Alberta Lavonne Anglin, 89, died November 23, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Dee Armstrong Whetsel died peacefully in hospice care with her husband Raleigh by her side. Her death followed 3 years of battling the devastating effects of a brain tumor.

Beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother, Elaine Ruth Brown, 89, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Bonnie Albers passed away peacefully on November 11, at Dougherty Hospice Center in Sioux Falls, three days after her 88th birthday.

George Baity Jr., formerly of Vermillion, died peacefully November 13, 2020, in Aurora-Brule Care & Rehab, White Lake, SD, at the age of 96.

Douglas James Moritz, 71, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away suddenly at his home on October 18, 2020.

Daniel Heine, 74 of Vermillion, SD passed away November 15, 2020 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Alberta M. Pearson, age 86, of Viborg, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg.

Duane L. Brunick, 90, formerly of Vermillion, SD passed away Tuesday, November 10 at the Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.

William J. “Bill” Mckinney, 88, of Vermillion, SD formerly of White City, KS passed away peacefully at his home on November 9, 2020.

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Thomas Ostermyer, 71, of Burbank, SD, passed away on Tuesday, November 3 at the Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.

Jo Anne (Thorson) Turner, 86 of Elk Point, SD passed away on October 25, 2020 at St. Lukes Medical Center, Sioux City, IA.

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Robert Wood, 80, of Vermillion, SD passed away Monday at his residence with his family by his side.

James Lynn Cowles, age 79, of Yankton passed peacefully on Saturday, October 10th 2020, surrounded by his family.

James Harkness, 49, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, October 11 at his home.

Clyde F. Watts died peacefully on October 7, 2020 in Vermillion, South Dakota at the age of 96. He was born to William and Rossa Watts June 7, 1924 in Stanton, NE.

Henry Alois Kronaizl, 91, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, October 4, at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg, SD after a brief illness.

Neva Marie Morgen, 73, of Platte, SD, formerly of Wakonda, SD passed away peacefully on September 25, 2020 surrounded by her three daughters and her sister.

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…

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.