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  • James Engen Hoxeng
James Engen Hoxeng, 73,  passed away on August 9, 2013. Funeral services were held at Faith United Lutheran Church, rural Volin, at 11:00AM on Monday, April 14, 2014.

  • Joseph Tanner Olsen
Joseph Tanner Olsen, 30, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Funeral services were at 11:00AM on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the United Church of Canistota. Burial was in Rock Hill Cemetery near Platte. Visitation with family was from 5-8PM on Thursday, April 10, 2014 also at the church. www.kinzleyfh.com

  • Robert Olaf Eleeson
Robert Olaf Eleeson, 80, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Visitation was held from 2-4PM on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home. A private family burial will occur at a later date.

  • Vernon Gering
Vernon Gering, 95, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:30AM at the Salem Mennonite (South) Church of rural Freeman. Visitation was from 5-7PM on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Walter Funeral Home in Freeman.

  • Lawrence W. O. Holmes
Lawrence W.O. “Larry” Holmes, age 73, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Memorial services, with masonic rites, were at 1:30PM Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Brookings United Church of Christ. Memorials to the Brookings UCC.

  • Rev. Lyle Inglebret
Rev. Lyle J. Inglebret, 85, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral services was at 11:00AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Private interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Miller Funeral Home, Main Ave. location. www.millerfh.com

  • Claudia Jacobsen
Claudia Jacobsen, 68, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral services were at 2:00PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Alcester Baptist Church. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. wassfuneralhome.com

  • Laverne Maxine Johnson Christensen
Laverne M. Christensen, 90, passed away April 2, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 11:00AM at East Highland Lutheran Church, rural Brandt, SD. Rude’s Funeral Home.
  • Walter B. Kampshoff
Walter B. Kampshoff, 97, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:00AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial was in the Church of Epiphany Cemetery in Epiphany. Visitation was from 6-8PM Monday, April 14, 2014 with a scripture service at 7:00PM at the church in Mitchell. Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

  • Barbara “Bobbi” McHenry
“Bobbi” McHenry, age 77, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. The family was present from 5-7PM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Miller Funeral Home, 13th & Main Ave. A graveside service was at 2:00PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Hills of Rest Memorial Park, with a memorial service at Bethany Home at 3:00PM. www.millerfh.com

  • Neva Parisien
Neva Parisien, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Visitation was at 12PM with family from 5-7PM and a prayer service at 6:30PM on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Miller Funeral Home, 13th & Main. A funeral service was held at 9:30AM on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, with burial at 2:30PM at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Gann Valley, SD. www.millerfh.com

  • Allan R. Slieter
Allan R. Slieter, age 85, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral service was Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Hardwick. Burial with full military honors was at Memory Gardens Cemetery near Luverne. Visitation was Monday, April 14, 2014 from 4-8PM at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. www.hartquistfuneral.com

  • Loren E. Tough
Loren E. Tough, 74, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Visitation was at 11:30AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls with family from 5-7PM. Funeral service was at 10:00AM Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at George Boom Funeral Home with burial in the Dell Rapids Cemetery in Dell Rapids. www.georgeboom.com

  • Warren Weeldreyer
Warren Weeldreyer, 93, died Thursday, April 10, 2014. Services were at 11:00AM Monday, April 14, 2014 at Chancellor Reformed Church. Visitation was from 3-5PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home, Lennox with family present. dindotklusmann.com
  • Carol Jean (Larson) Wills
Funeral services for Carol Jean (Larson) Wills were at 10:30AM Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Miller Funeral Home, Main Ave. location. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation with the family was from 5-7PM Friday, April 18, 2014 at the funeral home. www.millerfh.com

  • Lillian T. Anderson
Lillian T. Anderson, 96, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral service was at 11:00AM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation was at 2:00PM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, with family present from 5-7PM. Memorials to Faith Lutheran Church. www.georgeboom.com

  • Boyd F. Callies
Boyd Fredrick Callies, 82, died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral services were at 11:00AM, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Howard, with burial and military rites at St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery, Howard. Visitation was Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:00AM with a Prayer service at 7:00PM, at the Willoughby Funeral Home, Howard.

  • Mary J. Jensen
Mary J. Jensen, 76, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Memorial Service was at 10:00AM Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the American Lutheran Church in Hawarden. The Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden is assisting the family. www.porterfuneralhomes.com

  • Gordon “Gordie” McCann
Gordon “Gordie” McCann, 88,  died on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral mass was held at 10:30AM on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall. Burial was in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery, Tyndall with military graveside rites. Visitation was at St. Leo on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 3:00PM with a 6:00PM rosary and a 7:00PM wake service. www.goglinfh.com

  • Sallie Ann Stahr Schmid
Sallie Ann Stahr Schmid, passed away April 12, 2014. She donated her body to science. Donations to Sanford Hospice.

  • Romayne Wermers
Romayne Wermers, 85, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Memorial visitation was from 2-4PM on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Miller West Funeral Chapel, 6200 W. 41st St. Memorials to Covington Heights Rehabilitation Center. www.millerfh.com
  • Roger W. Cronn
Roger Cronn, 90, died April 13, 2014. Funeral Services were at 2:00PM Friday, April 18, 2014 at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave. Visitation was at noon, Thursday, April 17, 2014, with the family present from 5-7PM. Interment at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. www.millerfh.com

  • Sarah Hofer
Sarah Hofer, 84, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:30AM at the Hutterthal Mennonite Church of rural Freeman. Visitation was from 4-7PM on Friday, April 18, 2014 with family from 5-7PM at Walter Funeral Home in Freeman.

  • Rev. Dudley A. Keech
Rev. Dudley A. Keech, 97, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral Services were at 2:00PM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Miller West Funeral Chapel, 6200 W. 41st St, with family present 1 hour prior to service. Interment was at 1:00PM Friday, April 18, 2014 at State Line Cemetery near Harmony, MN. www.millerfh.com

  • Cynthia Dawn “Dusty” Plaugher
Cynthia Dawn “Dusty” Plaugher, 58, died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:30AM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home with burial in Hills of Rest Memorial Park. Visitation was Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 2-8PM with the family present from 5-7PM. www.heritagesfsd.com

  • Joseph Poznicek
Joseph Frank Poznicek, age 58, died March 29, 2014. His ashes will be buried in the Fairview Cemetery at a later date. andersonandsonsfh.com

  • Lillian “Lil” Williams
Lillian “Lil” Williams, 88, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral service was at 1:00PM on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at St. Lambert Catholic Church with burial at St. Michael Cemetery. The family was present for visitation from 6:00-7:00PM on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. www.georgeboom.com

  • Sandra Rae Aamlid
Sandra Rae Aamlid, age 76, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral Services were held 1:00PM Saturday, April 19, 2014, at First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Interment was at Richland Cemetery, Inwood, IA. Visitation was at noon Friday, April 18, 2014, with the family present to greet friends from 5-7PM at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave. Billy R. Beck Billy R. Beck, 85, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. Funeral services will begin at 2:00PM Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Asbury United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family present was from 5:00-7:00PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Miller Funeral Home, Main Avenue location. Memorials to Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science. www.millerfh.com

  • Albert Becker
Albert L. Becker, age 86, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Graveside services with military graveside rites will be held this summer at Lorinda Cemetery, Henry, SD.

  • Marjo Dorine Crain
Marjo Dorine Crain, 75, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014. Memorial Services were held at 10:30AM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Brookings. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.rudesfuneralhome.com.

  • Olene Degen
Olene Degen, 91, died April 18, 2014. Funeral service was at 10:30AM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with burial at the Franklin Cemetery in rural Lake County. The family was present to greet friends one hour prior to the service. www.georgeboom.com

  • Raymond H. Fauth
Raymond H. Fauth, 71, died April 18, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:00AM at Trinity Lutheran Church on April 24, 2014.

  • Terry Gunderson
Terry Gunderson, 59, died Friday, April 18, 2014. Funeral service will be at 10:30AM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the George Boom Funeral Chapel in Brandon. Visitation was at 1:00PM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with family present to greet friends from 5-7PM at the chapel in Brandon. www.georgeboom.com

  • Brenda Lynn Hansen
Brenda Lynn Hansen, 53, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Funeral services were at 11:00AM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Irene. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation was from 5-7PM, Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene. Memorials to Hansen Family Fund-Home Federal Bank. hansenfuneralhome.com.
  • Russell “Punk” Henning
Russell “Punk” Henning, 70, died Friday, April 18, 2014. Services were at 10:30AM Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home, Lennox. Visitation was at 5:00PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with the family present from 7-8PM. Online go to dindotklusmann.com

  • Pat (Kathleen Patricia) Hicks
Pat (Kathleen Patricia) Hicks died on April 18, 2014. Visitation was at 12:00PM with the family present from 5-7PM and a prayer service at 6:00PM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Miller West Funeral Chapel, 6200 West 41st St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30AM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church with burial at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. www.millerfh.com

  • Dwane Hofer
Dwane Hofer, 80, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:30 Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Neu Hutterthaler Church of rural Bridgewater Visitation will be from 5-7PM Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Walter Funeral Chapel in Bridgewater.

  • Mary Jane Kueter
Mary Jane Kueter, 76, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Funeral mass will be at 10:30AM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at St. George’s Catholic Church in Hartford. Burial will be at St. George’s Cemetery. Visitation with family was from 5-7PM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with a 7:00PM prayer service at the church. www.kinzleyfh.com

  • Duane Larsen
Duane Larsen, 87, died April 17, 2014. Services were held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:30AM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Viborg. Visitation was Monday, April 21, 2014 from 5-8PM with family present from 7-8PM at the church. Register online at www.viborgfuneralhome.com.

  • Sara Louise Larsen
Sara L. Larsen, 88, died March 28, 2014. Memorial service was Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:30AM at Badger Lutheran Church, Badger, SD. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment at Badger Cemetery.

  • Patrick Donald Lynn
Patrick Donald Lynn, 92, died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Visitation was Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 4-8PM at Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home with family present from 6-8PM. Funeral Service was Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10AM at Good Samaritan Village with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. An on-line registry is available at barnett-lewisfuneralhome.com.

  • Elizabeth “Betty” Marso
Elizabeth “Betty” Marso, age 73, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30AM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. Lambert Catholic Church in Sioux Falls. Family present visitation was at 5:00PM on Monday, April 21, 2014 at St. Lambert Catholic Church with a Liturgical Wake Service and Holy Rosary at 7:00PM. Memorials are preferred. A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.georgeboom.com.

  • Ruth A. Middlen
Ruth A. Middlen, 89, died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Funeral service was at 11:00AM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation was at 5:00PM Monday, April 21, 2014 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, with family present to greet friends from 5-7PM. Obituary and online registry at www.georgeboom.com.

  • Elizabeth “Betty” Naatjes
Elizabeth “Betty” Naatjes, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Memorial services were at 1:30PM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Sioux Falls.

  • Henry John Nykamp
Henry John Nykamp, 80, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014.

  • Janice Olsen
Janice Olsen, 72, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9:30AM on Thursday, April 25, 2014, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with burial to follow at St. Michael Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00PM on Thursday, April 23, 2014 at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with the family present to greet friends from 5:00-7:00PM. www.georgeboom.com

  • Edna Mae Scott
Edna Mae Scott, age 85, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:30AM on Monday, April 21, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls with burial in the Larchwood Cemetery in Larchwood, IA. Visitation was at 2:00PM on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls with the family present to greet friends from 5-7PM. A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.georgeboom.com.

  • Kathryn Rose Sheeley
Kathryn Rose “Kate” Sheeley, passed away on April 11, 2014. A celebration of Kate’s life will take place on June 28, 2014 at 2:00PM at Calvary Episcopal Cathedral in Sioux Falls. Memorials to MPTF (Motion Picture Television Fund), 23388 Mulholland Drive, LA, CA 91364 with Kate Sheeley, Media Room written on memo line or to a charity of donor’s choice.

  • Emma K. Siemonsma
Emma Siemonsma, 93, died April 18, 2014. Mass of Resurrection will begin at 9:30AM Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Cathedral of St. Joseph. Interment will follow at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Visitation begins at 2:00 Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave. A Scripture Service was at 6:00PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with the family present from 5:00-7:00PM at the funeral home. www.millerfh.com

  • Joyce Slack
Joyce Slack, age 84, died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Funeral services were at 2:00PM Monday, April 21, 2014 at Harrisburg United Methodist Church. Visitation was Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 4-8PM, family present 6-8PM, at Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. andersonandsonsfh.com

  • Jeffrey Stangland
Jeffrey Stangland, 59, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Funeral service was at 2:00PM on Monday, April 21, 2014, at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with burial at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. The family was present to greet friends for visitation from 12:30-2:00PM on Monday at the funeral home. www.georgeboom.com

  • Ruth Surdez
Ruth Surdez, 94, passed away on April 1, 2014. Graveside services were at 11:00AM Monday, April 21, 2014 at West Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, rural Lennox with a fellowship time at the church. Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home, Lennox is in charge of local arrangements.

  • Lucille Waltner
Lucille Waltner, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Funeral services were Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3:00PM at the Salem Zion (North) Church of rural Freeman with visitation at the church at 1:00PM on Saturday.

  • Martin Weeks
Martin Weeks, 92, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. A funeral service was held at 10:30AM on Monday, April 21, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church. A visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Burial was at the Bluff View Cemetery of Vermillion. Services have been entrusted to the Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion. Condolences may be posted online at www.koberfuneralhome.com.

 
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