Obituaries

William “Bill” DeRouchey

William (Bill) Thomas DeRouchey Sr, 97, died May 9, 2019 in Hemet, California.   Bill was born in Gettysburg, South Dakota, Dec. 28, 1921.  In 1941 he graduated from Gettysburg High School and moved to Long Beach, California with his mother Harriett, and sisters Irene and Stella to join the war effort. He went to work at Douglas Aircraft, where […]

Harold “Pat” Glodt

Harold “Pat” Glodt, 95, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, May 11, 2019 at his home, with his family at his side. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 25 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gettysburg, with Fr. Jerry Kopel officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Gettysburg.  A prayer service will be at 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 […]

Rich Abler

Richard Abler, 57, Hoven, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Bowdle Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 21 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Kevin Doyle, Celebrant. Burial followed at the church cemetery. Richard Gordon Abler, son of Loretta (Hartung) and Virgil Abler, was born May 8, 1962 in Hoven. He was brought up […]

Greg Iversen

Gregory Lynn Iversen, age 68, of Sturgis, SD, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Regional Health Hospice House in Rapid City after a courageous fight with kidney cancer. Greg was born June 25, 1950, in Pierre to Harold “Harley” and Alice (Hagny) Iversen.  Greg spent the early years of his life in Gettysburg, SD.  Then, in 1960, Harley and Alice […]

Arthur C. Quance

Arthur C. Quance, formerly of Gettysburg, SD, died in Colorado on May 7, 2019 at the age of 93.  He was born on Nov. 11, 1925 in Staples, Minnesota to Roy and Jessie (Young) Quance, the fourth living child and first birth his mother had a doctor attend.  The family moved to St. Paul, Minnesota during Arthur’s high school years, […]

Mark Arnold Hepper

Mark Arnold Hepper died peacefully surrounded by his family on May 9, 2019 in Layton, Utah. He had just turned 60 years old.  Mark was born March 21, 1959 to Herbert Arnold and Thelma Norris Hepper in Gettysburg, SD. Mark grew up in rural SD, attended country school and later graduated from Gettysburg High School with the Class of 1977 […]

Gina Keltgen

Gina Mae (Simon) Keltgen, 80, of Mesa, Arizona and formerly of Watertown, SD died May 8, 2019.  Funeral services were held May 10 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown.  Gina was born to Henry and Clara (Wirtz) Simon of Hoven, SD on May 26, 1938. She attended school in Hoven.  She married Darwin Keltgen on June 28, 1954. […]

Harold “Pat” Glodt

Harold “Pat” Glodt, 95, of Gettysburg, died May 11, 2019 at his home. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 25 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gettysburg, with Fr. Jerry Kopel officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Gettysburg.   A prayer service will be at 7  p.m., May 24 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg, with visitation […]

Darwin J. Keltgen

Darwin J. Keltgen, 85 of Mesa, Arizona and formerly of Watertown and Potter County, SD died April 23, 2019 in Mesa.  Funeral service was May 7 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. Darwin John was born on Dec. 19, 1933, to Theodore and Bethel (Morehead) Keltgen on the farm between Lebanon and Hoven, SD. He graduated from Gettysburg, […]

Edward W. Carr

Edward W. Carr, 86, of Agar, SD died May 3, 2019, at the Southridge Nursing Home, Sioux Falls.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on May 10 at the United Methodist Church, Agar, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial will follow in the Onida Cemetery. A prayer service will be 7 p.m., May 9,  with visitation one-hour prior at Luce […]


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