Kim Watke, age 52, of Wolsey, S.D., died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Huron Regional Medical Center in Huron, S.D. His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Bethesda Church in Huron, S.D., with the Rev. Phil Plett officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, S.D. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Kuhler Funeral Home in Huron with his family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com.
He was married to Carla Erickson on March 4, 1995 at Sioux Falls, S.D..
Kim was preceded in death by his father, Merle V. Watke, and his cousin Jill Jorgensen.
Kim is survived by his wife, Carla of Wolsey; three children, Desiree, Leah and Wesley Alan; his mother, Shirley Watke of Omaha, Neb.; his sister, Sheri (John) Shively of Sioux Falls, S.D.; his aunts, Eunice Jorgensen of Sioux Falls, S.D. , and Barbara (Dick) Brewster of Washburn, N.D. (also his godmother); and his cousins Julie, Lynne and Mark. He was an organ donor.