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Gladys Evelyn Steinbach
Gladys Evelyn Steinbach, 92 of Spearfish, South Dakota passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Garden Hills Hospice Care in Spearfish.  Evelyn was born June 25, 1928 on a farm in Emmons County, North Dakota to Fred and Grace (Whalen) Westbrook. She was raised ...
October 20, 2020

Norma Jean Bush
Norma Jean (Hines) Bush was born on November 14, 1927 in Mountain View, MO to William Franklin “Frank” and Mollie (Thomas) Hines. She graduated from Laramie High School in Laramie, WY, and then attended the University of Wyoming.      Jean went on...
October 20, 2020

Robert Totton
Robert "Bob" Totton, age 94, of Murdo, South Dakota, died on Friday, October 16, 2020 at his home in Murdo. Visitation will be held 1-6 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, October 21, at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Murdo, with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. Private family interment wi...
October 19, 2020

Bryan Alan Jonas
Bryan Alan Jonas, age 61, died on Friday, October 9, 2020, at his home in Sturgis, SD, due to complications from ALS.  Bryan was born February 17, 1959 in Rapid City, SD, to James and Beatrice (Norby) Jonas. Bryan loved the Black Hills and was proud to call them home. ...
October 16, 2020

Leonard Orlando McVay
Leonard Orlando McVay, 96, of Piedmont died Thursday, October 13, 2020, at Westhills Village Healthcare in Rapid City.      Leonard was born on November 22, 1923, at Platte, SD to Bryon B and Ida (Buchtel) McVay. He grew up in Platte and Black Hawk, SD. ...
October 15, 2020

Gordon Bell
Gordon Bell was born on January 31, 1969, in Great Falls, Montana, the son of Glen Bell and Judith (Golightly) Bell. Gordon graduated from Campbell County high school. He got married in November of 1991. Of this marriage came three children. Later they divorced. Gordon grew up in...
October 15, 2020

Shirley Kaye Wall
Shirley Kaye (Slater) Wall, 74, passed from this earth on Monday, October 12, 2020, at her home in Sturgis.      Shirley was born on September 8, 1946 in Moline, IL to Charles W. and Eleanor R. (Brown) Slater. She joined her big sister, Lorna. The family move...
October 15, 2020

Bradley Bruns
Bradley Bruns, 67 Spearfish, died on August 31, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, October 23 at the New Underwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels and Isburg Crematory of Spearfish. Online condolences may be ...
October 15, 2020

Donald David Peterka
Donald “Turk” David Peterka, 71, passed away on October 11, 2020 at Fort Meade VA Medical Center. Donald was born in Yankton, SD on February 24, 1949 to Edward and Agnes Peterka. He spent his childhood in Tabor, playing in the sandbox with his brothers and playing dr...
October 15, 2020

Theodore Manley Williams
Theodore Manley Williams, 86, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Benefis Methodist Hospital in Great Falls, Montana. Teddy was born December 22, 1933 to Theodore and Anna (Peterson) Williams. The family lived on a farm south of Faith, South Dakota. He went by horseback to...
October 13, 2020

Betty Bierwagen
Betty Bierwagen, age 90, of Sioux Falls formerly of Milesville, South Dakota, died on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Edgewood Prairie Crossings Assisted Living Center in Sioux Falls.  Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16, at the Milesville Cemete...
October 12, 2020

Robert Rolph
Robert “Bob” Rolph passed away October 4, 2020 at home in Spearfish, SD. He was born in Camp Crook, SD October 14, 1944 to Earl and Mary Jane (VanDewerker) Rolph. The family moved to Belle Fourche in 1948 where he attended school until he enlisted in the Navy. He mar...
October 12, 2020

Mark Pederson
Mark Pederson of Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City at the age of 42. Mark Allen Pederson was born January 10, 1978 to Marie (Heltzel) Pederson in Kadoka, SD. He attended Black Hawk Elementary and Stevens High S...
October 12, 2020

Harold Louis Whiteman
Harold Louis Whiteman passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, while residing at Fort Meade Veterans Hospital, G Ward, Continued Living Center, where he had spent the last 7+ years being cared for as a 100% Disabled Veteran.      Harold was born on January 6...
October 12, 2020

JoAnne and Robert Constantine
JoAnne Constantine, age 77, and Robert Constantine, age 77, enjoyed 57 years of marriage together. They traveled the world united in love and they left the Earth together in the city they cherished, Sturgis, SD.         Loved by many and i...
October 9, 2020

Marian Haines
Funeral services for Marian “Micki” Haines, age 73, of Faith, SD, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Faith Community Center in Faith, SD.  Pastor Connie Eichinger will officiate with burial in the Faith City Cemetery.  Those atte...
October 7, 2020

Margaret Mae Laurenz
Funeral service Day Change Funeral service for Margaret Mae Laurenz age 82 of Eagle Butte, SD will be 2:00 PM MT, Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Faith Community Center in Faith, SD. Interment will be in the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mo...
October 7, 2020

Kristi Lynn Dower
Kristi Lynn Dower, 49 of Spearfish died Thursday, October 1, 2020 as the result of a motor vehicle accident Lander, WY. Kris was born February 10, 1971 to Charles and Georgia (Reynolds) Nations in Monte Vista, CO. She moved with her family to Lander as a young child. Kris gradua...
October 7, 2020

Gary Lee Johnson
Gary Lee Johnson, 73, passed away at home in Piedmont, SD on October 1, 2020.      He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl E. Johnson and Ramona J. Allen; and his daughter, Naomi Johnson.      He is survived by his wife, Sheila John...
October 7, 2020

Alexis Nichole Vansteenwyk
Alexis Nichole Vansteenwyk, 47, made her journey to the spirit world on October 3, 2020.      Alexis was born on August 7, 1973, in Minnesota to Gloria Grange-Vollmer and Doug Vansteenwyk. She lived with her mother in Minnesota until 1987, when she moved to S...
October 7, 2020

Kendall E. Hansen
Kendall E. Hansen, 86 of Spearfish passed away peacefully at home on October 3, 2020. Ken was born on February 21, 1934 at Motley, MN where he lived on a farm for 12 years. He was the only son of Axel E. Hansen and Myrtle Jane (Sanders) Hansen. In 1946 the family moved to Wessing...
October 5, 2020

Darral Richard Beshara
Darral Richard Beshara, 77, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 at the Fort Meade VA Medical Center. He was born May 11, 1943 in Deadwood, South Dakota to Peter and Edith (Young) Beshara.  He grew up and attended high school in Deadwood.  After high school he joined th...
October 5, 2020

Jane F. Brunson Livingston
Jane F. Brunson Livingston, age 55, of New Underwood, South Dakota, died on Monday, April 20, 2020 at her home in New Underwood. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 11, at the New Underwood School Gym. A private family graveside service was held at the B...
October 5, 2020

Eldon Eugene Griffith
Eldon Eugene “Gene” Griffith passed away peacefully at his home on September 28, 2020. Gene was born December 4, 1948 to Ike and Lola May Griffith at their home west of Loveland, CO. He was married for several years and adopted his son, Chris Griffith.   &n...
October 5, 2020

Dr Jack Allen Anderson
Dr Jack graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) Degree in 1978. He met Renee, his first wife,  while in college. That same year of graduation they both married and moved to Loveland, Colorado, where J...
October 1, 2020

Jacob Ernest Schuler
Jacob “Jake” Ernest Schuler was born on October 22, 1960, in Faith, SD, to Norman and Florence (Lightfield) Schuler, the second of four children. Throughout high school, Jake helped out at Mortensons Motors, owned by his father, and took EMT courses, eventually passin...
September 29, 2020

Susan Kay Hanson
Susan Kay Hanson, age 64, passed away September 20, 2020, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. She was born September 28, 1955 in Sioux Falls, SD, to Herbert and Evelyn (Hartmann) Ranschau. She graduated from West Central High School in 1973, then went on to serve in the S...
September 29, 2020

John Russell Young
John Russell Young, 91, of Pierre, SD passed away on Tuesday, September 22nd at Fort Meade Medical Center in Sturgis, SD. John was born in Epiphany SD on August 26th, 1929 to Frank R. and Minnie (Kreutzfeldt) Young. John spent most of his childhood growing up in Mt. Vernon SD a...
September 29, 2020

John LaVoy Jr
John LaVoy Jr, 93 of Spearfish, passed away on September 26, 2020 at the VA Black Hills Healthcare at Fort Meade, SD. John Alvin LaVoy was born on May 20, 1927 in Flint, MI a son of John and Vivian (Beck) LaVoy. At a young age John’s family moved to the Northern Black Hill...
September 29, 2020

William Westcott Tuttle
William Westcott Tuttle, 88, went home to the Lord on September 24, 2020.  He was born on March 1, 1932 at the Anderson house near his family homestead near Mosher, South Dakota.  He was the seventh child of Jesse and Bertha Tuttle.  William was brought home to a s...
September 28, 2020

Benita A. Stuart
Benita A. Stuart, 85, of Belle Fourche died September 25, 2020 at Monument Health in Spearfish. She was born May 18, 1935 on the family ranch at Capitol, MT to Sidney and Thelma (Melum) Bye.  Her mother was a teacher and she taught Benita Grades 5 through 8 at a country sch...
September 28, 2020

Verle Pierce
Verle Pierce, 84, of Belle Fourche died September 27, 2020 at the Hospice House in Rapid City, SD. Verle was born December 20, 1935 in Belle Fourche to Alfred “Swede” and Edith (Johnstone) Pierce.  He attended 1st grade at the Five Mile School, 2nd through 6th g...
September 28, 2020

Roger Alvin Packard
Roger Alvin “Bumpa” Packard was born September 4, 1935 in Potter County, SD, to William Edward and Elsa Frances (Bartels) Packard.  He was the youngest of 4 children. It was there that he attended school through his 8th grade year. Afterwards, he continued to wor...
September 28, 2020

Carol Janet Taggart
Carol Janet Taggart, 83, passed away on September 22, 2020, and was reunited with her beloved husband. Carol was born on February 26, 1937 to Oswald and Anna (Thompson) Olson in Irene, SD. She graduated from Gayville High School in 1955. After graduation, she worked at the state...
September 25, 2020

James Bellantino
James Bellantino, 64 of Spearfish died on September 21, 2020 at his home. Vigil will be at 6:00 PM on Friday, September 25 at St Joseph Catholic Church in Spearfish.   Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 26 at the church. Arrangements ar...
September 23, 2020

Roger George Hanson
Roger was born on November 3, 1942, to Arnold and Myrtle (Okerson) Hanson in Garrison, ND. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from the Garrison High School in 1960. After graduation, Roger started with Custom Combining and worked at the missile base in Minot, ND. Roge...
September 23, 2020

Russell Gilbert Shoun
Russell Gilbert Shoun was born on July 1, 1947 in Sturgis, South Dakota to Orville and Leona (Moreland) Shoun. He was the fifth of eleven children. Russell lived and attended grade school in Red Owl, South Dakota. He then attended Sturgis High School and graduated in 1967. From ...
September 22, 2020

James A. Bloom
James A. “Jim” Bloom, longtime area dentist, of Rapid City, died on Monday, September 21, 2020, at his home in Rapid City at the age of 87.Visitation will be held 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, with a vigil service at 6:0...
September 22, 2020

Clayton Nels Overland
Clayton Nels Overland, 87, Whitewood, SD, rode over the great divide on September 16, 2020.      Clayton was born on December 10, 1932, to Ruth Viola (Phillips) and Freeman Dewey Overland in New Underwood, SD. The eldest son of eight children, they homesteade...
September 17, 2020

Ruben Fuerst
Ruben Fuerst of Spearfish was born on June 22, 1926, in Highmore. He passed away at the age of 93 on Feb. 20, 2020, in Temple, Texas. Ruben joined the Army right after high school. He served in World War II, through the Korean Conflict, and did two tours in the Vietnam War. Whil...
September 17, 2020

John Miller
John “Dick” Miller of Spearfish passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020, peacefully at his home in Spearfish.  Dick was born to John and Jessie Miller on Sept. 17, 1932, on the Miller Ranch the youngest of three children. Dick worked for Art and Chan Nicholas and ...
September 17, 2020

Mary Ellen Larsen
Mary Ellen “Pat” as she was affectionately known, was described as sweet and gentle by all that have reached out since her passing. She didn’t realize how many people were affected by her kind nature, quiet ways, and devotion to God, family, and friends. &...
September 16, 2020

Dickie D. Conzelman
Dickie D. Conzelman, 73, passed away on September 10, 2020. Dick was born April 12, 1947 in Spearfish, South Dakota, the youngest of 6 children to Glenn Conzelman and Effie Mae (Lawrence) Conzelman. He attended a rural school through the 8th grade and graduated from Hulett High S...
September 15, 2020

Boyd Porch
Boyd Porch, age 80, of Rapid City formerly of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Monument Health Hospice House in Rapid City.A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the new Kadoka Gymnasium. Funeral services will be held a...
September 15, 2020

Darlene Julia Ferber
Darlene was born in Sisseton, SD, to Milton Stavick and Ella Mae Holman on the 4th of July in 1949. Darlene lived in numerous locations in the Black Hills, her last residence being in Whitewood. She held many jobs, jewelry maker, bartender, and server. She loved hunting pheasant,...
September 15, 2020

Linda June Rames
Linda June Rames born August 28, 1943, in Rapid City, SD, passed peacefully into the hands of Jesus September 11, 2020. Linda worked at Rapid City Regional Hospital in rehab before spending 18 years in Pediatrics where she loved and cared for many precious children. Linda l...
September 14, 2020

Beverly Jean Schoenstedt
Beverly was born on April 10, 1956, in Hot Springs, SD, to Earl and Eleanor Burnison. At a young age she gave her heart to Jesus. Her faith was central to who she was and impacted every area of her life. She graduated from Augustana with a degree in nursing. She married George Sw...
September 13, 2020

Shirley Yvonne Page
Shirley Yvonne Page, 81of Belle Fourche, SD, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Monument Hospital in Spearfish, SD A graveside inurnment will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in the family lot in the Alva Cemetery at Alva, WY Arrangements are under ...
September 10, 2020

Glenn Thomas Reede
Glenn Thomas Reede, 73, of Belle Fourche, died, Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital.      He was born March, 28, 1947 in Rapid City, SD to Ralph and Zelpha (Hansen) Reede. Glenn was raised in Dupree, SD, graduating from the Dupr...
September 10, 2020

Katherine Helen Horvath
Katherine Helen Horvath, 98 of Spearfish died on September 9, 2020 at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare. Kay was born on September 16, 1921 at Harvey, IL to Anton and Julia (Schwab) Ernst. She attended and graduated from Thornton Township High School. She worked in various jobs includ...
September 10, 2020

Frances Lorene Eggers
Frances Lorene Eggers died on September 5, 2020, at her home in Quinn, SD, at 82 years of age. She was born on January 31, 1938 in Pierre, SD, to Chester “Chet” and Carrie Anna (Hand) Standiford of Sansarc, Deep Creek, SD, the second of 11 children. She graduated fro...
September 9, 2020

Carl B. Harms
Carl B. Harms was born in Owen, WI to Fern and Mary (Detrick) Harms on January 2, 1930, the youngest of six children.  His family has a tradition of military service, with his father serving in WWI and two brothers serving in WWII.  He left high school early and joined ...
September 5, 2020

Laverne Adelaide Peterson
Laverne was born May 8, 1923, to Albert and Ida (Flolo) Ellingboe on the family farm in Sunburg, MN.  Both of her parents died when Laverne was very young, so she was raised by her Grandma Flolo.  She graduated from Brooton High School in 1941.  She moved to Minnea...
September 4, 2020

Roy Peter Bungert
Roy Peter Bungert was born on June 1, 1931 in Minneapolis, MN to Ferdinand and Dorothy (Haeg) Bungert. He grew up in Minnesota with his 14 brothers and sisters. Roy spent 4 years in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was stationed in Omaha, NE, where he met and later marr...
September 4, 2020

Lars Louis Skaar Jr,
Lars Louis John “Bud” Skaar, 80, of Sundance, WY and formerly of Stanley, ND, passed away on Sunday afternoon, August 30, 2020. Bud was born May 16, 1940 in Stanley, North Dakota to Lars and Bertha Skaar. Bud was the sixth of eight children and the only boy of the fa...
September 4, 2020

Todd Gary Heisler
Todd Gary Heisler, 50, of Spearfish, SD passed away peacefully on August 29, in Spearfish, SD. He was born on November 30, 1969 in Estelline, SD to Gary and Mary Heisler. He grew up in Estelline until the age of 10 when the family moved to Spearfish where he worked within the fa...
September 3, 2020

Genevieve H. Brechtel
Genevieve H. Brechtel, 91 of Vale, SD passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Visitation will start at 7:00pm on Friday September 4, 2020 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Sturgis followed by a Rosary service at 8:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will tak...
September 3, 2020

Dean W. Miller
Dean W. Miller, 86, of Sturgis, died on August 30, 2020 after a short stay at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.      Dean was born to Charles and Florence Miller on November 20, 1933 in Sturgis, SD. He was raised in Vale, SD on his parent’...
September 3, 2020

Ruth Larmer
Ruth Larmer, age 99, of Philip formerly of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Philip Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, at the Martin Community Cemetery with Pastor Jesse Taylor officiating. Eva Ruth...
September 2, 2020

Anna Jean McKee
Anna Jean (Hutchens) McKee passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the hospice in Sturgis, SD, surrounded by her loving family members. Although her first name was Anna, she preferred Jean and was always called Jean by her family and friends.      Jean was ...
September 2, 2020

John Pious Kari
John Pious Kari, 102, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the Fort Meade VA Hospice.      Johnny was born on March 17, 1918 to Peter and Katherine (Sperle) Kari. He was the oldest of nine children and attended country school until grade eight. ...
September 1, 2020

Walter E. Terry
Walter was born to his parents, Carl and Mary Evelyn (Myers) Terry, in Decatur, AL. He married Delores Finn in 1991. Walter was in the United States Air Force as a fuel mechanic and then as a boom operator on a KC 135 tanker for inflight refueling for over 20 years, when he retir...
September 1, 2020

Paul Louis Strain
Paul was born on August 22, 1960, in Valentine, NE, to Michael B. "Mick", and Sybil (Ingvalson) Strain. He spent his earliest days in White River, after which the family moved to Vermillion for a handful of years, then ventured to Pierre where many lifelong relationships were est...
September 1, 2020

Georgean Jaeger
Georgean Jaeger was born on January 8, 1927 in Geddes, SD to George and Mary (Klein) Mushitz.  She attended and graduated high school in Geddes, SD.  After graduation, she attended college in Yankton, SD, where she earned her teacher’s certificate.   &n...
August 30, 2020

Louise Wiedenmeyer
Louise (Lindeman) Wiedenmeyer was born the 6th of 10 children to Jacob and Emma (Hintz) Lindeman on May 23, 1929 in rural Mercer County near Golden Valley, ND. She was raised on a sheep ranch near Golden Valley and often recounted stories of herding the sheep. She had to learn to...
August 28, 2020

Diana Kathryn Hudson
Diana Kathryn Hudson was born to Paul and Dorothy (Dustrude) Hudson on November 28, 1950 in Rapid City, SD, and is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. She attended Rapid City Public Schools, St. Paul’s Indian Mission in Marty, SD, St. Francis Boarding School in S...
August 28, 2020


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