Obituaries

Clifford John Buxcel

Clifford John Buxcel was born October 20, 1944, in Pierre, South Dakota, the son of Eltor and O’Tillie (Eckert) Buxcel. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church south of Midland. He passed away at the Maryhouse in Pierre on July 12, 2015, with his wife by his side. He grew up...
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Roger Schulz

Roger Schulz, age 52, of Spearfish, formerly of Philip , died July 11, 2015, at his home in Spearfish.  Visitation will be held 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, at the Rush Funeral Home in Philip. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 16, at the Evangelical Free Church in Philip, with Pastor...
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Barbara Ellsworth

Barbara Ann (Jones) Ellsworth, 77, of Austin, TX and formerly of Miller, SD was called home to be with our Lord on Friday July 3, 2015, after a 5 year battle with breast cancer. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Reck Funeral Home in Miller.  Burial will follow...
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Roger Dean

Roger Dean, 92, of Miller, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 10, 2015 at the St. Lawrence Community Church with Pastor Scot Tutt officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller.  Visitation will be...
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Lue Canode

Lue Canode, 81, of Pierre, died Friday, July 3 at the Golden Living Center in Pierre. Visitation will be held from 12 to 1:00pm, Thursday, July 9 at Isburg Funeral Chapel, with Prayer Services beginning at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Pierre. Arrangements have been placed in care of Isburg Funeral Chapel. ...
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Dorothy Jean (Dottie) Howe

Pierre native Dorothy Jean (Dottie) Howe died peacefully July 3, 2015, at her home with family at her side. Known to many as the “Christmas Tree Lady”, Dottie was born September 20, 1928, to Louise (Mentle) and William Wagner in Pierre, the second of four children.  Two years later, her family moved to Salem....
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Howard Schwenn

Howard Schwenn, 87, of Gettysburg, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Avera Gettysburg Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial will be at 11 a.m., MDT, Friday, July 10, 2015 at Black Hills National Cemetery,...
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Alverta Lisa Bowker

Alverta Lisa Bowker, 36, of Eagle Butte and formerly of Cherry Creek, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the I.H.S. Hospital in Eagle Butte. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., MDT, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Cherry Creek Gymnasium, Cherry Creek with Mother Margaret Watson officiating.  Burial will follow in the UCC...
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Alice Lucille Engelmann

Alice Lucille Engelmann, 83, of Miller, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Miller with Pastor Max Miller and Beth Kelsey-Engelmann officiating.  Burial will follow at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller.  Visitation will be...
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Jessica Rose Bear Eagle

Jessica Rose Bear Eagle, 15, of Eagle Butte, daughter of Bruce and Mary Bear Eagle, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Eagle Butte. Funeral services are currently pending. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Jessica’s arrangements.  (www.familyfuneralhome.net)
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