Sioux Falls, SD
May 18, 2023
Doris Thyberg, Sioux Falls, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Riverview Health Care Center, Flandreau. She was 95.
Doris Grave was born March 2, 1928, to Everett and Ida (Zental) Grave in Hartford. She attended Liberty School District #72 and graduated from Hartford High School in 1946.
Doris married Vic Thyberg on September 15, 1946. The couple became the proud parents of John and Vicky. The family farmed in the Hartford area until 1971, at which time they moved to Sioux Falls.
Doris worked as a waitress at the Ramkota and was hostess at Kirk’s Restaurant in Sioux Falls. She taught Sunday School for many years at Zion Lutheran Church and was actively involved in the Zion Lady’s Aid group.
Following her retirement, Doris enjoyed traveling with John and Arlene as well as Arlene’s mother, Mary Kostelecky. They particularly enjoyed their three week tour throughout the East Coast.
Grateful for having shared her life are her son, John (Arlene); son-in-law, Norman Chicoine; four grandchildren, Jim Thyberg, Jody (Jim) Kramer, Bill (Cheryl) Niles and Scott (Michelle) Niles; 13 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Vicky Chicoine; parents, Ida and Everett Grave; two sisters, June Grave and Marjorie Jensen; and her former husband, Vic Thyberg.
Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday May 22, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hartford. The family was present to greet friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the Miller Hartford Chapel, 600 S. Western Ave.
Funeral services provided by Miller Funeral Home.