June Willard (Adams) Armstrong, 95, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 13, 2019 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center in Vermillion, SD.

Florence “Flo” Sadie Lee, 94, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Vermillion, SD, passed away on 26 September, 2019, with family members at her side. Born December 3, 1924 in Vermillion, she is predeceased by her late husband of 61 loving years, Dean Hubert Lee. She and Dean married shortly afte…

Steve O’Neal, 80, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, September 22 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

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.

Guy Douglas Button, of Vermillion, SD finished life’s 18 holes and headed to heaven’s 19th hole Sunday, September 15th 2019 after a long battle with cancer.

Wendell Ballinger, age 50, died suddenly Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in Vermillion, SD. Memorial services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14, at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, Canton, SD. Family will greet visitors one hour prior to the service. The family request you wear red t…

Bryan Lee Walker was born in Gary, Indiana October 5, 1943 and passed away in West Des Moines, Iowa early Sunday morning, September 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Walker and Evelyn (Klootwyk) Walker.

Martha A. Egan, of Vermillion, South Dakota, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton, South Dakota.

Michael Lorin Anderson, 61, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his residence.

Edwin A. Johnson, 70, was born in Pueblo, Colorado on January 8, 1949 and died on May 3, 2019 in Pocatello, Idaho. Edwin graduated from Yankton High School in 1967. He was known for his athleticism in High School. He received a BA in Sociology from the University of South Dakota in 1972 and …

Dr. Jack Allan Sumner, age 86, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Aug. 23, 2019 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. Born on Feb. 10, 1933 in Des Plaines, Illinois to John and Sylvia Sumner, the new family moved to Arizona in 1938.

Virginia "Ginny" (Burrell) Erickson, 68, of Elk Point, South Dakota passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at her home, surrounded by loved ones, after a brief fight with brain cancer.

Blanche Marie Ashmore, 93, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Aug. 11, 2019 at a nursing home in Omaha, NE. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Bro…

Funeral services for Cathy Zeman, 63, of Vermillion, formerly of Chamberlain, will be held Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the United Church of Christ in Chamberlain with burial in the Riverview Cemetery in Chamberlain. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hickey Funeral Home …

Gloria Poling Woodard passed away peacefully in her sleep and went to be with her beloved Jesus and her parents, with her beloved son by her side on July 28, 2019. She was five days short of her 85th birthday. Gloria was born on Aug. 3, 1934, to Maudie and Emery Poling in Omaha, Nebraska. Sh…

Lola Alice Halverson, 88, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully on Aug. 10, 2019 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center surrounded by family.

Glennis Arlene Hood Stewart was called home by God on Aug. 6, 2019 after 93 years of serving others – her family, her patients, her friends and strangers. She is finally reunited with her parents, Elmira (Nelson) and John Hood; husband, Jack Stewart; son, Michael James; sisters, Mary Kathyrn…

Sylvia Aldia Lynch, 88, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at Prairie Estates Care & Rehab. Center in Elk Point.

Mrs. Carla Schlegel of Longwood, Florida, departed this earth on Aug. 5, 2019, at the age of 101.

Jean Ann Meisenholder Arthur, 87, of Winter Springs, Florida went to Heaven Thursday, July 25, 2019 at home surrounded by family.

L’Nora Bylander, 99, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg, SD. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, July 29 at Dalesburg Lutheran Church, rural Vermillion, SD. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Wass Funeral Home, Beresford, SD.

Ernest Schmidt, 85, of Vermillion, SD passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Dorothy “Dodie” Landell, 66, was called home on Saturday, July 20, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.

Dr. Joella F. Jordan Utley, 83, of Campobello, South Carolina, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born Sept. 20, 1935, in Clinton, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Marshall and Faye Fritch Jordan and wife of 44 years to the late Dr. Joe R. Utley.

Lawrence, Kansas -- Born March 27, 1937, to Georgia Mullinex and Robert Grizzell in Great Bend, Kansas. He passed away July 14, 2019 in Lawrence, Kansas. Ken graduated from Claflin High School in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Suzanne Miller on March 30, 1959. He attended Fort …

Harold R. Buchmann, 74, of Vermillion passed away January 29, 2019 at his residence.

Virginia Merrigan Hartmann, 87, of Akron, Iowa, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa.

Clifford Otto Deverell, 70, of Vermillion, died on Friday, July 5, 2019, after a short battle with cancer.

Esther Marie Knutson, 93, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Dr. Quentin G. Oleson, 96, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Ava's House in Sioux Falls, SD. His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 8 at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls, with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Scotland, SD. Visitation begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, July…

Bernell C. “Ole” Peterson, 89, returned to his heavenly home on July 3, 2019 after a valiant battle with cancer. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.

Pamella D. Lowe, age 76, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the UnityPoint Hospice – Taylor House of Des Moines. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of South Sioux City, NE with the Rev. Rex Wentzel officiating. Burial w…

Melanie Bryde, 71, of Vermillion, passed away in the early hours of Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House in Yankton, SD.

Junior Nelson Iverson passed away on June 25, 2019 at the Sanford Health Care Center in Vermillion where he’d been living since April, 2019. A memorial service will be held at Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion, SD, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday July 9, 2019 with burial at Bergen Evergreen Cemetery at a …

Herbert T. Hoover, historian of the Great Plains and Indian-white relations, died on March 21, 2019 in Elk Point. He was 89.

Lorraine C. Brunick, 84, of Sioux Falls, SD formerly of Vermillion, SD passed away Thursday, June 20 at the Ava’s House in Sioux Falls.

Sigrid Nissen, 97, of Vermillion, SD, passed away Wednesday, June 19 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Gladys Erickson Lorenzen was born September 10, 1917 in Sioux City, Iowa to Erick and Alice Erickson, and passed away June 9, 2019. Gladys was raised on a farm north of Vermillion, South Dakota and graduated from Vermillion High School. She attended General Beadle State Teachers College (now…

Roger Archie Erwin Hale, 74, passed away June 6, 2019 at the home he proudly designed and built next to the Vermillion Golf Course in 2009.

Betty L. Conway, 83, formerly of Kimball, SD passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, SD. Memorial Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at Protestant Parish in Kimball. Mount Funeral Home of Kimball is assisting with arrangements.

James Henry Dwyer III, after a courageous three-year battle with cancer, passed away in his sleep at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD in the early morning hours on May 7, 2019.

Carron Jean Radigan, born November 1st, 1951, passed away at 8:30pm on Sunday, June 9th, 2019. She led an amazing life and passed peacefully to her forever home surrounded by her family. Carron worked hard and tirelessly as a Sr. Programmer Analyst in Institutional Research. She was often th…

Jean was born to Jens and Edith Hansen in a rural farm home near Vermillion, SD.  She was baptized as an infant and confirmed as a Christian in St. Peter Lutheran Church, Vermillion, SD on July 4, 1937.  She graduated from the University High School as valedictorian in 1941 then attended the…

Annabelle Severson, 87, of Vermillion, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Grand Living at Lake Lorraine in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Marvin A. Girard, son of Francis & Evelyn (Lambert) Girard, was born December 16, 1951 in Vermillion, SD and passed away at his home on June 5th, 2019 at the age of 67.

Timi Lynn (Hughes) Jongeward, 45, wife of 26 years to Keith Jongeward, passed away September 23rd, 2018 in Tucson AZ.

Geraldine “Gerry” Clark, 90, of Vermillion passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Alcester Care & Rehab. Center in Alcester.

Lowell D. Tanderup, 82, of Vermillion, formerly of Obert, Nebraska, passed away May 23, 2019 at his residence.

Brett T. Nelson, age 49 of Yankton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton. Memorial services will be 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and Onsite Crematory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Ho…

Richard Alden Cutler, 77, of Sioux Falls passed away peacefully on May 8, 2019 after a three-year battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer.

James Dwyer III, 64, of Vermillion, SD passed away Tuesday, May 7 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Memorial services for Brieson Jensen age 25 of Wisner, NE will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cooper Family Community Center in Pilger, NE with Chaplain Zach Brueningsen officiating. Private family interment will be in the Danish Lutheran Cemetery in Gayville, SD..Visi…