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Mary Ann Clyde

July 30, 1940 β€” July 1, 2023


Mary Ann Clyde, 82, of Vermillion, SD passed away on July 1, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV with her family by her side.

Mary Ann was born on July 30th, 1940, in Winner, SD to Bert and Cecilia Tideman of Carter, SD. She graduated from Winner High School in 1958 and received her nursing degree from the Sacred Heart School of Nursing (her “alma mater”) in Yankton, SD in 1961.

She started her career at the Weld County General Hospital in Greeley, CO where she met her husband, Donald Clyde. They were married in 1967 and moved to Vermillion, SD in 1973 where they resided for 40+ years and raised their family.

Mary Ann is survived by her husband Donald Clyde; her four children Christina Clyde-Sforzo (Tom), Corey Clyde, Cassandra Clyde, and Camille Clyde (Peter); two grandchildren Jordyn Cannon, Zoe Clyde-Sforzo; two great-grandchildren Orion Cannon, Conner Cannon; and her sister Karen (Tideman) Barnes.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bert Tideman and Cecilia (New) Tideman (aka “mother and daddy”) and sister Donna (Tideman) Graf (aka “seeester”). 

Mary Ann had a deep love for her family, whom she selflessly dedicated her life to.  

She never missed a sporting event or school function and loved volunteering her time to help others.  She looked forward to being involved in the community, whether it was to accompany a music recital or to bake one of her famous coffee cakes for the St. Agnes parish. She was known as ”Mom” to everyone andalways had a puppy or grandchild in her arms.

She loved dancing!  And enjoyed road trips and traveling, being outdoors, drives around town and loved roses, rainbows, butterflies, campfires & s’mores.  

  Mary Ann had an immense passion for and love of life with the natural ability to see the beauty in everything and the best in everyone. She had a warm and magnetic personality with a great sense of humor. She got a kick out of practical jokes, pranks, and tongue twisters. Her lighthearted nature and beautiful laughter was guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face. She was a kind, genuine and compassionate woman who loved unconditionally and touched the hearts of everyone she met.  She loved helping people and always had the perfect words of encouragement and inspiration. Anamazing role model. Beautiful inside and out. 

Her relationship with God was deep and pure. Even in the toughest times, she exuded faith, hope and trust beyond measure.  She had an unbelievable strength and resilience that one could only strive for – she was a “farmer’s daughter”. πŸ˜Š

She left an unforgettable footprint & impression in this world.  Her passing has left a void that will never be filled.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church from 6-7:00PM with a Rosary beginning at 7:00PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 10:00AM at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Winner, SD. Burial will follow in the Winner City Cemetery. 

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