Alma F. Alder, 100
Alma was born to Edwin and Florence (Peters) Seifried on August 4, 1920 in Tripp County on a farm near Winner, SD.
In 1928 the family moved to a farm near Sparks where Alma attended Sandcreek School. The next move was to Rosebud, South Dakota where her parents operated a café.
In 1933 the move was to Valentine where Alma graduated from high school in 1938. Her first job was for Stilwell Insurance Co.
She married Herbert Leonard Alder in 1939 at Martin, SD. They had two children, Sharon Kay and Robert Richard.
Alma and Leonard enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling. Travels included Hawaii and Canada.
Preceding her in death were her parents, a brother, Merle Edwin (infant), brother, Donald Claire, and husband, Leonard.
Surviving are daughter, Sharon and husband, David White, son, Robert and wife, Irene, grandchildren, Rhonda Green and husband, Steven, Tina Alder, Richard Alder, David Alder, great grandchildren, Ronda Cheyanne Alder, Dylan Alder, and Uma Rae Green.
Alma was a member of the United Methodist church since 1950. She passed away at Pine View nursing home September 10, 2020 at age 100.
Graveside service was held on Tuesday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Sandoz Chapel of the Pines was in charge of service arrangements.