Obituaries

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Harold Wolf was Java farmer

Funeral services for Harold Wolf, 96, of Java, were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Selby with Fr. Tom Clement officiating. Interment was in the Java Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Harold passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Fort Meade Veteran’s Hospital. Harold Arnold Wolf was born on […]

Carol Jund passes

Carol Rosalie Jund, 76, of Mobridge, passed away on June 13, 2018, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. A family gathering will be held this summer. Isburg Funeral Chapel, Pierre, is entrusted with arrangements. Carol was born April 6, 1942, in Mobridge, to Leslie and Rose (Mittleider) Lamphear. She grew up, attended school, and worked in the Mobridge community until her retirement. […]

Bob Salzer was passionate about being a truck driver

Funeral services for  Robert “Bob” Salzer, 56 of Plentywood, Mont., and formerly of Herreid, were held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Herreid Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Fulkerson Funeral Home of Plentywood and Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge had charge of arrangements. Bob was born […]

Marvin Schlomer’s idea fostered commercial hunting operation

Funeral services for Marvin Schlomer, 66, of Glenham, were held Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Glenham Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Marvin LeRoy Schlomer died on May 17, 2018, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Marvin was born on Sept. 23, 1951, to Gerhard and Agnes […]

Tim Leibel enjoyed farming with his John Deere

Mass of Christian Burial for Tim Leibel, 66, of Glencross, will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 10 a.m., MDT, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Trail City. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Glencross, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A family service will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the […]

Ron Giese lived by the credo “Make Good Choices”

Ron Giese of Glenham, father, farmer, son and loving husband of Sara, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Sanford Medical in Bismarck, N.D. He had just celebrated his 60th birthday on March 5 on a family vacation. Our family mantra is “Make Good Choices” and he lived it and taught his children, Zane (age 19) and Wilhelmina (age 17), through […]

Priscilla Mueller was tireless, dutiful worker

A Celebration of Life for Priscilla (Biel) Mueller, 87, of Selby, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at United Church of Christ in Selby with Pastor Mary Lou Gruebele officiating. Priscilla died peacefully on May 19, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center in Selby where she shared a room with her sister, Arba Huber. Priscilla was […]

Lilly Nichols dies in Seattle

Lilly Ziepke Nichols was born on March 18, 1938 in Nikipol, Ukraine, and died March 20, 2018, in Seattle, Wash. Life was extremely difficult in the early years of her childhood. Lilly’s family were of German and Ukrainian descent. At the time all Germans in Ukraine were accused as traitors and persecuted. Her family maintained its strong faith in God […]

Lee Stimes, former resident passes away

Lee Carter Stimes, 81, who resided for many years in Mobridge and Rapid City, passed away on May 5, 2018, in Beresford. He was born March 3, 1937, in Oshkosh, Wis., the son of Orville Lawrence Stimes and Elizabeth (Hohnberger) Stimes. He lived with his parents in Oshkosh and Ripon, Wis., until they moved to Sheboygan, Wis., in 1943. There […]

Violet Sieler passes in Wash.

Lifetime educator, Violet Mathilda (Naasz) Sieler, passed away April 30, 2018, in Issaquah, Wash., at the age of 94. She was born Oct. 15, 1923, in Java, to Christ and Mathilda “Tillie” (Sackman) Naasz. Violet grew up helping her brother Othmar and uncle Herman Sackman on their family’s grain farm. While a high school sophomore she set a goal to […]


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