Obituaries

Donald Kunstle

Donald Karl Kunstle, 92, of Gettysburg, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 12 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor David Otten presiding. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the Pembroke Cemetery, rural Gettysburg.  Don was born on Feb. 13, 1927 at his family’s farm home located […]

Fay E. Bice

Fay E. Bice, 93, died Sept. 6, 2019 at Regional Health Hospice House in the Black Hills.  She was born Aug. 26, 1926 to Ben and Alma Sloat in Potter County, SD. She graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1943 and attended Dakota Wesleyan University to earn a teaching certificate. She taught school for one year in Chamberlain. She married […]

Dennis Lenz

Dennis Roy Lenz, 71, of Gettysburg, died Sept. 2, 2019 at his home.  Funeral Mass was held Sept. 6 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gettysburg, with Fr. Jerry Kopel presiding. Burial followed in the church cemetery.  Dennis Roy Lenz was born June 6, 1948 in Gettysburg, SD to Roy and Lorraine (Heck) Lenz. He attended school in Gettysburg, graduating from […]

Matthew Hagny

Matthew P. Hagny, 50, of Wichita, KS and formerly of Gettysburg, SD died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 near Boulder, CO while rock climbing.  Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 31 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gettysburg with Pastor David Otten presiding. Burial followed in the Gettysburg Cemetery, Gettysburg.  Matthew Philip Hagny was born May 31, 1969, son of Philip and Gladys (Walde) […]

Shirley D. Fahrni

Funeral services for Shirley D. Fahrni, 72, Aberdeen, SD, are 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Aberdeen First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Mike Waldrop officiating.  Burial at Riverside Cemetery. Shirley died Sunday, Aug. 25, at her home in Aberdeen. Visitation is 3-7 pm, Friday, with family present from 5-7 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at […]

Vivian Roseland

Vivian Roseland, 93, of Seneca, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at Faulkton Senior Living.  Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 19 at the United Church of Faulkton, Faulkton, with Pastor Thomas Sumers presiding.  Burial followed in the Oakland Cemetery, Seneca.   Vivian was born Sept. 7, 1925 to Leonard and Francis (Lemler) Starks. Leonard had homesteaded their place in the […]

Dorothy Virginia Roseland

The last of the Hobbits has returned to her final resting place in the Shire where she has been reunited with those whom she has dearly missed.  We who are left behind feel the loss of her presence, but rejoice that she is no longer in pain.  Dorothy died on Aug. 10, 2019, at the age of 89. Dorothy Virginia […]

Kermit J. Hinkel

Kermit J. Hinkel, 85 of Gettysburg died Aug. 10, 2019 at the Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.  Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m., Sept. 21 at the German Zion Cemetery, Tolstoy with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding.   Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Kermit’s arrangements. 

Michael David Whitehead

Michael David Whitehead, 63, of Walsenburg, CO,  died Aug. 1, 2019.  Mike was born April 7, 1956, in Wilmington, Ohio, to Wilmot David and Clara JoAnn (Dettwiller) Whitehead of La Junta.  Mike graduated high school in 1974 from Tilghman High School in Paducah, Kentucky. He attended Southeast Missouri State University, then Yankton College in Yankton, South Dakota where he graduated […]

Cal Stroup

Cal Stroup, 61 of Lompoc, CA, died July 7, 2019, after a three year battle with cancer.  Calvin Theodore Stroup was born June 29, 1958, to David Theodore (“Ted”) Stroup and Shirley Anne (Hoffmann) Stroup at Gettysburg Memorial Hospital. Growing up in Gettysburg, he attended elementary and high school, graduating in 1976. After school, he joined the United States Air […]


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