Jennie Margaret Sudrla, 96, of Platte, SD passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at Platte Health Center Avera. Funeral Mass is 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Platte. A Committal Service will follow at the Platte City Cemetery. The funeral will be live-streamed under "Photos and Videos" on the funeral home website “Webcasting” and through Mount Funeral Homes Facebook page.
Jennie Margaret (Schutte) Sudrla was born on April 30, 1924 to Fred E. and Josephine (Schwers) Schutte on the Schwers homestead west of Platte, SD. She attended country school and graduated from Platte High School in 1942.
After graduation, she was employed part-time at DeHaan’s Market, was at Platte Livestock Auction for 12 years and worked at the Platte Locker with her husband, Frank. She was united in marriage to Frank L. Sudrla on August 2, 1955 and they owned and operated the Platte Locker until 1972.
Jennie was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and Altar Society, Platte Senior Citizens, Campbell-Timmerman American Legion Auxiliary – for over 20 years and the Platte Hospital Auxiliary, holding offices in each organization. She enjoyed working in her garden and canning what she grew.
Grateful for having shared in Jennie’s life: her nephew, Kirk Jensen and wife, Courtleen (Haussman) of Platte, SD; a great-niece, Sarah Jensen of Omaha, NE; a great-nephew, Carter Jensen of Des Moines, IA; along with cousins and friends.
Jennie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Sudrla (1983); her parents, Fred and Josephine Schutte; and a sister and brother-in-law, Emma and Alvin Jensen.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jennie’s honor may be directed to: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 321 S. Ohio Ave., Platte, SD 57369 or Platte Health Center Avera, PO Box 200, Platte, SD 57369.