John Tschetter

Hitchcock

John R. Tschetter, 94, of Hitchcock, passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Woonsocket. 

His funeral service was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at Welter Funeral Home. The burial followed at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Huron. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday.

John R. Tschetter, the youngest of nine children, was born on March 24, 1927, to parents Lorenz and Suzanna (Kleinsasser) Tschetter in Lake Byron.

John married Marie B. Gross on June 5, 1948, in Mitchell. John and Marie farmed in the Hitchcock area for many years. John raised cattle, pigs, and chickens. He took great pride in keeping his equipment well maintained. He was active on the township board and Republican township committee.

John is survived by his children, Karen Swanda and Reggie (Jewel) Tschetter, both of Huron, Teresa (Darrell) Simon of Peterson, Minn., and Cheryl (Frank) Raymond of Renner; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marie, in 1996; his son-in-law, John Swanda; grandson, Brian Swanda; five sisters, Susanna, Justina, Ida, Rebecca, and Clara; three brothers, Eli, Ed, and Ted; and several nieces and nephews.

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