Obituaries

Deanna Byrd 1940 – 2017

KADOKA, SD – Deanna Louder was born August 23, 1940 in Pierre, SD to Anna (Marshall) and Harold Louder. She lived north of Draper until the 4th grade when they moved to Murdo. She graduated from Murdo High School in 1958. She was united in marriage to Larry Byrd on October 25, 1958 in Ft....
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George Smith 1924 – 2017

MILESVILLE, SD – George was born February 16, 1924 in Philip at Dr. Ramsey’s house along the Bad River to parents Morgan Smith and Vera M. (Ernest) Smith. He grew up and resided on the south side of the Cheyenne River on the Smith Ranch purchased in 1918 from Charles and Ortha Haxby. George first...
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Keith Duane Elrod 1932 – 2017

MIDLAND, SD – Keith was born February 10, 1932 in Midland, South Dakota to Artie and Goldie Elrod. He is survived by his three siblings: Jean Hunter of Wall, SD, Phyllis Skow of Minneapolis, MN and Leonard Elrod of Reno, NV. Keith’s father brought him and the family west to Seattle in 1943-45 to work...
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Marcia Marie West 1937 – 2017

PHILIP, SD – Marcia Marie Roseth was born on July 4, 1937, to Paul and Charlotte (Starkey) Roseth in Pierre, S.D. Marcia grew up in Powell where she attended country school. Later, the family moved to Philip where Marcia attended Philip schools until graduating in 1955. Marcia actively participated in many activities, selected to Girls...
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Andy Shearer 1958 – 2017

MOBRIDGE, SD – Andy Shearer, 58, of Mobridge passed away at his home in Mobridge on May 31, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
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Catherine Miner 1950 – 2017

EAGLE BUTTE, SD – Celebration of Life service for Catherine Miner age 67, of Eagle Butte, SD will be 10:00 AM MDT Monday, June 5, 2017 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte. Inurnment will be in the Emmanuel Episcopal Cemetery in White Horse under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Family...
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Ervin Dupper 1923 – 2017

MOBRIDGE, SD – Ervin E. Dupper, 94 of Mobridge died peacefully on May 28th at Rapid City Regional Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM June 3rd at the United Congregational Church, 1001 W. 6th Ave., Mobridge, SD followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, June 2nd...
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Laney Carry Moccasin 2017 – 2017

FORT YATES, SD – Funeral services for Laney Brooklyn Carry Moccasin, of Fort Yates, ND stillborn daughter of Beau and Kristen Carry Moccasin will be at 10 AM, CT, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Word of God Ministries Church in Ft. Yates. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral...
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Tyler LeCompte 1994 – 2017

MOBRIDGE, SD – Funeral services for Tyler LeCompte age 23 of Mobridge will be at 10 AM, MT, Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Old Agency Building in Eagle Butte. Burial will be at the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be from 2-6 PM CT, Thursday...
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Sylvia Litschewski 1943 – 2017

SELBY, SD – Mass of Christian Burial for Sylvia Litschewski, 74, of Selby will be at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Selby. Burial will be at the Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A Rosary service will be at 9:30 AM, Wednesday...
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