Donald “Jack” Case

Mitchell

Donald Case obit pic 41    Donald “Jack” Case, 92, of Mitchell, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.
Funeral services were Thursday, May 26, at the Will Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery with military rites.
Donald Case, son of Merle and Margaret (Schneider) Case, was born Jan. 31, 1924, in Letcher. He grew up and attended school in Letcher, graduating from Letcher High School. After his schooling, Jack entered the U.S. Army on Sept. 30, 1944. He served for two years in World War II and received the Purple Heart after being wounded in Okinawa. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and moved to Illinois.
On May 25, 1946, Jack was united in marriage to Doris Hickman in Loomis. They moved back to South Dakota in 1951, where he farmed until they moved into Mitchell in 1965. Jack was a plumber for Sheesley Plumbing and Heating for 19 years, and after retiring from Sheesley’s, he worked for the City of Mitchell.
He is survived by his wife, Doris, of Mitchell; five children, Warren (Karen) Case, Dwight (Jeanne) Case, Marion (Tina) Case, Janice (Dave) Williams and Jeannette (Jon) Roeder; 59 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and one sister.

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