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Lindsey K. Venjohn, age 18, of Watertown, S.D. passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2004 at a local hospital as a result of an automobile accident.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 23, at the St. Liborius Catholic Church at Polo, with Father Richard Ortmeier and Father John Helmueller officiating.

Interment was in the Black Hills National Cemetery at Sturgis.

Pallbearers were Jason Schaefer, Michael Wieseler, Chris Venjohn, Cody Baloun, Curt Martinmaas and Mark Brueggeman.

Lindsey Kathleen Venjohn, the daughter of Duane and Margaret (Ortmeier) Venjohn was born February 17, 1986 at Miller. She lived on a farm near Polo, and attended school there through her fourth-grade year.

The family moved to Watertown, and Lindsey graduated from Watertown High School in May of 2004. She was pursuing a degree in Marketing Management Sales at the Lake Area Technical Institute, and was currently employed at Black Line Capital.

She enjoyed hunting, playing softball, snowmobiling and being with friends.

She is survived by her parents of Custer, S.D.; three sisters, Shelly (Brad) Martinmaas of Orient, Trixie (Brad) Grill of Pringle, and Tina Venjohn of Brookings; one brother, Tony Venjohn and his fiancee Marla Carmichael of Piedmont; her nieces, Keri, Ashley, Rachael and Bailey Martinmaas; and her nephews, Cody Martinmaas, and Braden Grill.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Arnold and Minnie Venjohn; her maternal grandmother, Kitty Ortmeier; and her uncle, Eddie Venjohn.