Obituaries

Bill Buls 1946 – 2017

PHILIP, SD – Survivors include four children Becky Richmond (Ryan) of Gainesville, Florida, Barbara “Bobbi” Buls (Dick Corzine) of Omaha, Nebraska, Ben Buls (Sabrina) of Philip, and Brad Buls (Liz) of Omaha; one sister Bonnie Buls of Philip; and a host of other relatives and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Buls on August 23,...
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W.O. “Bill” Weller 1935 – 2017

KADOKA, SD  – William Oscar Weller was born in his family’s home at the ranch in Arriba, CO in 1935, the sixth child to Leonard and Stella Weller. In 1929, a fire burned the family home and two of the children perished. The family moved to Kadoka, SD in 1949 when W.O. was 14 years old. He continued his...
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Kyle James Antelope 1989 – 2017

MOBRIDGE, SD – Kyle Antelope, 27, of Ft. Yates passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at IHS Hospital in Ft. Yates. Arrangements are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
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Kenneth Francis Kaup 1946 – 2017

HOVEN, SD – Kenny Kaup, 71, Hoven, SD, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, SD. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:00 A.M., Monday, July 17, 2017, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Kevin Doyle, Celebrant. Interment follows at the Church Cemetery. Organist will be Alice Simon and St. Anthony’s Church Choir will...
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Rose Marie Elrod 1926 – 2017

MURDO, SD – Rose Elrod, 91, of Murdo, passed away July 14, 2017 at the Philip Nursing Home. Visitation will begin at 6:00pm Sunday, July 16, with sharing of memories beginning at 7:00pm at the Murdo Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be on Monday, July 17, at 1:00pm at the church. A private interment will be held later at the...
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Rob Loe 1972 – 2017

PIERRE, SD – Robert Loe, 44, of Pierre, died Thursday, July 13 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 20 at Community Bible Church, Pierre, SD, 5-7 p.m. followed by a prayer service. The funeral will be held Friday, July 21, 11:00 a.m. at Community Bible Church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery....
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Preston Botts 1995 – 2017

PIERRE, SD – Preston Dean Botts, age 22, passed away unexpectedly early Monday morning, July 10, 2017, in Parkston, South Dakota. He was born March 2, 1995, in Huron to Randy Botts and Ellen Wollan. Preston lived in the Fort Pierre/Pierre area, Watertown, and Mt. Vernon. Preston was an amazingly brave, talented, and strong young man with such a bright...
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Leroy Metzinger 1947 – 2017

BLUNT, SD – Leroy Arthur Metzinger, 69, Blunt, SD passed away July 13, 2017. Visitation will begin at 6:00pm and conclude with a prayer service at 7:00pm, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Blunt School Gymnasium, Blunt, SD. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Wednesday, July 19, 2017at the Blunt School Gymnasium, Blunt. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill...
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Neal S. O’Day 1961 – 2017

PIERRE, SD – Neal Scott O’Day, 56, of Pierre, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Pierre Care and Rehabilitation. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church with inurnment following at Riverside Cemetery. Neal was born in Rapid City, SD on May 20, 1961. He and his family settled in Pierre...
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Karen Harsin 1939 – 2017

PIERRE, SD – Karen K. Harsin, 78, of Pierre, formerly of Blunt, passed away July 11, 2017 in Pierre. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00pm, Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Feigum Funeral Home, concluding with a Prayer Service at 7:00pm. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00am, Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Blunt School Gymnasium with interment following at Pleasant Hill...
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