Heather Unser, 28, of Pierre, died on Saturday, April 28 as a result of an automobile accident. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 2 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Ft. Pierre with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 3 at St. John’s Catholic Church with burial at Calvary Cemetery in Pierre.
Heather Louise Unser, wife of Kevin Unser, was born September 3rd, 1983, the daughter of Leo and Sandra McGruder of Pierre, SD. She died as a result of an automobile accident on April 28. She attended and completed South East Technical School with a degree in Business. Heather loved camping in the Black Hills and at the river. This was a love she shared with her family and extended families. Heather gave everything to those that needed a helping hand and never asked for anything in return. She volunteered at Oahe Inc., the Shriners, and donated her hair to Locks of Love. She made beautiful cakes for all occasions, was extremely gifted with creating art and beauty, and was an active parent at St. Joseph School where her daughters attend. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, and friend. Heather married Kevin Unser on August 2nd, 2003. Heather and Kevin have three beautiful children: Ezri (7), Kenzie (5), and Alexzander (1) all of Pierre.
Heather was preceded in death by her great grandparents; Connie Walker; friend Misti and numerous family members. She is survived by her husband, Kevin Unser; three children; siblings: Cory McGruder, Tara St. Germaine, Nicole Luetzow, Adam McGruder and Logan Jacobs; parents; grandparents; aunts, uncles, cousins and her very special and dearest friends: Sammy, Tina and Cathy. She is also survived by her father and mother-in-law, Charlie and Patricia Unser of Aberdeen, SD; numerous brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations.