Obituaries

Nancy Duenwald

Nancy Jane Duenwald, Aberdeen, surrounded by family, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief hospitalization. The daughter of Frances (Sons) and Leo Duenwald, Nancy was born Dec. 4, 1948, at Holy Infant Hospital in Hoven.  Multiply-handicapped, including a severe hearing loss and autism, Nancy was hospitalized much of her first year of life. Since […]

Pamela J. (Stroup) Rose

Pamela J. Rose, 70, of West Bend, Wisconsin, lost her battle with cancer and died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Kathy Hospice with her family at her side. She was born on May 21, 1948, in Gettysburg, South Dakota, the daughter of the late David (Ted) Stroup and Verna Maxine Frazier. She attended schools in Gettysburg and Aberdeen, graduating […]

John C. Eikamp

John Curtis Eikamp, 35, of Scottsdale, AZ and formerly of Gettysburg, SD, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at his home in Scottsdale.  Funeral services were Saturday, March 2 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with the Rev. Jeff Adel presiding.  John Curtis Eikamp was born March 3, 1983 to Barry and Pam (Lake) Eikamp in Gettysburg, SD.  John grew up […]

Raymond Norris

Raymond Elroy Norris, was born on Jan. 18, 1934 near Lebanon, SD, to Victor and Carrie (Crane) Norris. He was the ninth of 10 children.  Ray attended Roy School in Potter County for eight years. Then he moved to Aloha, OR with his parents and two brothers. Two years later, he and his older brother Duane (Bud) convinced their parents […]

Shirley Den Hartog

Shirley L. Den Hartog, 89, of Gettysburg, died Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 11 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial will be in the Gettysburg Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 10 with […]

John C. Eikamp

John Curtis Eikamp, 35, of Scottsdale, AZ and formerly of Gettysburg, SD, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019, at his home in Scottsdale. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, Rev. Jeff Adel presiding. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 […]

Elaine Wagner

 Elaine Wagner of Pierre, SD died Feb. 12, 2019 after a battle with cancer. Elaine was born June 17, 1941, in Lebanon, SD to Melvin and Dorothy (Breitkreutz) Merrill. She grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Agar High School in 1959.  She worked for the South Dakota Department of Transportation for 33 years until her retirement in 1998.  She […]

Sophia Dahlquist

Sophia Rebecca Dahlquist, age 100, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at the Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gettysburg with Pastor David Otten presiding. A prayer service will be 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg. Burial of […]

Gary Kilian

Gary Kilian, 70, of Rapid City died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Gary was born in Hoven Hospital on Sept. 25, 1948 to Leo and June (Beckler) Kilian.  He grew up on a farm with his parents and sister, Linda.  The family moved to Gettysburg when Gary was in second grade.  Gary worked for Gary Bliese Machine Shop until he graduated […]

Shirley McClure

Shirley L. McClure, 81, of Agar, died Jan. 31, 2019 at her home in Agar.  A family service was held on Feb. 4 in Gettysburg, with burial following at the Gettysburg Cemetery.  Shirley’s is survived by her children Vicky (Kirk) Barr of Oakland, NE, Michelle Buol of Mitchell, Shana (Jim) Huls of Lennox, and Seth (DeAnn) McClure of Yankton; eight […]


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