Visitation: A visitation will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Sioux Falls First Church, 6300 W. 41st Street, Sioux Falls, SD from 2:00 to 4:00 pm with a prayer service beginning at 4:00pm followed with a celebration of life at the VFW, 3601 S. Minnesota Avenue, Sioux Falls SD from 5:00- 7:00pm.
Lura Kathryn (Mathiesen) Sargent, Daughter of Richard (Wayne) and Wanda Mathiesen was born on December 31, 1969 in Sioux Falls, SD. Lura graduated in 1988 from Lincoln High School.
Lura was united in marriage with Barry Sargent on April 7, 1995 in Sioux Falls, SD. They spent most of their life in the Chester/Colman area.
Lura Kathryn (Thumper) Mathiesen-Sargent, loved to help her Dad show rabbits and fix old cars. She enjoyed caring for her Mom and rummaging with her daughters. The joy of all this time with family was only surpassed by the birth of her 4 Grandchildren. She loved spending time with her Husband and Daughters camping, but hated to sleep on the ground. She did love to canoe, enjoyed bon fires and watching her beloved Cowboys Football Team. She loved to watch the sun come up with her cup of coffee. Family was everything to Lura and she made that known to everyone. We can’t forget her four legged companion, fur baby kitten (Lucy).
Grateful for having shared her life is her Husband of 25 years, Barry Sargent; their two Daughters, Brandie (Tyler) Giese, Colman, SD and Tabitha (Kendall) Hansum, Harrisburg, SD. Her Mother, Wanda (Banks) Mathiesen, Sioux Falls, SD. Her 4 Grandchildren, Brynlee, Braydin and Zayne Giese and Quinn Hansum. Her 8 Siblings Jeff (Libby) Mathiesen, Kingman, Arizona, Candy Hendern, Sioux Falls, SD, Rich Mathiesen, Sylmar California, Jeannie (Kevin) Ashley, Lubbock, Texas, Kathy Berger, Sioux Falls, SD, Cindy Binkerd, Sioux Falls, SD, Terri (Cal) Murray, Tea, SD, Brenda (George Perkins) Parker, Sioux Falls, SD, Father-in-Law, Doug Sargent, Sioux Falls, SD, Step-Father-in-Law, James Lanpher, Sioux Falls, SD, Brother-in-Law, Jared (Carolleone) Sargent, Renner, SD, Brother-in-Law, James Lanpher, Sioux Falls, SD and a host of Nephews, Nieces, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends.
Lura was preceded in death by her Dad, Richard Wayne Mathiesen, Mother-in-Law, Bonnie Lanpher, Brother-in-Law, Jerry Hendern, Nephew Lane Mathiesen and Grandparents.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Sioux Falls First Church, 6300 W. 41st Street, Sioux Falls, SD from 2:00 to 4:00 pm with a prayer service beginning at 4:00pm followed with a celebration of life at the VFW, 3601 S. Minnesota Avenue, Sioux Falls SD from 5:00- 7:00pm.