Obituaries

Shirley Counting 1950 – 2017

EAGLE BUTTE, SD – Shirley Counting, 66, of Eagle Butte passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. MDT, Friday, May 26, 2017, at St. Johns Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte with Mother Margaret Watson presiding. Burial followed in the Eagle Butte Cemetery. Wake services was held at 7:00 p.m.,...
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Delores I. Hageman 1930 – 2017

HOVEN, SD – Delores Hageman, 86, of Hoven, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Avera St Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, SD, Fr. Kevin Doyle, Celebrant. Interment followed in the church cemetery. A wake service was held...
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Pamela Anne Seivers 1944 – 2017

BROOKINGS, SD – Pamela Sievers, 72, of Brookings and formerly of Miller, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at her home in Brookings. Memorial Service was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Miller with Rev. Max Miller officiating. Burial will be at a later date at G.A.R. Cemetery...
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Pearl Dittman 1918 – 2017

HIGHMORE, SD – Pearl Dittman, 98, of Highmore, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Highmore Health in Highmore. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Highmore with Pastor David Peterson presiding. Burial followed in the Highmore Cemetery. A prayer service was held at 7:00 p.m.,...
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Lois M. Droppers 1927 – 2017

MILLER, SD – Lois M. Droppers, 89, of Miller, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 15, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church, Miller with Rev. Brian Jones officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery, Miller. Visitation began one hour prior...
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Patrick J. McGrath 1939 – 2017

FAULKTON, SD – Patrick J. McGrath, 78, of Faulkton, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls. Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 15, 2017 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Faulkton, with Father Christopher Hughes, celebrant. Burial followed in St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery with military honors. A wake...
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Tom Casavan 1933 – 2017

WESSINGTON, SD  – Bernard “Tom” Casavan, 83, of Wessington, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls surrounded by his loving family. Memorial Services were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church, Wessington. Visitation was held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at the church....
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Norma Moser 1935 – 2017

MILLER, SD – Norma Jean Moser, 81, of Miller, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Highmore Health in Highmore. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at the St. Lawrence Community Church. Burial followed at Rose Hill Cemetery, rural Wessington. Visitation was held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday,...
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Elsie Marie Nehlich 1917 – 2017

EUREKA, SD – Elsie Marie Nehlich, 100, Eureka, SD, died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Avera Eureka Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be at Lien-Straub Chapel 10:30 AM, Monday, May 22, 2017 with Pastor Ryan Gage leading the service. Vocal selections will be “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”, “Amazing Grace, How...
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Melvin Geist 1933 – 2017

EUREKA, SD – Melvin Geist, 83, longtime Eureka, SD resident and most recently of Aberdeen, SD, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Bethesda Home of Aberdeen. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Eureka Reformed Church with Pastor David Dawn leading the service. Interment will follow at the Eureka...
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