Donald L. Jury 1960-2013

Posted October 30, 2013 at 5:13 pm


Donald L. Jury, age 53, of Huron, S.D., formerly of Miller, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at his home in Huron. 

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His funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the First United Methodist Church in Huron, with burial at the Riverside Cemetery.  Visit www.welterfuneralhome.com.

Donald Linnell Jury, the son of Delbert and Doris (McElvain) Jury, was born on March 11, 1960 at the Hand County Hospital in Miller, S.D. He attended school and graduated from Miller High School. Donald attended Wyo-Tech in Laramie, Wyo., where he received degrees in auto body and custom painting. Donald worked for Prostrollo Auto and Precision Auto as a collision repair specialist for many years, a job that was his lifetime love.

Donald was a member of The Backstreet Cruisers Auto Club, serving as its president. He was also a member of the “Dame and De Boys Pool Team,” playing in many tournaments in Huron and Pierre, S.D.  Donald helped found the Rolling Thunder Speedway Go Cart Track in Huron and was always willing to help out at the track whenever needed. He enjoyed rummage sales, and playing pool and foosball in tournaments all over the state of South Dakota. Donald loved cars and car shows, and had been asked to be a judge for many of the car shows in South Dakota, including Wheel Jam.

Grateful for having shared in Donald’s life are his son, Justin Jury of Huron, S.D.; his daughter, Darcie Jury of Elko, Nev.; three grandchildren, Chase, Jaden and Haley; parents, Delbert (Doris) Jury of Miller; sister, Deb (Henry) Moser of Canton, S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by his grandparents, H.E. (Florence) Jury and Maggie Petrlik and Baxter McElvain.

Donald L. Jury 1960-2013

Cooper Jackson Casavan, six years, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away peacefully at Riley Children’s Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

A celebration of life was held Friday, Oct. 18 at Crown Hill Fueral Home Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery Heroes of Public Safety Section.

Cooper was fun-loving kid who loved his family.

He is survived by his parents, Jeremiah and Kara Casavan; one sister, Kaitlin Rose Casavan; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Andrea Casavan; great-grandfather Tom Casavan of Wessington, S.D.; maternal grandmother, Kathleen Domina; one uncle, Joshua (Julie) Casavan; two aunts, Kimberlee Casavan and Kourtney (Brad) Bedoe; and two cousins, Logan and Payton Bedoe. He is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial contributions can be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, 30 South Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Road, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15239.

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