Obituaries

Roger Moore

Aug. 4, 1922 - Sept. 21, 2020

Roger Moore, 98, of Brookings and formerly of Gettysburg, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 at the Brookings Hospital, Brookings, SD. Due to COVID, a private family burial will take place, followed by a Celebration of Life at a later date. Roger Ratliff Moore was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Highmore, SD, to Robert and Sadie (Ratliff) Moore.  He was the […]

Yvonne Fischer

May 28, 1928 - Sept. 8, 2020

Yvonne Claret (Narum) Fischer was born May 28, 1928, at Flom, MN, to Ernest and Edna (Peterson) Narum.  She died peacefully at age 92 on Sept. 8, 2020 at the Estelline Nursing and Care Center, Estelline, SD.  During her school aged years, Yvonne’s family moved to Gary, MN, where she graduated from high school in 1946.  She attended Concordia College, […]

Amy J. Fridley

Aug. 9, 1934 - Sept. 10, 2020

Amy J. Fridley, 86, of Pierre, SD, died Sept. 10, 2020, at the Avera Oahe Manor in Gettysburg, SD. Funeral services were held Sept. 14 at Lutheran Memorial Church in Pierre with interment following at Collins Cemetery in Willow Lake, SD.  Amy Jenola Disrud, daughter of James Edwin and Alma Caroline (Haug) Disrud was born Aug. 9, 1934, in Willow […]

Donna Robbennolt

Dec. 28, 1936 - Aug. 31, 2020

Donna Robbennolt, 83, of Gettysburg, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg. Visitation was held Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with graveside services  at the Catholic Cemetery.  “There’s nothing more important in life than family and friends and there is no job too large to handle, nor one too small not to lend a […]

Nita LaNell Peep

Sept. 6, 1932 - Jan. 13, 2020

Nita LaNell Peep, 87 of Spearfish, South Dakota, died Monday Jan. 13, 2020, at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare.  LaNell was born Sept. 6, 1932, in Brady, Texas, to Leonard and Gertrude Mae Lea (Gary) Batey. She graduated from San Angelo High School.  In the Spring of 1950, she was married to Kenneth C. Mason. LaNell became a widow when Kenneth died […]

Lorrayne Anderson

Feb. 21, 1927 - Aug. 29, 2020

Lorrayne B. Maroney Anderson, age 93, died Aug. 29, 2020 at Los Colinas of Westover Hills in San Antonio, TX. Lorrayne lived in Aberdeen, SD for 25 years until she went to live with her daughter in San Antonio. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 4 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg, with Pastor David Otten officiating. Burial will be in the Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, SD. Lorrayne B. Maroney Anderson was […]

Donna Robbennolt

Dec. 28, 1936 - Aug. 31, 2020

Donna Robbennolt, 83, of Gettysburg, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg. Visitation will from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Graveside services will follow at 2:15 p.m. at Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Keep Hope Local, 127 Hilltop Dr, Gettysburg, SD 57442. Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Donna’s arrangements.

Roman Michael Esser

July 13, 1988 - Aug. 24, 2020

Roman Michael Esser, 32, of Redfield, SD, died Aug. 24, 2020, in Redfield. Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 29 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Redfi eld with the Reverend John Short officiating. Interment followed at St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery in Redfield. Roman Michael Esser was born to Mike and Mary (Cass) Esser on July 13, 1988, in Aberdeen, SD. He attended Redfield Public School, Gettysburg Public School, then obtained his GED in […]

Leon P. Lassanske

Sept. 28, 1938 - Aug. 27, 2020

The funeral service for Leon P. Lassanske, 81, of Aberdeen, SD, was held Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, with Pastor Jordon Andreason officiating. Burial was at Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, SD, with military honors by the Gettysburg American Legion Post 135. Leon died Thursday, Aug. 27, at Bethesda Home of Aberdeen.  Leon P. Lassanske was born Sept. […]

Paul D. Nelson

July 5, 1947 - Aug. 30, 2020

Paul Dean Nelson, 73, of Gettysburg, died in a tornado accident north of Miller, SD, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, while driving his motor coach.    Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Grace Bible Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor Scott Crook presiding. Burial will follow in the Onida Cemetery.  Paul was born July 5, 1947 in Aberdeen, SD […]


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