Funeral Service for Ella F. Hustel, 98 of Veblen, SD will be held on Tuesdy, January 19, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Veblen, SD with Pastor Karie Geyer officiating. Organist will be Karen Hornseth and soloist will be TheaLoy Pallansch. Pallbearers will be Mark Peterson, Gordon Peterson, Larry Ormand, Terry Hornseth, and Robert Hull. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Staff and Care Takers at Wheatcreast Hill Healthcare Center. There will be visitation one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Interment will be in the Nidaros Cemetery, Veblen, SD in the spring. Masks and social distancing are required. The Cahill Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ella Florence Aas was born on October 27, 1922 to Edward and Inga (Hustad) Aas west of Sisseton. She attended Red Iron Lake and Drywod Lake rural schools. Ella was united in marriage to Oscar Olson on June 10, 1942. They owned and operated Olson’s Tavern in Sisseton and sold it 1949. Ella was united in marriage to Maurice Hustel on April 24, 1959. She loved farm life. She enjoyed flowers and always had a garden. Ella did house cleaning for different families. She worked at Chef’s Café and the City Bakery, Sisseton, SD. Ella was a member of
Our Savior Lutheran Church and church circle in Veblen. She was baptized at Hope Lutheran Church and confirmed at Goodwill Lutheran Church in Sisseton. Ella was a member of Fort Sisseton VFW Auxiliary #3342 in Sisseton. Ella passed away on January 10, 2021 at Wheatcrest Hills Healthcare Center, Britton, SD.
Ella is survived by five children, James Hustel of Veblen, SD, Jeannine Hustel of Veblen, SD, Thomas (Shirley) Olson of Annandale, MN, Beverly Olson of McKinleyville, CA and Janice Olson of San Leandro, CA; sisters-in-laws, Marcella Aas of Sisseton, SD and Joyce Aas of Watertown, SD; six grandchildren, Sherri (Kevin) Dehn of Annandale, MN, Shellie (Wayne) Anderson of Cokato, MN, Tommie Olson of Annandale, MN, Michael Dowd of Colorado-Highlands Ranch, James Dowd of McKinleyville, C\ A, and Stephen Dowd of San Leandro, Ca; and five great grandchildren.
Ella was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Maurice Hustel and Oscar Olson; three sisters, Ida Lekness, Hilda Peterson, and Grace Meyer; seven brothers. Arthur, Maynard, Elmer, Marvin, Harry, Milton and Stanley Aas.
Wonderful Mother by Pat O’Reilly “God made a wonderful mother, A mother who never grows old; He made her smile of the sunshine, And He molded her heart of pure gold; In her eyes He placed bright shining stars, In her cheeks fair roses you see; God made a wonderful mother, And He gave that dear mother to me.” And Grandma’s too.. Author unknown “While we honor all our mothers with words of love and praise. While we tell about their goodness and their kind and loving ways. We should also think of Grandma, she’s a mother too, you see… For she mothered my dear mother as my mother mothers me.”