Obituaries

Allen Wiens

83Marion SDFebruary 14, 2024Allen Wiens, 83, of Marion passed away at his home under hospice care on Feb. 14. Funeral Services were held Feb. 19, at the Walter Funeral Chapel in Marion.Allen Duane Wiens was born on March 22, 1940, to Abraham and Luella (Ensz) Wiens....

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Robert Smidt

89Lennox, SDFebruary 19, 2024Robert Smidt, 89, of Lennox, SD, passed away on February 19, 2024, at Legends on Lake Lorraine, Sioux Falls, SD, under hospice care.Robert Lowell Smidt was born on a farm east of Lennox, SD, on August 17, 1934, to George and Doris (Gerber)...

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Sandra Tieszen

80Marion, SDFebruary 19, 2024Sandra Tieszen, 80, of Marion passed away on Feb. 19th at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of God in Marion. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 29, from...

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Gary Lee Buse

69Lennox, SDFebruary 11, 2024Gary Lee Buse, 69, of Lennox, SD, passed away on February 11, 2024, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.Gary was born on July 22, 1954, to Walter and Elvina (Goeman) Buse. He grew up on the family farm outside of Marion, SD. After...

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Kenneth Leveille

79February 14, 2024Chancellor, SDKenneth Leveille, age 79, passed away February 14, 2024, at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD.Kenneth James Leveille was born at Lemon, SD, on October 29, 1944, the son of Louis and Florence (Banneit) Leveille. At age 2 he...

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Janice Marie TerMeer

70Sioux Falls, SDFebruary 17, 2024Janice Marie TerMeer passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She was 70 years old.Janice was born on December 5, 1953, in Mitchell, South...

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Theresa Deelstra

95Parker, SDFebruary 15, 2024Theresa Deelstra, 95 of Parker, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at the Freeman Regional Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, February 19, 2024 at St. Christina’s Catholic Church, Parker with burial in the church...

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Ray R. Tieszen

76Marion SDFebruary 3, 2024Ray R. Tieszen, 76 of Marion died Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the Freeman Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 10, 2024 at the Bethesda Church of Marion with burial at the Tieszen Cemetery.Ray R. Tieszen was...

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Anita Jean Anderson

76Beresford, SDFebruary 3, 2024Anita Jean Anderson, 76, of Beresford, SD went to be with the Lord February 3, 2024 at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Viborg, SD.She was born July 29, 1947 in Akron, IA to Stanley R. and Rosella (Peterson) Anderson. She attended school in...

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Ron Rowenhorst

71Parker, SDJanuary 24, 2024Ron Rowenhorst, beloved father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and chosen family to many, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2024, at age 71, surrounded by family.A Celebration of Life was held at Heritage Funeral Home on Wednesday,...

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Sherry Alberts Roth

88Astoria, SDJanuary 22, 2024Sherry Alberts Roth died January 22, 2024 at Clear Lake Medical Center of Parkinson’s disease. She had remained at her farm near Astoria, SD until shortly before her death when her husband’s injury required them to move to Clear Lake. She...

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Barbara O’Dell

79Parker SD,January 16, 2024Barbara O’Dell, 79 of Parker, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at the Centerville Nursing Home.Barbara was born on July 30, 1944, to Roland and Ora Tremella Hutchinson. She was born in Hammond Indiana and as a small child moved to Fontana,...

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Genette Rusk

83Flandreau, SDJanuary 12, 2024Genette Rusk, age 83, of Flandreau, SD, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024 at Riverview Healthcare Center in Flandreau, SD. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Skroch Funeral Chapel in Flandreau, SD. Genette was...

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Walter D. Berg (Walt)

93Marion, SDJanuary 19, 2024Walter D. Berg (Walt), 93, went to his eternal heavenly home with Jesus on Friday, January 19, 2024. Walt was born May 4, 1930, in the family farmhouse in Turner County, Marion, South Dakota, to Henry & Susanna Berg. At the age of 24,...

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Ardis Mildred (Osthus) Johnson

92Beresford, SDJanuary 16, 2024Ardis Mildred (Osthus) Johnson, 92, passed away on January 16, 2024 at Bethesda Nursing Home in Beresford, SD. She was born November 8, 1931 in Turner County rural Centerville, SD to parents Martin and Mabel (Andal) Osthus. She attended...

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Donald Gross

92Rural Parker, SDJanuary 17, 2024Donald Gross, 92 of rural Parker, died Wednesday, January 17, 2024 under hospice care at his home. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the Harmony Presbyterian Church in Hurley with burial in the Hurley...

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Delores Stapleton

88Parker, SDJanuary 16, 2024Delores Stapleton, 88, of Parker, South Dakota, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral service was held on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at George Boom Funeral Home and On-Site Crematory, Sioux...

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Helen Bjordal

95November 30, 2023Centerville, SDHelen Bjordal, daughter of the late Hans Bjordal and Elvira Bervin Bjordal, was born April 12, 1928 in Clay County, South Dakota.Preceded in death by her husband, of 71 years, Vernon E. Miller, and her parents, brother and...

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Loraine Laura (Fast) Ortman

95Saline, KSJanuary 7. 2024Loraine Laura (Fast) Ortman was born August 13, 1928, in rural Hutchinson County, SD to Jacob and Lydia (Kunkel) Fast. Most of her childhood and teen years were spent on the family farm in Turner County where she attended country school. She...

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Marjorie Lindgren

91Gaylord, MNDecember 2, 2023Marjorie Lindgren, age 91, of Gaylord passed away on December 2, 2023, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, resulting from a fall on November 27, 2023. Her loving family surrounded Marjorie.Memorial Service will be Saturday,...

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