2019
B
Frieda Maria (Lindemann) Baier, 98
, September 30, 1920 - April 5, 2019
LeRoy Edwin Baltzer, 87
, July 23, 1931 - March 19, 2019
Ruth Leona (Dewald) Baumiller, 88,
April 19, 1930 - January 21, 2019
Paul Lee Behrend, 71
, July 9, 1947 - January 30, 2019
Jerry Lambert Bialas, 81,
February 8, 1938 - June 17-2019
Carol Lee (Laber) Boehmer, 66
, August 4, 1952 - January 7, 2019
Loretta Metha (Kern) Bueber, 95
, October 22, 1923 - June 27, 2019
Regina Margaret (Brosz) Bueber, 98
, June 12, 1920 - May 31, 2019

C
Gerald Crofutt, 79
, April 2, 1939 - January 21, 2019

D
Frieda K. (Rembold) Dvorak, 96
, September 17, 1922 - February 22, 2019

F
James William Fergen, 89
, April 2, 1929 - March 15, 2019
Dean Fitzler, 83
, March 29, 1936 - May 22, 2019
Willard J. Foerster, 89
, May 25, 1925 - July 8, 2014
Eva M. (Shelley) Foerster, 95, November 26, 1923 - March 5, 2019
Douglas Richard Freier, 63
, November 1, 1955 - December 30, 2018
Marlene I. (Oswald) Frey, 77, January 5, 1942 - June 5, 2019

G
Luella F. Gackle, 94
, October 1, 1924 - March 7, 2019

H
Eldon Vermaine Hahn, 88
, August 8, 1930 - June 23, 2019
Hunter Ray Harrington, 22
, May 17, 1997 - May 31, 2019
William Leo Heisinger, 66
, September 25, 1952 - April 30, 2019 Vilo L. Hoffmann, 98, August 6, 1920 - March 24, 2019
Merlyn Wayne Hogrefe, 84, June 11, 1934 - June 7, 2019
Anna Margaret (Rechtenbaugh) Huber, 78
, October 2, 1940 - March 23, 2019

J
Richard J. Jadczak, 73, Died January 30, 2019

K
Dr. LeRoy James Kaufman, 75
, March 13, 1944 - June 2, 2019
Harold Ernest Kiunke, 94
, August 3, 1924 - May 25, 2019
Harold W. Koehn, 97
, April 23, 1921 - March 7, 2019
Norman Walter Konrad, 88, November 3, 1930 - March 18, 2019
Gloria Ann (Steckley) Koopal, 83
, December 18, 1935 - February 22, 2019
Marie (Weber) Kummer, 93, January 14, 1926 - February 12, 2019
Elaine Alma (Jons) Kurtz, 83,
July 21, 1935 - January 7, 2019

L
Dana Suzanne (Widmer) Liebert, 74
, March 18, 1945 - April 20, 2019

M
Rose Marie Loretta (Eisenbraun) Mayer, 9
1, February 3, 1928 - May 11, 2019 Melvin Gilbert Meisenhoelder, 79, June 9, 1939 - April 29, 2019
Anna (Meyer) Mick, 88
, May 18, 1930 - January 3, 2019
Melvin Mikuska, 86, February 10, 1933 - May 14, 2019
Ashley Kay Moe, 20, August 12, 1998 - February 26, 2019
Douglas William Muntefering, 53, November 20, 1965 - February 26, 2019

P
Bonnita Marie (Simek) Pansegrau, 83
, April 23, 1935 - January 21, 2019

R
Deloris Mary Richards, 83, May 29, 1935 - February 28, 2019
Joan Phyllis (Gard) Roth, 86, September 18, 1932 - June 28, 2019

S
Irene Lenora (Winter) Schultz, 98
, January 2, 1921 - June 7, 2019
Bernice Agnes (DeVries) Semmler, 86,
June 7, 1933 - July 5, 2019
Roger A. Stoebner, 79
, July 16, 1939 - March 28, 2019

T
Marjean (Herbst) Tecklenburg, 86
, May 31, 1933 - June 18, 2019
Todd Alan Tecklenburg, 55
, March 11, 1963 - January 31, 2019
Craig Gerald TerMeer, 56, July 2, 1962 - April 21, 2019
James Kenneth Thompson, 75
, October 19, 1943 - April 23, 2019
Lois Ann (Zeier) Thuringer, 89,
March 6, 1929 - January 23, 2019

U
Vera (Ericksen) Uecker, 97, March 17, 1922 - March 18, 2019

W
Francis Joseph Walz, 83, February 2, 1936 - April 8, 2019
Gary P. Weber, 65
, March 7, 1953 - January 22, 2019
S. Rosemary Weber, OSB, 85
, January 13, 1934 - March 5, 2019
Chad Gerald Wenzel, 48
, December 16, 1970 - March 5, 2019
Daniel LaVern Wermers, 61
, July 8, 1957 - June 8, 2019
Reverend John Theodore Philip Werner, 76,
November 23, 1942 - May 22, 2019
Karon (Bang) Wessels, 79
, November 16, 1939 - May 10, 2019
Martha (Fink) Will, 91
, September 3, 1927 - January 6, 2019
Anita Winter, 88 September 30, 1930 - February 18, 2019
Darrell Dwaine Winter, 87, July 9, 1931 - April 5, 2019
Alma (Wall) Wuertzer, 102, May 24, 1916 - March 28, 2019

2018
B
LeeRoy Andrew Bahmuller, 86,
December 2, 1931 - January 21, 2018
Bradley Wilmer Bialas, 55, October 5, 1963 - November 29, 2018
Lena Louise (Reimnitz) Bialas, 89, March 17, 1929 - March 17, 2018
Lenita Sophie (Fink) Bietz, 90, March 2, 1928 - November 17, 2018
Douglas Bigge, 53, September 11, 1964 - July 24, 2018
Theodore Henry Boddicker, February 3, 2017 - January 30, 2018
Patrick Raymond Bowar, 67,
March 17, 1950 - February 21, 2018
Deloris B. (Lindemann) Brunken, 87,
August 16, 1931 - September 17, 2018
Donald Ray Buchholz, 79,
July 11, 1938 - December 30, 2018
Ronald George Buehner, 85, February 25, 1933 - May 26, 2018
Arnold Carl Burmeister, 89, July 17, 1929 - October 6, 2018

D
Kenneth Donavon Dean, 87,
May 21, 1931 - June 20, 2018
LuCilla Lea Dewald, 95, March 18, 1923 - November 11, 2018

E
Arthur Edward Ehresmann, 81,
March 2, 1936 - January 8, 2018
Patricia Ann (Lehrkamp) Ensenbach, 69, April 3, 1948 - September 8, 2017
Donald Merton Erdman, 99, July 8, 1918 - June 22, 2018

F
Roland Richard Fink, 67,
December 13, 1950 - August 18, 2018
Neil Finck, 92, July 2, 1926 - October 12, 2018
Joy H. (Hafner) Fischer, 92
,
January 1, 1926 - June 17, 2018
Dale Edward Fluegel, 87,
October 15, 1931 - October 19, 2018
Violet Mae (Schumacher) Freidel, 89,
January 2, 1929 - April 24, 2018
Maynard Leonard Friederich, 86,
January 16, 1932 - July 19, 2018
Norbert G. Fritza, 88, July 5, 1930 - October 29, 2018
Helene Erna (Laufer) Fuerniss, 95, March 26, 1923 - June 7, 2018
Clinton Lewis Fuerst, 91,
November 28, 1926 - January 21, 2018

G
Donald F. Garvis, 83,
June 26, 1935 - December 7, 2018
Dolores J. (Nolz) Gaub, 85,
September 16, 1933 - October 16, 2018
Walter H. Gerlach, 92
,
February 24, 1926 - August 20, 2018
Vern Victor Goehring, 90, October 25, 1927 - January 21, 2018
Marcia Kay (Nelson) Grajkowske, 65, November 13, 1952 - June 7, 2018
Renee Ann (Bormann) Greiner, 58, October 5, 1959 - August 11, 2018
Arthur Elmer Guericke, 87, August 4, 1930 - May 24, 2018
Charles Arthur Gukeisen, 83, May 18, 1934 - March 2, 2018
John Guthmiller, Jr., 90, February 3, 1928 - February 6, 2018

H
Marvin Haase, 89, March 22, 1929 - May 11, 2018
Raymond Hauck, 91,
October 18, 1926 - February 23, 2018
Wilma Agnes (Weidenbach) Hauck, 86,
April 10, 1932 - August 8, 2018
Gerard Emmanuel Hehn, 92,
September 4, 1925 - January 23, 2018
Adeline (Mayer) Heisinger, 90, October 11, 1927 - February 27, 2018
Catherine Marie Heisinger, 56, August 12, 1961 - July 5, 2018
Elenora Anna (Gau) Herman, 83, May 28, 1935 - August 14, 2018
Delray Herr, 86, May 9, 1932 - October 25, 2018
Mary A. (Schoenfelder) Hohn, 83, February 2, 1935 - June 6, 2018

J
Doris Elizabeth (Bowar) Jaton, 83
, April 19, 1935 - April 19, 2018
Viola Mary (Koster) Jenks, 99,
October 8, 1918 - February 20, 2018

K
Kathy Kayser, 55,
October 3, 1963 - October 19, 2018
Darrold Valentine Keiper, 88,
June 19, 1929 - February 4, 2018
Helen J. (Heisinger) Kennedy, 87, May 6, 1931 - July 26, 2018
James Kocmick, 82, April 6, 1936 - April 10, 2018
Leo William Konstanz, 99, November 23, 1918 - February 22, 2018
Janet L. (Bitterman) Kraft, 67, November 30, 1950 - June 20, 2018
Ronald A. Krueger, 83, October 18, 1934 - February 28, 2018
Anthony Joseph Kummer, 89, August 8, 1928 - August 4, 2018

L
Evelyn Marie (Hohn) Lang, 98,
September 19, 1919 - September 17, 2018
John LaSella, 57
, May 18, 1961 - September 12, 2018
Donna Ruth Laverentz, 85,
September 3, 1932 - March 14, 2018
Eva (Adams) Lingemann, 97
,
May 13, 1921 - August 30, 2018
Annette (Ziebart) Link, 101,
February 2, 1917 - February 20, 2018
LeeAnn Marcella (Weber) Long, 71,
November 26, 1946 - May 31, 2018
Gloria L. (Hohn) Loos, 95,
June 15, 1922 - January 27, 2018
Barbara (Loftus) Love, 70, September 13, 1948 - October 8, 2018

M
Elsie (Gemar) Magstadt, 92
, January 9, 1926 - December 15, 2018
Lorraine Edith (Kirchhevel) Matuska, 89
, May 25, 1929 - November 24, 2018
Richard Ruben Mikuska, 76
, Died May 13, 2016
Elliot Gerald Milbrandt, 11 months, August 19, 2017 - July 23, 2018
Margaret (Fink) Mueller, 96, October 17, 1921 - August 24, 2018

N
Anita Hilda (Geidel) Neugebauer, 96, April 22, 1922 - September 9, 2018

P
Dr. Ralph R. Palmer, 97, May 7, 1921 - November 23, 2018
Agnes Ann Pavlin, 83
,
May 3, 1935 - June 22, 2018
Evelyn Marie (Brown) Peters, 86
,
March 25, 1931 - March 24, 2018
Dorothy Lucille (Thompson) Peterson, 99,
September 4, 1918 - February 21, 2018
Vilmer Pietz, 93
, February 14, 1924 - February 9, 2018
John Lewis Prien, Sr., 89, February 28, 1928 - January 30, 2018

Q
Donald Henry Quimby, 77, May 28, 1940 - April 26, 2018

R
Norbert Charles Roth, 89
, August 14, 1928 - July 11, 2018
Elizabeth 'Beth' Jean Runge, 32, June 18, 1986 - September 26, 2018

S
Frances Marie Schaefer, 90,
January 29, 1928 - March 28, 2018
Ione Norma (Nill) Schaefer, 93,
July 31, 1924 - January 20, 2018
Joyce M. (Schumacher) Schmoll, 88, May 9, 1929 - January 30, 2018
Dr. Eldon Gerald Schulz, 64, May 10, 1954 - June 2, 2018
John 'Jack' Schuver, 85, April 29, 1933 - November 20, 2018
Adeline E. (Moeller) Schweitzer, 94, November 5, 1923 - January 14, 2018
Dorothy (Fischer) Stahl, 82, November 24, 1935 - October 2, 2018
Edward Herman Stahl, 92, April 21, 1926 - July 26, 2018
Louise Hulda (Hins) Stegemann, 99, October 6, 1918 - January 31, 2018
Raymond James Stepka, 85, July 12, 1932 - June 4, 2018
Lucile Marie (Gukeisen) Stirling, 93, February 2, 1925 - March 6, 2018
Thomas Bryan Stirling, 67, December 6, 1950 - February 3, 2018
Larry Stoebner, 82, December 26, 1935 - March 6, 2018
Raymond E. Stoebner, 93, December 11, 1924 - May 8, 2018
Viola Stoebner, 93, February 7, 1925 - June 13, 2018

T
Adeline Elizabeth (Weber) Thuringer, 89,
August 11, 1928 - April 2, 2018
Mary Elizabeth (Fahy) Thuringer, 84, March 16, 1934 - August 16, 2018
Clarence H. Thury, 91, April 18, 1927 - November 7, 2018
Patrick James Thury, 70, June 8, 1947 - May 22, 2018
Shirley Ann (Wudel) Thury, 81
, September 16, 1936 - March 15, 2018
Irene E. (Mogck) Tiede, 86, July 31, 1931 - July 13, 2018
Ralph Patrick Tobin, 69, December 18, 1948 - June 15, 2018

U
Alton Gustave Uttecht, 75, January 18, 1943 - October 20, 2018

V
Adelheide Frances (Huether) Vogel, 88, November 26, 1929 - August 4, 2018

W
Esther Isabelle (Huenefeld) Wagner, 90, August 18, 1927 - May 20, 2018
Janice Marie (Dunford) Walker, 74
, February 17, 1944 - July 26, 2018
Jeanette Clara (Weber) Weiss, 83
, June 3, 1935 - June 5, 2018
Gordon Lee Walz, 53,
November 1, 1964 - April 11, 2018
Genevieve Dolores (Hughes) Wempe, 94, January 3, 1924 - March 27, 2018
Dennis Wayne Williams, 74, October 10, 1943 - April 8, 2108
Scott Steven Williams, 49, August 29, 1968 - May 30, 2018
Anita (Laber) Wisner, 78, February 27, 1940 - March 5, 2018
David H. Wudel, 66, November 9, 1951 - July 12, 2018

Z
Sister Noreen Zehnpfennig, OSF, 97
, August 29, 1921 - November 15, 2018













Marcella Mae Breitkreutz, 85
January 26, 1934 - July 14, 2019
Funeral services for Marcella M. Breitkreutz will be held Wednesday, July 17, at Friedens Reformed Church, Tripp, at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at the Church.
Burial will follow at Friedens Reformed Cemetery, Tripp.

Maynard Schnabel, 83
Died July 12, 2019
Funeral Services for Maynard Schnabel, Gregory, will be held Friday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church, Tripp. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Tripp.
There is a prayer service Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at St John Lutheran Church in Gregory.
He died at Lake Andes Healthcare Center, July 12.

John Thury, 83
November 6, 1935 - Died 2019
John Thury was born November 6, 1935, at Parkston to John and Mary Ann (Mansheim) Thury. He grew up and attended school in Parkston. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1955 and served in Italy until 1957. On October 2, 1963, he married Arlene Albrecht. They lived in the Tripp area where he worked at the local grain elevators. After moving to Mitchell, he was the janitor at I-90 Café (Rita’s) for 13 years.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Arlene; a special niece; and five children, Marilyn (Jarvis) Winckler, Avon, Janice Miller, Aberdeen, Stuart (Shirley), Sioux Falls, Steve, San Diego, and Jacquline (Stan) Blow, Mitchell; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Paul (DeVeta), Mike (Mary Sue), Leo (Irene); four sisters, Sheila (Delbert) Mattheis, Mary Boehmer, Peg Wermers, and Rochelle (Rocky) Von Eye (Gary Gjesdal).
He was preceded in death by his twin sister, Joan Rochelle; son-in-law Mike Miller; parents; mother and father-in-law Theresa and Jacob Albrecht; brother, Pat; brothers-in-law, Norb Boehmer, Paul Wermers and James Von Eye.

Ronald Gary Earl, Sr., 84
June 19, 1935 - July 8, 2019
Funeral services for Ronald Earl were held July 10 at Will Funeral Chapel with a private family committal at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
Ronald Gary Earl, Sr., son of Orville and Thelma (Malde) Earl, was born June 19, 1935, on the family farm in rural Plankinton. He attended country school and graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1953. While in high school, he participated in baseball and basketball. He married Alberta Ruhberg, September 4, 1954, at Victor Lutheran Church in rural Mt. Vernon. He worked as an ice cutter at Lake Mitchell and later at the Mt. Vernon Elevator. He and his wife were janitors and bus drivers and lived in the Hopper School for nine years. The couple began farming in 1959 and he continued farming until 2018. He followed in his grandfather Rueben's footsteps, becoming an auctioneer. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Methodist Church where he was active in several areas. He also was a member of the Mt. Vernon School Board and served as president of the Mt. Vernon Baseball Association.
He died, Monday, July 8, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab, Mitchell, at the age of 84.
Survivors include his two children, Julie Raye Earl, Mt. Vernon, and Ron (Lori) Earl Jr., rural Plankinton; four grandchildren, Gary (Tami) Earl, rural Kimball, Rubin (Kirsten) Earl, Plankinton, Orric (Amanda) Earl, Plankinton, and Jennalee (Ryan) Block, Huron; six great-grandchildren, Alexis Earl, Gable Van Oort, Braden Block, Carson Earl, Brantley Block and Ryne Earl; sister, Jeanne (Dr. Jack) Berry, Mitchell; special friend, Betty Welch, Mt. Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta, June 15, 2006; his parents; sister, Janice Kerwin and her husband, Robert; his in-laws; a sister-in-law, Earlyne Ruhberg; a brother-in-law, Roger Hill; and a nephew, Randy Hill.





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