Obituaries

May 13, 2021

Ron Zacher

Ron Zacher of Lead, SD, at age 74, passed away on May 8, 2021, at Department of Affairs Fort Meade Veterans hospital in Fort Meade, SD.  Ron was born on July 8, 1946, in Dupree, SD, to Anton “Tony” Nick Zacher and Christina Frankfurth. Ron was the second oldest of five kids; Don, Jim, Jack, […]

May 13, 2021

Violet Rose (Walker) Anderson

Violet Rose (Walker) Anderson, 88, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Rapid City, SD, surrounded by her loving family. Violet was born on January 8, 1933, in Selfridge, ND, the seventh child of Samuel and Christina (Oswald) Walker. In 1934, the family moved to Lodi, CA. After the untimely passing of her […]

May 12, 2021

Bernice (Miller) Kauk

Bernice (Miller) Kauk passed away May 10th, 2021 at Spearfish Canyon Nursing Home. She was born November 15th, 1930 on a farm in Lehr, North Dakota to Jacob and Ottilia (Mintz) Miller. She married Adolph Kauk in 1947. They had one child, Shelia. In 1956 they moved to Lead. Bernice was a homemaker, worked at […]

May 11, 2021

Darlene Kolb

Darlene Kolb, age 91 of Bison, passed away on Thursday morning, May 6, 2021 at the Edgewood Senior Living in Pierre, SD. The Funeral Services for Darlene Kolb will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bison, SD, with Pastor William Russow officiating. Following a time […]

May 11, 2021

Gerald Jerome Heiser

Gerald Jerome Heiser, 75, passed away in Hot Springs, SD, on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Gerald was born on March 24, 1945, to Gustave and Ottilia (Fisher) Heiser in Eureka, SD, and he joined a sibling, Vance Heiser. Gerald joined the Army in 1965-1968, he was a Vietnam War Veteran in which he obtained a […]

May 10, 2021

Max Hauk

Max Hauk, age 95, of Wall, South Dakota, died on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood. A visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, at Rush Funeral Home in Wall. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 13, at United Methodist Church in […]

May 10, 2021

Mary Margaret Baker

Mary M. Baker was born May 9, 1920, to Frank and Clara (Karrels) Poss in Sturgis, SD. In 1938, Mary graduated from St. Martin’s Academy in Sturgis. After graduation, she worked at Archie Haley’s grocery store for two years. The following year, she attended Business College in Rapid City. Returning to Sturgis, she worked at […]

May 10, 2021

Lee Edward Tromble

Lee Edward Tromble, 82, of Sundance, Wyoming,  entered into his Savior’s presence on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Sundance. Lee was born in Seeley, Wyoming, on January 21, 1939.  His parents, Thea and Viva Tromble, homesteaded in Seeley.  Lee, a very talented man, worked as a rancher, in aviation and in heavy equipment construction. But beyond […]

May 10, 2021

Richard (Dickie) R. Proctor

Our Father, Richard (Dickie) R. Proctor, left his earthly home on May 6, 2021  in Sundance after multiple times sharing this sentiment with his family, “I’m 91.  I’ve lived a GOOD life. I’m ready to go.” Even though we are very saddened and will miss him dearly, we understand, “Father Knows Best.” Born on January […]

May 10, 2021

LeeAnn Hanks

LeeAnn Hanks was born to Ron & Becky Merwin on March 8, 1979, in Rapid City, SD. As the oldest of 11 children, she took on her role as a leader at a very young age, mastering planning events & mentoring others while always demonstrating extreme patience. LeeAnn graduated from Sturgis Brown High School in […]