Archive - 2013

August 21st

August 14th

Thelma Rada_________________________

Thelma Rada, age 97, of White River, South Dakota, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at the Coteau des Prairies Hospital in Sisseton.
Thelma Marguerite Crume was born March 29, 1916 in Mylo, (Rolette County) North Dakota to John and Hazel (Pickett) Crume. On August 5, 2013 she rode home, on horseback no doubt.
In October 1919 Thelma, with her parents and her sister, Viola, left Mylo, North Dakota for White River, South Dakota in a wagon. She could even recall a few incidents that happened during that almost year long trip.

Marvin R. Van_________________________________

Marvin R. Van, 71, of Lincoln, Neb., died July 27, 2013 surrounded by his family.
He was born April 9, 1942 in Geddes, S.D., to Frank and Irene (Hildebrant) VanSchoonhoven.
Marvin served in the U.S. Army and graduated in 1968 from the University of South Dakota with a Broadcasting, Speech, and Journalism Degree. In his later years, he was the owner of Vantage Crafts and enjoyed fishing, telling jokes, gardening, and painting.