Obituaries

Dean Nauman

Dean Sheplee Nauman, 99, formerly of Rapid City, SD, died April 3, 2019.  Dean was born Sept. 13, 1919, in Gettysburg, SD, to Ralph and Charlotte Nauman. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD, also studying at the University of Iowa and the Chicago Art Institute. He taught art at Wesleyan until he […]

Adella Hericks

Adella M. Hericks, 94, Denver, CO and originally of Hoven, SD, died April 17, 2019 at Faulkton Senior Living, Faulkton, SD. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., May 7, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Kevin Doyle, Celebrant. Burial follows at the Church Cemetery. Survivors include 42 nieces and nephews.  Services are in care of […]

Sid Magness

Sidney Lee Magness, 83, died April 26, 2019 at his home in Utah.  He was born in Newark, Arkansas on May 12, 1935 and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Sid was a Korean War Veteran who served two years in the army as a radio technician. After leaving the army he became a plumber and pipefitter. He worked on the building […]

Jerome Hageman

Jerome Hageman, 84, Hoven, died Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Bowdle Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, April 23 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Kevin Doyle, Celebrant. Interment, with military graveside rites by the Hoven Legion Post, followed at the Church Cemetery.  Jerome Hageman, son of Margaret (Baus) and Albert F. Hageman, was born […]

Blodwyn VonWald

Blodwyn VonWald, 100, formerly of Pierre, died April 13, 2019 at Westhills Village in Rapid City.  She was born on March 5, 1919 to William and Nora Roseland on a farm near Seneca, SD.  In 1936 Blodwyn graduated from Seneca High School.  She married Maurice VonWald on June 1, 1941, in Faulkton, SD.   The family lived in Gettysburg, SD […]

Helen Paxton

Helen L. Paxton, 82, of Onida, died April 11, 2019.  Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m., Saturday, April 20 at Onida First United Methodist Church with Funeral Services beginning at 11 a.m.  Interment will follow at the Onida Cemetery. Helen Lorraine Tennant was born Nov. 6, 1936 to Donald and Mildred Tennant at home in Rich Valley Township, Sully County, […]

Earl E. King

Earl Eugene “Babe” King, 91, died April 9 in Platte Health Center Avera.   Earl E. King was born on Dec. 25, 1927 to Earl L. and Emma (Martins) King in rural Platte, SD.  His family moved to rural Geddes, SD in 1943.  He graduated from Platte High School in 1945. Earl married Betty M. Phillips on Aug. 10, 1952 […]

Larry Adel

Larry Bickford Adel, 96, of Armour and formerly of Delmont, died at Armour Care and Rehabilitation Center on April 8. Funeral service will be on May 13 at United Methodist Church in Geddes with visitation an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery south of Delmont, SD.  Larry Bickford Adel was born on Dec. 26, […]

Clayton Perman

Celebration of Life Service for Clayton Perman, 90, of Mobridge will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Lowry Pilgrim Community Church. Burial will take place at a later date at Gettysburg Cemetery. Clayton W. Perman died Feb. 21 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital.  Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of arrangements. 

Lucille Bliese

Lucille Bliese, 94, of Gettysburg, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.  Funeral services were Sunday, March 24 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial was in the Gettysburg Cemetery.  Lucille A. Willey was born Aug. 15, 1924 in Forest City, SD to Charles and Anna (Sternhagen) Willey.  The family moved […]


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