William L. Finley

William L. Finley
Date of Birth: July 15, 1931
Died on: May 26, 2021

William Louis Finley, 89, of Hecla, SD passed away May 262021 at Wheatcrest Hills Healthcare Center in Britton, SD.

He was born on July 15, 1931 to Carroll and Esther (Jensen) Finley. He was raised in the Cresbard area and graduated high school there.

He married Marjorie Pickerine in 1951. They farmed and raised their five children near Hecla. In their early years, they loved to square dance. They enjoyed traveling and visiting relatives. Bill loved buying cars, going to auction sales, casinos and playing cards. Marjorie passed away October 10, 2009.

He is survived by his son, David (Connie) Finley; daughters, Susan Doyle (Harley Hagstrom) and Deb Kohnen (Keith Daly); six grandchildren, Roxanne, Jacinta, Carrie, Dawn, Erica and Colin; fourteen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Bob Finley and sister, Elizabeth Vinson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marjorie, daughter Sharon Kerkhove and son Douglas Finley.




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