Ida Katherine Cox

Ida Katherine Cox[1]

Female 1922 - 2010  (87 years)

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  • Name Ida Katherine Cox 
    Born 21 Jul 1922  Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Feb 2010  Wakkonda, Clay County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26659  Gerber Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2012 

    Father Leroy Franklin Cox, Sr.,   b. 15 Jan 1875,   d. 4 Dec 1950, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Minnie Hass,   b. 30 Mar 1882,   d. 4 Dec 1965, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Headstones
    Cox, Leroy Franklin and Minnie Hass Headstone
    Cox, Leroy Franklin and Minnie Hass Headstone
    Headstone for Leroy Franklin Cox and Minnie Hass
    Family ID F26786  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry John Dieken,   b. 9 Jul 1918, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1977, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1947  Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Richard Dieken,   b. 17 Sep 1937, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. John Henry Dieken,   b. 8 Feb 1948, Hartford, SD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2011, Torrance, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +3. William George Dieken,   b. 7 Jul 1949, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Katherine Ida Dieken,   b. 28 May 1952, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Fredrick Charles Dieken,   b. 23 Dec 1955, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Benjamin Robert Dieken,   b. 25 Jun 1957, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Jane Dieken,   b. 30 Dec 1958, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2005, Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +8. Andrew Peter Dieken,   b. 3 Oct 1960, Sioux Falls, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F26783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Dieken, Ida Katherine Headstone
    Dieken, Ida Katherine Headstone
    Headstone for Ida Katherine Dieken in Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, SD

  • Notes 
    • Obituary from Miller Funeral Home is as follows:

      Ida Katherine Dieken, age 87, died Wednesday, February 10th at the Wakonda Heritage Manor, Wakonda, SD. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Monday, February 15th at Miller West Funeral Chapel (41st and Valley View Rd.) Visitation with family present will be on Sunday from 4-6pm at Miller West.

      Ida Katherine Dieken was born to Minnie (Haas) Cox and Leroy Cox, Sr. on July 21, 1922, in Salem, South Dakota. She was one of five children. She and her family lived on rural farms near Spencer and Salem and later moved to Hartford, South Dakota.

      Ida married Henry Dieken February 23, 1947. They lived for a time in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and then moved to Hartford, South Dakota, until 1967 when, after Henry had taken a new position with the Police Department, they moved to Dell Rapids, South Dakota. In 1978 following Henry’s death in November 1977, Ida moved from Dell Rapids to Marion, South Dakota, where she lived until January 2008 when she took up residence at the nursing home in Wakonda, South Dakota.

      Ida was a daughter, sister, cousin, aunt, wife, mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother, and a friend to many. To know her was to love her. She accepted Christ as her Savior when she was a child and for a number of years conducted weekly Bible Study Groups in her home in Marion. She was active in the Hartford PTA, Hartford American Legion Auxiliary, and was a Cub Scout Den Mother. She was active in the Dell Rapids High School Band Booster Club, and the Marion American Legion Auxiliary.

      Ida is preceded in death by her loving husband Henry and daughter Elizabeth; brothers, Frederick Cox, and Leroy Cox, Jr.; and sisters, Evelyn Nelson, and Hazel Parsons.

      She is survived by her daughter Katherine Vaillancourt (Yvon) of Vermillion, SD, and six sons: Richard and Elsie (Boy) Dieken, of Belle Fourche, SD; John and Laura (Partridge) Dieken, of Torrance, CA; William and Cecilia (Macatee) Dieken, of Tucson, AZ; Fred Dieken of Rapid City, SD; Ben and Sue (Keene) Dieken, of Lakeville, MN; and Andrew Dieken of Sioux Falls, SD., Sister-In-Law Elsie Cox, of Salem, SD; grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and a host of grand nephews and nieces and great grand nephews and nieces.

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Dieken, Richard, Richard Dieken, Mail, 24 Feb 2012.
      General Notes:

      Funeral was in Miller Funeral Home west of Sioux Falls.

      Growing up, she and her family lived on rural farms near Spencer and Salem and later moved to Hartford, South Dakota. She was one of 5 children.

      After marrying Henry, they lived for a time in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and then moved to Hartford, South Dakota, until 1967 when, after Henry had taken a new position with the police department, they moved to Dell Rapids, South Dakota. In 1978 following Henry's death in November 1977, IDA moved from Dell Rapids to Marion, South Dakota where she lived until January 2008 when she took up residence at the nursing home in Wakonda, South Dakota.

      She accepted Christ as her Savior when she was a child and for a number of years conducted weekly Bible Study groups in her home in Marion. She was active in the Hartford PTA, Hartford American Legion Auxiliary, and was a Cub Scout Den Mother. She was active in the Dell Rapids High School Band Booster Club, and the Marion American Legion Auxiliary.