Mass of Christian Burial for John Kane, 75, longtime Keldron area farmer and rancher, were held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lemmon. Fr. Ron Garry officiated with burial in the Hillside Cemetery at Morristown. John Thomas Kane was born February 13, 1941 in Lemmon to Thomas and Fern (Overton) Kane of Keldron. He grew up on the Main Street of the original town site of Keldron. John enjoyed the many adventures the area had to offer. He attended grade school in Morristown, and was active in 4-H and in Legion Baseball. He graduated in 1959 from Lemmon High. John developed a strong work ethic at a young age which continued throughout his life.
Edward Paul Lind ( 83) of Omak, WA and formerly of Timber Lake passed away Jan. 13, 2017 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. A celebration of his life was held on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Survivors include his wife Sharon (Dikoff ) of Omak. Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and the Okanogan County Crematory of Okanogan are in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary will follow.
Alma Boeding, 95, died at her home in Armour on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Her funeral service was Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Armour. Fr. Cathal Gallagher officiated.
Alma was born July 6, 1921 on the prairie just south of Isabel to Joseph and Mary Gertrude (Wright) Whitehead, the oldest of six children.
Leonard K. Bagola, 54, of Eagle Butte passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 in Eagle Butte.
Funeral services were Monday, January 9, 2017 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte with Mother Mikayla Dunfee presiding. Burial was at St. James’s Episcopal Cemetery at Bear Creek.
Leonard Kevin Bagola was born January 14, 1961 to Nathan and Caroline (Eye) Bagola at Eagle Butte. Leonard spent his childhood in Bear Creek and attended Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Schools. He received his GED and went on to attend United Sioux Tribes College, where he obtained a degree in carpentry.
A graveside service for baby Rylee Ann Bridges of Isabel was held Friday, December 9, 2016 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery at Whitehorse under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Fr. Julian Nix officiated.
Rylee Ann Bridges, daughter of Pelagie Jewett and Wesley Bridges of Isabel, passed away on December 6, 2016 at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, ND, surrounded with love of her parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial for George Keller, 70, of Mobridge was held Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mobridge. Interment was Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
George passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Mobridge Regional Hospital.
Craig Alexander Card, 64, of Belle Fourche passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at his home, after five years of dealing with health issues.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 6 at 10:30 a.m. MT at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Belle Fourche with Monsignor Michael Woster officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Firesteel.
Craig was born August 5, 1952 in Sioux City, IA to Darell and Jackquelyn (Gurney) Card. He grew up in Elk Point, SD and at the age of five he moved with his family to Timber Lake.
In 1986 he married Beverly Merkel and to this union two sons, Ben and Andrew, were born.
In 1995 he met Cindy Cass and in 1996 a daughter, Christina was born. Cindy had two children, Brett and Zac, who became part of Craig’s life.
On September 20, 2007 Craig married Lois A. Sandquist and gained two step-sons, Jason and Scot, and a step-daughter, Karla.
Graveside services for Robert Smith, 79, of rural Mobridge will be 11:30 CT (10:30 MT) on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Visitation will be Friday, January 6 at 3 p.m. CT with a prayer services at 5:00 p.m. at Kesling Funeral Home.
Robert passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Mobridge, where he had resided since Feb. 8, 2014. Bob passed away peacefully surrounded by his family with his granddaughter holding his hand.