Mary Sutton, 68

Mary Sutton, 68

Mary Sutton, 68, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at her home in Sioux Falls. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave.

Mary June Wallin was born Feb. 25, 1950 in Sioux Falls, to Leonard A. “Turk” and Alma “June” (VanBockern) Wallin. She attended school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School in 1968.

Mary was married to Bill Sutton from 1973 until 1999. Together they had three children and made their home near Lennox, S.D. During that time, she worked as a nurse’s aide and at the local grocery store.

In 1999, when Mary moved to Sioux Falls, she began working at Macy’s and was employed there until she retired in 2016. She was proud to be part of the organization and always enjoyed sharing news of the latest deals and specials with friends and family members.

Mary was a creative woman who enjoyed several crafts and hobbies including cross-stitch, crochet, knitting, sewing, and painting. Mary was an avid reader. She always looked forward to the latest releases from her favorite authors. She also enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, and time with family.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, John (Sheila) Sutton of Langford, S.D., Sara June Gray of Vaughn, Wash., and Joshua Sutton of Sioux Falls; grandchildren, Evan and Charlie Gray; brothers, Leonard (Donna) Wallin of Newport News, Va., Bruce (Kristi) Wallin of Sioux Falls, and Warren (Jeanne) Wallin of Brandon; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Lois Wallin.

Condolences may be directed to John Sutton, 41619 119th St., Langford, SD 57454.


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