|Alice M. Fuller
Great Falls, Mont. -- Alice M. Fuller, 91, of Great Falls and formerly
of the area, died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at a nursing home in Great Falls.
A private family service will be held Tuesday at the O'Connor Memorial
Chapel in Great Falls.
A private family burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens at Aberdeen.
Alice M. Cowles was born June 18, 1908, at Mellette. She attended schools
and grew up in South Dakota.
She married John Brown on Oct. 25, 1924, in Aberdeen. He died in 1959.
She married Roy Fuller in 1973 in Ellendale, N.D. He died in 1993.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Catholic church.
She enjoyed flowers, gardening and music.
Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Taylor of Great Falls; one
son, Ronald Brown of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren;
and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, and two daughters
(one in infancy).
Hoven -- Mass of Christian burial for Eileen Weber, 72, of Hoven will
be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Hoven. The Rev.
Terry Anderson will officiate.
Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Miller
Funeral Home of Bowdle.
There will be a wake service at 7:30 tonight at the church in Hoven.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. today until the time of the service
Tuesday at the church.
She died Friday, May 5, 2000, at the Holy Infant Hospital, Hoven.
Eileen Duenwald was born Nov. 10, 1927, to Leo and Rose (Sorenson)
Duenwald on a farm nine miles southwest of Hoven. She attended rural school
in that area and boarded in Hoven to attend St. Anthony's Grade School.
She graduated from Hoven High School in 1945. She then went to school at
Sacred Heart School of Nursing at Yankton, where she earned her registered
nurse degree. Following that she worked as a nurse at St. Luke's Hospital
She married Alfred J. Weber on May 14, 1949, at Hoven. They settled
in Hoven, where she stayed at home and raised the family.
She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and Altar Society,
and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
She enjoyed reading, bowling, gardening and baking.
Survivors include her husband of Hoven; four sons, Dave (Anna) Weber
of Maple Grove, Minn., Wayne (Nancy) Weber of Fort Collins, Colo., Jack
M. (JoAnn) Weber of Watertown and Mark (Roxanne) Weber of Hoven; four daughters,
Kay (Craig) Heiberger of Rapid City, Mary (Jerry) Hericks and Jane (Mark)
Ulrich, both of Hoven, and Trish (Gary) Lake of Boulder City, Nev.; one
brother, Royal Duenwald of Denver; one sister, Cleo Sabota of Tyler, Texas;
two half brothers, Jay Duenwald and William Duenwald, both of Hoven; two
half sisters, Mary Lou Keller of Hoven and Nancy Duenwald of Redfield;
23 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother and one grandson.
Casketbearers will be her grandsons, Chad Weber of Champlain, Minn.,
Brent Weber of Martin, Mark Heiberger of Rapid City, Jeremy Weber of Watertown,
Jesse Weber of Grand Forks, N.D., Josh Weber of Aberdeen and Scott Hericks
and Michael Ulrich, both of Hoven.
Eureka -- The funeral for Evelyn Heilman, 86, of Eureka will be at
10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Carlsen Funeral Home in Eureka. The Rev. Dianne
Rood-Kiesz will officiate.
Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Eureka.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until
the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
She died Friday, May 5, 2000, at the Eureka Health Care Center.
Evelyn Wenzel was born Nov. 25, 1913, to Michael and Sophia (Ebel)
Wenzel at the family homestead in McPherson County, nine miles northeast
of Eureka. She attended country school and graduated from Eureka High School.
She then attended Lutheran college in Eureka, where she got a first-degree
certificate to teach. She taught country school for six years and did substitute
teaching in Eureka.
She married Harold Heilman on July 25, 1935, at the Zion Lutheran Church
in Eureka. They made their home in Eureka. In 1950, they started the Heilman
Photography Studio in Eureka. He died in May 1966. She sold their shares
in the business to her brother-in-law. She continued to live in Eureka
and worked as a seamstress in her home.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and various church committees,
the Study Club, the Sewing Club and the Retired Teachers Auxiliary.
She enjoyed quilting and sewing.
Survivors include one daughter, Janis (John) Stoecker of Eugene, Ore.;
one son, Thomas Heilman of Orange, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers and
Casketbearers will be Rudy Neff of Milbank and Johnnie Bauer, Milo
Opp, Marcus Streifel, Forrest Dalton and Lester Heilman, all of Eureka.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 546, Eureka,
Tolstoy -- The funeral for Ann Knecht, 89, of Tolstoy will be at 10
a.m. Wednesday at the Bowdle Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pastor Dennis
Miller will officiate.
Burial will be in the Bowdle Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery, eight
miles south of Bowdle. Miller Funeral Home of Bowdle is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and for
one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
She died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at the Hosmer Senior Citizens Home.
Ann Klein was born June 19, 1910, to Ed and Elizabeth (Eder) Klein
on a farm south of Roscoe. She grew up and attended school in Mobridge.
She married Walter Knecht on Oct. 11, 1933, at Selby. They farmed together
seven miles north of Tolstoy for 67 years. She became a resident of the
Hosmer Senior Citizens Home in January 1998.
She was an active member of the Bowdle Seventh-day Adventist Church,
where she taught children's Sabbath school classes.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, embroidering and crocheting.
Survivors include her husband of Tolstoy; one son, Bill (Elsie) Bender
of Bismarck, N.D.; two daughters, Alice (Bill) Kernes of Quitman, Texas,
and June Niebrugge of Effingham, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, six brothers
and two sisters.
Casketbearers will be LaRoy Stotz and Rodney Stotz, both of Tolstoy,
Donn Gill of Eureka, Don Harty of Hosmer, Jessie Mock of Littleton, Colo.,
Tex Opp of Bismarck, Doug Bender of Milton-Freewater, Ore., and Kenneth
Fisher of Bristow, Okla.
Dale M. Labrie
Huron -- Dale M. Labrie, 73, of Huron and formerly of Doland, died
Monday, May 8, 2000, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in Redfield.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church in Doland. The Rev. Mathew Vazhappily will officiate.
Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Doland, with military graveside
rites. Thelen Funeral Home of Redfield is in charge of arrangements.
There will be a prayer service at 7 tonight at the funeral home in
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home
in Redfield and for one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church
Dale M. Labrie was born May 24, 1926, to Oliver Jr. and Bernice (Jansen)
Labrie at Frankfort. He attended school in Doland and graduated from Doland
High School in 1945. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served
as a corporal and was stationed in Iceland.
He married Marguerite "Maggie" Pembroke on Nov. 16, 1949, in Doland.
They lived and farmed north of Doland until 1966, when they retired and
moved into Huron. He moved into Redfield March 3, 2000, where he lived
until his death.
He was a member of the Raymond American Legion and the St. Joseph's
Catholic Church in Doland.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering.
Survivors include his wife of Redfield; two daughters, Jacie (Jerry)
Schley of Stratford and Joni (Bill) Nedved of Huron; one son, Kevin (Julie)
Labrie of Huron; |one |brother, |Aaron Labrie of Doland; eight grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one sister and
Casketbearers will be his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Raymond E. Larson
Gettysburg -- The funeral for Raymond E. Larson, 86, of Gettysburg
will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gettysburg.
The Rev. Kevin Moore will officiate.
Burial will be in the Gettysburg Cemetery under the direction of Luce
Funeral Home of Gettysburg.
There will be no visitation.
He died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at the Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.
Raymond Everett Larson was born April 4, 1914, to Charlie "Carl" and
Pearl (Eickelman) Larson of Gettysburg. He spent most of his time on the
family farm, where his family had lived for more than 100 years. He attended
the State College of Agriculture in Brookings from 1929 to 1935. He then
worked on the Ben Sloat farm from 1937 to 1939 and then attended South
Dakota State College at Brookings from 1939 to 1942. He took welding training
at Sioux City, Iowa, after which he was a welder at the Kaiser Shipyards
in Oakland, Calif., from June 19, 1942, until World War II ended.
He was an active member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gettysburg.
He taught himself to play the piano and played at many community functions
in Gettysburg over the years, as well as at the Oahe Manor nursing home.
Survivors include one sister, Lucille (Larson) Smith of Linton, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.
Casketbearers will be Doug Larson, Alan Hageman, Ron Larson, Joe Weinert,
Gary Oaks and Doug Hamburger.
Walter F. Burroughs
Missoula, Mont. -- Walter F. Burroughs, 88, of Missoula and formerly
of Frederick, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Hunter's Glen, Mont.
Memorial services were Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Missoula.
Malletta Family Funeral Homes, Livingston Chapel, in Missoula was in charge
Walter F. Burroughs was born Dec. 4, 1911, to Isaiah and Rosa Burroughs
He married Elvina Pfutzenreuter on April 16, 1938, in Frederick. They
farmed and raised livestock. In 1956, they moved into Missoula where he
operated a cabinet shop for a time before going into carpenter work. Later,
he built the family home in Arlee, Mont., and also helped build the Lutheran
church there. They moved into Ronan, Mont., in 1987, into Lolo, Mont.,
in 1996 and back to Missoula in November 1998.
He was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 28 for 40 years, was
active with the Boy Scouts, was treasurer of the Arlee Senior Citizens
and in 1983, was named Arlee Senior of the Year. In Ronan, he was a member
of the Ronan Senior Citizens Board and was on the building and maintenance
Survivors include his wife of Missoula; two daughters, Nona (Robert)
Babcock of Ogden, Utah, and Karen ÒSkipÓ (Walter) Haag of
Alberton, Mont.; one son, Bevan (Jeanie) Burroughs of Austin, Texas; two
sisters, Eunice Donahue of Camarillo, Calif., and Ruth Humphries of Aberdeen;
nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Esther K. Erickson
Aberdeen -- The funeral for Esther K. Erickson, 95, of Aberdeen will
be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Miller-Huebl Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St.
The Rev. Craig Grams will officiate.
Burial will be in the Houghton Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today
and from 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service.
She died Monday, May 8, 2000, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital.
Esther Katherine James was born April 4, 1905, to John and Alta (Spencer)
James in Houghton. She attended the James Country School and one year of
college in Aberdeen.
She married John Erickson on Oct. 9, 1924, in Houghton. They made their
first home in Tacoma Park. In 1926, they moved into Aberdeen, where she
worked at several different places. In 1941, they moved to California and
lived there for 39 years. In 1980, they moved back to Aberdeen and she
worked as a Foster Grandparent for many years. They celebrated 70 years
of marriage. She entered Bethesda Towne Square in November 1999 and moved
into the Bethesda Home of Aberdeen in March.
She was a member of the Foster Grandparents Program for 11 1/2 years,
Retired Senior Volunteer Program and the Aberdeen Senior Citizens.
She was known for loving life and enjoyed being with people.
Survivors include one brother, David James of Bath.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three children
in infancy, five sisters and four brothers.
Casketbearers will be Dialo Schmidt, Derald James, Bill James, Lester
James, Ron Erickson and Scott Meier.
Carolyn J. Heier
Canton -- Mass of Christian burial for Carolyn J. Heier, 69, of Canton
and formerly of Aberdeen, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, 409 Third Ave. S.E. The Rev. John Lantsberger will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Schriver's Memorial
Mortuary, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W., in charge of arrangements.
A liturgical wake service will be at 7 tonight at the mortuary.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight at the mortuary.
She died Friday, May 5, 2000, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in
Carolyn J. Meier was born April 26, 1931, to Andrew B. and Magdalena
(Ehnes) Meier in Roscoe. She attended elementary school in Roscoe and high
school in Mankato, Minn. She then returned to Roscoe.
She married Edward A. Heier on May 23, 1950, in Roscoe. They farmed
in the Westport and Aberdeen area. They bought a farm west of Frederick,
where they farmed until they retired in 1981 and moved into Aberdeen. She
was employed with Control Data for a couple of years until she was diagnosed
with cancer 17 years ago. In 1992, they moved to the Canton area. She had
resided for the past four years at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Canton.
She was a member of St. Helen's Catholic Church Altar Society in Ellendale,
She enjoyed sewing and the outdoors. She was active in the Parent Teachers
Association and school functions in Frederick.
Survivors include her husband of Canton; two daughters, Lisa (Kipp)
Geranen and Lori (Anthony) Tran, both of Canton; one son, Ryan Heier of
Ames, Iowa; six sisters, Betty Daschle and Shirley Gellhaus, both of Aberdeen,
Bernie Morgan of San Diego, Lorretta Abeln of Groton, Adell Davies of Fort
Myers, Fla., and Margie Veith of Viola, Kan.; four brothers, Henry Meier
of Sacramento, Calif., Larry Meier and Andy Meier, both of Rapid City,
and Roy Meier of Roscoe; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Dorothy H. Lakso
St. Olaf, Iowa -- Dorothy H. Lakso, 86, of St. Olaf died Tuesday, May
9, 2000, at the Mercy Health Center in Dubuque, Iowa.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Leonard Funeral
Home in Elkader, Iowa. The Rev. Marshall Hahn will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
Dorothy H. Dybdahl was born Jan. 2, 1914, to Fredrick and Anna (Skjervold)
Dybdahl in Hammer, S.D. She was a homemaker and managed large apartment
Survivors include two sons, Larry (Dee) Larson of Case Grande, Ariz.,
and Spencer (Donna) Larson of St. Paul, Minn.; one daughter, Dorothy (Dennis)
Clinton of St. Matthews, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her three husbands, one brother and three
Hague, N.D. -- The funeral for Barbara Eberle, 85, formerly of Hague
will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hague. The
Rev. Leonard Eckroth will officiate.
Burial will be in the church cemetery with Myers Funeral Home in Linton,
N.D., in charge of arrangements.
A prayer service will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home in Linton.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home in Linton.
She died Monday, May 1, 2000, in Fredericksburg, Va.
Barbara Feist was born June 9, 1914, to Anton and Eva (Feist) Feist
in Zeeland, N.D. She grew up near Zeeland and attended country school.
She married Frank Eberle in 1931 in Zeeland. They moved to Hague. They
owned and operated a cream station. They also operated the Hague Grocery
Store for six years. He died Jan. 7, 1979. She then worked in the Hague
Cafe until retiring and moving to Bismarck, N.D., in 1997.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hague, the Church
of the Ascension in Bismarck and St. Mary's Altar Society.
She enjoyed crocheting, baking and cooking. She was known for her pies.
Survivors include four sons, Wilfred (Helen) Eberle of Bismarck, Norbert
(Jeanette) Eberle of Green Valley, Ariz., Leonard Eberle of Denver, and
Daniel (Marguerite) Eberle of Phoenix; two daughters, Eleanor Eberle of
Bismarck, and Carol (Gregory) Marsillo of Fredericksburg; three brothers,
Anton A. Feist of Bismarck, Frank A. Feist of Minneapolis, and Aloys Feist
of Fort Myers, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one grandson,
two sisters and two brothers.
Harlan "Pike" Hall
Onida -- Harlan "Pike" Hall, 71, of Onida died of lung cancer Monday,
May 1, 2000, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. today in the Onida Presbyterian Church.
Burial will be in the Onida Cemetery with Feigum Funeral Home of Pierre
in charge of arrangements.
Harlan Hall was born April 27, 1929, to Ralph E. and Hilda Clara Louise
(Hansen) Hall in Bloomfield, Neb. He grew up and attended school in various
places in Nebraska. He moved to South Dakota in 1946 and worked for HP
Hansen Ranch in northeast Sully County. He also worked for Hank Lomheim
on the farm and as a trucker.
He married Wanda Mauree Day on Aug. 3, 1950, in Pierre. They moved
south of Onida and lived there until they purchased the Arnie Asmussen
Farm 15 miles southeast of Onida. He raised registered Hampshire hogs and
Hereford and Simmental cattle. His Hampshires won many awards at various
fairs and shows. Also, during his years on the farm he was a distributor
for Wahoo swine barns. They moved into Onida in 1976, when the farm was
sold to the Oahe Irrigation Project. He did custom farming throughout the
country for a few years. In the fall of 1979, he spent time as ranch foreman
for the Yackley and Sutton ranches. Following this, he worked for Little
Mondeau Limousin Ranch in Omega, Wis. He returned to Onida and had been
employed by Yackley Ranches for the past 10 years. He also dispatched cattle
for purebred breeders throughout the U.S.
He was a former member of the Sully County Jaycees, Sully County Crop
Improvement Association and was a member of the Onida Presbyterian Church.
He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, raising fruit trees, making wine,
working with animals on the farm and cooking.
Survivors include his wife of Onida; two sons, Allan (Trish) Hall of
Brandon and David Brian Hall of Onida; three daughters, Peggy (Michael)
Grubbe of Ellinwood, Kan., Jeanne (Dan) McComsey of Onida and Diane (Keith)
Kramer of Ellicott City, Md.; one brother, John Hall of Clear Lake; five
sisters, Elaine Forbes of Cottonwood, Ariz., Syvilla Shermer of Orr, Minn.,
Arlene Braunsroth of Bloomfield, Mary Ann Kennedy of NewCastle, Wyo., and
Mavis Hubble of Lander, Wyo.; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Patricia D. Metzinger
Aberdeen -- The funeral for Patricia "Pat" D. Metzinger, 83, of Aberdeen
will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Zion Lutheran Church in Ipswich. The
Rev. Mike Schierenbeck will officiate.
Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen
with Hein Funeral Home in Ipswich in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home
and for onehour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
She died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at her home.
Patricia Dorothy Nelson was born May 21, 1917, to Burt and Agnes (Peterson)
Nelson in Faulk County. She attended country school and then Onaka High
On July 31, 1935, she married Robert H. Metzinger. They farmed in the
Faulkton and Onaka areas until 1960, when they moved to a farm near Ipswich.
They later moved into Ipswich. She began working at the Ipswich Nursing
Home in 1973 and worked there until her retirement in 1988. He died in
Survivors include four sons, Virgil (Marlene) Metzinger of Walker,
Roger (Marlyne) Metzinger of Mansfield, Terry (Ruth) Metzinger of Ipswich
and Neil Metzinger of Billings, Mont.; one daughter, Sue (Edward) Simon
of Great Falls, Mont.; one brother, Rex Nelson of Aberdeen; one sister,
Lorna Mae Pogue of Decatur, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters,
two brothers, one sister and one great-grandson.
Casketbearers will be Roger A. Metzinger, Randy Metzinger, Jesse Knittel,
Charles Leidholdt, Troy Metzinger, Mike Metzinger, Christopher Leidholdt
and Robert Metzinger.
"Donnie" A. Howell Jr.
Mobridge -- The funeral for Donald "Donnie" A. Howell Jr., 25, of Mobridge
will be at 10:30 a.m. today in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Mobridge. The
Rev. Dennis Fonkert will officiate.
Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery with Kesling Funeral Home
in Mobridge in charge of arrangements.
He died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at his home.
Donald Alan Howell was born Aug. 13, 1974, to Dianne L. (Franceen)
and Donald L. Howell Sr. in Minneapolis. He grew up in Mobridge and attended
school there, graduating from Mobridge High School in 1994. Following graduation,
he continued to live in Mobridge, where he worked at various local businesses.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and throwing darts.
Survivors include two sons, Harley Morrison and Dalton Howell, both
of Mobridge; one daughter, Peyton Marrowbone of Mobridge; his parents of
Mobridge; one brother, David Howell of Mobridge; one sister, Christina
Howell of Mobridge; his paternal grandmother, Sally Howell of Mobridge;
and his maternal grandfather, Ronald Janke of Big Lake, Minn.
Casketbearers will be Jeremy Bearsheart, Ross DuBray, Lonnie Greger,
Tate Merchant, Shawn Nelson, Tim Sjomeling, Benjamin Stickney and Brad
ETHEL N. MICKELSON
Aberdeen -- died Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at her residence. Her funeral
service will be Monday, August 14, 2000 at 10:30 AM at Plymouth Congregational
United Church of Christ, 431 West Melgaard Road, Aberdeen, with Rev. Guy
Stone officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park, Aberdeen,
with Miller-Huebl Funeral Home, 1111 S Main St., Aberdeen, in charge of
Funeral home visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and
one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Ethel Nora Thompson was born March 11, 1919 to Clyde S. and Lillian
(Denman) Thompson at Isabel, SD. She grew up and attended school there
and was named Salutatorian for the Isabel High School Class of 1937. She
then enrolled in the West Seattle Business School in Seattle, WA. She returned
to Isabel where she was employed as the secretary for the Isabel Office
of the Department of Transportation.
On April 6, 1941, she married Melvin J. Mickelson at her parents' home
in Isabel, SD. They lived in Mobridge and then moved to Seattle, WA in
1942. In 1945 they moved to Firesteel, SD and lived there for ten years.
While in Firesteel, she and her sister-in-law were instrumental in re-opening
the Congregational Church which had been closed for several years. She
served as organist and choir director. She also served as clerk for the
Firesteel Township Board. In 1955 they moved to Aberdeen and she worked
for several years as the secretary and bookkeeper with her husband at Mickelson
Equipment and later was employed by the Employment Security Department
of South Dakota.
She was a member of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ
and a member of the Women's Fellowship. She served as Deaconess and on
several other committees. She was a member of Minerva Chapter #5 Order
of Eastern Star and was a past Worthy Matron of Isabel Chapter #131. She
served as a grand officer in the 1951 Grand Chapter Session. She was a
member and past-president of Chapter A-X P.E.O. Sisterhood and served for
many years as historian.
She enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially hunting grouse with friends
in the Isabel area.
Survivors include her husband of Aberdeen, SD; one son-in-law, Charles
Anderson of Sioux Falls, SD; three grandchildren, Jill (Alan) Hieb of Olathe,
KS, Sara (Chad) Steinhauser of Phoenix, AZ, and Michael Anderson of Sioux
Falls; and eight nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents,
one daughter and two brothers.
Casket bearers will be nephews and great-nephews: Forest Thompson,
Michael Mickelson, Wayne Mickelson, Ken Mickelson, Ben Mickelson, Andrew
Mickelson, Ky Bowen, Marshall Bowen and Austin Bowen. Honorary casket bearers
will be Maxine Olson, Nancy McFadden, Sandy Knutson, Dr. C.L. Vogele, Rich
Hodgson, Bud Tonner, Phil Valle, Gene Mastel and Rich Eschenbaum.
Hecla -- The funeral for Johanna Marscheider, 101, of Hecla will be
at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hecla. The Rev.
Deborah Geelsdottir will officiate.
Burial will be in the Falnes Cemetery, rural Langford, under the direction
of Price Funeral Chapel of Hecla.
Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the
She died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Wheatcrest Hills in Britton.
Johanna Nerland was born April 10, 1899, to Olaus and Ane (Helgeson)
Nerland on the family farm near Pierpont. She grew up near Pierpont and
attended rural Day County schools. After receiving her education, she worked
for area families as a housekeeper and as a cook for threshing crews. She
later worked at a cafe in Groton.
She married Edward Ernest Marscheider on Sept. 13, 1926, at Webster.
They lived on various farms in the Langford and Pierpont areas until 1941.
At that time, they moved to Hecla and made it their home. She continued
to work as a cook for various Hecla restaurants and cafes. She also did
housekeeping and cooking for some Hecla families. He died June 3, 1976,
and she continued to make her home in Hecla until moving to Wheatcrest
Hills in May 2000.
She was a longtime member of the Falnes Lutheran Church of rural Langford,
and during her time in Hecla had attended St. John's Lutheran Church. She
was also active in the Hecla Senior Citizens group.
She enjoyed cooking and baking.
Survivors include three sons, Orville (Kathy) Marscheider of Norfolk,
Neb., Earl (Betty) Marscheider of Spearfish, and Wayne Marscheider of Las
Vegas; one daughter, Edna Marscheider of Hecla; one sister, Rose Stutsman
of Walla Walla, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers
and five sisters.
Casketbearers will be Caryl Wilmsen, Harry Claeys, Kelly Marscheider,
Shawn Marscheider, Jack Telin and Ray Frisch.
Willow Lake -- Magdalena Glanzer, 81, of Mayfield Colony near Vienna,
died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at her home.
Her funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Mayfield Colony.
Burial will be at the Mayfield Colony under the direction of Furness
Funeral Home of Clark.
Magdalena Waldner was born Feb. 12, 1919, to Joseph and Susie (Kleinsasser)
Waldner at Bon Homme Colony.
She married Fred Glanzer on Nov. 17, 1939, at Jamesville Colony near
Utica. They moved to the Clark Colony in 1955 and then to the Mayfield
Colony near Willow Lake in 1980. He died Dec. 28, 1997.
Survivors include four sons, Joseph Glanzer, the Rev. Eli (Betty) Glanzer,
Leonard (Judy) Glanzer and Dave (Becky) Glanzer, all of Mayfield Colony;
eight daughters, Lena (Leonard) Gross of Spring Creek Colony, Katie (Mike)
Waldner and Eva (John) Waldner, both of Hillside Colony, Rachel (William)
Wollman of Huron Colony, and Laura Glanzer, Marie Glanzer, Margaret Glanzer
and Martha Glanzer, all of Mayfield Colony; three sisters, Rebecca Glanzer
of Greenwood Colony, and Rachel Waldner and Dora Wiff, both of Spink Colony;
two brothers, Elies Waldner and the Rev. Samuel Waldner, both of Newport
Colony; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, two
sisters, two brothers and one grandson.
Claremont -- The funeral for Dean Cutler, 78, of Claremont will be
at 11 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Claremont. The Rev.
Wayne Tieszen will officiate.
Burial will be in the Union Cemetery in Groton under the direction
of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home in Groton
and for one hour prior to the service Monday at the church in Claremont.
He died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
Dean Cutler was born April 11, 1922, to Homer and Grace (Snyder) Cutler
in Brown County. He attended Claremont High School and graduated in 1940.
He married Geraldean Foster on Sept. 5, 1943, in Claremont. They made
their home on a farm near Claremont. They lived in the Claremont area most
of his life. He had spent the last few winters in Arizona.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Claremont, Methodist
Men, and he acted as a lay minister for the church. He was an active 4-H
leader for 20 years.
He enjoyed farming, airplanes and children.
Survivors include one son, Tim (Kelli) Cutler of Des Moines, Iowa;
four daughters, Deanna (Gary) Junso of Sioux Falls, Debra Oleson of Yankton,
Susan (Jerry) Corbin of Leesburg, Va., and Cheryl (Gregg) Meyer of Watertown,
Wis.; four brothers, Wayne Cutler and Kay Cutler, both of Claremont, Val
Cutler of Groton, and Gary Cutler of Aberdeen; one sister, Lorelii Odland
of Claremont; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his special
friend, Shirley King of Sun City West, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one son in infancy.
Leona B. Bauhs
Fairmont, Minn. -- The funeral for Leona B. Bauhs, 93, of Fairmont
and formerly of Faulkton, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Thomas Catholic
Church in Faulkton. The Rev. Randy Phillips will officiate.
Burial will be in the church cemetery in Faulkton under the direction
of Lakeview Funeral Home of Fairmont.
Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service Monday at the
She died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care
Center in Fairmont.
Leona Bertha Hohn was born April 29, 1907, to John H. and Mary Ann
(Bowar) Hohn in Ethan. She grew up and graduated from Ethan High School
and received a teaching degree from Northern Normal and Industrial School
in Aberdeen. She taught several years in rural schools near Faulkton.
She married Victor J. Bauhs on June 12, 1928. They made their home
in Faulkton, where they owned and operated their own business. In 1963,
they moved to Aberdeen until they retired. In 1982, they moved to Fairmont
to be near their daughter Marilyn. He died in May 1988. She entered the
Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont in August 1993.
She was a former member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Faulkton,
where she was the church organist and choir director for more than 30 years.
She was a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aberdeen and had
been a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont at the time
of her death. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, was
active in church circles, music clubs and the Delphian Study Group.
Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn (Kenneth) Rusch of Fairmont,
and Shari (David) Boehnen of St. Paul, Minn.; two sons, Donald (Peg) Bauhs
of Kenosha, Wis., and Robert (Darlene) Bauhs of Richmond, Texas; 20 grandchildren;
and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter,
seven brothers, nine sisters, and two great-granddaughters.
Edwin A. Wiederrich
Portland, Ore. -- Edwin Arthur Wiederrich, 80, of Portland and formerly
of Monango, N.D., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at the Veterans Administration
Hospital in Portland.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Gresham (Ore.) Funeral
Chapel. The Rev. Ron Keeling will officiate.
Burial will be in the Williamette National Park Cemetery in Portland,
with military rites.
Edwin A. Wiederrich was born Jan. 11, 1920, to Jacob and Theresia (Raugutt)
Wiederrich at Monango. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He received two purple hearts and a bronze star with three clusters for
being wounded during military action. He was held as a prisoner of war
for two weeks in Oran and Casserine Pass in North Africa. He was discharged
He married Carol K. Johns on Dec. 7, 1944, in Arkansas.
He married Grace Eloise Armstrong on Nov. 3, 1972, in Portland. He
was a retired home builder in the Portland area.
Survivors include his second wife of Portland; one son, David (Margaret)
Wiederrich of Portland; one stepdaughter, Susan; one stepson, Bud Armstrong;
one brother, Walter Wiederrich of Ellendale, N.D.; two sisters, Marie Vasvick
of Ellendale and Edna Ernst of Aberdeen; two grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren;
and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, four sisters
and four brothers.
Audrey Emma Way
St. Anthony, Minn. -- Audrey Emma Way, 81, of St. Anthony and formerly
of Cresbard, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, in St. Anthony.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cresbard United
Private family burial will be in the Cresbard Cemetery.
Audrey Emma Miller was born April 10, 1919, to Samuel 'Hal' Harold
and Mina Agnes (Paul) Miller on the family homestead near Cresbard. She
graduated from Cresbard High School in 1937. She attended Dakota Wesleyan
University in Mitchell and South Dakota State College in Brookings.
She married Wedell Earl Way on Aug. 25, 1940, at the Miller homestead.
They were engaged in farming and International Harvester Corp. dealerships
in the Cresbard and Wessington Springs communities. She also taught home
economics part time at Cresbard High School. She organized and conducted
a live radio program on KIJV, Huron, with taped interviews of pioneer and
current news in Wessington Springs. She wrote local news and special articles
for the Cresbard Beacon and Faulk County Record for many years.
She was actively involved in community services. She served on many
advisory boards including senior citizens district and local, Community
Health Nursing and county Extension services. She was an active member
of the local Town and Country Extension Club for many years. She was active
in the Methodist church. She was a leader for a youth group, a Sunday school
teacher and a member of the United Methodist Women, local and district.
She devoted much time to the organization of the community museum housed
in the DeVoe Methodist Church building, which was moved into Cresbard.
She enjoyed the Miller reunions that she helped organize.
Survivors include two daughters, Marvel (Dick) Washnok of Groton and
Melinda (Terry) Way-Johnson of St. Anthony; one son, Harold (Joyce) Way
of Overland Park, Kan.; one sister, Carol Demas of Lamar, Colo.; five grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Memorials may be given to the Cresbard Methodist Church, 304 Bryant
Ave., Cresbard, S.D. 57435.
Jule I. 'Scooter' Robertson
Frankfort -- Jule I. 'Scooter' Robertson, 75, of Frankfort died Thursday,
Aug. 10, 2000, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church
in Redfield. The Rev. Donald Barbalace will officiate.
Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Frankfort, with full military
rites by Clay Kiser American Legion Post No. 92 and Paul A. Schleher Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post No. 2755. Thelen Funeral Home of Redfield is in charge
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Jule I. Robertson was born Feb. 7, 1925, to Albert Roy and Bessie (Buchanan)
Robertson at Greenville, Ky. He moved to South Dakota with his family at
the age of 5. He attended school in Frankfort and served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II.
He married Carol Christianson on June 25, 1947, in Redfield. They farmed
in the Frankfort area until they moved into Frankfort in 1989. She died
He married Vera 'Toby' M. Hilburn on Nov. 11, 1995, in Frankfort.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Frankfort, Frankfort
City Council, Clay Kiser American Legion Post No. 92 and Paul A. Schleher
VFW Post No. 2755 of Redfield.
He enjoyed farming, fishing and all sporting events.
Survivors include his wife of Frankfort; two sons, Terry (Linda) Robertson
of Sioux Center, Iowa, and Lonnie (Lynett) Robertson of Blue Grass, Iowa;
two daughters, Lynda Marzahn of Pierre and Sandra (Ken) Greeno of Sioux
Falls; three stepsons, Randy Roy (Linda) Erickson and J.T. Hilburn, both
of Anchorage, Alaska, and Billy G. (Debbie) Hilburn of Helena, Mont.; one
stepdaughter, Molly Hilburn of Florence, Mont.; one brother, Roy Robertson
of Frankfort; one half-brother, Gary Brunn of Redfield; 13 grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat- grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, two brothers
and one infant sister.
Casketbearers will be Chad Robertson, Jay Marzahn, Kurt Greeno, Nicholas
Robertson, Andrew Schultz and Justin Robertson.
Pollock -- Walter Hehn, 80, of Pollock died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000,
at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, N.D.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Pollock Memorial Presbyterian
Church. The Rev. Floyd Haan will officiate.
Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery in Pollock, with military
honors by the Pollock American Legion. Myers Funeral Home, Linton, N.D.,
is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the
time of the service Monday, all at the church.
Walter Hehn was born Jan. 18, 1920, to John and Christina (Kurtz) Hehn
on a farm near Herreid. He was raised and educated in the Pollock area.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines and the Aleutian Islands
from 1941 to 1945. After his discharge, he returned to the Pollock area.
He married Alvena Kirschenmann on Feb. 10, 1946, at Pollock. He worked
for the Kirschenmann Blacksmith Shop and for various farms in the area.
He served as the custodian for the Pollock Public School for 38 years and
retired in 1985. After his retirement, he worked part-time for the school
and for Green Thumb.
He was a member of the Pollock Fire Department, the Walter West Post
American Legion and the Pollock Memorial Presbyterian Church.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife of Pollock; three sons, Dennis (Linda) Hehn
of Long Beach, Calif., Michael (Kim) Hehn of Clear Lake and Bradley (Kathy)
Hehn of Sioux Falls; one daughter, Barbara (Roy) Baggett of Murfreesboro,
Texas; six brothers, Albert Hehn of Pollock, William Hehn of Topeka, Kan.,
Milbert Hehn of Hettinger, N.D., Harold Hehn of Sturgis, Raymond Hehn of
Herreid and Eugene Hehn of Rockport, Texas; two sisters, Agnes Couch of
Sacramento, Calif., and Deloris Wendland of Modesto, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Casketbearers will be Jason Hehn, Derrick Hehn, Ryan Hehn, Tim Sells,
Michael Sells and Ron Gerhardt.
Minnie J. Harris
Sturgis -- Minnie J. Harris, 96, of Sturgis and formerly of Bristol,
died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at the Sturgis Long Term Care Center.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Grace Lutheran Church
in Sturgis. The Rev. James Olson will officiate.
Burial will be in Pine Lawn Cemetery in Rapid City under the direction
of Kinkade Funeral Chapel of Sturgis.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel
and for one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Minnie Sandal was born Sept. 3, 1903, to Ole and Anna Sandal in Bristol.
She grew up northwest of Pierre near Moenville.
She married Claire 'Shorty' Harris on March 10, 1923, at Salem. They
moved to Rapid City in 1941. In 1971, they moved to Sturgis. He died in
1975. For the past four years, she had been a resident of the Sturgis Community
Long Term Care Center.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Lutheran Church Women,
Grace Lutheran Quilters, Women of the Moose, World War I Auxiliary, Hospital
Auxiliary and other quilters clubs.
Survivors include four sons, Ivan (Maxine) Harris of El Cajon, Calif.,
Evan (Millie) Harris of Aberdeen, Ray (Deloris) Harris of Bowdle and Ralph
(Billie) Harris of Mathis, Texas; two daughters, Donnie Mae Bender of Rapid
City and Yvonnie (Ray) Radunz of Hutchinson, Minn.; one sister, Esther
Curry of Pierre; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, two sisters, two grandsons
and one great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 1061 Sherman St., Sturgis,