Springfield, SD. In 1958 Helen was united in marriage to Carlyle Pheifer at the Christian Reformed Church in Harrison, SD. She took pride in being a homemaker and mother to their four children: Twyla, Rod, Randy and Curtis.

Helen was an active member of the Platte Christian Reformed Church and the Dakota Christian School Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, singing and baking. She loved outdoor activities, especially with her grandchildren.

Grateful for having shared in Helen’s life: her husband of 60 years, Carlyle Pheifer of Platte, SD; four children: Twyla (Terry) Kok of Jenks, OK, Rod (Jeanette) Pheifer, Randy (Nancy) Pheifer and Curtis (Kristi) Pheifer all of Platte, SD; 11 grandchildren: Taylor Kok, Tanner Kok, Brandi (Devin) DeLange, Nicole (Rich) VanZuidam, Brittney (Blake) Veurink, Nakayla (Bryce) Burnham, Rheanna Pheifer, Kami Pheifer, Karleah Pheifer, Chase Pheifer and Isabel Pheifer; seven great grandchildren: LaTia, Leo and Louie DeLange, Nadia, Ahnali and Aidrik VanZuidam, and Brynlee Veurink; two sisters: Doris Markus and Clarice (Bob) DeVries; two brothers: Stanley (Barb) Noteboom and Wendell (Judy) Noteboom; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessie Joy Pheifer; her parents, Gerrit and Cora Noteboom; an infant brother, Leroy Noteboom; a sister and her husband, Viola (John) Vander Tuin; and a brother-in-law, Dennis Markus.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Helen may be directed to: Dakota Christian School, 37614 SD Hwy 44, Corsica, SD 57328 or online at

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