In Memory

Hazel (Dixie) Schimelfenig

Hazel Berg
Hazel “Dixie” (Schimelfenig) Berg, 70, Emery, S.D., died on August 29, 2013, at Avera Heart Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.,  surrounded by family members. 
Dixie was born, March 18, 1943, near Fessenden, N.D., to Charlie and Catherine (Kunnanz) Schimelfenig.  She was the youngest of six children.  
She and Allen “Jim” Will were united in marriage in 1959.  Together they were blessed with four children; Marlin, Robert, Michael and Lisa. 
Throughout the years, Dixie was involved in many business ventures.
Dixie is survived by two sons, Marlin (Candice) Will, Mullen, Neb., and Michael (Mary) Will, Colton, S.D.; one daughter, Lisa (Jason) Skovlund, Volga, S.D.; six grandchildren; brother Ted Schimelfenig, of Carrington, N.D.; sister, Agnes Leik, Kensal, N.D., and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Will; her parents, Charlie and Catherine; brother, Floyd Schimelfenig; two sisters, Cathren Faul and Lucille Liebig.