News Category: Obituaries

Delano Kukrall, 91

Funeral Service for Delano Kukrall will be 2:00 PM, Monday, April 15, 2024, at Schriver Funeral Home, 720 N. 6th Street, Ipswich, SD, with Pastor John Hisel officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will be at the Ipswich City Cemetery, Ipswich, SD following… Read more »

Delano Kukrall, 91

Funeral Service for Delano Kukrall will be 2:00 PM, Monday, April 15, 2024, at Schriver Funeral Home, 720 N. 6th Street, Ipswich, SD, with Pastor John Hisel officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will be at the Ipswich City Cemetery, Ipswich, SD following… Read more »

Lynnette Johnson, 68

Lynnette Johnson, 68, Ferney, SD, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Prairie Heights Healthcare. A Memorial Service will be at 2 pm, Monday, April 22, 2024, at Schriver’s Memorial Chapel, Aberdeen, with Pastor Adam Franken from Aberdeen Alliance Church officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Lynnette Johnson, 68

Lynnette Johnson, 68, Ferney, SD, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Prairie Heights Healthcare. A Memorial Service will be at 2 pm, Monday, April 22, 2024, at Schriver’s Memorial Chapel, Aberdeen, with Pastor Adam Franken from Aberdeen Alliance Church officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Wilfred Eschenbaum, 87

Wilfred “Roger” Eschenbaum, 87, of Redfield, SD, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Eastern Star Home in Redfield. Services will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Redfield.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.   Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m.  Reverend John… Read more »

Wilfred Eschenbaum, 87

Wilfred “Roger” Eschenbaum, 87, of Redfield, SD, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Eastern Star Home in Redfield. Services will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Redfield.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.   Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m.  Reverend John… Read more »

Beverly Kolb-Wochnick, 95

The funeral service for Beverly Kolb-Wochnick, 95, of Flagstaff, AZ, will be 10:30am, Friday, April 19, 2024, at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Beverly died Thursday, April 4, 2024, at TJ’s Assisted Living in Flagstaff, AZ. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00pm, Thursday, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street.

Beverly Kolb-Wochnick, 95

The funeral service for Beverly Kolb-Wochnick, 95, of Flagstaff, AZ, will be 10:30am, Friday, April 19, 2024, at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Beverly died Thursday, April 4, 2024, at TJ’s Assisted Living in Flagstaff, AZ. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00pm, Thursday, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street.

Sharon Ham, 84

The visitation for Sharon Ione Engelhart Ham, 84, of Frederick, SD, will be 5:00-7:00pm, Monday, April 15, 2024, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street. Private family burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Sharon died Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD. Sharon Ione… Read more »

Sharon Ham, 84

The visitation for Sharon Ione Engelhart Ham, 84, of Frederick, SD, will be 5:00-7:00pm, Monday, April 15, 2024, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street. Private family burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Sharon died Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD. Sharon Ione… Read more »

Mary Oleson, 76

Mary Oleson, 76, of Aberdeen, SD, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls. A Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service at the church hall. Burial will be at… Read more »

Mary Oleson, 76

Mary Oleson, 76, of Aberdeen, SD, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls. A Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service at the church hall. Burial will be at… Read more »

Patrick Schaffner, 75

Patrick Henry Schaffner, 75, of Leola, SD, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024, at his home. A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Schriver’s Memorial Chapel. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service at Schriver’s Memorial Fellowship Center. Burial will be at Our Lady of… Read more »

Patrick Schaffner, 75

Patrick Henry Schaffner, 75, of Leola, SD, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024, at his home. A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Schriver’s Memorial Chapel. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service at Schriver’s Memorial Fellowship Center. Burial will be at Our Lady of… Read more »

Violet Iszler, 96

Violet Iszler, 96, Eureka, SD, died Monday, March 25, 2024 at the Avera Eureka Healthcare Center. Services are scheduled for 1:30 PM, Saturday, May 25, 2024 at Lien-Straub-Carlsen Chapel led by Pastor Ryan Gage.   Violet is survived by one sister-in-law, Bernice Schock of Aberdeen, SD and she is an aunt and great aunt to… Read more »

Violet Iszler, 96

Violet Iszler, 96, Eureka, SD, died Monday, March 25, 2024 at the Avera Eureka Healthcare Center. Services are scheduled for 1:30 PM, Saturday, May 25, 2024 at Lien-Straub-Carlsen Chapel led by Pastor Ryan Gage.   Violet is survived by one sister-in-law, Bernice Schock of Aberdeen, SD and she is an aunt and great aunt to… Read more »

Marlene Coon, 88

A Celebration of Life for Marlene Ahern Coon. 88, will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9th at Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton.  Rev. Craig Grams will officiate.  Inurnment will follow in Union Cemetery, Groton. Marlene passed away Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. Marlene Deloris Schuelke was born July 9, 1935, in… Read more »

Marlene Coon, 88

A Celebration of Life for Marlene Ahern Coon. 88, will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9th at Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton.  Rev. Craig Grams will officiate.  Inurnment will follow in Union Cemetery, Groton. Marlene passed away Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. Marlene Deloris Schuelke was born July 9, 1935, in… Read more »

Flags at half-staff at State Capitol in honor of former State Legislator Burton “Burt” Elliot

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – On Thursday, Governor Kristi Noem ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, April 20th, 2024, in honor of former state legislator Burton “Burt” Elliot. He represented Brown County in the South Dakota State House of Representatives from 2001-2008. A memorial service… Read more »

Flags at half-staff at State Capitol in honor of former State Legislator Burton “Burt” Elliot

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – On Thursday, Governor Kristi Noem ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, April 20th, 2024, in honor of former state legislator Burton “Burt” Elliot. He represented Brown County in the South Dakota State House of Representatives from 2001-2008. A memorial service… Read more »