Obituaries

Mitchell R. “Mitch” Chapel

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Mitchell R. “Mitch” Chapel passed away peacefully on September 12, 2020 at his home in Spearfish surrounded by his loving family, after a long battle with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome).

Adeline Lenling Rorvig

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Adeline Rorvig, 95, of Rapid City passed away on September 11, 2020. Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Timothy Boyd Thompson

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Timothy Boyd Thompson, 64, of Hysham, MT, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2020 at Hysham, MT. Tim was born June 20, 1956 to Boyd and Sally (Badure) Thompson at Mobridge. He spent his youth in Timber Lake, where he attended Timber Lake Public School through his junior year. Tim graduated from Earnest Righetti High School at Santa Maria, CA and the University of California at Santa Barbara. He lived in several California cities, Hawaii, and Missouri. Tim’s broad and eclectic interests and desire for knowledge was impressive; animals, books, computers, cooking, and music were a few of Tim's passions. He was an avid writer and wonderful storyteller; his bouts of wisdom and engaging stories will be missed.

Sharon Keller

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Mass of Christian Burial for Sharon Keller, 81, of Trail City will be at 10 a.m. MT, Friday, September 11, 2020 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial will be at the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A prayer service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. CT at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge.

Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes

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Doris Vivian (Bertsch) Hughes, 85, passed away August 28, 2020. Doris was born in Isabel on March 25, 1935 to Emanuel and Bertha (Kraus) Bertsch.

Gene “Geno” Hunt

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Funeral services for Gene “Geno” Hunt, 87, of Red Scaffold were held Monday, September 7, 2020 at the Faith Area Community Center in Faith. Interment was in the Hunt Family Cemetery at rural Red Scaffold under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Francis Coats

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Francis Dale Coats, 96, of Huron, formerly of Doland, died on Friday, September 4, 2020, in the Avantara Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in the Doland Methodist Church in Doland.

Sister Claire Schmitt

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Sister Claire Schmitt, 97, a member of Annunciation Monastery of Bismarck, ND entered eternal life Friday, August 28, 2020, following a cardiac arrest. The Mass of Christian was held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in the Chapel of Annunciation Monastery.

Paula Jo Hinckley

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Paula Jo Hinckley, 67, of Glencross passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at Avera Eureka Health Care Center in Eureka. Arrangement are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge..

Roxanne Iron Wing

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Roxanne (Rosas) Iron Wing, 42, of LaPlant passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. A funeral service was held Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the LaPlant Powwow Grounds with burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, LaPlant. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte was in charge of arrangements.