Deloris “Sally“ Sannes, 80, of Vermillion South Dakota passed away Wednesday, April 28 at Sanford Vermillion Hospital. Deloris “Sally “Voudry was born March 9,1941 in Los Angeles California to Clarence and Mae (Delaney) Voudry. She grew up in Vermillion and attended Vermillion public schools…

Lory LaPointe, beloved educator and therapist, died peacefully Saturday, April 24, 2021,

Mary Hieb-Ekstrom, 67, passed away on April 16, 2021. Services celebrating her life are on April 30 and May 1. Attendance is limited to only invited guests.

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Stanley Adolph Kronaizl, 92, of Vermillion, SD passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Vermillion SD after a brief illness.

Maurice Manning was killed in a hit and run accident in Singapore. Son of Dean and Ann Manning.

Opal Marcene (Mincks) Johnson, 94, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center surrounded by her family.

Mary Jane Chesley-Malone, 93, of Yankton, SD passed away Sunday, April 11 at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.

Ricky Lee Ebsen was born Feb. 6, 1962 in Hawarden, Iowa to Wayne and Marjorie (Nelson) Ebsen. He died at his home in Vermillion, South Dakota April 9, 2021 at the age of 59 years.

Patricia “Pat” Abild passed away following an extended illness on April 5, 2021 eight days before her 89th birthday in Mt. Vernon, Washington where she and her husband, Vernon, have resided since 1999. Viewing will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 11:00am -1:30 pm at Hansen Funeral Home fo…

Lyle James Preston, 84, of Burbank South Dakota died April 3, 2021 at his home.

Leona Grace Kokesh, 90, Vermillion, went to be with Jesus on April 1, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.

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Myrtle Hickman, 96, of Vermillion, SD passed away Friday, March 26 at the Sanford Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.

Peggy Jo (Housman) Larsen of Beresford, SD, passed away on March 17, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD after a hard-fought battle with leukemia. A celebration of life will begin 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion, SD with visitation…

Joyce Anne (Phipps) Syme Oursland, 84, of Santa Monica, CA passed away Friday, March 12 at the MD Anderson Cancer Institute in Houston, TX.

On March 12, 2021 Gary Ole Gullickson, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and son passed away from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

Terry L. Nelson, age 76, of Meckling, SD passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 6th in Yankton, SD.

Arvid H. Dills age 90, of Madison and formerly of Brookings, passed away while wintering in Arizona. Visitation will be from 4-6 P.M. on Monday, March, 8, 2021, with a funeral service starting at 6:30 P.M., all at Eidsness Funeral Home in Brookings. The funeral service will be live-streamed …

S. Wilma Lyle OSB, 100, died on February, 21, 2021. A wake service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on February, 24, 2021, and the funeral Mass will be celebrated on February, 25, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., both in Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the monastery cemetery. Wintz & Ray Fu…

Ron Warren died on February 7,2021. He fought a gallant fight against Alzheimers for 7 years.Preceding Ron in death included his Mother and Father, his grandparents and many beloved aunts and uncles. There is a party going on now in Heaven as they all welcome him Home. Ron left on earth his …

Alyce Ione (Stuen) Christenson was born on March 30, 1934 into a large farm family with nine children in rural Yankton County during the Great Depression. Alyce married Jon (Jack) Randolph Jacobsen in the early 1950s. They started a family of five of their own, moving first from South Dakota…

Stanley Harold Thoms, 59, of Elk Point, SD, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at his residence.

Mariella Catherine Sorensen, age 76, of Vermillion, SD passed away Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at her home after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Ruby Marie Cooper, 93, of Sioux City passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home.

Tom Charles Sailor, 68, passed away peacefully at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, SD, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. A celebration of Life service was held at Big Springs Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alcester Fire Department at 211 E 1st St, Alcester, SD…

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Richard Blake Wearne was born in Bloomfield, NE on November 28, 1944, the son of Richard and Marcella Wearne. On September 4, 1945, Rick was united in marriage to Karen Mayer at Burke, SD and to this union three children were born: Quentin, Marcy and Silkie. He earned a Bachelor of Science d…

Natalie Elaine (Brunick) Johnson, age 93, of Vermillion, South Dakota died peacefully at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on January 23, 2021 after a brief illness.

Helen Agnes Baity, formerly of Vermillion, died peacefully January 20, 2021 at Aurora-Brule Care & Rehab, White Lake, SD at the age of 92.

Larry Mart, 83, of Vermillion, SD passed away Thursday, January 21 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

James Ivan Sample, Jr. of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls from Congestive Heart Failure.

Marjorie Helen (Brown) Kjose, 71, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, January 17th at her home after a long battle with cancer.

Mark Erickson passed away in a tragic motor-vehicle accident on January 15, 2021. Although taken too soon, Mark appreciated the gift of life, embracing the present moment every day.

Patricia Arlene Frazee, 69, of Vermilion, South Dakota passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Vermillion.

Sioux Falls, SD ~ Monte Russell Hartung, age 67, died on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD following a lengthy illness. A celebration of his life will be held this summer. Please go to for more information. In lieu of flowers, please con…

Sarah Virginia Sundleaf, 88, of Elk Point, SD passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her home with her loving family by her side.

Bozeman, MT - Dr. Clarence Roger Herbrandson, 84, died May 9, 2020, at Bozeman, MT, following a two-year battle with cancer.

Danny H. Frazee Sr, 73, of Vermillion, SD passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at his home with his loving wife by his side.

T. Emogene Paulson, of Vermillion, SD died December 28th at Sanford Care Center, at the age of 97.

Terry Glen Cleland went to his heavenly home on December 24, 2020 at the age of 67.

Debra Gagnon-Gillaspie passed away on December 28, 2020 in Kennewick, Washington. She is the daughter of Lucy and Don Gagnon, formally of Vermillion, SD.

Reverend Robert Lazenby Adams, age 91, of Norwalk, Iowa, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 18, 2020 in Norwalk.

Allen James Clark, 64, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at his home.

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Lois Helen Christine Edstrom Boline Anderson, age 94, of St. Paul, MN and former long-time resident of Vermillion, died on Thursday, December 3 after a long illness. Lois is preceded in death by her parents The Rev. Arthur and Ellen (Edlund) Edstrom, husbands Elwood Faulk Boline and The Rev.…

Michael Leonard O’Connor, 73, of Vermillion, S.D., passed away on Dec. 7, 2020 at Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. with his wife and daughter by his side. After a year-long battle with liver cancer, Mike received the successful liver transplant he had long awaited. Although his body final…

Howard John Melstad, 94 of Sioux Falls, South Dakota died, December 13, 2020 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. Memorial Services for Howard will be 10:00 AM Friday, December 18, 2020 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church with Rev. Tim Selbo officiating. Burial will be in the Lake Preston Cemetery.…

Marjean Ann (Waltner) Barta, 83 of Vermillion, SD went to be with her Lord God on Monday December 7, 2020 surrounded by her family in prayer. Visitation will be from 5-7PM Thursday December 10 followed by a prayer service and rosary at 7 PM at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion, SD. A C…

Esther Lorraine Hybertson, 89, died December 7, 2020 at the Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home. Esther was born November 26, 1931 in Yankton, SD to Ina and Charles Duncan.

Raymond Paul Hall, 94, of rural Burbank passed away, comfortably, at the Vermillion Care Center on December 6, 2020. Family was with him in his final hours.

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Edith Dean Beacom, 102, of Vermillion, SD passed away Saturday, December 5 at the Avas House in Sioux Falls, SD after sustaining an injury at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center where she resided.

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Kavin M Fisher, son of Henrietta M (McClure) and Dr. Joseph T. Fisher, suddenly passed away on November 27, 2020 Sanford Vermillion Hospital in Vermillion, SD 18 days shy of his 65th birthday. Kavin was a great person to lean on when you needed help; no matter family or friend, he would be there.

John Allen Fulk of Vermillion S.D. passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 26, 2020. John was born to Roy and Georgia Fulk on March 14, 1940 in Oakley, IL.

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Marjorie Alice (Jacobsen) Berke, 91, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in Austin, MN. She was born September 29, 1929 in Yankton, SD, to Alice (Petran) Jacobsen and Randolph C. Jacobsen. Marge lived most of her life in Yankton and Vermillion, SD. In recent years she resided in Des …