Desiree is the daughter of Richard Crist and Tammy (Peters) Muilenburg. She was born on February 14, 1991 in Hartley. She was confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in May of 2005 and attended South O'Brien High School. She was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church.
Desiree loved to hang out with her friends and spend time with her cousins. She also liked to text on her cell phone and enjoyed listening to music, spending time on the computer, and eating cheeseballs with ranch dressing. Her favorite quote was "I do what I want," and then she would laugh.
Desiree was preceded in death by her grandfather, Bill Peters and great grandparents.
She is survived by; her mother, Tammy Muilenburg and father, Larry of Sutherland; her father, Richard Crist and mother, Karen of California, Mo.; her brother, Cameron Crist of Sutherland; her sister, Cali Muilenburg of Sutherland; great grandparents, Rena Korenberg of Hartley, and Mardell Crist of Hartley; grandparents, Liz Peters and the late Bill Peters of Sutherland; Roger and Renee Crist of Hartley; Corie and Bill Muilenburg of Hartley and Jean Kramer of Calumet; her aunts and uncles and their families: Anthony and Kolya Peters and Amanda, Maddison, Jaedyn, Jastyn and Jessa of Woonsocket, S.D.; Tracy and Pam Peters and Zachary and Spencer of Hutchinson, Kan; Aaron and Tonya Oolman and Arielle, Jordan, Hudson of Paullina; Kelley and Rachel Peters and Dalen of Hartley; Kim Muilenburg of Fremont, Neb,; Brad and Cindy Taylor and April and Amy of Hartley; Kyle and Bethany Kolb and Landon of Rochester, Minn.; Sherry and Bill Pappas and Krystal and John of Dakota Dunes, S.D.; Brenda and Denny Beller and Adam and Brandon of Springfield, Mo.; Scott and Michelle Westfall and Jennifer and Jeremie of Ohio; her special friends: Lucas, Maria, Hope, Jordan "Jorda", Thacher, Tawni, Tasha, Brittany and Tanner; other relatives and friends.