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Gloria Leidholt

Gloria Leidholt, 72, of Piedmont passed away Thursday, September 21, 2023, at Monument Health Hospice House.

Gloria was born on July 30, 1951, in Ipswich, South Dakota to Frank and Christina (Landfried) Peterson.  She graduated from Bowdle High School in 1969.  Gloria went on to marry Larry Leidholt in June of 1970 in Bowdle, SD.  Together they had two children.  Larry and Gloria owned Bowdle Chevrolet until 1986 when they moved to Groton, SD.  She then worked as the office manager at Trail Chevrolet until her retirement.  Gloria enjoyed her retirement with her brother in Piedmont, SD.

She is survived by her son, Jim Leidholt; daughter, Tabitha Leidholt; siblings, Ellen (LeRoy) Malsam, Larry (Brinda) Peterson, Betty VonEye, Donna Retzer, and Nancy (Vernon) Kaiser; and numerous nephews and nieces, great nephews and great nieces.

Gloria was proceeded in death by her parents, Frank and Christina Peterson; husband, Larry Leidholt; brother, Jerry Peterson; sisters Sandra Kaiser and Shirley Goodman; brother-in laws Durran Kaiser, Earl Goodman, Bob VonEye and Al Retzer; and daughter-in law, Sheri Leidholt.

A special thank you from the family to Justin and Pam Seeba for all their kindness, friendship, support and care that they gave to Gloria.

A time of remembrance will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Red Eye Tavern in Bowdle, SD.

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