Memorial services for Charles L. Pelton, MD, 76, of Gettysburg and formerly of Timber Lake were Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Spitzer- Miller Funeral Home in Aberdeen. Chaplain Deb Barnett officiated. Charles died Tuesday, February 28 at Bethany Home in Sioux Falls. Charles L. Pelton was born November 22, 1940 to Charles L. and Irene Pelton in Mitchell. When he was six years old they moved to Timber Lake. This is the area where he grew up and graduated from Timber Lake High School with the Class of 1959. Charles married the love of his life, Lois Myers, on June 21, 1959 in Timber Lake and they moved to Sioux Falls, where he attended Sioux Falls College for one year. He worked for Salad Master and later worked for a Pharmaceutical Company. He went on to Vermillion attending USD from 1963-1967. He attended Kansas University and graduated with his PhD of Medicine. Dr. Charles Pelton, MD began his internship at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls in 1970.
Rayetta Marie Perrett passed away peacefully with her husband and loved ones by her side on March 31, 2017 at her home in Port Townsend, WA. Rayetta Sorge was born August 8, 1952 in Hazen, ND and attended school in Bismarck, ND. She and her family moved to Isabel for her senior year. It was there she fell in love with her husband to be, Jerry Perrett, in 1969. They married in 1972, and had been together almost 50 years. Their first home was in the Deadwood area. They also lived in Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon and Florida. From the early 1980s on, Rayetta and Jerry were full time glass etching artists. They traveled in nearly every state across the country doing major arts and crafts shows, custom work, and selling to galleries. Rayetta loved traveling in their camper, making friends along the way and having back road adventures. Rayetta was also an avid gardener and landscaper. At their home in Port Townsend, she planted and nurtured her yard and personalized her home.
Mass of Christian Burial for Tyler T. Claymore, 28, of Rapid City will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Interment will be in Mossman Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Scripture wake service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church in White Horse. Tyler passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Rapid City.
Funeral services for Jacqueline “Jackie” Rae Holy Bear, 52, of Rapid City and formerly of Eagle Butte are pending with Oster Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte. Jackie Holy Bear passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Funeral services for Henry Takes The Gun, 84, of Little Oak Creek were held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Henry passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital.
Funeral services for Donald Simon, 83, of Eagle Butte were held Friday, April 7, 2017 at the UCC Church in Eagle Butte. Interment was in the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Donald passed away at his ranch in rural Eagle Butte on Monday, April 3, 2017.
LeRyah Clown, three-week-old infant daughter of Randee LaClaire and Floyd Clown, Jr. of Cherry Creek, was called back to Heaven on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 10, 2017 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building in Dupree with Mother Margaret Watson and Mother Mikayla Dunfee presiding. Burial followed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery at Cherry Creek.
Mass of Christian Burial for Rae’Jynn Leigh Ducheneaux, 12, of Eagle Butte will be on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. MT at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Fr. Dan Juelfs will be officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Catherine Cemetery in Promise at 3:30 p.m. MT under the direction of Oster Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte. Rae’Jynn passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. She was born on July 1, 2004 in Pierre at St. Mary’s Hospital to Rick Ducheneaux and Krissy (Fast Horse) Black Bird.
Mass of Christian Burial for LeRoy James Linderman, 62, of Timber Lake was Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Inurnment was in the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. LeRoy passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at his home in Timber Lake.
LeRoy was born March 9, 1955 to Roy and Cecelia (Schweitzer) Linderman in Mobridge. He was the first of seven children— five boys and two girls. The family lived in Timber Lake, where they ran the Dakota Theater for many years. They enjoyed countless camping trips along the river.
Jane Kristie Heller Gebhart was born on August 3, 1954 in Minot, ND to Joy and Ida (Moen) Heller. Jane started elementary school in Minot. The family moved from Minot to Berthold in 1963 where she completed grade school and graduated from high school in 1972. Jane attended college at Minot State University where she earned a degree in elementary education. She did her student teaching in San Bernardino, CA. Her first teaching job was at the Progress School south of Lemmon. She continued teaching in the Lemmon School District for over 34 years. She had an incredible passion for teaching and loved working with kids.