Obituaries

Warren Olsen

74 Viborg, SD November 18, 2022 Warren Olsen, 74 of Viborg, died Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Viborg with...

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Florence Nila Olson

90 Centerville, SD November 22, 2022 Florence Nila Olson was born January 22, 1932 in Canton S.D. to Paul and Clara Ulrikson Fossum and passed away 22 November 2022.  Nila graduated from Lennox High School in 1950. She grew up on a farm that burned coal and wood...

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Jean Olson

89 Centerville, SD November 23, 2022 Neoma Jean Olson (Jean) was born July 1, 1933 in Yankton, South Dakota to Eugene and Tena (Peterka) Kirkham Clark. She passed away November 23, 2022 at the Centerville Care & Rehab Center at the age of 89 years, four months and...

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Merlyn Learing

74 Irene, South Dakota November 10, 2022 Merlyn Ralph Learing 74 Of Irene, S.D. died Thursday November 10, 2022, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Wakonda with Susie, and his sister Gloria by his side. Merlyn, the third of ten children, was born at Sacred Heart...

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Ray Helgager

87 Aberdeen, South Dakota November 12, 2022 Celebration of life for Ray Helgager, 87, of Aberdeen, S.D., was at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 18, 2022, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Chapel, with Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating. Burial at South Dakota State Veteran’s...

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Lorraine Ortman

96 November 14, 2022 Bennington, NE Lorraine Ortman, age 96, of Bennington, NE, formerly of Marion, SD, moved to her final Heavenly home on November 14, 2022.  Preceding her in this journey and waiting to greet her are her husband, Harvey, her parents, Harry and...

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Anette Eisenbeis

88 Freeman, South Dakota November 11, 2022 Anette Eisenbeis joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on November 11, 2022, after many years of struggling with Alzheimer’s. A Celebration of Life was held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, at Salem-Zion Mennonite...

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Jerry Null

69 Centerville, South Dakota November 8, 2022 Jerry Lee Null, 69, of Centerville, S.D., entered into heaven on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Jerry was born on December 25, 1952, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Virgil Null and Jacqueline (Kaufmann) Null. Jerry was the...

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Jerry Hult

73 Centerville,South Dakota November 7, 2022 Jerald Allen Hult was born on June 21, 1949 in Hudson, S.D. to Chester and Delores Hult. Jerry attended Centerville school and graduated from high school in 1967. After high school he attended Springfield College for auto...

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Valentine (Val) Charles Rush

73 Flandreau, South Dakota  November 6, 2022 Valentine (Val) Charles Rush was born July 8, 1949, in Flandreau, SD, the son of John J. and Evelyn M. (Valentine) Rush. He entered the presence of his loving Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, November 6, 2022. Val spent his...

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Clair Bakke

66 Irene, South Dakota October 23, 2022 Clair Douglas Bakke, 66, of Irene, S.D. completed his earthly journey on October 23, 2022. Clair was born on April 25, 1956 and grew up in rural Irene, S.D. as the son of a farmer and an educator. He attended Our Redeemer...

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Ronald Loe

78 Ojai, California October 12, 2022 Ronald Gene Loe (Ron), 78, of Ojai, California passed away on October 12, 2022 at home in Ojai.  Ron was born in Viborg, South Dakota to Annebeth Christiana Jorgensen and Milton Harold Loe on March 13, 1944. He lived in South...

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Kay Gordon

78 Deadwood,South Dakota October 15, 2022 Kay Jorgensen Gordon, the daughter of Berl (BC) and Helen Jorgensen, was born May 22nd, 1944. Kay passed away suddenly on October 15th, 2022, at the age of 78, in Deadwood, S.D. surrounded by family and friends. Services were...

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Charlotte Jensen

86 Sioux Falls,South Dakota October 18, 2022 Charlotte D. Jensen, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls. Charlotte was 86. Charlotte was born July 15, 1936 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Harland...

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George Jenter

October 23, 2022 75 George, much loved husband, father, grandfather and doctor gently walked into the arms of Jesus Sunday morning October 23, 2022. He was born in Viborg, SD on December 10, 1946, to Donald and Marion Jenter. He grew up with his sister Sandra on the...

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Robert Bickett

89 Beresford, South Dakota October 12, 2022 Robert L. Bickett was born July 26, 1933 to John P. and Elvira (Olson) Bickett. He died October 12, 2022 in Centerville, S.D. at the age of 89 years. Robert was the 9th of 12 children and raised on the family farm north and...

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Eleanor Bjerkaas

84 Yankton, South Dakota October 10, 2022 Eleanor Joan Bjerkaas, 84, of Yankton, S.D., formerly from Irene passed away October 10, 2022, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital under hospice care surrounded by family. Funeral services were held October 15, 2022, at 10:30 a.m....

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Sue Boersma

73 Monroe, South Dakota October 8, 2022 Sue Boersma, 73 of Monroe, passed away on October 8, 2022. Memorial Service was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2022 at Calvary reformed Church, Monroe. Visitation was from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2022 at the...

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Gene Snoozy

88 Centerville,South Dakota October 6, 2022 Eugene “Gene” R. Snoozy, age 88, passed away at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton, South Dakota on Thursday, October 6, 2022.  A celebration of life, starting at 1:30 p.m., was held at Goglin Funeral Home in...

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Sharon Kelley

80 September 11, 2022 Sharon Kelley, 80 died Sunday, September 11, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family under hospice care. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home in Parker....

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