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520 S. Main St., PO Box 363
Platte, SD 57369
Phone: 605-337-3857
Fax: 605-337-2374
Irene Olivier

Irene Mae Olivier (DeJong)

Tuesday, September 12th, 1939 - Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Obituary

Irene Mae Olivier, 79, of Corsica, SD passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Douglas County Memorial Hospital in Armour, SD. Memorial Services are 10:30 A.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Corsica Christian Reformed Church. A Committal Service will follow at Harrison Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services on Friday.

Irene Mae (DeJong) Olivier was born on September 12, 1939 to William and Fannie (Hobma) DeJong in Bon Homme County, SD. She attended country school and was united in marriage to Lloyd Olivier on April 10, 1959 at the Emmanuel Reformed Church in Springfield, SD.

Irene enjoyed working with the elderly as a CNA at the Good Samaritan Society in Corsica. She was a member of the Corsica Christian Reformed Church and loved sewing, gardening and canning what she grew.

Grateful for having shared in Irene’s life: her husband of over 59 years, Lloyd Olivier of Corsica, SD; seven children: Jerry (Krista) Olivier of Sioux Falls, SD, Todd Olivier of Sioux Falls, SD, Doug Olivier of Harrisburg, SD, Nyla (John) Lewis of Baker, FL, Trista (Tom) DeLange of Corsica, SD, Darcey (Dave) Hargens of Stickney, SD and Sasha (Damon) Shimp of Hills, MN; 16 grandchildren: Reagan, Ian, Jordan, Laramie, Walker, Calisa, Kieth, Aaron, Samantha, Zachary, Kruz, Candice, Kane, Austin, Aspen and Wyett; five great grandchildren: Payce and Kennedy, Kyla, Jackson and Avery; two brothers: Merrill (Bonnie) DeJong and Raymond DeJong; two sisters-in-law: Alberta DeJong and Marge DeJong; two brothers-in-law: Donald (Donna) Olivier and Dennis Olivier; along with many nieces and nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Lloyd Olivier; her parents; five brothers; six sisters-in-law; and two brothers-in-law.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Corsica Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    535 E 3rd St.
    CORSICA, SD 57328
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  • Service

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Corsica Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    535 E 3rd St.
    CORSICA, SD 57328
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    Officiant
    Pastor Dan De Graff
  • Interment

    Location
    Harrison Cemetery
    Address
    HARRISON, SD 57344
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    Following lunch and fellowship with the family.
  • Reception

    Location
    Corsica Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    535 E 3rd St.
    CORSICA, SD 57328
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Memorial Program

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Affiliations

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Christian Reformed Church

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Monica G

Posted at 09:23am
My sincere condolences to your family. I know it's not easy to deal with at this moment. May God "who comforts us in all our trials" (2 Cor 1:4) comfort you and your family at such a difficult time. I know Jehovah God will help you to endure because He invites us to approach Him in prayer, to pour out our heart to him. (Psalm 62:8) Please find comfort in knowing that God understands your  grief and He cares for you  (1Peter 5 :7).
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Robyn(Olivier) Morrison

Posted at 06:42pm
Uncle Lloyd, I am so sorry for your loss.
To my cousins, please remember your Mom with fondness and share your memories with your Dad.
You will need one another through this difficult time and remember, love is strength.
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Toni King (DeVries)

Posted at 03:43pm
I was saddened to hear of Irene's passing. I will treasure my memories of her. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
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A. C.

Posted at 07:15am
I offer my condolences to the family and friends and a scripture of comfort when it's greatly needed. John 6:40 states, "For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day." Reflect on this hope as you reflect on your most precious memories.
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