Obituaries

County road and bridge meeting held

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Chairman Zweber call the October 15, 2021 meeting to order.  Present: Everson, Frost, Hagny and Tanner.  PUBLIC MEETING BROSZ ENGINEERING DEREK MCTIGHE –  FIVE YEAR ROAD & BRIDGE PLAN Brosz Engineering, Derek McTighe went over the 5-year road and bridge plan. Duane Siebrasse discussed the Forest City bridge replacement.  It was explained that this is a State and Federal project. […]

Melvin Heck

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Nov. 3, 1928 – Oct. 10, 2021

Melvin William Heck, 92, of Kerrville, TX died Oct, 10, 2021 following a short illness. A funeral Mass will be held Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Notre Dame Catholic Church in Kerrville.  Melvin (Mel) was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Harold, South Dakota, to Pauline (Kursave) and William Heck. Melvin’s formal education began in a one-room country school-house […]

Doris Weischedel

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May 7, 1928 – Oct. 6, 2021

Doris Jean Kennedy Weischedel, 93, of Gettys- burg, died Oct. 6, 2021 at the Avera Oahe Manor after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral services were held Oct. 11 at the United Meth- odist Church, Onida, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial followed in the Onida Cemetery Doris Jean Kennedy was born on May 7, 1928 in Sully County to […]

Isabelle Beckler

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March 10, 1934 – Sept. 21, 2021

Isabelle Beckler, 87, of Seneca, died Sept. 21, 2021, at Faulkton Senior Living. A funeral Mass was held Sept. 25 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Faulkton, with Father Randy Phillips presiding. Burial followed in St. Boniface Cemetery, Seneca. Isabelle Keller was born March 10, 1934 near Linton, ND to Bernard and Margaret (Feist) Keller. Her family moved to a […]

Gloria Woitte

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March 28, 1925 – Oct. 3, 2021

Gloria Alvina (Hetterle) Woitte, 96, of New Ulm, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at her home at the Wood- stone Senior Living Com- munity in New Ulm. Her funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 11, at the Cambria Presbyterian Church in Cambria with Pastor Penny Johnson offi- ciating, and burial followed in the Cambria Cemetery. Gloria was born March 28, […]

Shirley Springer

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March 5, 1947 - Sept. 29, 2021

Shirley Springer, 74, Carpio, ND died Sept. 29, 2021 in a Minot hospital. Shirley Louise Ondricek was born on March 5, 1947, a daughter of Dennis and Elsie (Anderson) Ondricek in Hoven, SD. She was raised and educated in South Dakota, graduated from Doland High School in 1965. She attended college, earned a Lab Tech certificate,  then worked for Rice […]

Cindy Zweber

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April 9, 1957 - Sept. 26, 2021

Cindy Zweber, 64, of Gettysburg, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.  A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Gettysburg City Park Picnic Shelter with Pastor David Otten presiding. Burial will take a place in the Gettysburg Cemetery at a later date.  Cynthia Lee Spicer was born […]

Carol Quance

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April 25, 1924 - Sept. 16, 2021

Carol Marie Magnuson was born in Ortonville Township, Big Stone County, Minnesota on April 25, 1924 to Alex Leonard Magnuson and Ruth Hannah (Sorensen) Magnuson.  Big sister, Bernice, rounded out the little family. Carol graduated from Ortonville High School, and continued her education at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She married Arthur Quance in May 1950, and had two children, […]

Joy B. Scheller

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Sept. 14, 1949 - Sept. 28, 2021

Joy B. Scheller, 72, of Faulkton, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 at Faulkton Area Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 4, at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial followed in the Gettysburg Cemetery.  Joy B. Scheller was born Sept. 14, 1949 in Gettysburg, SD to Curtis and Elda G. (Van Bockel) Scheller. She […]

Steve Sheldon

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Sept. 29, 1947 - Sept. 22, 2021

Stephen Gregory Sheldon of Gettysburg and Richmond Lake South Dakota, age 73, died suddenly on the afternoon of Sept. 22, 2021, with his wife Pam at his side at Sanford Medical Center, Aberdeen. A Memorial Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Gettysburg VFW and American Legion will be holding a ceremony honoring Steve […]


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