Blaine Wilson, 57

Blaine Lyn Wilson 57, of Sioux Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 21,2021, at his home, following multiple health issues.

A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at Southern Hills UMC in Sioux Falls and was followed by Full Military Honors.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Susan; two sons, Tyler Wilson, Eagan, Minn., and Brendan Wilson, Eden Prairie, Minn.; brother, Paul (Jacki) Wilson, Mina Lake; sister, Paula (Rex) Eichelberger, Avoca, Iowa; his aunt and uncle, Myrna and Chuck Mertz, Belle Fourche; aunt, Elaine Peck, Parker, Colo.; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear family friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Blaine’s honor to help the South Dakota debate community.

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