Justin Timothy Montagne, 27, of Vermillion, SD, died as the result of injuries from an auto accident on September 20, 2020. A visitation will be held Wednesday, September 23 from 6-7 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m. at St Peter’s Catholic Church in Jefferson, SD. The funeral will be September 2…

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Richard Arlen (Dick) Brown, 85, of Vermillion, South Dakota, passed away at his home on Monday September 14 after a brief, brave battle with cancer surrounded by his loving wife, his 3 children, and his sister-in-law.

Christopher Michel Mancini passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 10, 2020 in Vermillion South Dakota. Chris was born in Thousand Oaks California in early December of 1962, last child of the Henry and Phyllis Mancini Clan. Being the baby of the family he was treated with care but s…

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Eleanor Munger, 99, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Vermillion, South Dakota, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s in Sioux City.

Leon E. Frahm, 92, of Vermilion, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2020, with his daughters by his side.

Albert S Aguirre, 40, left this world unexpectedly at his home on September 8, 2020. Leaving so many broken hearts with his passing. Wu-Tang Clan is most upset by this news, as Albert was their biggest, most loyal fan.

Melvin Walter Thomas was born February 9, 1948, to Roger and Arlue Nix Thomas in Vermillion, SD. He was the third of seven children, having five brothers and one sister. His father was a Methodist minister, prompting the family to live in small towns throughout South Dakota. Mel attended Ale…

Wilber E. Brown, 73, of Burbank, SD passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, September 4, 2020.

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Darlene Lovejoy, 79, of Wakonda, SD passed away Monday, September 7 at the Bethesda Inn apartments in Beresford, SD.

Known for frequent moves in her life, Kathie Schreiner Maloney made her final move to her heavenly home on Sept 3rd, 2020 from Sanford Hospital in Vermillion, SD, where she died of complications from a stroke she suffered 6 years prior.

MADISON, WISCONSIN - Lee Francis Blanchard, of Madison, Wisconsin, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at Meriter Hospital. He was just one week away from his 77th birthday. But ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, took him too soon.

Richard P. “Dick” Hoy, 89, of Spokane Valley passed away on August 15, 2020. He was born on January 18, 1931 to Carl B. and Hazel (Bergeson) Hoy in Sioux City, Iowa. Dick graduated from Vermillion, South Dakota High School in 1949. He attended the University of South Dakota where he was a me…

Larry Delaney, 73, of Meckling, SD passed away Sunday, August 30 at his residence with his family by his side.

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Janet Cathleen Hollingsworth, 82 of Green Valley, Arizona, died Wednesday, Aug 26th 2020 after a short battle with MDS.

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Fred Allen Savoie, 72, of Vermillion, South Dakota, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls as a result of Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Markus Alan Logterman, an avid basketball and outdoors enthusiast, sadly passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020, after a very brief but tough fight with pancreatic cancer. Although brief in time, he faced it with the courage and grace that inspired all who knew him.

LaVonne (Heier) Jepsen, 89, passed away Sunday, August 23rd at Sister James Nursing Home, where she had resided the past few years.

Alice Virginia Peterson was born January 17, 1922 in Vermillion, South Dakota to Jess E. and Effie (Warnock) Davis. She died August 19, 2020 at the Centerville Care & Rehab Center surrounded by her family at the age of 98 years, seven months and two days.

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Jonathan Henry Schafer, 59, of Signal Mountain died in Signal Mountain, TN on August 18, 2020, when his motorcycle went off the road and down into a rocky creek bed. Jonathan was born and raised in Vermillion, SD. He has also lived in California, Washington DC, Texas, Missouri, Wisconsin, an…

Karen Renae Tosterud was welcomed into the arms of our Savior August 6th at her home in Bellaire, Michigan after a brief struggle with cancer. Family circled her bed.

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Frances Bolton Moore passed away peacefully on August 8,2020 in Vermillion, SD. She was born January 17, 1924, the second child and eldest daughter to Vera and Andrew Bolton in Monona County, Iowa. She attended school in Dunlap, Iowa, graduating in 1941. One of her classmates was Raymond Har…

Gloria Louise Jensen Henriksen was born at Volin, SD on June 22, 1933 to parents Axel and Clara (Nelsen) Jensen and passed away on August 5th after a short battle with cancer.

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Lloyd Otto Rowland was born January 4th, 1939, in Minneapolis, General Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota to Esther Myrtle (Ludtke) and Lloyd Wilbur Rowland. He went to be with the Lord on July 31, 2020 while a resident of the “Ava House” in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Karen Lipp, 84, passed on July 21, 2020.

Ray Mount was born and raised in Vermillion, South Dakota. Some of his early years were spent during the depression about which he described in his book "The Great Depression and Me." He was a WWII veteran, and after discharge, returned to Vermillion where he studied at the University of Sou…

Fern Marie Ostrem, 98, of Centerville, SD passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Centerville Care and Rehab Center.

Dr. Curtis M. Adams, age 69, of Yankton, South Dakota, died unexpectedly with his loving family by his side on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

Patricia Ann Fostvedt-Oxendale, age 65, passed away on July 17th at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Pat was born August 9th 1954 in Canton, South Dakota moving with her family to Vermillion in 1965 where she attended Vermillion public schools, until her graduation in 1972. After high sc…

Tatiana Vladimirovna Fedotova, 77, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

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Mary Ruth Armstrong, 89, of Vermillion, SD passed away peacefully on July 13, 2020.

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Grace Manwaring Gregg passed away on July 12, 2020, at the Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, South Dakota. Grace was born August 29, 1923, in Uintah County, Vernal, Utah, the daughter of Ivy Lena Gardiner and Enoch LaVell Manwaring. Grace was an active member of the Church of Jesus C…

Deborah Kay Bernard, 64, passed away on July 8, 2020 in Bellevue, NE. She was born on July 3, 1956, in Yankton, SD, to Gerald and Helen Bernard, the fifth child in a family of ten. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Philip.

John Scot Johnson, 60, of Vermillion, SD passed away Saturday, July 4 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Clement “Clem” Powers, 94, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

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Robert (Bob) Allen Berntson, age 77 of Vermillion, SD passed away on July 2nd 2020, at the Doughtry Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD with his children Alicia and Vaughn by his side. Bob was diagnosed with MDS just a few weeks prior to his death.

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Elizabeth Fern Fiedler, age 93 of Yankton, South Dakota, died on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, South Dakota.

Marlene Frances Hanson, 81, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Gayville, SD passed away on Wednesday, June 24, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls.

Allen Dale Johnson was born June 18, 1932, to Clarence and Viola (Ola Turner) Johnson in Harmony, Minnesota. He was the fifth of 8 children. Allen attended grade school and high school in Harmony and then served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, serving his country a…

Gerald Frederick Nygaard, 79, of Vermillion, SD passed away Friday, June 19 at his residence. Private memorial services will be held.

Dorothy Horton, 97, of Elk Point S. Dak., passed away October 28, 2019 at Bethesda Care Center in Beresford, South Dakota. Due to Covid Virus restrictions private family graveside service will be held May 23, 2020.

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Michael David Sealey, 73, passed away May 31, 2020 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center in Vermillion SD. He was born December 25, 1946, the son of John and Agnes (Roberts) Sealey and grew up on the family farm near Meckling SD. After graduating from Meckling High, he attended SDSU. He then…

James "Jim" Wilson, formerly of Sibley, IA and Vermillion, SD, passed away peacefully at the age of 80 on May 6, 2020 at his home in Fredericksburg, TX. He grew up in Sibley, IA & moved to Vermillion in the early 1970's. He drove truck for several years and worked in the Pressure Washer …

Larry Ray Ireland, son of Kenneth and Viola (Rames) Ireland was born February 21, 1946 in Scotland, SD. Larry grew up on the family farm, attended one-room Bon Homme County School and was a member of the United Methodist Church. In high school he was named to first team All-State honors in f…

Charles (Chuck)Lavely, age 71, of Obert, Nebraska, passed away peacefully of natural causes at 8:56 a.m. at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Alvina Johnson, 85, of Vermillion passed away Tuesday, May 12 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Marjorie M. (Hilker) Macy, born 3/19/1922, passed over to her Heavenly Home Monday, May 11, 2020.

Carol Ann (Kuebler)Runyon, 73 of Vermillion, SD, passed away Wednesday, May 6 at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital.

Adeline Isaacson, 82, of Vermillion, SD passed away Friday, May 8 at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital as a result of heart failure.

Patricia Joan Knutson was born February 20, 1949 in Vermillion, SD to Palmer and Stella (Knudson) Knutson. She attended Wakonda School and graduated in 1967.

Darold Lorenz Hawley, 78, Bakersfield, CA passed away in Friday May 1, 2020.

Leona (Seeba) Druin, age 83, of rural Volin South Dakota, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 4, 2020 after suffering from heart failure.