Obituaries

Kevin Marlowe Lemcke

65Sioux Falls, SDJanuary 18, 2023Kevin Marlowe Lemcke, age 65, of Sioux Falls, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.Son of Marlowe and Delores (Geske) Lemcke, Kevin was born on October 8, 1957 in Redwood Falls, MN. Kevin was raised in Hartford. He...

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Donald James Koopman

88Colton, SDJanuary 16, 2023Donald James Koopman, age 88, of Colton, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held 10:30 am, Saturday, January 21, 2023 at West Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural...

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Ronald G. Sechser

90Hartford, SDJanuary 10, 2023Ronald G. Sechser, age 90, of Hartford, finished his earthly work on January 10, 2023, just short of his 91st birthday. He left peacefully with his wife and caregivers by his side. Funeral mass was held at 1:30 pm, Monday, January 16, at...

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Bruce Alan Mork

70Lyons, SDJanuary 7, 2023Bruce Alan Mork, age 70, of Lyons passed away January 7, 2023, at his home in Lyons, with his wife and daughters by his side. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 11 at Benton Lutheran Church rural Crooks. Interment will be at a...

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John Henry Crittenden

63Colton, SDJanuary 3, 2023John Henry Crittenden, age 63, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Monday, January 9, 2023, at First Lutheran Church in Colton. Interment was at St. Jacobs...

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Lowell William Miles

89Hartford, SDJanuary 6, 2023Lowell William Miles, age 89, passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 6, 2023 at the VA Hospital in Sioux Falls.He was born June 29, 1933 to Harold and Evelyn Miles in Chester.Visitation was held Tuesday, January 10, 5 pm to 7 pm with a...

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Duane Henry Boy

Sturgis, SDDecember 26, 2022Duane Henry Boy took his last “Honor Flight” into the arms of his Heavenly Father the morning of December 26, 2022.Duane served honorably in the U.S. Army, seeing combat in the rice paddies and jungles of Vietnam, where he was exposed to...

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Tanya C. Nichols

69Sioux Falls, SD(originally from Dell Rapids)December 30, 2022Tanya C. Nichols, age 69, died on December 25, 2022, at her home in Sioux Falls. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was 10am, Friday, December 30, 2022, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Tea. Memorial...

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Edward Dean Ordal

78Colton, SDDecember 13, 2022Edward Dean Ordal, 78, of rural Colton died on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, in Rochester, MN. Memorial services were held at St. Jacobs Lutheran Church in rural Colton on Monday, December 19 with visitation prior to the service. Interment...

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Mary Ann Davidson

74Hartford, SDDecember 15, 2022Mary Ann Davidson, Hartford, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on December 15, while in hospice care in Sioux Falls. She was 74.Mary was born on March 22, 1948 in Lansing, MI to Rev. Ervin C. and Linda (Heikkinen) Basler. She moved...

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Floyd Tullar

77Sioux Falls, SDDecember 15, 2022Floyd Tullar, 77, of Sioux Falls passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at Sandford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 21 at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory,...

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Lillian Stofferahn

98Oakland, NE(formerly of Humboldt and Salem)December 5, 2022Lillian Ella Stofferahn passed away December 5, 2022 at Oakland Heights Nursing Home, Oakland, NE. She was 98 years old. Funeral services were held Monday, December 12 at Christ Lutheran Church in Salem....

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Jennifer Renee Torgerson

45Harrisburg, SDDecember 7, 2022Jennifer Renee Torgerson, 45 of Harrisburg, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022.Daughter of Roger Allen and Carol (Haar) Florey, Jennifer Renee was born November 28, 1977 in Sioux Falls. She was raised in Hartford and graduated from...

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Gerald Norman Lee

99Dearborn MI(formerly of Colton)December 10, 2022Gerald Norman Lee, age 99, a longtime resident of Dearborn MI, passed away on December 10, 2022, at Angela Hospice Center Livonia. He was born on February 14, 1923, in Colton, the son of Tomena (Thompson) and Otto Lee....

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Kaylee Marie Torgerson

12Harrisburg, SDDecember 7, 2002Kaylee Marie Torgerson, Harrisburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Kaylee was 12 years old.Daughter of Philip and Jennifer (Florey) Torgerson, Kaylee Marie was born on June 2, 2010 in Sioux Falls. She was raised in...

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Daryl Kraemer

89Parker, SDDecember 3, 2022Daryl Kraemer, 89, of Parker, South Dakota died on December 3, 2022. Memorial services were at 11am Thursday, December 8, at the Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home in Parker with visitation at 10am. Burial with military honors at Rosehill...

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Beau DeJong

4Sioux Falls, SDNovember 12, 2022Beau DeJong passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 12, 2022.Beau James DeJong, son of Erik and Haley (Jones) DeJong, was born October 12, 2018 in Sioux Falls. He had a strong daycare family with other Roosevelt...

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Mary Krause

88January 15, 1934Hartford, SDMary Krause, Hartford, SD, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell.Visitation with the family present will be from 2 to 4 pm with a wake service beginning at 3 pm on Sunday,...

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Mary Lou Lusch

87Hartford, SDNovember 14, 2022Mary Lou Lusch, of Hartford, South Dakota, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, November 14, 2022, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Mary Lou was 87.Mary Louise Dolan was born on June 9, 1935 and...

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Gary Rang

62Canton, SDOctober 21, 2022Gary Rang passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 as a result of a vehicle accident in Lincoln County, SD at the age of 62.Gary Dean Rang, son of Gordon and Reva (Eichstedt) Rang, was born July 6, 1960 in Sioux Falls. He grew up and attended...

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