Obituaries

Diane Moore

85 DeSmet, SD June 27, 2024 Diane Moore sadly passed away on June 27, 2024, surrounded by family at the Brookings Hospital in Brookings, SD.  In celebration of her life, there will be a private family memorial at a later date. Diane Hartopp Johnston was born October...

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Monte Fryer

86 Hartford, SD July 2, 2024 Monte Fryer, age 86 of Hartford passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.  A Family Present Visitation was held on Friday, July 5, 2024, at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory, Sioux...

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Wanda Artz

91 Humboldt, SD July 5, 2024 Wanda Meyer Artz, age 91, of Humboldt, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society Luther Manor in Sioux Falls. Funeral services was at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at Faith Lutheran Church in Humboldt....

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Betty Bunkers

94 Dell Rapids, SD June 20, 2024 Betty Bunkers, 94, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2024 under hospice care at her daughter’s home. Her Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 in St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment...

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David Mausbach

61 Hartford, SD June 24, 2024 David Mausbach, 61, of Hartford passed away on June 24, 2024, at home unexpectedly of natural causes. Funeral services was held at 11 am on Friday, June 28 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hartford. Visitation with family present was held...

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Linda Michael

54 Oklahoma City, OK (formerly of Sioux Falls) June 2, 2024 Mrs. Linda Marie (Niewald) Michael, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many, comfortably departed this life on June 2, 2024 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. She will be remembered...

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Dian Hoven

93 Colton, SD June 18, 2024 Dian (Oberg) Hoven, age 93, of Colton, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at the Sheldon Care Center in Sheldon, Iowa. Memorial services are pending for Saturday, September 21, 2024 in Colton.

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Jeff Pressler

52 Sioux Falls, SD June 18, 2024 Jeff Daniel Pressler, age 52, of Sioux Falls, peacefully passed at Sanford Medical Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. Son of Daniel “Dan” and Marsha (Simon) Pressler, Jeff was born on June 20, 1971, in Sioux Falls. Despite the...

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James Andresen

73 Hartford, SD June 20, 2024 James “Jim” M. Andresen “Andy”, 73, of Hartford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 20, 2024, after a brief battle with glioblastoma. Jim was born on May 13, 1951, in Sioux Falls, to Pearl (Spielmann) and LeRoy “Andy” Andresen....

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Lillian Matthies

82 Hartford, SD June 10, 2024 Lillian “Lil” Mary Matthies, 82, of Hartford, SD, died at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls on June 10, 2024. Lillian Mary Johnson was born January 15, 1942, in Austin, MN to Mary (McKeown) and Charles Johnson. In 1956, they moved to Hartford,...

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Deborah Ellingson

63 Sioux Falls, SD May 29, 2024 Deborah Dee Ellingson, age 63, of Sioux Falls, passed away Wednesday May 29, 2024, at her home surrounded by family. A private family service will take place at a later date. Deborah was born on May 22, 1963 to Bruce and Lavon...

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Gerald “Jerry” Huls

80 Sioux Falls, SD May 22, 2024 Gerald “Jerry” Huls, 80, of Sioux Falls passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.  Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2024, at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory in Sioux Falls.  Memorial visitation will...

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Henry Francis Burggraff

95 Egan, SD May 22, 2024 Henry Francis Burggraff of Egan, SD, passed away on May 22, 2024. He was born on July 24, 1928, to Albert and Mary (Siemonsma) Burggraff, in Hartford, SD. He received his education in Hartford. He had a welding shop in Colton, SD until joining...

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Linda Jackson

75 Sioux Falls, SD May 24, 2024 Linda Mae Hattervig Jackson, 75, of Sioux Falls, passed away on May 24, 2024 at Bethany Lutheran Home in Brandon, South Dakota. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, May 31, at West Nideros Lutheran Church, 25403 471st Ave....

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Lynda Boxdorfer

79 Sioux Falls, SD May 24, 2024 Lynda Boxdorfer, age 79, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 24, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She was born on September 22, 1944, to Leonard and Lorna (Heiden) Ellens. Lynda graduated from Hartford High School...

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Robert M. Carlson

Age 92 Lyons, SD May 16, 2024 Robert Melvin Carlson, age 92, of Lyons, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at his home in Lyons. Funeral services for Bob and his son will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024, at West Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural Crooks....

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LaVonne Marcene

In loving memory of LaVonne Marcene (Sletten) Rentschler, who passed away peacefully in Viborg, South Dakota, on the 5th of May, 2024, aged 85 years.A public visitation will be held at the Minnehaha Funeral Chapel located at 205 East 4th Street, Colton, SD, on Friday,...

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Cindy Clark

70 Canton, SD April 21, 2024 Cindy Clark, age 70, died Sunday, April 21, 2024 surrounded by her family at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.  Memorial services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hartford, SD.  Family will greet...

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Carol Collins

87 Concord, CA December 3, 2023 Carol Ballard Fiegen Collins was born in Colton, SD on May 29, 1936 and passed away in Concord, CA with a smile on her face the morning of December 3, 2023. Born and raised in Colton, she would go to school there and then in 1956 marry...

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Gloria Mills

75 Baltic, SD April 24, 2024 Gloria Jean Mills was born on September 5, 1948, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Marilyn Jean (nee Otterby) and Cortland Duane Johnson. She was raised in rural Baltic, South Dakota on the Marico Angus farm operated by her parents. Her...

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