Olivia ‘Ollie’ H. Aldinger

Olivia ‘Ollie’ H. Aldinger
Date of Birth: September 28, 1926
Died on: May 09, 2018

Olivia “Ollie” H. Aldinger, 91, of Aberdeen, SD, died Wednesday, May 9, at Ipswich Care and Rehabilitation Center in Ipswich, SD.

Olivia “Ollie” H. Barth was born on September 28, 1926, to John and Theresa (Becker) Barth in Hosmer, SD. She grew up on a farm near Bowdle, SD. As a young adult she enjoyed working at the movie theater in Bowdle and watching new movies.

Olivia married Eugene Aldinger on October 21, 1948, in Bowdle. They made their home in Bowdle where they owned and operated Socony Mobil Service Station and Café until 1958, when they moved to Aberdeen, SD. Ollie and Eugene were active in nursing home volunteer work and held services every Sunday morning at ManorCare Health Services and Sunday afternoons at Colonial Manor in Groton, SD from 1971 to 1992.

Ollie was never one to say a bad word about anybody and was well liked by everyone. She was kind, generous and soft hearted. She was a selfless person and gladly gave her time by volunteering and helping in any way she could.

Grateful for having shared Ollie’s life are her sons, Pat Aldinger and Randy Aldinger, both of Aberdeen; grandchildren: Amy (Kent) Jones, Joey (Kirsten) Aldinger, Jon Aldinger, Mathew Aldinger, and Addie Aldinger; great-grandchildern: Braden Jones, Morgan Jones, Olivia Aldinger, Casey Aldinger, and Noah Mohr; and sister, Ella Schick, of Lodi, Ca.

Preceding Ollie in death are her parents; brothers, Walter and Elmer Barth; and Daughters-in-Law, Jean and Melinda Aldinger.

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