Obituaries

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Minnie Rau was excellent seamstress

Minnie Rau, 95, of Selby, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Walworth County Care Center in Selby. Minnie Katherine Rieger was born the sixth of nine children to Wilhelmina (Swenk) and Adam P. Rieger on Dec. 26, 1924, near Wakpala. She attended Wakpala Public School, graduating with the WHS Class of 1944. She went on to attend nurses training. Minnie […]

Yvonne Huber service held

Graveside services for Yvonne Huber, 81, of Mobridge, were held on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge. Yvonne passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Yvonne was born on Jan. 12, 1939, in Lidgerwood, North Dakota, to Jesse and Nora (Bauman) Garlow. She grew up and attended school in Lidgerwood through eighth grade. […]

Don Leff was engaged member of town

Donald Robert Leff, 85, formerly of Mobridge, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, Minnesota. Don and his identical twin brother, John, were born on Sept. 25, 1935, to Wenzel and Marie (Vojta) Leff at the Lowe Hospital in Mobridge. Don grew up in Mobridge surrounded by his five siblings, and attended Mobridge […]

Raising children was Edna Lund’s most exciting time

Funeral services for Edna Lund, 96, of Selby, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial will be at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Edna Marie Lund was born on Feb. 4, 1924, to John and Christine Klipfel. She grew up on […]

Terry May built an observatory while he was a Mobridge teen

The collective IQ of the world dropped a point on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in the passing of Terrence Carlos May, 67, aka Ray May. Terry was born in Long Beach, California, on July 11, 1953, to Joan (Turner) and Carlos May. He later moved with his family to South Dakota where he graduated from Mobridge High School in 1972. […]

Joan Rath gave students a home in her heart

Joan Susan Rath, 86, of Spearfish, passed away on Oct. 4, 2020 in Aberdeen, at home, surrounded by her family. Joan (Gugel) Rath was born on July 11, 1934, in McLaughlin, to Reinhold and Leola (Wecker) Gugel. Her early life was shaped by living on a farm in McLaughlin, with her parents, four sisters (Iva, Mary Ann, Dorothy and Sharon), […]

Merlyn Sulzle was NWLA grad

Merlyn Sulzle was born in Akaska on Oct. 19, 1938. He graduated from Northwest Lutheran Academy in Mobridge. He married Della Suko during a blizzard on Feb. 23, 1957. One year later, almost to the day, Feb. 24, 1958, they welcomed their first son, Dan, into the world. In the next three years, they would welcome three additional children: Robin, […]

Cora Miner loved spending time with her grandbabies

Cora Marie Miner, 71, of Eagle Butte, passed away at her home on Sept. 27, 2020. Cora was born to Philip “Percy” and Florence “Fossy” Halsey, on Fort Yates, North Dakota, on Dec. 16., 1948. She was raised and attended school in Fort Yates with her four brothers and two sisters. She attended and graduated from Aberdeen Business School. Cora […]

Kevin Mulloy enjoyed making people laugh

Kevin Paul Mulloy, 66, of Sioux Falls, died Tuesday April 28, 2020, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mobridge. A liturgical rosary and wake service will be held the previous evening at 7 p.m. at the church. The family will require facemasks […]

Phyllis Volzke baked special birthday cakes

Funeral services for Phyllis Volzke, 88, of Selby, were held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial was in Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Phyllis passed away on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Walworth County Care Center in Selby. Phyllis Bernice (Brockel) Volzke was born on June […]


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