Obituaries

Roy Ziegler

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Roy Ziegler, 91, of Mitchell died February 2, 2021 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. Mass of Christian Burial was held February 5, 2021 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell with burial at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis. Arrangements were by Bittner Funeral Chapel of Mitchell.

Ronald L. Pearman

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Ronald L. “Bear Cub” Pearman, 67, of Eagle Butte passed away February 16, 2021 at the Cheyenne River Health Center in Eagle Butte.

Annette Herren

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Annette Marie (Maynard) Herren, 54, was born October 14, 1967 in Eagle Butte to Mary Lu Rousseau and Ronald Maynard and passed away February 10, 2021 in Toronto, SD. Annette grew up with three older brothers, Wayne, Preston and CL.

Betty Walker

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A family service for Betty B. Walker, 91, of Lemmon, formerly of Isabel and Faith, will be held at 10:30 a.m. MT on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Prince of Peace Chapel of the Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Lemmon. Fr. Dan Juelfs will officiate with interment at approximately 1:00 p.m. MT in the Hillview Cemetery at Isabel.

Jonni Dupree

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Jonni Dupree, 52, of Eagle Butte entered the spirit world on February 17, 2021 at the Cheyenne River Health Center in Eagle Butte. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m.

Justin Reede

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Justin Reede, 24, of Dupree, entered the Spirit World on Friday, February 19, 2021. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte..

Leon Reddog

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Leon D. “Boss” Reddog, Jr., 40, of Eagle Butte entered the Spirit World on Monday, February 15, 2021 at his home. A traditional Lakota funeral service was held February 23, 2021 at the CRST Bingo Hall in Eagle Butte.

Fred F . Beer

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Mass of Christian Burial for Fred F. Beer, 80, of Lemmon was held February 15, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lemmon with Fr. Dan Juelfs officiating. Burial was at Greenhill Cemetery in Lemmon. Military honors were afforded by the Smith-Lyman American Legion Post #279 of Thunderhawk.

Donald Henry Thorstenson

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Donald Henry Thorstenson, 76, of Medical Lake, WA passed away on January 30, 2021. A funeral service was held on February 5 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Medical Lake with military honors at the Veteran’s Cemetery. Cheney Funeral Chapel of Medical Lake was in charge of arrangements.

Melidie Ilona Miner Swallow

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Melidie Ilona Miner-Swallow was born to Elverna Thunder Hawk and Nelson Miner on March 8,1942 on the Cheyenne River Reservation. She passed away at home among family on February 9, 2021 at age 78.