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Edwina L. Whitaker

Edwina L. Whitaker
Edwina L. Whitaker
- June 20, 2017

Edwina "Eddie" Leah Whitaker, 78, Piedmont, passed away at home with family surrounding her this day June 20, 2017, after a heroic battle with lung cancer.


Eddie was born in Belle Fourche, SD, and lived in South Dakota until her husband took her to Arkansas where she helped him work in a 7 state wide area for Southwestern Bell Telephone Yellow pages.


Eddie was a retired SD Case Worker and a Manager of Renos Casino in Black Hawk, SD. She worked hard at many jobs in her life-time and possessed a great work ethic.
She was past American Legion Auxiliary President of Post 311, Piedmont, SD. She supported many veterans with her fine cooking and holiday food baskets until her arthritis became too severe. She was a loyal, honorable, honest, warm-hearted person, who was one great wife, mother, and citizen of these United States. Eddie was an outstanding cook and home manager who shared her food and service to others.
Eddie loved fishing, dancing, and canning vegetables. She will be missed and forever loved by her husband, family, and friends. God speed to Heaven, Edwina!
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, George R. Whitaker; three children, Phillip Streeter of Rapid City, SD, Timothy Streeter of Grand Forks, ND, and Colleen Boman of Grand Forks, ND; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Carla Streeter; and brother-in-law, Terry Bittle of Tumbling Shoals, AR.


Visitation will be Friday, June 23, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.


Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Kinkade Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jenene Earl officiating. Burial will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.



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