Obituaries

Dave Janssen

54 Freeman, South Dakota June 14, 2022 Dave Janssen, 54, of Freeman passed away unexpectedly on June 14th at his residence. Funeral Services were held on June 20th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Salem Zion Mennonite Church of rural Freeman. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. on June...

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Derald R. Cink

96 Sioux Falls, South Dakota June 17, 2022 Derald R. Cink, 96 of Sioux Falls died Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at St. Lamberts Catholic Church in Sioux Falls with...

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Roger Nelson

82 Beresford June 7, 2022 Roger Nelson, 82 of Beresford, formerly of Davis, passed away on June 7, 2022 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Viborg with...

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Johanna “Jo” Frances Holtkamp

84 Sioux Falls June 7, 2022 Johanna “Jo” Frances Holtkamp, 84, of Sioux Falls, formerly of rural Alcester, South Dakota, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2022, at...

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Thomas Rivers Jackson

61 San Diego, CA May 21, 2022 With the deepest love and respect, we reflect on the life of Thomas Rivers Jackson, a life well lived with dedication to his family, community, and country. He was born in San Francisco, CA on August 13,1940 and adopted by William Kelsie...

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Naomi Ensz

100 Freeman May 24 In Memory of Naomi Ensz Our mother, Naomi (Becker) Ensz, went to be with the Lord on May 24th reaching the age of 100. Mom was born October 27, 1921 at Marion, SD to Isaac Becker and Eva P. Becker. She attended the Schartner Country School for eight...

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Marjorie Hansen

86 Viborg May 22 Marjorie Hansen, 86 of Viborg died Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the Wakonda Heritage Manor.  Marjorie Mae Jensen was born to Leonard and Anna (Jorgensen) Jensen on March 28, 1936at her home near Turkey Ridge during a severe springtime blizzard.  ...

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Chuck Larsen

68 Hurley Graveside services for Chuck Larsen, 68 Hurley High School graduate and son of Charles Larsen, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Hurley Cemetery with a time with the family to follow at the Harmony Presbyterian Church in Hurley. ...

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Thomas Fitzgerald

88 Marion May 14 Thomas Fitzgerald, 88 of Marion, passed away on May 14, 2022 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.  Thomas “Tom” James Fitzgerald died on Saturday May 14th, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 88. He was born to...

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Joe Buckstead

88 Viborg May 17 Joe Buckstead, 88, passed away peacefully at Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home, Viborg SD, on May 17, 2022.     Joe was born August 15, 1933 in Viborg, SD to Guy and Margaret (Nelson) Buckstead, the youngest of the four children. Joe grew up on...

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Wendy Lape

61 Sioux Falls May 13 Wendy Lape, age 61, loving mother, grandmother, and adoring wife to husband Terry Lape, passed away in the early hours of May 13th after an accident in the storm that came through South Dakota on the May 12th, 2022. Wendy was born on Dec 7th,...

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Phil Krueger

Krueger 91 Hurley May 4 Phyl Krueger, 91, passed away on May 4, 2022 due to complications following a stroke. Prior to a brief stay at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Phyl resided in her Sioux Falls home. Phyllis Marilyn (Breen) Krueger was born...

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Judy K. Sampson

76 Viborg May 6 Judy K. Sampson, 76 died Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg. Judy Kay (Lundgren) Sampson was born on November 22, 1945, to Rodger and Vivian (Christensen) Lundgren in Viborg, SD. She was baptized and confirmed in the...

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Gary E. Hansen

79 Hurley May 1 Gary Eugene Hansen born July 16, 1942, passed away of heart disease on May 1, 2022, at the age of 79 years. He was a teacher, administrator, and farmer. Gary is survived by his wife Karen (Knutson) Hansen; son Travis (Heidi), Lainey, and Sawyer;...

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Delmar D. Ortman 

90 Freeman April 23 Delmar D. Ortman passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the age of 90 years at Freeman (SD) Regional Health Services. Delmar was born May 20, 1931, to David C. and Alvena (Graber) Ortman on the family farm in McCook County, north of Marion,...

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DeWeenta “Winnie” Bones

92 Parker April 24 DeWeenta “Winnie” Bones, 92 of Parker died Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Avera Prince of Peace Retirement Community.  Memorials maybe directed to the First Baptist Church, Wounded Warriors Project or Doctors Without Borders. DeWeenta “Winnie” Gray...

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Allen Schoenwald

63 Marion April 19 Allen Schoenwald, 63 of Marion, died on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls.  Allen Ray Schoenwald was born on May 22, 1958 at Freeman, SD to Ferdinand and RoseMary (Mohr) Schoenwald.  He grew near Marion...

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Beverly J. Hertel

56 Harrisburg April 20 Beverly Hertel, 56 of Harrisburg died Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at her home under hospice care surrounded by her loving family.  Beverly Jean Jeno was born on June 6, 1965 in Owatonna, MN to Irvin and Norma Jeno. The oldest of five...

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Harvey Berens

95 Chancellor April 21 Harvey Berens, 95, of Chancellor, SD, died Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the Tieszen Memorial Home, Marion, SD. Harvey Duane Berens was born on April 17, 1927, on a farm near Chancellor, SD, the son of Dick Jr. and Martha (Bosch) Berens. He grew...

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Alex Koller

29 Parker April 12 Alex Koller, 29 of Parker, passed away on April 12, 2022. Alex Robert Koller was born on May 24, 1992 in Sioux Falls, SD to Thomas and Anita “Petey” (Friman) Koller. He was the youngest of the boys, joining big brother Eric. He graduated from Parker...

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