Obituaries

January 27, 2023

Fredy Peters

Fredy R. Peters, age 90, of Kadoka, died Friday, January 27, 2023, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip. Visitation will be held 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, at the Kadoka Bible Church in Kadoka, and one hour preceding the services at the church on Wednesday. Funeral services will be held 10:00 […]

January 26, 2023

Larry Kymala

Larry Kymala, of Whitewood, SD, left us on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Sturgis Monument Health. Larry – A simple man. A kind and gentle cowboy. Survived by his good friends and neighbors, his wife, 1 brother, 4 children, 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, 2 great granddaughters, and a baby girl on the way. And […]

January 26, 2023

Laura Danielle Kenway

Laura Danielle Kenway went home to be with the Lord on January 23, 2023. Laura was born on February 3, 1990 to Gary and Evonna Schelling. She is survived by her husband, Chris Kenway, her father, Gary Schelling and siblings Ryan (Tammy) Schelling, Ami (Tristan) Hanson, Bethany (Levi) Mueller, grandparents Ken and Lois Schelling, as […]

January 25, 2023

Vernon Jerome Meyer

Vernon Jerome Meyer, 88, of Sturgis, SD, died Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Monument Health Sturgis Hospital. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at Crossroads Assembly of God church in Sturgis. Burial will follow […]

January 24, 2023

Shirley Jean Floden

Shirley Jean Floden, 96, died Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Peaceful Pines Senior Living, Rapid City, SD. Shirley was born May 29, 1926 in Greeley, Colorado to Elmer and Vesta Spencer. She graduated from high school in Greeley. She married Jennings Floden June 10, 1949 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rapid City. Shirley and Jennings had […]

January 19, 2023

Antoinette “Babe” Pelkey

Antoinette “Babe” Pelkey was born to Art and Katherine Kilker on December 23, 1924, in Sturgis, SD. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Francis Pelkey, parents, Arthur and Katherine (Raskob) Kilker, Daughter, Debbie May; and two sisters. Babe is survived by son-in-law, Bob May; her two grandchildren, Bobby (Megan), and Becky May, […]

January 18, 2023

Jim O’Dea

Jim O’Dea, age 81, of Howes, South Dakota, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Scotchman Living Center in Philip. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. with a Christian Funeral Vigil starting at 7 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2023 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip. A Christian Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. […]

January 18, 2023

Jesse Lyle Whitford

Jesse Lyle Whitford was born February 17, 1937 in Bixbie, SD, to Ira Alonzo and Ethel Agnes Whitford. He passed away January 15, 2023 at home with family by his side after a short battle with cancer.  He was the youngest boy of 10 siblings. He spent his youth in Faith, SD, where he attended […]

January 18, 2023

Victoria Greco

With very heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Victoria Greco of Lead, South Dakota at the age of 70.  She was born in Alliance, Nebraska on March 8, 1952 to Alvin and Bonnie Fiester. Our loving mother, sister, aunt and grandmother passed away on January 8, 2023, at the Sturgis Hospice House with family […]

January 18, 2023

Gail L. Aga

Gail L. Aga, 72, of Sturgis, SD, passed away in her home with her family by her side on January 13, 2023. She was born at St. Joseph’s hospital in Deadwood, SD, on August 29, 1950, to Cecil and Ida (Simon) Albers. Gail was graduated from Sturgis High School and married her high school sweetheart, […]