Deaths 2012

Posted January 1, 2013 at 8:00 am

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Berneice K. Aesoph, 95, Faulkton, April 19

Ollie P. Alumbaugh, 84, St. Lawrence, September 25

Kenneth R. Ames, 79, Longmont, Colo., July 27

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Orlin “George” Bahr, 79, Warrenton, Ore., November 23, 2011

Harold B. Bawdon, 89, Highmore, April 17

Alexys Paige Helm Becker, 8, Aberdeen, November 5

Troy Becker, 45, Rockham, January 30

Paul W. Bergman, 81, Round Rock, Texas, April 14

Rene’ Bertsch, 54, Miller, June 26

Edna B. Bingham, 100, Miller, February 25

Malvin Bitterman, 88, Huron, June 30

Lorraine Blachford, 92, Miller, April 1

Theodore “Ted” Borelli, 80, Pierre, May 26

David Bouzek, 58, Huron, September 28

Herbert L. Bowar, 93, Faulkton, February 5

Annamarie Brooks, 93, Sioux Falls formerly Wolsey, July 18

Harriet Brown, 93, Pierre, May 7

Royce O. Bush, Jr., Redfield, February 19

Michael J. Bute, 56, Electric City, Wash., December 18, 2011

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Robert Carl, 82, Speaerfish, June 13

Evelyn Veronica Cermak, 85, Highmore, February 8

LaVelle Rae (Lanz) Chalcraft, 85, Madison, March 29

Peggy Christensen, 60, Wessington, October 28

John Christiansen, 93, Miller, formerly St. Lawrence, March 14

Mary Christopherson, 61, Miller, April 18

Betty Clarke, 83, Miller, formerly Wessington, May 7

Charlotte (Wilson) Clarke, 91, Aberdeen, July 16

Donald Clarke, 81, Wessington, June 12

Ethel “Eileen” Clement, 92, Miller, June 4

William C. Conway, 88, Kimball, January 8

Eileen M. Crawford, 87, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., May 27

Rex A. Crawford, 60, Norfolk, Neb., January 28

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Howard L. Dixson, 81, Sayre, Pa., March 18

Mary-Alice Downing, 92, Miller, August 14

June (Gerlach) Droppers, 68, Rapid City, February 6

Robert DuBois, 99, Huron, formerly Hitchcock, March 19

Helen (Houle) Dunn, 102, Miller, August 28

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Fred F. Fanning, 86, St. Lawrence, March 23

Leonard Fawcett, 83, Ree Heights, September 6

Robert A. Fratzke, 93, Miller, October 4

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Robert L. Gard, 69, Afton, Minn., January 6

Paul L. Gardiner, 93, Pine River, Minn., June 23

Bernice Gortmaker, 74, Huron, June 26

Perry E. Goth, 89, Bartlesville, Okla., July 23

Ruth Grabin, 95, Gann Valley, July 21

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Keith “KC” Hagerman, 88, Huron, December 22, 2011

Wayne L. Hall, 85, Lebanon, N.H., October 4

Richard Miles Haigh, 74, Wessington, March 12

Patrick Hale, 56, Highmore, March 29

Virginia Hansen, 84, Huron, formerly Wessington, February 4

Ella Hanson, 90, Miller, formerly Huron, October 1

Ruth Hargens, 91, Miller, September 26

Richard Harter, 76, Highmore, April 20

Sean J. Hartman, 39, Aberdeen, December 31, 2011

Donna Heckenlaible, 86, Highmore, May 1

James L. Heezen, 75, Renner, SD, October 16

Beatrice J. Henson, 86, Harrold, September 25

Bernard “Bernie” Hill, 82, Las Vegas, Nev., July 12

Vern Hill, 79, Wessington, February 24

Bernice Irene Holley, 89, Miller, October 11

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Raymond Jenner, 80, Rapid City formerly Huron, July 17

Marva (Wilson) Jerke, 57, Madison, January 9

Charles “Chuck” O. Jones, 83, Lake Preston, June 27

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Genevieve Kahre, 90, Wolsey, May 18

Allen Kellogg, 75, St. Lawrence, November 11

Jean Krick, 81, Miller, December 6

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Gladys Matthews Larson, 92, Seal Beach, Calif., February 7

Jack Leckner, 85, Sandpoint, Idaho, September 19

Gerald “Jerry” Lehnherr, 81, Rochester, Minn., December 4

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Janice E. Macer, 63, Sioux Falls, January 28

Arnold Matt, 86, New Underwood, July 4

William “Bill” McKown, 75, Yreka, Calif., February 18

Peggy Ann Meek-Sell, 63, Worthing, formerly Highmore, February 15

Helen Menke, 89, Miller, September 26

Nada J. Mewes, 96, Highmore, February 28

Pearl Mickelsen, 97, Miller, formerly Tyler, Minn., September 6

Jill Ann Moen, 71, Port Orford, Ore., June 19

Nedra Joy Mortensen, 71, Loveland, Colo., March 8

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Freida H. Nelson, 91, Pierre, June 17

Harold O. Nelson, 93, Wessington, May 27

Thelma D. Neu, 79, Redfield, September 28

Hoyt E. Nicholas, Jr., 80, Custer, March 24

Delores (Ames) Nielsen, 65, Custer, formerly Miller, January 2

Sr. Mildred Nikolas, 83, Mother of God Monastery-Watertown, April 14

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Wallice D. Olson, 86, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly Hand County, March 13

Kay Ortmeier, 82, Polo, June 20

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Margaret Lee Palmer, 92, formerly Orient, May 27

Nova Palmer, 90, Miller, formerly Wessington, September 29

Edna (Stobbs) Peterson, 93, Huron, formerly Wessington, December 21, 2011

Charlotte M. (Yost) Pope. 86, Yakima, Wash., January 17

Kenneth W. Pope, 83, Selah, Wash., December 28, 2011

Patrick Fredrick Lavern Price, Waterloo, Iowa, July 5

Russell Purrington, 86, Arvada, Colo., May 29

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Opal Roach, 87, White Bear Lake, Minn., formerly Rockham, September 29

Ruth O. Robertson, 89, Miller, October 5

Ed Rowen, 81, St. Lawrence, March 11

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Robert A. Sandstedt, 80, Highmore, December 3

Tom Schlitz, 77, Miller, formerly Wessington, May 13

Alfdrieda R. Schock, 94, Aberdeen, November 27

Judy Elaine Schwartz, 66, Miller formerly St. Lawrence, July 6

Debra Shaw, 59, Pierre, March 23

Henrietta (Heezen) “Sis” Shaw, 105, Miller, February 4

Hazel Joyce Simons, 86, Miller, May 19

Dona M. Smith, 85, Yankton, January 5

Ray Sommer, 85, Sioux Falls, June 13

Melvina Sporrer, 85, Pierre, formerly Highmore, September 23

Donald C. Stahl, 75, Redfield, June 12

Mary Swaim, 72, Redfield, September 14

LaVerne (Jenner) Swenson, 89, Buffalo Grove, Ill., May 24

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Janette A. Talley, 89, Coleraine, Minn., September 27

Erna Taylor, 60, Stillwater, Minn., August 10

Richard A. Testerman, 68, Shoreline, Wash., March 28

Sister Del Rey Thieman, 77, Watertown, November 28

Mildred Timm, 79, Huron, January 30

Joseph R. Tourte, 16, Ankany, Iowa, January 22

Mike Tracy, 65, Rapid City, August 18

Ruth Trautman, 94, Huron, March 6

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James Warren, 45, Clark, April 16

Edward Watkins, 62, St. Lawrence, February 22

Doris Weverka, 96, Glendale, Ariz., September 30

Richard Wharton, 81, Antelope, Calif., June 4

Lester Will, 88, rural Duncan/Gann Valley, May 21

George Richard Wilson, 87, Huron, formerly Miller, November 5

Mary Jane (Gabriel) Wilson, 72, Huron, formerly Miller, May 25

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Royce “Bus” Yerdon, 90, Aberdeen, June 23

Edwin E. Yost, 85, Miller, September 13

Neil Yost, 72, Miller, January 25

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