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Thursday March 15th, 2018
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Darrell R. Magstadt

“Amazing Grace”
“Uncloudy Day” by Willie Nelson
“We’ll Meet Again” by Johnny Cash
Honorary Casketbearers
Darrell’s Grandchildren
Alanna, Aidan, & Oliver Magstadt
Active Casketbearers
Jim Isaak, Jim Mehlhaff,
Vern Fuerst, Greg Gall,
Mark Mehlhaff, & Doug Baltzer
Darrell Ray Magstadt was born on February 26, 1944 to Benjamin and Ruth (Gall) Magstadt in Yankton, South Dakota. He graduated from Scotland High School in 1962. In November 1963, Darrell enlisted in the United States Army and served on the DMZ in South Korea as a Medical Corpsman.  He was honorably discharged in September 1965. On November 5, 1966, he was united in marriage to LaVerna Pietz in Tripp, South Dakota. Upon his return home, he began farming in the Tripp area and would continue to do so until his retirement in 2012. In December 2017, the couple made their home in Yankton.
Darrell enjoyed collecting Aladdin oil lamps and following his retirement, he also collected farm toys that were replicas of his earlier machinery.  He loved going on trips to visit family. He especially enjoyed the ATVing trips in the Colorado Rockies and Black Hills with his family. Darrell also held dear the time he taught his two older grandchildren how to drive the side-by-side. In 2015, Darrell was thrilled to buy his dream car, a red GT Mustang and last year was able to attend the Mustang Rally in Sturgis. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather who wanted what was best for his family.
Darrell passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House in Yankton having attained the age of 74 years and 15 days.
He is survived and remembered by his wife of 51 years, LaVerna Magstadt of Yankton; sons: Corey (Kate) Magstadt of Littleton, CO and Chad (Jody) Magstadt of Bartonville, IL; and grandchildren: Alanna, Aidan, and Oliver Magstadt.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Gary Magstadt.

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Darrell was always at the ready to help a friend. I've been in pretty bad shape before and he didn't blink an I holding my hair out of it. Those were the days...ballroom dancing. Cherished memories of all that surrounded him and his family. Greatly missed.

P J Boyer Jan 15 2019 1:07 AM

Our sympathy to you and your family. Always enjoyed working with Darrell while I was employed with Dennis. May time heal your broken heart and you find comfort in the days ahead.

Frank & Faye Burke Mar 17 2018 7:23 PM

Everyone so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers...

Bob and Jessica Gimbel Mar 17 2018 7:09 PM

Sorry for your loss, God be with you.

Kathy Osborn Mar 17 2018 4:50 AM

So sorry to hear about Darrell. May loving memories of yesterday bring you strength for today and many days to come

Calvin & Ann Pietz Mar 17 2018 12:50 AM

Laverne and family My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hope you can find peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead. May God give you that with all the memories of your lives together.

Virginia Bertelsen Mar 16 2018 8:21 PM

So sorry to hear of Darrell's death. Sympathy and prayers

Ray and Phyllis Dewald Mar 16 2018 7:53 PM

So sorry for your loss.

Maynard Suess Mar 16 2018 6:03 PM

Our thoughts & prayers to you all at this time of great loss. Our wonderful neighbor will be missed.

Bill & Nicole Suurmeier & Family Mar 16 2018 4:19 PM

Dear Laverne and Family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Besides all the years in school we also belonged to the same church. Such a gentleman.

Iva Kay Fischer Nelson Mar 16 2018 12:35 AM

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