Obituaries

Bruce Knutson

70HartfordApril 19, 2022Bruce Knutson, 70, of Hartford SD passed away Tuesday, April 19, with his family by his side.He was born September 6, 1951 to Thomas Jr. and Phyllis Knutson and grew up on a farm in rural Wakonda SD.He graduated from Centerville SD in 1969. He...

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Gene Arthur Jorgensen

78HartfordApril 23, 2022Gene Arthur Jorgensen, age 78, passed away on April 23, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Hartford United Methodist Church (102 E 2nd St,...

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Florence Elva Moller

91CrooksApril 9, 2022Florence Elva Moller passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at her home in Brookings, at the age of 91. Funeral services were held on Friday, April 15, 2022, at Ascension Lutheran Church in Brookings. Interment was in the West Nidaros Lutheran...

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Katherine Immeker

97 Colton March 31, 2022 Katherine Marie (Swier) Immeker, 97 years, 233 days, passed on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Bethany Home in Brandon, SD. Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at First Reformed Church in Colton. Interment was in the Colton...

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Rosie Lea Burgers

79 March 29, 2022 Carthage (originally from Colton) Rosie Lea Burgers, age 79 of Carthage, died Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at her home in Carthage, with family by her side. Funeral services took place at 11 am on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home in...

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Eugene Jon Lee

72 March 28, 2022 Colton Eugene Jon Lee, age 72, of Colton, died Monday, March 28, 2022, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service was held at 11 am, Monday, April 4, at Quarry Rock Church in Dell Rapids with Pastor Milt Borah officiating. A...

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Marilyn Siemonsma

77 April 4, 2022 Hartford Marilyn Siemonsma of Hartford, SD passed away on April 4, 2022. She was born in Sisseton, SD on December 25, 1944 to Pete and Deloris Hortness. She grew up on a farm in the Peever/Wilmont area. She graduated from Peever High School in 1962....

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Harlan G. Hansum

78 Montrose March 25, 2022 Harlan G. Hansum, 78, of Montrose passed away Friday, March 25, at Ava’s House Hospice in Sioux Falls. Funeral services was held at 11 am on Thursday, March 31 at the United Methodist Church in Montrose with visitation one hour prior. Burial...

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Robert George DeGreef

84 Renner, SD March 12, 2022 Robert George DeGreef, age 84, of Renner, passed away on Saturday, March 12, at Good Samaritan Center in Sioux Falls. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, March 18, at Risen Savior Catholic Church, Brandon. Burial was in St....

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Grace Irene Krumm

107 Sioux Falls, SD March 14, 2022 Grace Krumm age 107, the oldest living graduate of Dakota State University, passed away Monday, March 14, in Sioux Falls. Family greeted friends from 5-7 pm Thursday, March 17, at the Miller Funeral Chapel in Hartford, SD. Funeral...

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Marcell Edberg

98 Hartford, SD March 11, 2022 Marcella Edberg, Hartford, died March 11. 2022, under hospice care at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls. She was 98. Marcella Florence Edberg was born March 18, 1923, to Franklin and Ethel (Holbrook) Manges, in rural Hartford. She attended...

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Martin Ray Morse

82 Madison, SD (formerly of Dell Rapids) February 18, 2022 Martin Ray Morse—”Pudge” to family—passed away peacefully at home on February 18, 2022, following a short battle with cancer. A memorial service was at 2 pm on Thursday, February 24, at Trinity Lutheran Church...

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Vernon Lee (Vern) Fritz

81 Belle Fouche, SD February 28, 2022 Vernon Lee (Vern) Fritz was born in Sioux Falls on November 27,1940, the youngest of four children, to Walter J. and Vina L. (Johnson) Fritz. His early childhood was on a farm in Lincoln County. At age five, the family moved to a...

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Mark Wallace Kirschbaum

68 Granite Fall, Minn. March 6, 2022 Mark Wallace Kirschbaum, age 68, passed away on March 6, 2022. He was born in Granite Falls, Minnesota on December 6, 1953, to Eugenia Francis (Halverson) and Wallace Leroy Kirschbaum. He grew up on a farm along the Yellow Medicine...

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Ronald J. Beaner

74 Sioux Falls, SD February 23, 2022 Ronald J. Beaner passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Sanford USD Medical Center. Ron was born on August 29, 1947, in Sioux Falls to August Beaner and LaVera (Hinrichs) Beaner. He graduated from Humboldt High School in...

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Barbara Hanisch

76 Humboldt, SD February 15, 2022 Barbara Hanisch passed away February 15, 2022, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls. Barbara Bannwarth was born May 10, 1945, in Sioux Falls to Eldon and Vernique (Reecy) Bannwarth. She grew up in the Humboldt area and graduated from...

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James A. Larson

73 Sioux Falls, SD February 12, 2022 Jim was just enjoying his retirement of four and a half years from John Morrell’s as President local 304A John Morrell Union. Having been employed at John Morrell’s his entire working life for 50 years. Jim was a very proud strong...

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Gordon (Gordy) Rang

88 Sioux Falls, SD February 10, 2022 Gordon (Gordy) Rang passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls at the age of 88. Gordon Louis Rang, son of Louis and Jeanette (Hoekstra) Rang, was born July 26, 1933, in Parker. He grew up...

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Joyce Leichtman

86 Sioux Falls, SD (formerly Crooks, SD) February 14, 2022 Joyce Leichtman passed away on Monday, February 14, 2022, at Sanford/USD Medical Center. Joyce Elaine McCloud, daughter of Vern and Winifred (Speers) McCloud, was born October 30, 1935, in Sioux Falls. She...

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Sheryl (Sherry) Montoya

73 Sioux Falls, SD (formerly Colton, SD) February 9, 2022 At age 73, Sherry passed peacefully Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Bethesda of Beresford, South Dakota. Sheryl was born on June 28, 1948 to Jacob and Dorothy (Warnes) Uithoven in Brookings. She grew up in the...

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