2019

A
Darvin John Albrecht, 77
, March 22, 1942 - October 25, 2019

B

Frieda Maria (Lindemann) Baier, 98
, September 30, 1920 - April 5, 2019
LeRoy Edwin Baltzer, 87
, July 23, 1931 - March 19, 2019
Ruth R. (Herr) Baltzer, 88
, May 8, 1931 - September 28, 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
Marcella Mae (Herr) Breitkreutz, 85
, January 26, 1934 - July 14, 2019
Gilbert Edgar Brosz, 89,
Died August 24, 2019
Donna Brosz, 63,
July 26, 1956 - July 31, 2019
Catherine Diane Brunette, 65
, November 15, 1953 - September 9, 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
Dr. Allan Lee Dewald, 81
, May 27, 1938 - August 7, 2019
Frieda K. (Rembold) Dvorak, 96
, September 17, 1922 - February 22, 2019

E
Ronald Gary Earl, Sr., 84
, June 19, 1935 - July 8, 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
Jason Jon Friederich, 49
, May 23, 1970 - July 20, 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
Joan Millicent Gould, 97, January 29, 1922 - October 23, 2019

H
Syrolla (Mehlhaff) Haase, 85
, February 27, 1934 - August 23, 2019
Eldon Vermaine Hahn, 88
, August 8, 1930 - June 23, 2019
Hunter Ray Harrington, 22
, May 17, 1997 - May 31, 2019
Aldonna 'Donna' (Weber) Haugen, 77, June 11, 1942 - September 25, 2019
Charles Heisinger, 64
, December 10, 1954 - August 20, 2019
Edna Lydia (Hoff) Heisinger, 95, April 8, 1924 - October 14, 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
Lars Alan Jezek, 81, November 12, 1937 - July 17, 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
Alois George Laber, 89
, April 18, 1930 - September 6, 2019
Dana Suzanne (Widmer) Liebert, 74
, March 18, 1945 - April 20, 2019
Keith Michael Loes, 68, January 8, 1951 - September 30, 2019
Donald Lounsbery, 88, April 16, 1931 - August 23, 2019

M
Beverly J. Mach, 84
, June 13, 1935 - August 5, 2019
Rose Marie Loretta (Eisenbraun) Mayer, 9
1, February 3, 1928 - May 11, 2019
Mary Catherine (Wade) McCann, 92
, March 29, 1927 - September 19, 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
Ramona Mildred Mueller, 86, February 15, 1933 - August 1, 2019
Douglas William Muntefering, 53, November 20, 1965 - February 26, 2019

N
Alvin Henry Nolz, 87, January 3, 1932 - October 4, 2019

O
Loretta (Winter) Otteson, 91,
May 9, 1928 - October 30, 2019

P
Bonnita Marie (Simek) Pansegrau, 83
, April 23, 1935 - January 21, 2019
Jill Lynn Pickart, 50, April 22, 1969 - October 30, 2019

R
Dennis L. Rauscher, 71, September 1, 1948 - October 22, 2019
Deloris Mary Richards, 83,
May 29, 1935 - February 28, 2019
Joan Phyllis (Gard) Roth, 86, September 18, 1932 - June 28, 2019

S
Leon R. Scheetz, 66
, March 17, 1953 - August 15, 2019
Darlene (Krueger) Schilling, 86
, February 5, 1933 - August 20, 2019
Arlene Mae (Breitkreutz) Schmidt, 89
, May 30, 1930 - August 1, 2019
Maynard Willis Schnabel, 83
, November 9, 1935 - July 12, 2019
Roland Schnabel, 83,
January 9, 1936 - July 22, 2019
Irene Lenora (Winter) Schultz, 98
, January 2, 1921 - June 7, 2019
Arlington R. Semmler, 92
, May 10, 1927 - July 7, 2019
Bernice Agnes (DeVries) Semmler, 86,
June 7, 1933 - July 5, 2019
Roger A. Stoebner, 79
, July 16, 1939 - March 28, 2019
Carol Ann Storm, 68, August 31, 1950 - July 24, 2019

T
Marjean (Herbst) Tecklenburg, 86
, May 31, 1933 - June 18, 2019
Todd Alan Tecklenburg, 55
, March 11, 1963 - January 31, 2019
Debra Jean Tegethoff, 64, March 8, 1955 - October 4, 2019
Craig Gerald TerMeer, 56, July 2, 1962 - April 21, 2019
Carolyn (Stevens) Thompson, 49
, Died September 28, 2019
James Kenneth Thompson, 75
, October 19, 1943 - April 23, 2019
Lois Ann (Zeier) Thuringer, 89,
March 6, 1929 - January 23, 2019
Taylor Ann Thuringer, 15, December 16, 2003 - August 15, 2019
John Thury, 83, November 6, 1935 - Died 2019

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

W
Francis Joseph Walz, 83, February 2, 1936 - April 8, 2019
Raymond Louis Walz, 90
, May 16, 1929 - July 25, 2019
Eric J. Weber, 43
, October 7, 1976 - October 17, 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
Lois E. (Hieb), Whaley, 77, April 24, 1942 - October 9, 2019
Martha (Fink) Will, 91
, September 3, 1927 - January 6, 2019
Carolyn (McFarland) Winckler, 78, June 20, 1941 - September 3, 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
Henry Leonard Fergen, 77,
Nov. 23, 1941 - Oct. 28, 2019 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
Kenneth John Fuchs,
72, April 22, 1947 - October 27, 2019
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
James Joseph Sommer, 87, June 9, 1932 - September 28, 2019
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













Alice Theresa (Weber) Sommer, 78
March 23, 1941 - November 7, 2019
Funeral services for Alice Sommer will be held Saturday, November 16, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, November 15, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Alice Theresa Sommer was born March 23, 1941, to Aloysius and Eunice (Heinz) Weber in Parkston. After graduating with a teaching degree from Mount Marty College in Yankton, she taught at a local county school in the area. On June 26, 1962, she married Charles Sommer at St. Peter and Paul’s Church in Dimock. They made their home in Mitchell. She was both a Girl and Boy Scouts den mother. She worked at the JC Penney store. She was a member of the Altar Society and helped organize funeral lunches.
She died November 7 at Avera Brady Health in Mitchell at the age of 78.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles; daughter, Jo Ellen (Eric) Carlson, Sioux Falls, and their daughter Lara (Marty) McGoey, Dickinson, North Dakota; son, Douglas (Elizabeth) Sommer, and their children Alexannedra, and her daughter Annelise, Allyson, and Andrea, all of De Pere, Wisconsin; daughter Pamela (Matthew) Clark, and their children Andrew, Emilia, and Abigail, all of Sioux Falls; sisters, Mary Jane Zwinger, Dimock, Anita Sommer and Judith Studelska, Mitchell, and Cynthia (Charlie) Weber, Sioux Falls; two brothers, Alvin (Janet) Weber, Overland Park, Kansas, and Clifford (Pauline) Weber, Perham, Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Darrell Glynne Anderson, 90
December 25, 1928 - November 5, 2019
Funeral services for Darrell Anderson were held November 9 at Grace Lutheran Church, Sisseton, with the Reverend Suzanne Benidt officiating. Music was provided by organist was Ollie Yost and special music by Caleb and David Finck. Pallbearers were Matt Anderson, Mark Becker, Caleb Finck, Les Heinecke, Rob Oien and Ron Oien. Honorary pallbearers were all of his friends at Edgewood Living Center. Interment was held in the Sisseton Cemetery. The Cahill Funeral Chapel, Sisseton, was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Darrell Glynne Anderson was born December 25, 1928, on the family farm south of Sisseton to Clarence and Esther (Martenson) Anderson. He attended country school through the eighth grade and high school one year before working on the family farm. He went south on a combine crew with Orville Helgeson for one year, then he and his father purchased a combine and truck and travelled south for another three years. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1953 and was stationed in Alaska. He was honorably discharged in 1955. He returned to the farm after and married Marlys Oien March 17, 1956. During the winter months, he worked at Fonder’s Repair where he learned how to repair engines. After living on a farm near New Effington, they moved to town for a few years before eventually settling at the farm place northeast of town. He lived on the farm until moving to Edgewood Assisted Living in January of 2018.
He died November 5 at the Tekakwitha Living Center at the age of 90.
Survivors include brother, Maynard Anderson, Sisseton; daughters, Robin (Lynn)Shelver, Enderlin, North Dakota, Deb (Larry) Becker, Sisseton, Shelly (David) Finck, Tripp; grandchildren, Miranda (Jay) Mackedanz, Hutchinson, Minnesota, Mark (Jen and her son Lane), Watertown, Caleb (fiancé Toni), Tripp, Cara Finck, (fiancé Wesley), Delmont; and great-granddaughters Aubree and Lily Mackedanz, Hutchinson, Minnesota.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Esther; wife, Marlys; brother, Clarence, Jr.; sister, Shirley; sister-in-law, Marilyn Anderson; and brother-in-law, Ray Oien.

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Melvin A. Lund, 85

July 6, 1934 - November 1, 2019
Melvin (Mike) A. Lund, formerly of Parkston, was born July 6, 1934, to Alferd and Marie Lund, Plainview, Nebraska. He later moved to Clearwater, Nebraska, and ranched. On August 28, 1953, he married Elaine Coover. The two of them farmed and later started a dairy.
He died November 1 at Hutchinson, Minnesota, at the age of 85.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine; children, Randall (Cindy), O’Neill, Nebraska, Patricia (Doug), Atkinson, Nebraska, Ronald (Jayne), Lewistown, Montana, Richard (Laura), Grove City, Minnesota, and Michelle (Richard), Filley, Nebraska; sister, Arlene Smith, Sherman Oaks, California; brother, John Lund, Bertrand, Nebraska; 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
He was proceeded in death by brothers, Leroy and Roland; sisters, Betty and Bernice; grandson, Philip; and one granddaughter, Tracy.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Deloris Marie (Adams) Delzer, 92
April 14, 1927 - November 6, 2019
Funeral services for Deloris Delzer were held November 9 at the United Methodist Church in Ethan. Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery in Ethan. Bittner Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Deloris Marie (Adams) Delzer was born April 14, 1927, to Harry H. Adams and Edna E. (Harvey) Adams, on her parent’s family homestead east of Ethan. She attended Worthen #4 in Hanson County first through eighth grade and graduated Ethan High School in 1945. She was the first ever Homecoming Queen of EHS. After high school, she attended the Parisian School of Cosmetology in Minneapolis Minnesota, graduating in May of 1946. While attending school in Minneapolis, she married Edgar M. Delzer September 1, 1945. After graduating Cosmetology school, the couple moved backed to South Dakota on a farm east of Ethan. She then moved to Mitchell in 2001. She later moved into Rosewood Court Assisted Living in 2015 and became a resident of Avera Bormann Manor, Parkston, in July 2019. She was a lifetime member of the Ethan United Methodist Church, Secretary of UMW for many years, Harry Weeks Aide, Sunday school teacher and church organist. She was employed at Davis Beauty shop and spent several years as a cook at the Ethan School District.
She died November 6 after a long battle with breast cancer at the age of 92.
She is survived by her children, DeWayne (Cynthia), Rapid City, Donald (Janice) Mina, Irene (Leo) Thury, Parkston, Jeannie (Bob) Schoenfelder, Dimock, Jimmy (Tara), Box Elder, Glen (Cheryl), Sturgis, Linda Putnam (Roger Klock), Mitchell, LeRoy (Cindy) Delzer, Rapid City, Elaine (Brian) Winter, Mitchell, and Rhonda (Rick) Hartman Mitchell; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Vera Faye Greenwood, Canton; special niece, Shawn Sandness, Canton; many other nephews and nieces; and special friends, Nelda Neugebauer and Margaret Scheetz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar in 1995); her parents; grandsons; Damion Putnam and Brandon Delzer; son-in-law, Charles Pape; brother-in-law, Thomas Greenwood; and sister, Eva (Leo) Lingemann.

Wilma Clara Harnisch, 96
March 27, 1923 - November 7, 2019
Funeral services for Wilma Harnisch will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, at First Lutheran Church in Wall, with the Reverend Christopher McCarthy officiating. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, at the Rush Funeral Chapel in Wall. Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.
Wilma Clara Harnisch was born March 27, 1923, at Clayton, South Dakota to William and Emma (Werning) Harnisch. On April 22, 1923, she was baptized at Clayton by the Reverend Luebke. She renewed her baptismal vows when she was confirmed April 21, 1938, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Quinn by the Reverend A.W. Kraft. In March, 1929, she moved with her parents and family to the Grady place north of Wall. She attended the Lake Hill School and graduated from eighth grade. She was active in Bible classes and choir and was a member of the Quilter’s Club at First Lutheran Church in Wall. In 1993, she moved into Wall to live with her brother and sister. In 2017, she moved with her sister Mildred into the Silver Leaf Assisted Living Center in Philip.
She died November 7 at the age of 96.
Survivors include sisters, Esther (Elry) Hoefs, Rapid City, and Mildred Harnisch, Wall; sister-in-law, Yvonne Harnisch, Fridley, Minnesota; brother-in-law, Chet Clair, Clinton, Washington; numerous nieces, nephews, great- and great-great nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers, Melvin Harnisch and Lenard Harnisch; and sisters, Margaret Buckles, Helen Slovek, Mathilda Campbell and Alice Clair.

Jeanette Irene (Herr) Smith, 59
July 31, 1960 - November 6, 2019
Funeral services for Jeanette Smith were held November 9 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Armour, with burial following in Hope Lutheran Cemetery near Delmont. Koehn Bros. Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Jeanette Irene Smith was born July 31, 1960, to Melvin and Irene (Bitterman) Herr in Parkston. She attended school in Delmont and graduated from Armour High School. She married Tom Smith June 25, 1994, in Denver, Colorado. She worked various jobs, including for the City of Delmont, City of Plankinton as city finance officer and at Aurora Plains Academy. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Armour.
She died November 6 at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston at the age of 59.
She is survived by her husband, Tom, Armour; daughters, Ariel (Curtis) Vandenberg, Sioux Falls, and Ashley (Casey) Root, Huron; six grandchildren, Adrianna, Symfani, Celeste Root, Braylon and Riley Heinzman, and Asher Vandenberg; grandbaby number seven coming soon; and step-grandson, Raiden Vandenberg.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.





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