About Jay Davis

Roxann was humble in her work

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

Roxann Sauter, 61, of Mobridge, began her independence from her earthly world on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Roxann was born on July 11, 1957 to Donna and Ralph Fuerstenau, in Lemmon. She was raised by her parents Donna and Edward (Fuzz) Hausauer. Roxann played a major role in raising her siblings. Roxann was primarily educated in the Lemmon Public School […]

Mary loved her family

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

Mary Jean Mizera, 95, passed away July 8, 2019. She was born on February 21, 1924, in Mellette, to William J. Sausoman and Victoria E. (Grandpre) Sausoman. She lived on a farm ten miles southeast of Mellette, then moved to Brentford, while she was in the fourth grade. She lived there for three years, then moved to Redfield with her […]

JoAnn was known for many talents, gardening and painting

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

JoAnn Marie Hunter, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Mobridge Regional Hospital after a long-fought battle with Alzheimer’s. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at Black Hills Funeral Home Chapel in Sturgis, with Pastor Bill Martin officiating. Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of arrangements. JoAnn was born December […]

Randy loved farming, riding and tinkering with his motorcycle

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

Funeral services for Randy Fudge, 62, of Mobridge and Timber Lake were held Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the United Parish in Timber Lake. Burial was at Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Randy passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. Randall Dwayne Fudge was born on October 2, 1956, […]

Trudy was passionate caregiver and nurse

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

Celebration of Life Services for Trudy Peterson, 60, of Mobridge were held Monday, July 15, at the United Congregational Church in Mobridge. Inurnment will take place at Houghton Cemetery at a later date. Trudy passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Sioux County, N.D. Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge has been entrusted with arrangements. Trudy Lynn Peterson was born […]

Lari loved the Fourth in Mobridge

By Jay Davis | July 17, 2019

LaVonne “Lari” Aslesen Marin, formerly of Mobridge, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Brookstone Assisted Living Center in Fayetteville, Ark. She had been living in Arkansas for the last three years to be closer to her daughter, Debbie Bzoski, and her family who had recently retired there.  Lari was 89 years old. She was born on April 9, 1930 in Bradley, S.D., […]

Jim Schmidt honored for service

By Jay Davis | July 10, 2019

James “Jim” Edwin Schmidt passed away at his home in Des Moines, Wash., on May 18, 2019. He joins his father, Harry B. Schmidt, and his mother, Alma N. Schott, who welcome him to heaven with open arms. Jim was born in Mobridge on April 16, 1950. He graduated from Mobridge High School in 1968 and enlisted in the Navy […]

Clarice was devoted to family, faith

By Jay Davis | July 10, 2019

Clarice was born to Clarence and Ethel (Bailey) Ostenberg in Adams County, ND, in 1928.  She graduated from Lemmon High Schooland married the love of her life, Fred Johnson, on December 25, 1946.  They made their home in Lemmon, SD.  After retiring from 1stNational Bank, Clarice and Fred moved to Mobridge, SD, and in 2009, she settled in Spearfish, SD. […]

Marilyn loved to travel with her grandkids

By Jay Davis | July 10, 2019

Marilyn Jean Frazier-Woods passed away on May 27, 2019 after surgery in Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Wash. She was born on March 25 in Mobridge by midwife. Her mother Sylvia was of Norwegian descent from Sisseton, and her father, Edward, was of Irish and French descent from Mobridge. She was preceded in birth by her siblings Wayne, George, and JoAnne. […]

74th Stampede had impressive scores

By Jay Davis | July 10, 2019

In front of packed Mobridge Rodeo Grounds, Jade Blackwell of Rapid City scored 87 points atop South Point to win the saddle bronc riding title at the 74th annual Sitting Bull Stampede, held July 2, 3 and 4. Blackwell earned $2,504 for the crowd pleasing effort. Shorty Garrett of Eagle Butte finished second and won $1,892. Garrett rode Pretty Crazy […]