Jimmie Ray Evans 1947-2014

Posted March 11, 2014 at 4:42 pm

Jimmie Evans, 66, of Miller, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller after a valiant four year struggle with colon cancer.

Funeral service with military honors were Friday, March 7, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church, Miller with Rev. Brian Jones officiating.

Jimmie Ray was born November 18, 1947 in Miller to Albert “Bub” and Lurabel (Purrington) Evans. He attended various country schools and graduated from Miller High School in 1966. In the late 1950′s, the family moved to Miller from Hiland Township after the farm burned down.

After high school, he went to work with his dad at Evans Construction, taking ownership when his father passed away. He continued to own and operate Evans Construction until his passing. All three

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    Clyde J. Fanning, Jr. 1961-2014

    Clyde J. Fanning, Jr., 52, of Wolsey, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Huron Regional Medical Center.

    Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Miller with Father Chester Murtha, celebrant. Burial followed at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller.

    Clyde was born July 4, 1961 in Miller, S.D. to Clyde and Betty (Weise) Fanning. He graduated from Miller High School. After high school, Clyde traveled

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    Helen Mae Kramlich 1926-2014

    Helen Mae Kramlich 1926-2014

    Funeral service for Helen Mae Kramlich, 88, of Fargo and formerly of Eureka were held Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church in Eureka, with the Rev. Ryan Gage officiating. 

    Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. 

    Visitation will be Monday from 5-7 pm with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.   

    Helen

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    Gary Lloyd Campbell 1942-2014

    Gary Lloyd Campbell 1942-2014

    Gary Lloyd Campbell, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 in Cottonwood, Idaho.

    Gary was born in Miller, South Dakota on November 7, 1942 to Jack Campbell and Irene Kane Campbell, the sixth of seven children. He joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and served his country proudly until 1972. Gary recently had received the veterans quilt of valor, which meant so much to

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    Lois Duxbury 1912-2014

    Lois Duxbury 1912-2014

    Lois Duxbury, age 101, of Miller, formerly of Wessington, SD, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller. Her funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Wessington First Presbyterian Church with burial in the Wessington Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, March 4, from 6-8 p.m. at Welter Funeral Home; or Wednesday morning one hour prior to the service at the church.

    Lois Mae

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    Catherine Irene Fastnacht 1919-2014

    Catherine Irene Fastnacht 1919-2014

    Catherine Fastnacht, 94, of Miller, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller.

    Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church, Miller with Rev. Brian Jones officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, rural Wessington.

    Catherine Irene was born August 7, 1919 to William and

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    Roberta Van Bockel 1928-2014

    Roberta Van Bockel 1928-2014

    Roberta Van Bockel, 85, of Miller and formerly of Wessington Springs, died Friday evening, Feb. 28, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Miller. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Church of Christ in Wessington Springs with Rev. Sara Olson Dean officiating. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery.

    Roberta Jane was born to Alva and Alice (Lehner) Blacksten on

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    Ronald D. “Ron” Oldfield 1940-2014

    Ronald D. “Ron” Oldfield 1940-2014

    Ronald D. “Ron” Oldfield , age 73, of Watertown, SD, died on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Jenkins Living Center in Watertown. Funeral services were Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Watertown with Pastor Joel Higgins officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery, Watertown, SD.

    Honorary pallbearers were Ron’s grandchildren. Active pallbearers were Dale Krueger, Harvey Schweitzer, Mannuel Gonzales, Dan Mortenson, Gene Bruns

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    Louie Donlin 1923 – 2014

    Louie Donlin 1923 – 2014

    Louis Eugene Donlin, 90, died peacefully on February 21, 2014, at Oak Park Senior Living in Stillwater, Minnesota.

    Family visitation will be held on Friday evening February 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a prayer service at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Miller. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Saturday March 1 at 10:30 a.m.

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    Wesley “Dale” Lacy 1932-2013

    Wesley “Dale” Lacy 1932-2013

    Wesley “Wes” Dale Lacy of Bellevue, Neb., died on September 27, 2013 at age 81.

    His funeral service was Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Bellevue Memorial Chapel. Internment was at the Bellevue Cemetery.

    He was born on February 22, 1932 in Wessington, to Betty and Herman Lacy and married his college sweetheart, Elizabeth Cotton, on June 27, 1954. Wes developed a passion for flying at age 14 when he spent

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