Mary Ann Irvin, 68, of De Smet passed away on March 26, 2015 at Avera De Smet Hospital. A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 5-7 p.m. at Osthus Funeral Home in De Smet. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in De Smet. Osthus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Ann was born on November 23, 1946 to Forrest and Anna Mae (Patzwald) Tibbetts in Volga, SD. She spent her childhood growing up and attending school in De Smet. She graduated from De Smet High School in 1964.
On June 26, 1964 she was united in marriage to Don Irvin at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in De Smet, SD. Together they raised a son and a daughter.
During her life Mame enjoyed her various jobs at Harvey’s Jack and Jill, her home daycare, and Lyle Signs. Mame also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.
Left to treasure her memory are her husband, Don Irvin; her two children, Todd (Kelly) Irvin and Kim (Tim) Martens both of Sioux Falls, six grandchildren: Lacey (Michael) Cooper, Jordan (Kayla) Martens, Babbi (Travis Hartle) Martens, Lily, Ariel, and Ryker Irvin; two great-grandchildren, Dalton Cooper and Rylee Martens; three sisters, Pat (Ken) Sieck, Cathy Jo (Mike) Jacobson, and Connie (Dan) Zuraff all of Sioux Falls; three sisters-in-law, Micki Fager (Fred Tibbetts), Vikki (Jon) DeFigh, and Mary Alice Irvin; two brothers-in-law, Gene Irvin and Doug Urevig; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Forrest “Frosty” and Anna Mae Tibbetts, one brother, Fred Tibbets, and one sister-in-law, Sandie Urevig.
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