LEMMON, SOUTH DAKOTA – Yukie Sandra Picklesimer, 91, died December 6, 2020, at her home in Lemmon, South Dakota. She was born in Tokyo, Japan on Jan. 1, 1929. She was the oldest of five children. She met her husband Ralph in Japan, got married and traveled all over the world with the military. She eventually came back to Franklin, North Carolia, which was her husband’s birthplace. They retired to Sebastian, Florida in the early 1990’s.
Survivors include sons James Edward Picklesimer, his wife Debbie, their children, Michael and Kyle, all of Fort Worth, Texas; Hiroaki Charles Picklesimer, his wife Jennifer, their children, Kiyoko, Hana, and Hiroshi, all of Lemmon, South Dakota.
She was an avid reader and enjoyed crocheting, painting, sewing, and multiple other crafts. She always enjoyed helping people and volunteered for many years at the Indian River Medical Center in Sebastian, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Dakota Prairie Helping Hands, P.O. Box 65, Hettinger, ND 28639
A memorial service will be held on July 2021 in Franklin.