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Irma Lou Opitz

Irma Lou Arlene Opitz (Moen)

February 11th, 1927 - May 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Irma Lou Opitz, 92, of Watertown, SD, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Jenkins Family Living Center.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2019 at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown with Pastor Scott Dempster officiating.

Visitation will be 2-4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel.
Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown.

Pallbearers will be Dale Adams, Kraig Moen, Robert Mudge, Kirk Mahlen, Tyler Austad and Matt Thorson.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials will be designated by the family.

Irma Lou was born February 11, 1927 to Gustav and Inga (Hove) Moen at the Moen Homestead farm near Roslyn, SD. She attended rural schools and graduated from Rosyln High School. Eventually her family moved to Watertown, SD. Irma Lou attended Northern State University and received her Teaching Degree. She taught for many years as a country elementary school teacher in Codington County, SD.

Irma Lou Moen and "Lee" Leander Michael Opitz were united in marriage on August 28, 1948. The couple had celebrated 70 years of marriage, before Lee passed away on September 30, 2018.

Irma Lou was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and also the Sons of Norway.

Irma Lou is survived by her son, David Opitz; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gustav and Inga; her husband, Lee; and her siblings, Geri, Doris, Noel, Marvin and Gene.

Arrangements by Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel, www.wightandcomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday May 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday May 5th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1111 4th St. N.E.
    Watertown, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday May 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday May 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1111 4th St. N.E.
    Watertown, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Address
    1333 11 St NE
    Watertown, SD
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Amber Micka

Posted at 09:46am
My condolences to the family for your loss of Ms. Opitz. May God strengthen and comfort you with his promise of the resurrection. Acts 24:15
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