Tuesday, March 16
Alma Mae Aukland was born on March 5, 1944 at Hettinger, N.D. to Gudmund and Helen (Brown) Aukland. She grew up at Bison, where she graduated from Bison High School in 1962. After obtaining her teaching degree from the Black Hills State of Spearfish, she taught school at New Underwood, some rural country schools and retired after many years of teaching junior high in Bison. She lived in Yankton for a time before moving to Hurley in 2016.
Grateful for sharing her life are a sister Erma Anderson, Hurley; a brother Leslie (Joyce) Aukland, Bison; special friends Norm and Carla Putnam, Michael, Amanda Putnam and family of Brandon and Connie and Britnee Aaker of Bison, a niece Becky and three nephews, Rodney, Russell and Daroll as well as great nieces, Kayla and Miranda, great-nephews, Rusten, Ryder, Zachary, Bailey and Joseph.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Leo and a sister Twila.
No services are planned with burial in Bison at a later date.
Arrangements provided by Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home.