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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Joyce Carol Orr, 79, passed away peacefully at her home on April, 7th 2020.

Betty Jean Bast, 95, of Vermillion, S.D., entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

William Lynch was preceded in death by Ruth Lynch survived by two children Jayne Johnson and Ron Girard 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and two sisters Kathy Conway and Fab Spenner he was a former teacher and principal Bill was involved in Korkow rodeos part time for 40 years. He w…

Melvin “Mel” John Nielsen lost “the tough man contest” at the age of 92, after surgery for a fractured hip in Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Vernon Michael Merrigan died on April 6, 2020 at Caring Hands assisted living center, in Tucson, AZ of advanced Parkinson’s disease.

John Edwin (“Jack”) Powell was born June 21, 1936 in the Reading, Pennsylvania hospital to Vernon and Theresa (Speece) Powell, and was welcomed home by older brother Robert and sister Ann.

Cal Fickbohm. Sioux Falls, SD, passed away April 17, 2020, at the age of 59.

Douglas Kay Spiegel, 87, of La Grande, OR, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at a local care facility. Interment took place at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Gary G. Bliss, 83 of San Diego, California passed away on March 23, 2020.

Carl “Larry” Edwards, 74, of Vermillion, SD passed away Wednesday, April 8 at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.

Richard Powell Holm, M.D., age 71, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at home under hospice care, surrounded by his family. Visitations and memorial services will be held in the future as soon as public gatherings are permitted. Eidsness Funeral Home of Brookings, South Dakota is assisting …

Ione Cecilia (Reese) Vogel of Vermillion, South Dakota died on her 85th birthday, March 26, 2020 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Geraldine “Jerry” Kjose, 83, of Alcester, SD, died Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD, after a lengthy illness. Due to the COVID-19 related gathering restrictions, Geraldine’s family will hold private services in Alcester, SD with a public memorial service at …

Funeral services for Lawrence “Larry” Roland Brunick, 63, Eudora, Kansas will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora, Kansas. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. Larry passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at LMH Health.

Evelyn M. Johnson, 82, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Vermillion passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

The Reverend Stephen Sylvester Walters went to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 7, 2020. He was 61 years young.

Joseph T. (Tim) O’Connor, 79, of Vermillion, SD passed away Monday, March 2 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Florence Hill, 84, of Vermillion, SD, passed away Sunday, February 23 at the Majestic Bluffs Care Center in Yankton, SD. There are no services planned, the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion is handling the arrangements. HansenFuneralHome.com.

Joyce J. Davis, 85, of Vermillion, SD passed away with her family by her side, Friday, February 21, 2020 at Sanford Vermillion Hospital.

Patrick Glenn Wingen, 70, of Vermillion, SD passed away surrounded by his family on February 16, 2020 after a brief stay at Naples Community Hospital in Florida.

Ronald Jon Rothschadl, 75, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

James Arley Matz, 88, of Vermillion, South Dakota passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2020 at his residence.

Barbara Renee Wigton (Henze), age 55 of Yankton, SD passed away peacefully into eternity on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton after a brief but intense battle with cancer. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direc…

Warren Woodrow Myron, age 95, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Sanford Care Center, Vermillion South Dakota.

Walter Thomas, 63, of Vermillion, SD passed away Saturday, January 11 at his residence after a battle with cancer.

Elk Point- Marcia G. Bright died January 7 at the age of 98. She would have been 99 February 5th.

Frank W. Martz, 90, of Wakonda, SD passed away peacefully at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg, SD, on January 7, 2020 after a short illness.

Franklin F. Orr, 76, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, January 5 at his home with family by his side.

Betty May Grause, 76, of Vermillion, SD passed away Friday, Jan. 3, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.