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Ardell Searcy

January 31, 1925 — March 29, 2015

Ardell Searcy, age 90, of Milbank died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Golden Living in Milbank.

Services will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank. Visitation will be held at the church prior to the service, from noon – 2:00 p.m. Rev. Craig Werling will officiate and Elaine Hallberg will provide music.

Casket bearers will be Ardell's grandsons: Chad Bauman, Wyatt Bauman, Scott Searcy, Marc Searcy, Jeremy Bertsch, and Joshua Bertsch. Burial will be in Milbank City Cemetery.

Ardell Francis Searcy was born January 31, 1925, in Stockholm Township, South Dakota to Marion F. and Elva (Zenor) Searcy. Ardell was a cattle buyer and rancher in Twin Brooks for many years.

Ardell was beloved by his family and friends, and will be dearly missed.

Ardell is survived by his wife of 66 years, Bernette (Moyer) Searcy of Milbank, SD; daughters: Linda (Leonard) Bauman of Sioux Falls, SD, and JoAnn Holmquist of Cocoa, FL; daughter-in-law Diana Searcy of Shakopee, MN; brother Merwin "Bud" (Jeanette) Searcy of Twin Brooks; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Ardell was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; two brothers; his son, Steven Searcy; and son-in-law, August Holmquist.

Visitation

Living Word Lutheran Church

Milbank, SD 57252

Saturday, April 11, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Service

Living Word Lutheran Church
101 North Ridge Ave.
Milbank, SD 57252

Saturday, April 11, 2015
2:00 PM

Cemetery

Milbank City Cemetery

Milbank, SD

Saturday, April 11, 2015
3:00 PM

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