Clayton I. Hanson, 91, of Meckling, SD passed away Tuesday, November 29 at the Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton, SD.

Helen Hays of Burbank, SD died peacefully on November 24, 2022 in her home surrounded by loved ones.

Sally Jean (Pritchett) Manning, 84, of Vermillion SD, passed away on Friday November 25, 2022, surrounded by her family at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at St. Agnes Catholic Church beginning at 10:30AM. A public visitat…

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.

Thomas Jeffrey Horton, aged 67, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Rev. Gary A. Westgard, age 82, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Mary Minske died peacefully in her sleep in October 2022, in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Robert and Norma Ofstehage in Vermillion, South Dakota, in 1946.

Linda Hoesing, age 63, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022, at her home in Yankton. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, SD with Rev. Bob Lacey officiating. Burial will be in the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery,…

  Funeral services celebrating Carol's life were held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, November 3, 2022 at St. John Lutheran Church in Wagner, with burial in the ZCBJ Cemetery, rural Wagner. Visitation was held 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Wednesday at the Peters Funeral Home in Wagner. Memorial contributions w…

Alfred Darold Ulvog, Jr., 90, of Oriental, North Carolina died on his birthday, October 18, 2022.  Born in Vermillion, South Dakota he served in the Korean conflict then went on to earn a BS degree in Accounting from the University of South Dakota, graduating with honors.  Al had a long, suc…

Joy W. Melby, age 82, of Hawley, MN died peacefully Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Sanford Care Center in Vermillion, SD.

On October 30, 2022, David Wayne Bye, beloved husband, father, papa, and friend, passed away at his home at the age of 70 after lengthy health battle.

David Claude Engebretson passed away peacefully at home, in his sleep the morning of October 28th, 2022.  He is survived by his wife, Nancy Beerman Engebretson, children; Lauri Engebretson Kloepfer (Jack), Jodi Engebretson Powell (Todd), Ellen Engebretson and Johnathan Stein(Chelsea), grandc…

Vermillion, SD and Orono, Maine - Helen Jane Meier, nee Dahlman, 92, passed away peacefully before dawn Sunday, October 23, 2022. In the weeks, days, and hours prior to her passing, she was visited by her extended family.

  • Updated

     Norman Shedd, 83, of Elk Point, SD passed away Saturday, October 22 at the Alcester Care & Rehab Center.

Joseph “Don” Donohoe, 85 of Sioux Falls previously of Vermillion, SD passed away peacefully at Avera Prince of Peace Retirement Community on October 15, 2022. A Funeral Mass will be held on October 21, 2022, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion beginning at 11:00AM. A Visitation will b…

  • Updated

January 7th, 1952 passed away October 10th, 2022

  • Updated

Barbara (Barclay) Kronaizl, 92, of Vermillion, SD, passed away on Friday, October 7 after a brief stay at the Sanford Care Center. 

Michael Wallace Cusick, age 73 of Morgan, Utah passed on to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Michael was born to Joan and Harold Cusick on March 18, 1949 in Vermillion, South Dakota. He was the third of six children. Growing up he spent his younger years working the family f…

     Raymond Dale “Dusty” Passick, Vermillion, SD passed away peacefully at his home on October 3, 2022, at the age of 73. Despite fighting a difficult 8 1/2-year battle with cancer, he refused to let it define him and always lived each day to the fullest. Surrounding him at the time of his …

Rosemarie O'Connor, eldest daughter of Howard and Lucile (Kribell) O'Connor of Vermillion, SD, a graduate of Vermillion High School and USD, passed away peacefully at home in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from complications from Parkinson's disease. She was 76.

Mr. Jonathan Jensen Tosterud, age 47, passed away at his home in Spring Lake on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 surrounded by his family following a courageous five year battle with cancer. He was born in Fargo, North Dakota on January 13, 1975 to Robert and Karen (Lechner) Tosterud.

Virginia Rose Rowlands, 77, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Richard “Dick” Piper, of Centerville, South Dakota, died Sunday, September 18, 2022 at the Centerville Care and Rehab Center where he was residing. Dick was 81.

  • Updated

Maxine F. Rogers, 88, of Vermillion, SD passed away, peacefully at home on September 17, 2022, following a short illness. 

Flower lovers and music lovers everywhere mourn the death of Terri Horner who passed away on September 9th at the Sanford Care Center in Vermillion. She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix and Ruth Van Overscheld, and her husband George Horner, a professor at USD School of Business, …

Leta Mabel Hansen of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on August 29, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, at the age of 83 years old.

Fern E. Knutson, 93, of Vermillion SD passed away peacefully on Saturday September 3, 2022, at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center. Visitation will be held Thursday September 8, 2022, at the Hansen Funeral Home-Vermillion, from 5:00-7:00PM. Funeral service will be Friday, September 9, 2022, a…

Glen Warren Taggart, 56, of Wakonda SD passed away Thursday August 25, 2022, at high noon, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00PM, Sunday October 2, 2022, at the Wakonda Legion Hall.

Dr. Stephen H Dill passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022, less than three weeks after celebrating his 91st birthday with his family.

  • Updated

Mel Larson passed away peacefully on August 23, 2022 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD. Melville Ashley Larson was born January 7, 1922 to George Larson and Ivy (Melville) in Vermillion SD.

Richard (Ric) Henry Rasmussen, 61, of Bozeman, Montana (previously of Vermillion), passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Sunset Manor Avera in Irene, South Dakota after a nine-month battle with brain cancer.Ric, son of Gary and Frances (Horne) Rasmussen, was born March 1, 19…

     Emma Drissen, 78, of Vermillion, SD passed away August 11, 2022, after a brief illness.

Mrs. Maxine Marie Cayce, age 89, died peacefully August 9th, 2022. Maxine was born July 28th, 1933 in Beresford, SD to parents Werter and Karen Christensen. Maxine spent her younger years living on the family farm and riding to school on her horse Tony. She married the love of her life Charl…

  • Updated

The definition of an Irish matriarch:  Stubborn. Sassy. Didn’t take guff from anyone. Quick wit. Resilient. Loved.  Leota M. (Owens) Conroy passed away on July 29, 2022 at the age of 93.

Margie Phyllis Stengle was born on May 19, 1923 to Roy and Mary (Nelson) Piersol in Vermillion, SD. She passed away at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton on August 5, 2022, at 99 years young.

Susan Odson, 70, of Vermillion, SD, died Aug.1, 2022, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

  • Updated

Margaret “Babe” Manning, 98, of Vermillion, SD died Monday, August 1 at the Sanford Care Center. Margaret was born June 24, 1924 in Mayfield, SD (Rural Irene, SD). She was the 5th of nine children born to John and Agnes (Healy) Christopher. She graduated Irene High School, Mount Marty Colleg…

Richard Verner Sorensen, 81, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Walter D. Reed, 98, of Vermillion passed away on July 28, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Vermillion on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, beginning at 10:30AM.

Ardiss Serena (Hall) Dwyer, 90, of Vermillion passed away Sunday, July 24 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls after a long illness. Funeral Mass will be held Friday July 29, 2022, at St. Agnes Catholic church in Vermillion. A public visitation will be held the night prior, Thursday,…

Thelma Darlene (Shaw) Raines, age 91 of Vermillion SD, passed away peacefully on July 17th at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center, surrounded by the love of her entire family.

David “Dave” Marlo Winckler, age 65, of Vermillion, SD, passed away at his home, amongst his loving family, on July 14, 2022, after a lengthy illness.

Phyllis L. Bride, 81, of Valentine (formerly of Lincoln), died on July 21, 2022.

David William Adams was born on December 31, 1946 in Hartington, Nebraska, to Iven and Ruth (Eyl) Adams. He graduated from Cedar Catholic High School and attended Norfolk Community College, Norfolk, Nebraska, prior to enlisting in the Army. He served in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Upon returning…

Kenneth John Beringer, passed away on July 20, 2022. A public visitation will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022, at St. Agnes Catholic Church-Vermillion from 5:00-7:00PM with a Rosary beginning at 7:00PM. Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 10:30AM at St. Agnes Catholic church …

Dennis Kingsbury, 69, of Volin, SD passed away on July 14, 2022, at the Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg, SD.

Geri Turner passed away peacefully on July 14th at the age of 82. She was surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kober Funeral Home in Vermillion on Monday, July 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.

Doris Joann Brown, 86, passed away at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center, on July 8, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held at Hansen Funeral Home- Vermillion, July 12, 2022, at 10:30 AM. A committal service will follow at Bluffview Cemetery immediately following the service. 

  • Updated

David Lee Struckman-Johnson, 73, of Vermillion, SD died as the result of a car accident near Pickstown, SD on July 5, 2022.

Harry Lynn Scholten, 79, of Vermillion, SD, passed away peacefully in his home on June 7th, 2022.

Philip (Skip) Johnson passed away on June 27, 2022, at the age of 76. A Celebration of Life will be held at Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, rural Vermillion on Friday July 1, 2022, at 1:00PM.

     Norma Jean “Jeani” Peterson, 91, passed away Wednesday, June 15 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.  No services will be planned, the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion is handling the arrangements.