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Nancy Heisler memorial is Friday in Herreid

Nancy Heisler, 71, passed away on Feb. 23, 2019, in Friday Harbor, Wash. Nancy was born in Mobridge on June 4, 1947. She is survived by her son, Patrick Mott, and two grandchildren, Dana and Hanah Mott. She was preceded in death by her mother, Erna Heisler (Steiger) and father, Andres Heisler. Memorial services for both Erna and Nancy will […]

Kenneth Medenwald passes in Aberdeen

Funeral services for Kenneth E. Medenwald, 79, of Aberdeen, were held on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen with Pastor Rhia Strohm officiating. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery, Aberdeen, under the direction of Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home. Kenneth Elvin Mendenwald was born to Elvin and Alice (Goolsbey) Medenwald, on Sept. 4, 1939, at Lidgerwood, N.D., where he […]

Phyllis Shillingstad’s kids were her hobby

Phyllis A. Shillingstad, 79, of Selby, died peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Walworth County Care Center, after a short illness. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Norway Lutheran Church, rural Glenham with Pastor Jaimie Odde officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. […]

Susan Weinzirl passes in Missouri

Susan Margaret Weinzirl, daughter of Magdalena and Charles Weinzirl, was born in Mobridge. She entered her eternal rest on June 20, 2019, at the age of 71. Susan enjoyed crafting, bible study with friends, dancing, stuffed bears and time with family and friends. Her favorite song was “Amazing Grace”. She will be remembered for her love, smiles and laughter. She […]

Dr. James Schirber loved to run and ran to live

Dr. James Emmanuel Schirber, 87, of Bozeman, Mont., passed away on April 28, 2019. Jim lived to run and ran to live. Along with hunting and his Catholic faith, running remained a passion throughout is life. He ran all the way up to his last day. Jim was born on June 9, 1931, in Eureka. He was the eldest child […]

Joyce Jacobsen passes

Joyce Jacobsen, 87, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Fall, surrounded by family. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Canton Lutheran Church in Canton. Joyce was born on Sept. 4, 1931, in Terril, Iowa, to Melvin and Dora (Probst) Christiansen. She grew up in Terril, graduating from Terril High School […]

Jeri Schlepp passes away in Nebraska

Geraldine J. “Jeri” Schlepp, 74, of Fremont, Neb., passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Methodist Fremont Health. Funeral services were held Monday, May 13, 2019, at Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Ludvigsen Mortuary. Jeri was born on May 29, 1944, in Leigh, Neb., to William and Helen (Koch) Nagengast. […]

Rev. Erik Heskin dies in Michigan

Rev. Erik Heskin, 46, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away early Sunday morning, May 5, 2019. He grew up in Chamberlain, Parkston and finally Mobridge, where he met Jiffy Peters in 1989. After graduating Mobridge High School in 1990, he attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls on a football scholarship. Injury left him unable to continue to play football and he […]

Burt Anderson owned Swartz Rexall Drug

Memorial services for Burt Anderson, 94, of Chamberlain and formerly of Mobridge, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Inurnment will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Burt passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Sanford Health Chamberlain Care Center. Burt was […]

LeVern Larson was a patient family man

Funeral services for Tilmer “LeVern” Larson, 85, of Mound City, where held Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Norway Lutheran Church in Glenham. LeVern was laid to rest alongside his wife, Elaine (Thybo) Larson, at their cabin near Whitewood. LeVern passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, the result of a car accident. LeVern was born on the family farm […]


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