Juanita (Jeannie) was born at Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 29, 1937 to Richard and Margaret (Remley) Watson. She had nine brothers and sisters. When she left their home she took five of her siblings with her. Juanita married Darvin (Curt) Ishmael on May 18, 1959 at Chicago, Illinois. They moved to South Dakota and started having babies. A son in 1960 and four daughters, 1961, 1963, 1964, and 1966. Mostly she was the best mother ever, along with being a housewife. She worked at Quadee in Watertown, did in home childcare and was a home health aide teaching nutrition to families in California. Everyone called her ?Ma?. She loved to fish and passed that on to Tracy and Ann. All of her kids acquired her love of family. Grateful for sharing her life are her children; son, Tracy Ishmael; daughters, Sabrina (Roger) Persing, Annette (Travis) Anderson, Deanna Willis all of Sioux Falls and Brenda (Dennis Olson) Watson, Hesparia, CA; 28 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; five brothers, Richard (Linda) Watson of Enid, OK, Curtis (Sue) Diel of Enid, OK, Dennis (Debbie) Coryell, Burlington, CO, Bruce (Michaella) Coryell, Oklahoma City, OK and Gregory (Beth) Topping, Macon, GA two sisters, Janet ( Kenneth) O?Neal, Tulsa, OK and Rosemary Diel, Bend, OR. Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Curt; her parents, and two sisters, Diana and Chloetta.