Obituaries

May 16, 2022

Harriet Schmidt

Harriet Schmidt, age 91 of Rapid City and formerly Belle Fourche, died Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the Westhills Village Retirement Center in Rapid City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Belle Fourche. There will be no visitation. Inurnment will take place […]

May 16, 2022

Robert Mark Hobernicht

Robert Mark Hobernicht was born and raised in Sturgis, SD. Mark lost his two-year battle with lung cancer and passed peacefully at home in Perris, CA, surrounded by his loving family. He spent his happy childhood playing with friends in the neighborhood, helping out at the Bargain Barn and competing in baseball. Mark was married […]

May 13, 2022

LeeAnn Sargent

LeeAnn Sargent was born on July 26, 1938, to John Batista Zucco (Tino) and Irma Leone (Holvey) Zucco at Lawrence County, in SD. She was an only child, although for many years wished for a sibling. She attended catholic schools her whole life. She worked for Homestake Mining Company most of her life. She started […]

May 13, 2022

Sheryl Trohkimoinen

Sheryl Trohkimoinen, age 73, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly of Interior, South Dakota, died on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at John Knox Village Assisted Living Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Celebration of Life Service for Sheryl Dawn (Guptill) Trohkimoinen will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18 at the Interior Fire Hall & Community […]

May 12, 2022

Kari Bonnell Priewe

Kari Bonnell Priewe, 89, of Belle Fourche, South Dakota passed away May 11, 2022, at the Belle Estate in Belle Fourche. Visitation will be Friday, May 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Kline Funeral Chapel in Belle Fourche. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 14 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church […]

May 12, 2022

 Leslie Otto Auer

Leslie Otto Auer was born August 29, 1940, to Otto and Inez Hatfield Auer. He grew up in the Whitewood area, attending elementary school in Whitewood, and then Sturgis for Junior High and High School, where he graduated. After graduation he cut posts, poles, and operated a ditching business. On February 14, 1960, he married […]

May 12, 2022

Barbara M. Nielsen

Barbara M. Nielsen, 67, of Aladdin, WY, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022, at Monument Hospital, Rapid City, SD. A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the Greater Hulett Community Center in Hulett, WY. Inurnment will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of […]

May 10, 2022

Elizabeth (Liz) Ailene Asbury

On April 27th, 2022, Elizabeth (Liz) Ailene Asbury passed away peacefully in her fiance’s arms. Elizabeth was born on February 5, 1990, in Pottstown, PA. She was blessed with two children and two bonus children, her daughter Brook L. Hagen, 13, son Kane A Moser, 7, Kalli, 6, and Victoria, 4. Her children were her […]

May 9, 2022

Grace Ellen Kleinheksel

Grace Ellen Kleinheksel passed away peacefully on the morning of May 6th, 2022 at Golden Ridge Senior Living at the age of 77. She is remembered as someone with a gentle personality who loved her family and her puppies. She was born on January 18th, 1945, to Claud and Ruby (Nichols) Hineline in Blunt, SD. […]

May 9, 2022

Ramon Joseph Grubl

Ramon Joseph Grubl, 93, of Sturgis, SD, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society, New Underwood, South Dakota. Visitation will be Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary to begin at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022, at St. Martin’s Chapel in Sturgis […]