Eugene “Gene” S. Ingebrigtson

August 26, 1931 - May 12, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m., family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 16 at Canton Lutheran Church.

    Eugene S. Ingebrigtson, age 86, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center.  Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, May 16 at Canton Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m., family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.

        Eugene was born on August 26, 1931 in Fairview, SD to Korrell and Gertrude Ingebrigtson.  He graduated from Canton High School in 1949.  He married Mary Lea Detlie on December 27, 1952 in Hudson, SD.  He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1952- 1954.  He was a dedicated craftsman, working construction in the Canton & Brandon area from 1954 – 2010.

Grateful for sharing his life are his children, Dawn (Don) Rice, Rapid City, SD, Evan (Pat McGee) Ingebrigtson, Sioux Falls, SD, Mary (Rick) Block, Dell Rapids, SD, and Michael (Michelle) Ingebrigtson, Canton, SD; 14 grandchildren, Donna (Shawn) Bottema, Debra (Marc) Muzio, Diana (Blake) Roberts, Dane (Kelly) Ingebrigtson, Nolan (Susan) Ingebrigtson, Megan Ingebrigtson, Ellen (Michael) Pharis, Kerry (Scott) VanOverbeke, Shuree (Clayton) Jacobson, Jamie Schmode, Devin (Hannah) Ingebrigtson, Amanda (Cley) DeRyke, Abby Roskam (Jordan Johnson) and Adam Roskam; 19 great-grandchildren, Parker, Bode & Jenner Bottema, Destiny & Deidra Long,  Jaxon Muzio, Asher Roberts, Bjorn Ingebrigtson, Piper Ingebrigtson, Alexandrea, Madysen, Hannah, & Tinnley VanOverbeke, Zach Block, Carson & Corbin Jacobson, Makenzie & Grayden Schmode, & Wyatt DeRyke; sister, Lorraine Matzen, Sioux Falls, SD; special friends, Bill Moen, Ray Olson, and Charlie Hilt; along with many extended relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Mary Lea in 2010.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to Juvenile Diabetes.

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  1. Mona Gardner on May 13, 2018 said:

    I am so very sorry to hear about your loss of your Dad. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this rough time in life. God bless.

  2. Darlene Jervik on May 13, 2018 said:

    My sincere sympathy to all of you. May God wrap his arms around you

  3. Jeff Crawford and family on May 13, 2018 said:

    Gene was an incredible man and I feel privileged to have known him for so many years. Our family is praying for all who Gene touched. Rest In Peace, god bless.

  4. Lynda Johnson on May 13, 2018 said:

    Charlie and I are so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers

  5. Nancy Ellis on May 13, 2018 said:

    Dawn, Evan, Mary, abd Mike, my deepest sympathy is with you. I know that these are yough times, but i hope you take condolence in the many memories. Nancy Ellis

  6. Deanna Swenson on May 14, 2018 said:

    My sincere sympathy in the loss of your father. Gene worked with my father Ivan Wyum building homes in Brandon. Many laughs, stories and cups of coffee were shared together. The coffee pot will never go dry in their eternal home. Blessed be Gene’s memory.

  7. Donna Gries on May 14, 2018 said:

    So sorry for your loss. We knew him well and thought a lot of him. He was a great man with a fantastic sense of humor. God Bless

  8. Debra Burdine on May 14, 2018 said:

    Evan, Pat, and family,
    You have my sympathy on the loss of your dad. Thinking of you at this sad time. No matter the age or situation, it’s never easy to lose a parent.

  9. Brenda L Johnson on May 15, 2018 said:

    Sympathies to your entire family!

  10. Gail Everhart Bauer on May 16, 2018 said:

    Losing your dad is a huge loss in life. My prayer and hope for you is that over time the good memories will ease your sadness and the smiles will return. Take care.

  11. Barbara Maag on May 17, 2018 said:

    Sending you my deepest sympathies Dawn, Mary, Evan, Mike and families. Please know you are thought of at this difficult time…. Happy memories of our visits to Canton and sorry they were so few. Thanks Donna for letting me know.
    Blessed be your Dad’s memory
    Barbara Maag

  12. Janet Short on May 19, 2018 said:

    Thinking of you and your family at this sad time. You have my sympathy.

    Janet Short