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Rapid City, South Dakota LaVonne Lee Ackerman 1943 — 2024 LaVonne Lee Ackerman, 80, of Rapid City, SD, died Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Monument Health Sturgis Hospital. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Canyon Lake United Methodist Church in Rapid City, SD. Services will be livestreamed at www.kinkadefunerals.com. Inurnment will be 1:00 p.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD. LaVonne Lee Whitman was born December 26, 1943, in Sturgis to Ernest and Madeline (Shummer) Whitman in a maternity hospital operated by a Catholic doctor. She joined older sister Gloria, and they were was raised in Sturgis by their mother and large extended family after their father passed away when... Deadwood, South Dakota Tammy Lee Brewer 1981 — 2024 Tammy Lee Brewer,42, Black Hawk, SD, passed away in the early morning of January 28 of 2024 in the arms of her fianc?, Mitchael D. Shanks. Tammy was born in Mobridge, SD, on April 10, 1981, to John "Sam" and Melody Brewer. Tammy was a very artistic child always creating something. Her skills included but not limited to drawing, painting, and sculpting. One of the sculptures she created in her teen years even made it into a popular art magazine out of California. Tammy was active in the cheerleading program in her young teen years. The Brewer family lived in Mobridge until Tammy was in the 2nd grade. They moved to Watertown, SD, for approximately 6 months before establishing... Sturgis, South Dakota Elmer Preszler 1932 — 2023 Elmer M. Preszler, 91, died peacefully at home in Sturgis, SD, on Oct. 12, 2023. Visitation will be from 5 -7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, Kinkade Funeral Chapel, Sturgis. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, Grace Lutheran Church, Sturgis. Born March 31, 1932, in Bowdle, SD, to Helmuth and Rose (Himmerich) Preszler, he grew up on a farm near Roscoe, SD, where he attended country school. When he was 12, the family moved to Roscoe; he graduated in 1950. In 1954, he graduated from Northern State Teachers College, Aberdeen. Later, he earned a graduate degree in Counseling and Secondary School Administration. Elmer fell in love with Alma Delzer when she was a... Hot Springs, South Dakota Carl Maximilian Riehl 1926 — 2023 Carl M. Riehl, 97, passed away from his earthly life on Friday, August 25, 2023 at the South Dakota State Veterans Home, Hot Springs, SD, where he resided for the past nine years. Carl was born in the sixth month, on the sixth day, in the year Nineteen Twenty-Six (06-06-1926) to Maximilian and Clementina (Loeb) Riehl at their home six miles southeast of Brisbane, ND. He attended Catholic Church at St. Gertrude's, Raleigh, ND, country school at Two-Mile School, and high school in Leith, ND, and Carson, ND. During Carl's senior year in high school, he helped his Dad with farm work until he was drafted into the US Army at the age of 18, in 1945. He completed his basic training at Camp... Piedmont, South Dakota Rev. Willard Leonard Olsen 1932 — 2023 Garretson, South Dakota Linda Jean Enright 1949 — 2023 Linda Jean Enright of Garretson, SD passed away peacefully at the Dougherty House in Sioux Falls, SD on May 30th. Born on March 19, 1949 to Gill and Myrna Florke, Linda grew up in Cherokee, Iowa. On August 14, 1970 she was married to Thomas Enright. They moved to Brookings in 1978 and raised their family there, eventually leaving for Colorado in 2000. Tom and Linda eventually moved to Tuscon, AZ in 2008 and remained there until 2010 when Tom passed. At that time Linda moved back to SD to be near her children and grandchildren. Linda was a shining light in the lives of so many people. Her spitfire personality, love of golf, and the adoration of her children and grandchildren are... Mesa, Arizona Marlyn "Morey" Murphy 1928 — 2023 Sturgis, South Dakota Dr. John Allen Helgeland 1940 — 2023 Dr. John Helgeland, Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, 82, died in Hospice Care at Monument Health Sturgis Care Center in Sturgis, SD on Monday May 8, 2023. His death occurred after a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer's disease. John was born on October 22, 1940 and the only child of beloved parents, Sander and Annette Helgeland. He spent most of his growing up years in Charles City and Decorah, IA. He graduated Decorah High School in 1958 and moved on to Luther College in Decorah for his undergraduate studies and earned a B.A. in 1962 with a major in Greek and minors in Latin and Philosophy. He attended Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul MN and earned a Masters in... Sturgis, South Dakota Alma Carthel Smith 1975 — 2023 Alma Carthel Smith, 66, of Sturgis, South Dakota, formerly of Miles City, MT, passed away peacefully at her home, following a short illness, on April 13, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. Alma was born on February 17, 1957, in Butte, Montana to Harold "Bud" and Joanne (Kuykendall) Eatherton. At the time she joined siblings, Linda and Glenda and, later on, Bobby, Billy, Pat, Alta, Tina, Galen, and CJ (Junior) came along. The growing family moved from Montana to St. Onge, SD. Alma met and married Pat Yauney in New Castle, WY. To this union two wonderful daughters were born, Kristina and Kandice. Working for the railroad the two moved a few times and eventually moved to Miles... Lead, South Dakota Paul Michael Parker 1956 — 2023 Paul Michael Parker, born May 22, 1956, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2023 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Paul had a love for baseball, the outdoors, hiking, and traveling. He and his wife, Brenda, would take walks and go on hikes with their beloved dog, Kona. Paul also enjoyed treasure hunting at antique shops. Whenever possible, Paul would travel with his children, grandchildren, or other family members to various destinations around the country. He may be gone, but will never be forgotten by family, friends, and coworkers. Paul will forever remain in the hearts of many. Paul is preceded in death by his parents, Paul Parker and Bessie DeVaney. Paul is survived by... Spearfish, South Dakota Carol Lynn Coleman 1941 — 2023 Carol Lynn Coleman, 81, of Spearfish, SD, died on February 21, 2023 in Minneapolis, MN. Carol Lynn Coleman was born October 3, 1941 at Seneca, SD, to Clifford and Marjorie Coleman. She graduated from Faulkton High School in 1959 and went on to attend cosmetology school. After, she moved to Dupree, SD, where she went to work at her Aunt Ann Coleman's hair salon. She soon met and married Ronald Lee Longbrake. Together, they had three children: Ronda, Robbi, and Guy. They moved to Eagle Butte, SD, and opened their own in-home hair salon. Education was always important to Carol Lynn; she continued her schooling at Northern State University and graduated in 1976 with a BA in... Sedona, Arizona Robert Michael Weir, M.D., M.B.A. 1943 — 2023 Robert Michael Weir, M.D, M.B.A., lived a life dedicated to service, family, friendship and adventure. A beloved husband, uncle, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, he is survived by one granddaughter, Amelia Rose, two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachel, his wife Julianne, four siblings, John and his wife Debbie, Margie, Joan and Kay, sister-in-law Brennan Rash, two Rotary children Paige and EiJi, five nephews and their families, five nieces and their families, and many many dear friends all over the world. For online condolence visit www.kinkadefunerals.com. Sedona, Arizona Robert Michael Weir, MD, MBA 1943 — 2023 Robert Michael Weir, M.D, M.B.A., lived a life dedicated to service, family, friendship and adventure. A beloved husband, uncle, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, he is survived by one granddaughter, Amelia Rose, two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachel, his wife Julianne, four siblings, John and his wife Debbie, Margie, Joan and Kay, sister-in-law Brennan Rash, two Rotary children Paige and EiJi, five nephews and their families, five nieces and their families, and many many dear friends all over the world. Full obituary at https://www.kinkadefunerals.com/obituary/robert-weir. Sedona, Arizona Robert Michael Weir, MD, MBA 1943 — 2023 Robert Michael Weir, M.D, M.B.A., lived a life dedicated to service, family, friendship and adventure. A beloved husband, uncle, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, he is survived by one granddaughter, Amelia Rose, two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachel, his wife Julianne, four siblings, John and his wife Debbie, Margie, Joan and Kay, sister-in-law Brennan Rash, two Rotary children Paige and EiJi, five nephews and their families, five nieces and their families, and many many dear friends all over the world. Full obituary at https://www.kinkadefunerals.com/obituary/robert-weir. Sedona, Arizona Robert Michael Weir 1943 — 2023 Robert Michael Weir, M.D, M.B.A., lived a life dedicated to service, family, friendship and adventure. A beloved husband, uncle, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, he is survived by one granddaughter, Amelia Rose, two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachel, his wife Julianne, four siblings, John and his wife Debbie, Margie, Joan and Kay, sister-in-law Brennan Rash, two Rotary children Paige and EiJi, five nephews and their families, five nieces and their families, and many many dear friends all over the world. Full obituary at https://www.kinkadefunerals.com/obituary/robert-weir. Spearfish, South Dakota Kathy Pellegrino 1952 — 2023 Kathy Lynn Pellegrino (nee Herbst), 70, died peacefully at her home in Spearfish, SD, on Sunday January 1, 2023, after a brief but intense battle with advanced lung cancer. Kathy was born on the military base at Camp Lejeune, NC, as both her parents at the time were in the military. She went on to grow-up in Millbury, MA, and graduated from Holy Name Central Catholic High School in Worcester. Kathy went on to attend Assumption University for a while before beginning her working career. She started out as a switchboard operator for New England Telephone and progressed through various positions including working in the Phone Store and ended-up handling service orders for business... Summerset, South Dakota Patricia Mae Bartholow 1934 — 2022 Patricia "Pat" Mae Bartholow, 88, passed away peacefully at her home in Summerset, South Dakota, with her family by her side. Pat had unwavering faith and looked forward to being greeted lovingly into the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ and loved ones who had gone before her. The Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 2 at 10:00 am at St. Francis of Assisi in Sturgis, SD, with burial at 1 pm at the Black Hills National Cemetery. Pat was born June 7, 1934 to William and Louise (Mentele) Wagner in Salem, SD, the youngest of four children. She grew up in Salem and graduated from St. Mary's High School. She worked at newspaper offices in both Salem and Mitchell. She married Foster (Gus)... Piedmont, South Dakota Alice Sherman 1924 — 2022 Alice Lee Sherman was born in Faith, South Dakota, on April 24, 1924, the daughter of Ray and Mallie (Isaacs) Howie. She attended school in Faith, and graduated from Faith High School in 1941. She attended Black Hills State University (at that time Black Hills Teachers College) and earned a teaching certificate. She taught in several rural schools in Meade County, and while teaching near Piedmont, she met and married Jack Sherman. The couple lived on the Elk Creek ranch where her husband Jack was raised, until moving to Lead in 1952. It was there that they raised their family of four sons and one daughter. In 1962, the family moved to Winner, where Jack was the manager of... Rapid City, SD James Jorgenson 1949 — 2022 James Dennis Jorgenson, age 73, died July 20, 2022, at Fort Meade VA Medical Center in Sturgis, SD. Jim was born March 10, 1949, in Madison, SD, to Otto and Clarice Howe Jorgenson. He lived in Salem until moving to Bridgewater with his parents and two sisters. They lived there for several years before moving back to Salem. He graduated from Salem High School and enlisted in the Navy in December 1967. He served during the Vietnam war on the USS Collette. After returning to the base in San Diego he served as a Sonar Technician. On his return to SD, he worked on the police force in Huron, and then was employed at the VA in Hot Springs and Fort Meade as a med clerk until his retirement.... Sturgis, South Dakota Delmar Fackelman 2022 Delmar "Del" Fackelman, 94, of Sturgis, SD, died Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Funeral services will be Monday, July 25, 2022, 11:00 a.m., at Kinkade Funeral Chapel, Sturgis, SD. Condolences may be sent to www.kinkadefunerals.com. Union City, California Roger Baird 1929 — 2022 Roger Kent Baird passed away at his home on July 14, 2022, at the age of 93, after battling renal cancer. Roger fulfilled his last wishes to see all of his grandchildren, to visit with a few close friends, and to pass on his own terms with his daughters by his side. Roger had a passion for trains, and he played the role of engineer during his life's travels. He began his journey on June 3, 1929, in Aberdeen, SD, with his parents, Kent and Vera Baird. Two years later, he was joined by his only sibling, Virginia ... at least until his brother, Howard, showed up 18 years later. Roger's love of trains began in Aberdeen which was known as the "Hub City of the Dakotas" because four railroads...
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