Linda Kay Pickar, 65, of Redfield, SD, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD. Linda’s wish was to be cremated with no formal services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hyke Funeral Home of Redfield (www.hykefuneralhome.com).
Linda Kay Boschee was born January 23, 1953 in Mansfield, SD to Henry and Audrey Boschee. In 1975, she married James Pickar in Redfield where she lived much of her life. Linda loved her family very much. She will be remembered for her kind heart and that the word “no” was not part of her vocabulary. She enjoyed going to garage sales and had a special place in her heart for her cat.
Linda is survived by her husband, James, of Redfield; her mother, Audrey Boschee of Mellette, SD; her special cat, Bubbles; her five daughters: Tammy (Duane) Pekarski of Redfield, Gail (Don) Amitrano of Aurora, MN, Tess (Lee) Yada of Redfield, Jennie Pickar of Redfield and Jamie Ferguson of Redfield; grandchildren: Mercedes Yada, Lilly Pekarski, Theresa DeVries, Haley (Cody Bob) DeJong and Jeremy Joseph Perrault; and great-granddaughter, Raylynn Rose Bob. She is also survived by her sister, Glenda (Curtis) Manz; her brothers: Ace Boschee and Kevin Boschee and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her father, Henry; her sons-in-law, Kenny Winterberg and Tommy Mace; and her great-granddaughter, Carter Lynn Bob.