Lyle "Dean" Plooster, 85, died at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center in Dell
Rapids, SD on Monday, February 8, 2021. Funeral service will be Friday,
February 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Harrison Community Church (North
Church) with burial following in Harrison Cemetery. The funeral service
will be live-streamed under "Harrison Community Church Facebook" on the
funeral home website, through “Koehn Bros. Funeral Homes” webpage and
on the church’s website at https://harrisonsd.com/. Visitation will be
Friday, February 12, 2021 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at the church.
Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.
Lyle "Dean" Plooster was born on February 10, 1935 to Engel and Marie
(Brink) Plooster on the family farm south of Harrison. He joined 2
brothers, Willard and Arlo and 3 sisters, Adrianna, Antoinette and
Elsie. Dean attended country grade school in Iowa Township and graduated
from Corsica High School in 1953. He was joined in marriage to Marlene
Markus on March 8, 1956. To this union 4 children were born, Roger,
Douglas, Rhonda and Karla. He farmed in the Harrison area until
retiring, then in 2015 the couple moved to Dell Rapids, SD. Dean enjoyed
hunting, reading, mowing the yard, "sorting stuff", going to auctions,
traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He
passed away at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center in Dell Rapids on Monday,
February 8, 2021 at the age of 85.
He leaves to mourn his wife, Marlene of Dell Rapids, SD, 3 children,
Roger (Denise) Plooster of Sioux Falls, SD, Douglas (Sherryl) Plooster
of Harrison, SD, and Rhonda Priola of Brandon, SD, son-in-law, Louis
Peter of Dell Rapids, SD, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and
4 sisters-in-law, Arlene Plooster of Corsica, SD, Nona Markus of
Mitchell, SD, Doris Markus of Corsica, SD and Dorothy Markus of
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Karla Peter.
Officiating - Pastor Gary Maas
Music - Brenda Plooster, organist
Casket Bearers - Trent Plooster, Dustin Plooster, Daniel Priola,
Michael Priola, Trevor Peter, Mason Peter, Riley Peter, Levi Peter