Obituaries

March 2, 2021

Alma Jane Beug

Alma Jane Beug was born in rural Meade County, South Dakota on November 3, 1924 to Alfred and Ethel Beug. She had an older brother, Milo Beug and a younger sister, Arlo Beug Wilson.  Alma was raised on her family’s homestead at Volunteer, SD.  In 1942, she graduated from Sturgis High School.  She attended Spearfish […]

March 2, 2021

Ruby (Haggart) VanDenBerg

Ruby (Haggart) VanDenBerg left South Dakota for her heavenly home on February 28, 2021. Ruby celebrated life with aplomb and vivaciousness, always with a song on her lips and in her heart, with a dance step or two to keep life lively. Ruby celebrated 95 years of living in September of 2020, and continues that […]

March 1, 2021

Leroy “Boots” Livermont

Leroy “Boots” Livermont, age 80, of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at his home in Kadoka. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service at the church. Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gus […]

March 1, 2021

Winifred Mary Michael

Winifred Mary Michael, 85, passed away February 25, 2021 in Rapid City, after a long period of dementia. Winifred “Wini” Michael was born August 16, 1935 in Arlington, Massachusetts to Winifred M. Cannon and Andrew Fallon Mackay. She spent her young life following her father, a Lieutenant Commander in the Coast Guard. They lived in Maine, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Florida […]

March 1, 2021

Jerry Wheeler

Jerry Wheeler passed away on February 28, 2021,  at Home + Hospice House Monument Health in Rapid City, SD after a 22-year courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Jerry was born October 27, 1942, to Howard and Grace Wheeler at Montrose, SD. After graduating from Montrose High School in 1960, he moved to Sioux Falls where […]

March 1, 2021

Charles Mitts

Charles Mitts, age 73, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2021 in Sundance, Wyoming.  Charles was born on June 17, 1947 in Sundance, Wyoming to Frank and Bessie Mitts, the 9th of 10 children.  He graduated from Sundance High School in 1965 and served in the 7th Cavalry in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.  Charles […]

March 1, 2021

William Joseph Covell, Jr.

William Joseph Covell, Jr. was born on December 18, 1948 in Watertown, SD to William and Rosella (Marsh) Covell, Sr. Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing, camping, and motorcycle riding. He served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He loved spending time with friends and family. He was a generous man who […]

February 27, 2021

Gerald E. Kirk

Gerald E. Kirk, 83, passed away peacefully at home on February 23, 2021 in Spearfish, SD. Gerald was born April 7, 1937 at Newell, SD to Ralph and Sylvia (Sundstrom) Kirk. He was raised and grew up on the family ranch near Mud Butte, SD, where he adored weekends with the Sundstrom cousins, along with […]

February 27, 2021

Robert “Bobby” Darin Hegr

Bob was the third of 4 children born to Robert and Darlene Hegr, on February 25, 1964, between 2 older sisters, Robyn and Jana and youngest brother, Troy. Bobby attended and graduated from Lennox High School in 1982. He always wanted to tag along with his older sisters who weren’t too keen on having a […]

February 25, 2021

Francis Steve Ficek

Francis Steve Ficek was born on July 16, 1939 in Dickinson, ND to Steve and Mary (Kadrmas) Ficek. In 1957, Fran joined the United States Marines. While he was serving, he met Jeannette Juanita Wagner, and they married before Francis was honorably discharged. They moved to California and began a family. To their union, three […]