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Funeral services will take place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM (Mountain).

Open Bible Church
Midland, South Dakota

Midland Cemetery
Midland, South Dakota
A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Rush Funeral Home in Philp.

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In memory of

Amy Hulce

of Midland, South Dakota, died on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at her home in Midland at the age of 89

Amy Lorraine Vernon Hulce was born on September 6th 1928 to Hazel Lenocker Vernon and John Williams Vernon in Jones County. Amy was the eighth of eleven children. She graduated from Vivian High School. Amy was united in marriage to Emmer Edward Hulce on May 3rd, 1947. Two children were born to this union: Terry Emmer and Ronald Leroy. They lived in Vivian, Presho, and Reliance before making their home in Midland in 1956. Amy's hobbies included reading, doing puzzles, teaching granddaughters to drive, her flowers (roses) and quilting.

Amy is survived by her son Ronald (Bud) Hulce; daughter-in-law Mary (Ducie) Hulce; granddaughters: Dorothy (Dodie) Hienrich her husband Fred and their children Connor, Brennen, and Ayllee; Terra Duda and her husband Tim and their daughter Tianna; Amber her husband Nate Pittman and their children Darren and Hannah; Jean Hanson her husband Bill and children Janie and Sara; Kyleen Liebig her husband Shane and two children Kaycee (Andrew) Johnson and Tyler Liebig; Brittney Hulce and her son Mackson; Brianna Bodden her husband Brandon and their daughter Braylee; 6 great-great grandchildren; brothers Dale Vernon and Gene Duvall; sister Reba Picker; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Amy was preceded in death by her parents Hazel and John Vernon; her husband of 59 years Emmer; their son Terry; their daughter in law Lola; one great-grandson Joshua; and seven siblings.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Friday, October 20 at Rush Funeral Home in Philip.

Funeral services will be held will be held 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 21 at the Open Bible Church in Midland with Pastor Walter Switzer officiating.

Interment will be at the Midland Cemetery.

5-7 PM Friday, October 20, 2017
Rush Funeral Home
Philip, South Dakota

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
Open Bible Church
Midland, South Dakota
Pastor Walter Switzer
“Dead Skunk In Middle of the Road”
“Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On”
Dan Uhrig - Keith Harry
Shane Liebig - Tim Duda
Nate Pittman - Bill Hanson
Rick Reiman - Larry Neiderworder
All Relatives and Friends in Attendance
Midland Cemetery
Midland, South Dakota

  • Bud and Family, So sorry for the loss of Amy. You family and the Gartners go back a long ways and had many good times together. God Bless you all. ~ Ron and Marilyn Gartner Interior SD (10/20/2017)
  • Aunt Amy had one of the best smiles. A few years ago, when I was in high school, she, Uncle Emmet, Aunt Rebah and Uncle Elmer visited us on our farm. I don't remember how it happened, nut both Aunts and two of my sisters were in our bedroom laughing about personals adds in the newspaper. Aunt Amy and Aunt Rebah coached me on a letter of inquiry to a nudist camp! We laughed so hard when I put it in the envelope and put the stamp on it. A few weeks later, after everyone was back home, Mom and Dad received a brochure in the mail. I had to explain fast how they received such a thing in the mail. I still got the blame, so the joke was on me. ~ Emmi Vernon Nelson Minneapolis (10/20/2017)
  • I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. I know it’s hard to go through this pain, but I hope you may find comfort in knowing that God cares about how you feel and that He promises that “there is going to be a resurrection.” (Acts 24:15) (1 Peter 5:7) Won’t that be wonderful to see our loved ones again! If you would like to learn more about this hope, feel free to visit ~ Emily (10/19/2017)
  • Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek. ~ Ray & Bonnie Maize Pierre SD (10/19/2017)
  • We were so sorry to hear of Amy's passing. Many years ago we owned and ran the Belvidere Store. Amy and Emmer came in quiet often to visit. They were always such a delightful couple. Really enjoyed life- we were so pleased to get to know them. They made our days fun. God bless the family. ~ Gary and Linda Petras Kadoka , SD (10/18/2017)
  • our deepest sympathies in the loss of your loved one.

    our prayers are with your family as you morn the loss of a very special lady. I have very fond memories of time spent with the family. She will be greatly missed.
    ~ Rex and Linda Woitte rapid city, s. d. (10/17/2017)
  • Amy will be greatly missed! She was a bright light, she loved to laugh and tell a good story. She remains a fond part of my memories growing up in Midland. ~ Kristin Woitte Vancouver, Washington (10/17/2017)
  • My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. I have many wonderful memories of Amy and will always cherish them. She will always be with you in your memories ~ Kandace Nelsen Sioux Falls (10/16/2017)
  • We were so sorry to hear that Amy has left us all. I am sure she is having the time of her life! Hugs and prayers to you all. ~ Marti Gillaspie Hill City, SD (10/16/2017)
  • Ron & family, Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She & Mickey are probably swapping stories already. ~ Joe & Bobbi Woitte Midland, SD (10/16/2017)
  • So sorry for your loss. Amy was a sweet lady. God Bless all the family. ~ Larry and Vicki neiderworder Philip sd (10/16/2017)