William Kingslien

William H. "Bill" Kingslien

July 13th, 1936 - July 9th, 2020
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William “Bill” Kingslien, age 83, of Estelline, SD passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at his residence.

There are no services planned at this time.

Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown is serving the family.

William Henry Kingslien was born July 13, 1936 in Thomas, South Dakota to Henry and Frances (Olson) Kingslien. He grew up in Thomas and graduated from Thomas High School. He moved to Oregon where he worked in the timber industry; and started his family. Bill ultimately moved back to South Dakota where his true passion was farming. He farmed for the last 20 years. Bill planted 650 acres this spring with a brain tumor that he was unaware of.

He enjoyed his grandkids, and had a green thumb for planting and working in his beautiful garden.

Bill is survived by his children, Ron (Linda Godina) Kingslien of Medford, OR, Mark (Tammy Walker) Kingslien of Medford, OR, David (Lisa) Hammonds of Lakeview, OR and Judy (Brent) Smart of Eagle Point, OR; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his siblings, Shirley Strande of Lake Norden, SD, Kenneth (Cathy) Kingslien of Middle Fork of Payette River, ID, Keith (Carol) Kingslien of Arizona City, AZ, Jim (Betty) Kingslien of Medford, OR, David (Tammy) Kingslien of Delta Jct, AK, Carol (Wayne) Walsh of Eagle Point, OR, Paul (Laura) Kingslien of Medford, OR and Donna (Raymond) Ayers of Eagle Point, OR; and his sister-in-law, Lynette Kingslien of Arizona City, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elaine; brother, Robert; and his sister, Janet.
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Tom Bush

Posted at 02:33pm
So sorry to here of Bill's passing. I so enjoyed working with him. When he would have trouble on the farm and call he was always friendly and a pleasure to work for. Bill will be missed.

All at Castlewood Farmers Elevator

Posted at 01:52pm
Sent with love and remembrance, our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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