Funeral services for Ida Schutz, 93, of Mobridge were Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Ida passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. Ida was born on July 17, 1922, on her family farm near Glad Valley to Johanna and Katherina (Klooz) Janz. She graduated from Isabel High School in 1940.
Thurman Little Wounded, Sr., 56, of Dupree, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building with Pastor Pauline Webb presiding. Burial was at Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Rapid City. Thurman Little Wounded was born on August 18, 1959 in Faith to Nathan David Little Wounded and Flora Louise (White Feather) Little Wounded.
Funeral services for John Grate, 67, of Isabel were held on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Isabel Community Center in Isabel. Rev. Frank Gantt officiated and burial was at the Hillview Cemetery in Isabel. John passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, ND. John Eugene Grate was born on April 15, 1948 in Rushville, NE to Clarence “Clem” and Lillian (Funkhouser) Grate. He came to the Isabel area in 1950 at the age of two with his parents and siblings. They settled in the Gopher area. He attended country school and Sunshine Bible Academy at Miller and graduated from Isabel High School in 1966.
Edward “Ed” Arthur Slocum, 68, of Eagle Butte, died Monday, January 18, 2016 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls from complications after a short hospital stay. As per Ed’s wishes, a family memorial will be held at a later date. Ed was born December 10, 1947 in Vermillion to Robert and Lorraine (Kundert) Slocum. He graduated from T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre in 1966 and promptly shipped out to the Navy. Ed was stationed domestically in San Diego and received an honorable discharge.
Mass of Christian Burial for Edna Maher, 93, of Morristown was Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morristown. Fr. Tony Grossenburg officiated with burial in the Morristown Cemetery. Edna M. Lofgren was born January 13, 1923 to Francis and Hazel (Bown) Lofgren at their farm just south of Watauga. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Elmer T. Nitzschke Jr., 82, of Swiftbird passed away, Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Avera Oahe Haven in Gettysburg where he had lived for the last three years. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gettysburg with Fr. Jerry Kopel presiding. Burial will follow in the Ducheneaux Family Cemetery at Swiftbird, with a reception to be held at Bob’s Steakhouse at 1:30 p.m. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Funeral services for Wilma Lindskov, 94, of Isabel will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Isabel Community Center. Burial will be in the Hillview Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be Friday, January 29 at 4 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Wilma passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Thurman Little Wounded, Sr., 56, of Dupree passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. MT, Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building with Pastor Pauline Webb presiding. Burial will be 2:30 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 at Pine Lawn Memorial Park at Rapid City. A wake service will be 7 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building with a procession from the 4-mile corner east of Eagle Butte at 4 p.m. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Thurman’s arrangements.
John J. Schweitzer, 77, of Splendora, TX and formerly of Timber Lake passed away December 25, 2015 at Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. John was born January 20, 1939 in Mobridge to John F. and Pauline (Cousins) Schweitzer. He leaves behind his special friend, Patrice Hughes; a son, John (Peggy) Hupp of Hot Springs; daughters: Kathie Hupp of Fredrick, MD, and Candace (T.J.) Foss of Rock Springs, WY; three brothers: David (Gloria) Schweitzer of Pierre, Frank (Linda) Schweitzer of Boise, ID and Tim (Barb) Schweitzer of Augusta, KS; three sisters: Mary (Bill) Regynski of Pierre, Dorothy Herrell of Ava, MO, and Paulette (John) Jeske of Webster; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Patrick “Pat” Marple, 82, of Dupree will be at 11 a.m. MT on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the United Church of Christ of Dupree. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at the Dupree Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Pat passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at his residence.