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Bertha M. Sherman Watson - Rapid City Journal

Monday, May 01, 2017

April 26, 2017, in Checotah.Bertha Sherman Watson was born on Dec. 25, 1931, in Kyle, SD, to William and Victoria (Hunter) Sherman, and was a member of the Oglala-Lakota Indian tribe. She grew up in South Dakota and graduated from high school there. She married Jack Watson in 1959 and they soon moved to Las Vegas where Bertha worked as a costume designer for the Desert Inn stage productions and also for television and movie productions. They eventually moved to Talihina where they operated a cattle ranch for a number of years. After that they lived in Ruidoso, NM, before returning to Checotah 5 years ago. Bertha and Jack were huge fans of the National Finals Rodeo and had personally attended the event for over 50 consecutive years and were PRCA Gold Card members. She was of the Catholic faith.Surviving are her husband, Jack Watson of Checotah; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jamie Berry. She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.Graveside services at 2 p.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery in McAlester, with Tony Hodgson presiding. Get breaking news sent instantly to your inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-fo...

Steven H. Freking - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Le Mars, to Herman "Junior" and Betty Freking. He grew up on a farm near Le Mars and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1977. Following graduation, he attended a community college in South Dakota and then graduated from Iowa State University in 1984 with a degree in aeronautical engineering.Steve Married Micayla Holthe on Oct. 19, 1985, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The couple lived in Wichita, Kansas before moving to Whitewater, Kansas, where they resided for 25 years. They have resided in Skiatook, Oklahoma, for the last year.Steve was a lifelong member of Theta Ki at Iowa State University and of the Knights of Columbus.He enjoyed being with his family, designing airplanes, golfing, watching Iowa State Cyclones, anything free, DQ ice cream with Oreos and Braum's burgers.Steve enjoyed the times spent with family, including brothers, sisters, in-laws, nieces and nephews.He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Micayla, of Walthill, Nebraska; three sons, Joshua (Lori), Adam (Keely) and Alex (Haley), all of Wichita, Kansas; his mother, Betty Freking of Le Mars; 11 sisters and brothers: Mary Kay (Rick) Juhl, of Le Mars, Diane (Rick) Baack of Le Mars, Randy (Lisa) Freking of Le Mars, Christy (Todd) Siders of Castlerock, Colorado, Dale (Lisé) Freking of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, Jeff (Annette) Freking of Kingsl...

Obituary: Sheldon L. Slagel - Twin Falls Times-News

Saturday, April 08, 2017

February 8, 1931 – March 31, 2017BOISE — Sheldon L. Slagel went home to celebrate eternity with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 31, 2017. He was born Feb. 8, 1931 in Burke, South Dakota to Wilbur (Boom) and Verena LaFave Slagel. He was the oldest of eight children.At age 11, the family moved to Eden, Idaho and eventually moved to Gooding, Idaho where he met the love of his life, Mary Umphenour. They were married on July 2, 1949 and would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary this year. Sheldon and Mary moved to Springfield, Missouri where he attended Bible College. He became an ordained minister in 1958 and together they entered the ministry full time for the next 50 years.Knowing that our father, husband, brother, uncle and friend is at last home in Heaven gives us great comfort, peace and joy. At the same time, we also find ourselves grieving and missing him profoundly. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Mary; son Doug (Cherry Ann) Slagel of Honolulu, Hawaii and daughter Deb (Tim) Martens of Eagle, Idaho; grandchildren Cristy (Donnie) Sorrow, Marcus (Joanne) Slagel, Courtney Slagel, Bella Slagel, Adam (Julie) Martens, Nikki (Ryan) Peterson, Gar...

Joyce McShane - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Joyce E. McShane, 73, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Le Mars.Joyce Elaine McShane was born Dec. 31, 1943 in Vermillion, South Dakota to parents Lee and Agnes (Jacob) Paulson.Joyce grew up in Union County, South Dakota. She married Virgil McKee In 1961 and to this union was born her children Eddie and Diane. She married Eugene Wahlstrom in1969 and to this union was born her daughter Tanya. She married Randy Puttman in 1977 and then Donald McShane in 2000.She worked for the Community Program in Le Mars, Mid-Sioux Opportunities in Remsen, Woodbury County Community Action, owned and operated Daisy J’s Janitorial in Phoenix, Arizona, was a certified nurse’s aide in Montana, Iowa and South Dakota, and was a private home health aide in Montana and South Dakota. Joyce retired at age 50 due to an injury she received while working.Her hobbies and interests included cooking, remodeling, traveling, going to “goodie” stores, and being a member of the Isaac Walton League of America.Survivors include her children, Eddie McKee of Hawarden, Diane (Collin) Hoops of Ireton, and Tanya (Rick) Brian of Le Mars; grandchildren...

Marilyn Gail Smothers - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Monday, March 13, 2017

October.Marilyn attended Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. Marilyn worked for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service in Wyoming and South Dakota. In 1968, she and Harry moved their family to Casper in response to a vision to help a small, struggling church. Through hard work and sacrificial giving, this little group of believers would become Highland Park Community Church.Marilyn began her professional career in Casper as an office manager for the anesthesiologists located here. Eventually, she began her own company, Casper Billing Service, which she operated for 30 years. Get tips on free stuff and fun ideas delivered weekly to your inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } Though Marilyn enjoyed researching family history and traveling, her love of Christ and Highland Park Community Church was clearly evident to all who knew her. At Highland, she (and Harry) were youth pastors for 15 years, she was the Wyoming State Youth Pastor for the Church of God, she served on the missions committee, women’s ministry board and lead a Community Group for over 30 years. At the time of her death, Marilyn was leading a weekly group, greeting visitors on Sunday mornings at Highland Park and was the historian of the Wyoming Medical Center Volunteers.Marilyn’s heart was always drawn to the “least of these.” She took numerous missions trips to many countries where she scraped and painted, cleaned floors and toilets, fed ...

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James Goodness

Monday, June 26, 2017

Army. Jim passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Enid. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.Jim was born April 15, 1925 to Cyrus and Mary Goodness in Tyndall, South Dakota. The family moved to Pratt, Kansas where Jim attended elementary, Jr. High, and High School from which he graduated in 1943. He served in the Army from 1943-1945. His service included guard duty at a German prisoner of war camp.Jim attended Phillips University from 1945-1950 majoring in vocal and instrumental music, serving as president of the Phillips Chorus. He sang in a daily broadcast of a Phillips quartet on KCRC, and also served as president of the University chorus and his senior class. He was a member of the Gridiron Club and represented Phillips in vocal music on promotional trips for the University. Jim received his master’s degree in instrumental music in the summer of 1960. It was at Phillips that Jim met and married Betty Covey Goodness on June 17, 1951. Jim started his teaching career in Chetopa, Kansas in the fall of 1950. When he and Betty married, Jim accepted the job of vocal and instrumental music teacher at Waukomis, Oklahoma for six years in order for Betty to complete her master’s degree in Elementary Education at Phillips.In 1957 Jim began teaching instrumental music (band) at Enid’s Longfellow Jr. High, as well as bands at all of Enid’s east side grade schools. He served as minister of music for twenty-seven years at Enid’s Central U...

Betty (Love) Jolovich - Gillette News Record

Monday, March 27, 2017

Paul Sr.; her children, Beverly (Roger) Reinke of Sheridan, Sandra Jolley Love of Sheridan, Matthew L. (Patricia) Love Sr. of Gillette and Janice (Gene) Tenold of Piedmont, South Dakota; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Her request was to be cremated and not have services.Memorials to honor Mrs. Jolovich can be made to Cystic Fibrosis Research Inc., 1731 Embarcadero Road, Suite 210, Palo Alto, CA 94303, or The American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106.Online condolences may be made at kanefuneral.com. Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Kevin Wayne Brix - Quad City Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

Sophia McCune and Colten Thomas; his mother, Beverly Brix of Grand Mound, Iowa; siblings, Kent (Karen) Brix of Grand Mound, Keith (Dawn) Brix of Maquoketa, Kalyn (Tim) Gutormson of South Dakota and Karla (Brian) West of Kansas; nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Brix, and his grandparents.The family will receive relatives and friends 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Visitation will continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at the funeral home. A fire/medic procession will follow to the United Methodist Church, DeWitt, where a service will be 11 a.m. Thursday. Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } Pallbearers will be Ryan Brix, Derek Brix, Jamie Temple, Bob Guy, Paul Hein, Dave Pilger, Josh Roe and Dan Collins.Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.

Kyle Fletcher Burch - Billings Gazette

Monday, March 27, 2017

Billings; step father, Dave Reynolds of Reed Point; brother Zane (Jessica) Burch of Columbus, and their boys, Leo and Ellis; sister Drake Burch of Ekalaka; grandfather, Keith Larson of Spearfish, South Dakota; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and Dave Reynolds’ family.A private service and interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of gifts, please send donations to a mental health agency of your choice.