VERMILLION, S.D. -- The memorial service for Colette Abbott, wife of University of South Dakota President James W. Abbott, will be 11 a.m., Monday, May 9, in Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall on campus. Aalfs Auditorium doors will open at 9 a.m.
Mrs. Abbott died suddenly at her home on Wednesday.
The family is also hosting an open house at the president’s residence, 415 East Main Street, on Sunday, May 8, from 2-5 p.m. All are welcome.
The family requests that memorial gifts be directed to the James W. and Colette Abbott scholarship at the USD Foundation or to the Children’s Home Society.