Archive - 2012

October 9th

Margaret Alice (Peggy) Roghair

Margaret Alice (Peggy) Roghair was born to Frank Henry and Crystal Swearingen Bowder October 14, 1916 in Timber Lake. She was the third of seven children. She died in Coos Bay, Ore., September 20, 2012.
With a two-year certificate from Northern State Teacher’s College, she began teaching primary school in Okaton in 1940. There she met Ed Roghair the oldest brother of two of her elementary students, Ted and Bob. On June 8, 1941, Ed and Margaret they were married. Margaret was a farm wife and had four children.

Marilyn Walker

Marilyn Walker, age 78, of Wall, S.D., died Monday, October 8, 2012, at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.
Marilyn Lytle Walker was born August 1, 1934, the second of six daughters born to Don and Zohn (Amiotte) Lytle. She was born in Pine Ridge and raised in old Washabaugh County. She attended Lone Tree rural school through grade school and Interior High School.

Nancy Holub

Nancy Holub, age 53 of Wall, S.D., died Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Nancy G. Pederson was born November 26, 1958, at Ft. Benning, Ga., the daughter of Gordon and Betty Lou (Ballard) Pederson. The family moved to Panama until 1963, then to Rapid City, when her father served in Vietnam. In 1966, the family moved to Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., until 1968 when they moved to Taiwan. In 1970, the family moved to Wall where Nancy finished her schooling, graduating from Wall High School in 1976. After high school, Nancy moved to New York.

Earl E. Helms

Earl E. Helms, age 61, of Rapid City, S.D., died Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Rapid City.

Joyce F. Dykema

Joyce F. Dykema, age 79 of Murdo, S.D., died October 3, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Pierre.
Joyce Finck was born to Waldo and Clara (Jordan) Finck on February 12, 1933, in Okaton.
She married Herman “Boyd” Dykema on November 27, 1953, and to this union three daughters were born, Sherry, Cindy and Lora.

October 3rd

Alice E. Hall

The funeral service for Alice Hall, age 90 of Meadow, was held Friday, September 28, 2012, at the Bison Presbyterian Church. Pastor Florence Hoff officiated with burial in the Chance Cemetery.
Alice passed away Saturday, September 22, at the Carriage House Manor in Sulphur Springs, Texas. A memorial has been established to the Bison Presbyterian Church or Legacy Hospice, 301 Gilmer, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

842nd returns home safely

After waiting for around two hours at the BHSU campus for the latecomers to arrive, cheers met the three buses of the returning soldiers of the National Guard 842nd Engineering Companywhen they pulled into the parking lot last Thursday. Tears of joy and smiles overflowed when families and friends greeted the soldiers.
Around 1500 family, friends and community members joined the soldiers for a barbecue beef sandwich dinner on the football field with much visiting taking place.

Cordavee M. Heupel

Cordavee M. Heupel, 73, died Saturday, September 22, 2012, at her home.
Visitation was from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel with a rosary service at 7 p.m.
Funeral services was at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 27, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Sturgis with Father Arnold Kari officiating. Interment will follow at St. Aloysius cemetery.

Dorothy Beld

Memorial services for Dorothy Beld, age 85, of Hettinger, North Dakota formerly of Lodgepole, South Dakota, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Hettinger, ND. Pastor Paul Lint will officiate with a private family burial taking place prior to the service.

Annette M. McKune

Annette M. McKune, age 70 of Hettinger, N.D., formerly of Bismarck, passed away on Monday evening, September 24, 2012 at Western Horizon Care Center in Hettinger.
The Rosary Service was held at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lemmon. Fr. Tony Grossenburg will officiate with inurnment in Gallaway Cemetery at Meadow.