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Obituaries

January 10, 2017 — Donald “Don” Lewis Van Liere 1933-2017 Donald “Don” Lewis Van Liere, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, due to complications with heart disease. Don was born on April 22, 1933 in Colton, South Dakota, to Ike and Gertie Van […]

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George Daniel Gittings: 1944-2016

January 9, 2017 — George Daniel Gittings was born March 25, 1944, the fourth of six children born to Lawrence and Margaret (O’Connell) Gittings, in Philip, South Dakota. He grew up two miles west of Billsburg and attended Hart School, before graduating from Philip High School in 1962. He […]

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Obituary: Don Nixon: 1947-2016

December 29, 2016 — Donald Gene Nixon, 69 years old, went to be with the Lord Dec. 27, 2016. He fought a very brave battle with cancer, ending at the VA Hospice in Ft. Meade. He seldom complained through it all. He was grateful for all the good care […]

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Obituary: Thomas Eliason: 1941-2016

December 29, 2016 — Thomas Dale Eliason was born on July 29, 1941 in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He was the youngest of three children born to Arthur and Vivian (Nelson) Eliason. He began elementary school at the Catron Country School and graduated from Gettysburg High School. Tom attended the […]

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Dianne O’Neill: 1940-2015

December 22, 2016 — Dianne O’Neill 1940-2015 Dianne Mary Undem O’Neill, age 75, loving, devoted, faithful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Dianne was born April 25, […]

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Sidney Miller: 1940-2016

December 20, 2016 — Sidney Allen Miller was born May 9, 1940 in Fort Collins, Colo., to Gottlieb and Ernestine (Paul) Miller. They moved to a rural Meadow, S.D., ranch in 1943. Sid only went to school through the eighth grade because he was needed to help work on […]

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Taisley Faith Lewis: 2015-2016

December 6, 2016 — God loaned Taisley Faith Lewis to Justin and Trinity Lewis from June 17, 2015 until Dec. 3, 2016. God’s light radiated through Taisley’s bright blue eyes and giant, gappy toothed smile. Born premature, her life started with family and friends pouring prayers and love into […]

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Don Garrity: 1955-2016

December 6, 2016 — Don Garrity, 61 of Hayes, died Saturday, Dec. 3 at his home. Donald De Wayne Garrity was born Sept. 24, 1955 in Pierre, SD to Mary (Gregg) and Dean Pfeiffer. His favorite childhood memories were of the times he spent with his grandparents, Bob and […]

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Robert Lee Anderson: 1922-2016

November 28, 2016 — Robert Lee Anderson, 93, of Platte, S.D., passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Platte Care Center Avera. Robert Lee Anderson was born on Dec. 3, 1922 to William R. and Bessie (Charamza) Anderson in Platte, S.D. He completed Hamilton Grade School, graduated from Platte […]

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Bill Hibner: 1947-2016

November 22, 2016 — Bill Hibner after his two year battle with cancer, passed away November 19, 2016 at Hospice House in Rapid City, SD. Bill was born February 16, 1947 in Lemmon, SD to Duane & June (Hylland) Hibner to join an older brother & sister, Dewey and […]

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Leo Baker: 1927-2016

November 21, 2016 — Leo J. Baker, age 89 of St. Onge, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at the Sturgis Regional Hospital. Leo John Baker was born July 15, 1927 in Perley, Minnesota. He was the son of Alex and Lucy (Mell) Baker. Leo grew up on a family […]

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Will Sargent: 1987-2016

November 16, 2016 — Will Sargent, age 28, of Mission, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016. William Kenneth Sargent was born on December 10th 1987 in Winner, SD. The second son of Larry and Joan (Lebert) Sargent of Winner. He attended grade school at the rural Star Prairie […]

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Georgie Sicking: 1921-2016

November 9, 2016 — Georgie Sicking 1921-2016 Georgie Connell Sicking was born May 20, 1921, in Seligman, Arizona, to Oscar and Mayne Connell. Georgie received her name because her parents who were expecting a boy, and George was the only name they had picked out. Her father, Oscar, was […]

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LaVer Holland: 1938-2016

October 27, 2016 — LaVer Holland, 78 of Pierre, died Saturday, October 22 at her home. LaVer was born in Mobridge, SD August 3, 1938 to Lloyd and Millie Davidson. She graduated high school in Mobridge and then attended South Dakota State and Arizona State Colleges. She married Derry […]

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Taylor Watzel: 2000-2016

October 27, 2016 — Taylor Watzel 2000-2016 Taylor Watzel, age 16, of Winner, passed away on October 19, 2016 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Taylor Dean Watzel was born on January 10, 2000, to Dean and Barbara Watzel in Winner, SD. Taylor is the second […]

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Joseph Doll: 1924-2016

October 20, 2016 — Joseph Doll, 92, New Salem, passed away October 3, 2016 at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck. Joe was born on September 8, 1924 to John and Margaret (Dinnus) Doll in Otter Creek, ND. He was raised and educated in the area attending Otter Creek […]

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Mike Kash: 1937-2016

October 20, 2016 — Mike Kash 1937-2016 Mike L. Kash, age 79, of Winner, passed away on October 16, 2016. Mike L. Kash was born March 19, 1937 at Yates Center, Kansas to Mike and Myrtle (Meyers) Kash. He and his family moved back to the Southwest corner of […]

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Edgar A. “Dick” Kellem: 1957-2016

October 13, 2016 — Edgar A. “Dick” Kellem 1957-2016 Edgar A. “Dick” Kellem, 77 of Belle Fourche, passed away Oct. 5, 2016 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Dick was born on December 15, 1938 in Wall, SD to Herbert and Bertha Kellem. He broke horses and worked at the […]

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October 5, 2016 — Lowell Minert 1940-2016 Lowell Minert, 76, of Dunning died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at the Kearney Regional Hospital in Kearney. Lowell is survived by his wife, Carrol Minert of Dunning; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and JW Simonson of Dunning; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim […]

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Ethel Marie Whitcher: 1953-2016

October 5, 2016 — Ethel Marie Whitcher, 63, Scenic, South Dakota, passed from this world Sept. 28, 2016. Ethel and her twin Elsie were born Feb. 10, 1953 in Kadoka, to Gilbert and Lucile (Stratton) Peck. Ethel and Elsie were the youngest of 10 children. Ethel spent her early […]

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