Obituaries

Thelma Hepper

Thelma Hepper, 91, of Gettysburg, SD, died Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 11 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with burial in the Gettysburg Cemetery. A prayer service will be 7 p.m., Monday, June 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, […]

Susan “Suzie” Engel

Susan Catherine Engel was born June 10, 1920 in Jamestown, ND to James and Catherine (Balster) Tobin.  She was one of 12 siblings.  After the loss of her mother during childbirth in 1930, Susan was raised by her grandmother, Mary Tobin, in Sully County. She married Lloyd Archer and to this union a son, James Archer was born.  They lived […]

Lyle Stoner

Lyle Stoner, 90, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Avera Morningside Heights, Marshall, MN. Lyle had been coping with health challenges over a long period of time in his quiet and accepting mannerism. On May 8, 2019, Lyle requested to be baptized, and being so thankful and grateful for such a fulfilling 90 years, he began making preparations […]

Richard Hicks

Richard “Dick” Charles Hicks, 77, of Aberdeen, SD, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. He was a 1960 graduate of Gettysburg High School.  A private family service and inurnment will take place on a later date.  Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home of Aberdeen was in charge of arrangements. 

Gerald W. “Jerry” Frost

Gerald W. “Jerry” Frost, 78, of Gettysburg, SD died on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Gettysburg surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 1 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 […]

Terry Stocker

Terry Stocker, 64, died May 11, 2019 at his home in Rapid City. Terry Ray Stocker was born June 18, 1954 at Huron, SD to Lyle LaVerne and Anna Marie (Jakobsen) Stocker. The family moved to Rapid City where Terry graduated from Rapid City Stevens High School in 1972 before attending North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND. […]

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 […]


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