John J. Hoffman passed away September 19, 2020 at the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home in Hot Springs, SD, surrounded by family, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83.

Our beautiful “Pooh Bear” Sakara Louise Topp, age 25, of Onida, South Dakota, left this world behind by suicide when her “demons” just became too much for her shattered mind to process, on the afternoon of September 10, 2020.

Funeral services for Sam Artz of Glenns Ferry, ID will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church in Mountain Home.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Nita Colson passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020. Visitation for Nita will be on Thursday, September 10th from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Isburg Funeral Chapel in Pierre, with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 11th at Calva…

Esther Mae Hale, age 90 of Oklahoma City, passed away August 2nd 2020 at her daughter Sheila’s home surrounded by Sheila, two of her granddaughters, and four of her great grandchildren.

Paul Dean Nelson, 73, of Gettysburg, died in a tornado accident north of Miller, SD, Sunday, August 30, 2020, while driving his motor coach.  

Peggy Nauman, 91, of Gettysburg, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Avera Gettysburg Hospital.

Nolan Porter Nuttall, 83, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020.  Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00am, Monday, July 27, 2020 at the Sully County Fairgrounds with Funeral Services beginning at 11:00am.  Interment will follow at the Onida Cemetery.  If you are unable to attend Porter’s service …

Louise F. Buhler, 91, passed away, Saturday, July 18, 2020.  Public visitation will be held 11:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Feigum Funeral Home in Pierre.  Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Onida Cemetery.  You are invited to bring…

Deidi Ann Strickland Bergestuen, M.D., Ph.D., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, after a 8.5 year battle with cancer.

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Joe Poindexter, 78, of Ree Heights, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society in Miller.

Judith “Judi” Hostler, 79, of Blunt, passed away, June 24, 2020. Visitation will be held 11:00am – 3:00pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Feigum Funeral Home. Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Blunt with social distancing prac…

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Carol Marie Shoup went home to Jesus on June 13, 2020, at age 77.  She passed away in hospice at Mary House in Pierre, SD surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Onida. A private funeral mass will be held Wedn…

Graveside services for Mike Currier will be held at the Onida Cemetery on Saturday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m.

Stacy Lynne Small was born on June 23, 1965, in Pierre, South Dakota. and passed away at the age of 45 on June 2, 2020. 

Dennis Kessel, 70, of Gettysburg, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen. 

Clyde Curtiss Schoeck was born on June 17, 1939, in Eureka, South Dakota. In 1960, he graduated from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business education. After graduating, he worked as a high school business teacher by day and a boo…

Private graveside services will be held for Charmaign Aronson, 86, of Chamberlain in the Norwegian Free Lutheran Cemetery at Pukwana, SD. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Karen Mae Griese, 77, of Frederick, Maryland, died on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at The John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD following an 8-year battle with cancer.

Gloria J. Eller, 92, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2020. She was born to Paul and Marie (Jeschke) Stumer on August 22, 1927, at her parents’ farm home near Wood, SD. She attended 8 years of Grade School at Lookout (country) School, followed by 4 years at Wood High School. Because of the …

Gale Brink, 82, of Pierre, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Highmore Healthcare. Graveside Services were held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Blunt.

Eugene Oliver Kreitman, 84, of Pierre, died on Friday, May 8th at his home in Pierre.  A private family memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, May 16th at Faith Lutheran Church in Pierre with inurnment to follow at Riverside Cemetery in Pierre.  The memorial service will be li…

Joseph “Joe” Pitlick, 79, of Pierre, SD, died Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Avera Maryhouse in Pierre.

A devoted mother, sister and Air Force wife, Joanne Mary Yackley Brownell left us on February 20, 2020 at the age of 87. She was born May 28, 1933 in South Dakota where she lived on a farm 3 miles from Onida until she graduated from High School.

Myrtle Lorraine (Hauge) Ham, 90, of Sioux Falls departed to meet her maker on April 21, 2020. Myrtle took her last breath, due to congestive heart failure, at Sanford Hospital with her three children by her side.

Dennis Wagner, 69, of Onida, South Dakota, passed away April 25, 2020 at home.  Services will be broadcast live at 11:00 a.m. (CST) at with burial following in the Onida Cemetery.  Pastor Jeff Adel will officiate.

Travis J. Karst, 39, of Hoven, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Avera Gettysburg Hospital. A private funeral mass with immediate family was held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven with Fr. Darin Schmidt presiding. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Philip Warn Hagny, 92, of Gettysburg, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at his home on the farm. A private funeral with immediate family was held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor David Otten presiding. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery with military honors.

Bob Shoup, 65, of Pierre passed away into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 19, 2020, at Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls with his family at his side following an 11 year battle with cancer. 

On April 11, 2020, Ben Handcock’s pain subsided, his foe was conquered, his spirit was lifted, and he was embraced by his Lord. Grandpa Ben/Mr. Wheat went Home.

Sheldon Pete Reding, 75, of Harrold, passed away March 30, 2020 in his home surrounded by his family.

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Calista Nystrom, 95, of Gettysburg, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.

Surrounded by her family, Barb Rilling was lifted up in prayer on March 29, 2020. Waiting for her at Heaven’s gates were her husband Maynard; her parents, John and Florence Zebroski; brothers: Ray, Jim, Dick, Phil, John and Jerry; grandson Brandon and many extended family members and close friends.

Patricia “Pat” Ann (Williams) Schlagel passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 23, 2020 at her home in Aberdeen, SD, at the age of 72.

Dale Eide, 58, of Pierre passed away at home on March 20, 2020, after a courageous battle with liver cancer. Due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak the family will hold a memorial service at a later date to honor Dale’s life.

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Terry Ross Shawgo, 70, of Onida, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Prairie Heights Healthcare in Aberdeen.

Betty Poeppel, 91, of Gettysburg, passed away on March 6, 2020 at Avera Gettysburg Hospital.

Dean Hanson, 62, of Gettysburg and Sturgis, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020 at his home in Sturgis.

Maynard Klingbeil, 84, of Onida, passed away February 27, 2020.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00a.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Onida United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Adel officiating.  Visitation will be held an hour prior to his service, from 10:00-11:00a.m.  Burial will…

Steven John Joachim, 62 of Spearfish, SD, passed away on February 21, 2020.

Mike D. Currier, 59, of Sioux Falls, passed away February 23, 2020 at Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls.  A gathering celebrating his life will be held at a later date.  Mike was born November 9, 1960 to Duane and Monita (McKenney) Currier in Onida.  Mike was the eldest of five children.  I…

Elma Jean Silbaugh, 74, of Onida, SD, died Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Pierre.

James Curtis Likness of Pierre, 87, died peacefully at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital early Saturday February 15, 2020. A celebration of his life for a gathering of far flung family and friends will take place in the spring. Online condolences may be written at:

Funeral service for Doug Hyde was held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Walker Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Morrison officiating. Doug Jesse Hyde was born on August 3. 1934 and went to be with his Lord, January 10, 2020. Doug has been a member of the Gillette community for the …

Rebecca Yackley, 85, of Onida, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, Pierre, with family present.

Alita K. Buechler, 94, of Gettysburg, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Avera Gettysburg Hospital surrounded by her family.

Elette Crain, 62, of Blunt, SD passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Paul “Corky” Bergeson, 61, of Pierre, passed away January 10, 2020.  A Memorial Visitation will be held 5:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, at Feigum Funeral Home concluding with a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. A Memorial Celebration of Life will begin at 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 17, at S…

Clifford Carter, 94, of Onida, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at the Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.

Myriam Pauline Williams lngulsrud passed away Thursday evening, December 19, 2019 at the age of 89 years at an assisted living facility in Mesa, Arizona.

On December 14, 2019, we lost this sweet man to his forever home. Although our hearts break to see you go… you were a hero to our families as well as so many others… we know that the Glory that has been revealed to you is what you deserve after a full, amazing life.

Peter Michael ‘Mike’ Eckman age 82 of Ocala, FL passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Advent hospital in Ocala, Florida on Wednesday, December 4. Mike suffered from heart complications, and diabetes. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, January 3, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at 1941 S…