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Obituaries

Luella Baumgartner
Luella J. Baumgartner, age 83, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017. Public visitation was at 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 6, 2017 with family present from 4:00-7:00 PM and a time of sharing at 7:00 PM at Miller Funeral Home downtown. Funeral services were at 10:00 AM Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. www.millerfh.com

Fairy Bell Bentz
Fairy Bell Bentz, 95, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Visitation with the family present was from 5:00 - 7:00 PM Monday, December 4, 2017 with a 7:00 PM Wake service at Miller Funeral Home Downtown, 507 S. Main Ave. Funeral Mass was at 10:30 AM Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at St Mary Church, 2109 S. 5th Ave. with inurnment at St. Michael Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Fairy's name to Dow Rummel Village or Sioux Falls Catholic School.

Anna Broders
Anna Broders, 80, passed away on Dec. 1, 2017. Burial was on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at 9:30 AM at the Freeman City Cemetery followed by a Memorial Service at St Paul's Lutheran Church of Freeman at 11 AM. Visitation was from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017  at the Walter FH in Freeman.

Christina S Carroll
Christina S. Carroll, 67, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017. Funeral Service was at 10:00 AM Friday, December 8, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation at 9:00 AM. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, at 2:30 PM on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Denise Dierickx
Denise Dierickx, 56, died on Friday, December 1, 2017. Visitation with family present,was from 4:30 - 6:00 PM, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Heartland Funeral Home followed by a 6 PM Memorial Service with Full Military Honors. A reception followed at the Brandon VFW. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Avera Prairie Center. Full obit at www.heartlandfunerals.com

Merlyn "Merl" Duba
Merl D. Duba age 85, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. A Celebration of Life for his family and friends was Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, with a Masonic Service at 7:00 PM at Miller Funeral Home, Downtown, 507 S. Main Ave. Sioux Falls. Memorial services were on Friday, December 8, 2017, at 10:30 AM, First United Methodist Church, 401 S. Spring Ave., Sioux Falls with interment at the Hills of Rest Mausoleum. Memorials may be sent to the Salvation Army of Sioux Falls, El Riad Shrine or First United Methodist Church. www.millerfh.com

Cleo L. Lee
Cleo L. Lee, 84, died Thursday, November 30, 2017. Funeral Services were at 2:00 PM Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Avera Prince of Peace Chapel, Sioux Falls. Visitation was prior to the service at 1:00 PM. Graveside services were at 10:30 AM Tuesday, Greenwood Cemetery, Brookings.

Laura Anne Merkwan
Laura Anne Merkwan, 45, died Thursday, November 30, 2017. Memorial Services were Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 3:00 PM, with Visitation 1:30 - 3:00 PM at Oakwood Park Christian Church (811 S. Gordon Ave.), Sioux Falls. Full obit @ www.heartlandfunerals.com

Ryan Joel Neubauer
Ryan Joel Neubauer, 14, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. His funeral service was at 11 AM Mon., Dec. 4, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation was at 4 PM Sun., Dec. 3, 2017 at the church, where the family was present to greet friends from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donation in Ryan's memory to Sioux Falls Lutheran School. Obit and online guestbook at georgeboom.com.

Irene B. Peterson
Irene B. Peterson, 88, died Wed. Nov. 29, 2017. A memorial service was at 11 AM, Wed., Dec. 6, 2017 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation was from 5 - 8 PM, Tues., Dec. 5, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home. www.heritagesfsd.com.

Leo L. Waltner
Leo L. Waltner died Dec. 1, 2017. He was born on April 20, 1924. There will be no services. www.harrisburgchapel.com

Jeanette "Jan" Bonsall
Jan Bonsall, 80, died Friday, November 24, 2017. A Memorial Service was at Saturday, December 2, 2017 at West Side Lutheran. barnett-lewis.com

Janice Fern Houdek
Janice Fern Houdek, 81, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017. Memorial service was at 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Highmore. Burial was at the Highmore Cemetery. Visitation was from 4:00 to 5:30 PM, Friday, December 1, 2017 with a 5:30 PM prayer service, all at Luze Funeral Home, Highmore. Luze Funeral Home of Highmore has been entrusted with Janice's arrangements. Visit www.familyfuneralhome.net

Joyce Hyland
Joyce Hyland, 68, passed away on November 30, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial was on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madison. Burial was at St. William's Catholic Cemetery in Ramona. Visitation with family present was held on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 5-7 PM at St. Thomas with a prayer service at 7 PM. www.kinzleyfh.com

Donna Schmitt
Donna M. Schmitt, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
A Rosary service was at 3:00 PM and a wake service was at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Kinzley Funeral Home in Salem. Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 followed by burial services at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery and a meal at St. Mary's Hall. www.kinzleyfh.com

Thomas Staudenmaier
Thomas J. Staudenmaier passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017. Funeral Mass was at 10:00 AM Monday, December 4, 2017 at The Cathedral of St. Joseph, 504 N. Summit, Sioux Falls. Visitation with family present was 5:30 - 8:00 PM with the wake service 6:30 PM Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls.

Bette Jean Wilkinson
Bette Jean Wilkinson, 92, died on November 29, 2017. A funeral service was at 10:30 AM on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the American Lutheran Church, DeSmet. Burial was at DeSmet Cemetery. Visitation was from 5:00-7:00 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Osthus Funeral Home, De Smet.

Hazel Apt 
Hazel Apt, age 88, died on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Her cremation was arranged by Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon. The burial and memorial service will be held out-of-State. In lieu of cards or flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association at 1000 N. West Ave., Ste. 250, Sioux Falls, SD. 57104.

Morvia Brooks
Morvia Brooks, age 97, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. Services were held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Peace Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation with the family present, also at Peace Lutheran, was held Monday, December 4, 2017 from 5 to 7 PM. Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home is assisting the family. dindotklusmann.com
Ronald "Skip" Graff
Ronald James (Skip) Graff passed away on December 3, 2017. Visitation was held on Wednesday, December 6, from 6:00-7:00 PM at Calvary Lutheran Church in Irene. A brief service and a time of sharing will follow. On Thursday, December 7, 2017 a brief service and a time of sharing was held at 11:00 AM in the Augustana Chapel in Sioux Falls with a lunch. For obituary and online condolences, visit hansenfuneralhome.com.

Aquileia "Squeak" Jaeger
Aquileia Josephine "Squeak" Jaeger, 85, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. Visitation with the family present was from 4:00 to 5:30 PM Wednesday, December 6, 2017 with a 5:30 PM Vigil Wake Service at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Hankinson, ND. Recitation of the Rosary was at 10:30 AM with Mass of Resurrection at 11:00 AM Thursday, December 7, 2017 at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Hankinson, ND with burial at St. Philip's Catholic Cemetery. For online guest registration and obituary go to www.millerfh.com.

Della Lorang
Della Lorang passed away December 3, 2017. She was born January 3, 1937. Visitation with the family present was on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home from 4 to 7 PM. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Friday, December 8, 2017 with the family present one hour prior to the service at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. www.heritagesfsd.com.

Beverly Nace
Beverly Nace, 95, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017.Memorials may be directed to the Colman Cemetery. Funeral services were at 10:30 AM Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Colman Lutheran Church with burial in the Colman Cemetery. Visitation with the family present was from 4:00 - 6:00 PM Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Skroch Funeral Chapel, Colman. www.skrochfc.com

William "Bill" Weegar
William W. Weegar, 79, died Monday, December 4, 2017. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Community Building, Parker with burial with full military honors at Rosehill Cemetery, Parker. Visitation was held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home, Parker with a Masonic Prayer Service at 7:00 PM. hofmeisterjones.com

Dennis Zea
Dennis Zea, 8, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Memorials to Ava's House. Visitation with the family present was from 5 to 7 PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Miller Southside Chapel, 7400 South Minnesota Ave. A funeral service was held at 11 AM on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Celebrate Community Church, 1000 South Sycamore, with entombment at Hills of Rest Cemetery. www.millerfh.com

Merle Edward Amundson
Merle Edward Amundson, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Visitation was held on Friday, December 8, 2017, from 3:00 until 7:00 PM at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service was held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 11:00 AM, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1741 S. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140. Interment will occur at a later date in Colton, SD. Memorials to South Dakota State University Foundation, 815 Medary Ave., Box 525, Brookings, SD 57007 or St. James Lutheran Church, 1741 S. State St., Greenfield, IN 46140. www.erleweinmortuary.com

Margaret Barnes Eckhoff
Margaret Barnes Eckhoff, age 92, passed away on Dec 2, 2017. A funeral service was held on Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Heritage Funeral Home, 4800 S. Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls. Visitation was at the funeral home from 5-7 PM on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Burial was at Pipestone, MN cemetery. Memorials to the South Dakota Association of the Blind. www.hofmeisterjones.com

William Etheridge
William C. Etheridge, age 79, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017. Funeral services were at 10:30 AM Monday, December 11, 2017 at Church of the Good Shepherd. Memorials to the Berakhah House Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans. 

Carole Ann Kayser
Carole Ann Kayser, age 82, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 AM Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Church in Alexandria. Burial was at St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was from 4-7 PM Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Church with a prayer service at 7PM. Visitation resumed one hour prior to the Mass of Christian Burial at the church. Donations be directed to Avera@Home or the hospice care provider of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Will Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. 

Carol Morgan
Carol Morgan (Berschied), 82, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017. Visitation with family present was at 10 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017 with an 11 AM funeral service at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Montrose followed service. www.heritagesfsd.com.

Donald Thomas
Donald A. Thomas, 87, died Tues., Dec. 5, 2017. Memorial visitation with family present to greet friends was from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls. Graveside military honors were at 10:00 AM, Sat., Dec. 9, 2017 at Hills of Rest Cemetery. www.georgeboom.com

Karen L. Walton
Karen L. Walton, 82, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Visitation was Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM, followed by the funeral at 2:00 PM, in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls. www.wrightfuneral.com.

Alice Burggraff
Alice M. Burggraff, 84, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Her Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017 in St. Joseph the Workman Catholic Church at Huntimer. Visitation on Friday was from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at Kahler Funeral Home in Dell Rapids and at the church at 4:00 PM. The Christian Wake Service was at 5:30 PM in the church with a family rosary. www.kahlerfh.com

Dennis Richard Clifford
Dennis Richard Clifford, 77, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Funeral Service was at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Hawarden, IA. Burial was in Grace Hill Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Two Oaks American Legion Post #254 of Hawarden. The Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

Ernie Harris
Ernie Harris, age 71, passed away Tuesday December 5, 2017. A memorial service was at 1:00 PM Monday, December 11, 2017 at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Cards may be sent to 3010 N. Pontiac Pl. Sioux Falls, SD 57104. www.millerfh.com

Mark "Haugie" Haugland
Mark J. Haugland, 63, died Tues., Dec. 5, 2017. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, at East Side Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Visitation with family present to greet friends was from 2:00 until 4:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 10, 2017 with a 3:30 PM time of sharing, at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls. www.georgeboom.com

Lorraine Jastram
Lorraine Belle (Harden) Jastram, 91, died December 6, 2017. Services were held 11:00 AM Monday, December 11, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1400 S. Duluth Ave. Interment was at Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hartford. The family was present from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Miller Westside Chapel, 6200 W. 41st St. www.millerfh.com


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