Archive - Jan 23, 2013


Alma Weller

Alma Weller, 96, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Avera Eureka Health Care Center.
Alma Wolff, the last surviving child of Jacob and Christina (Gohl) Wolff, was born March 27, 1916, in McPherson County. She married Emil Weller on August 25, 1940. In 1955 she and Emil opened the Eureka Bakery which they operated until their retirement in 1974. She was a life time member of Zion American Lutheran Church.

Ruby Kosters

Ruby Helm Kosters, 74, of Pierre, SD, was called home to heaven on Thursday January 17, 2013, at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre and has now joined the legions who walk with God.
Ruby Gene Helm was born March 30, 1938, to Frieda Belle (Seiler) and Arthur Henry Helm at their farm northwest of Java, SD. She attended country school through eighth grade and Java High School, graduating in 1956. Ruby attended business college for one year in Aberdeen and worked at the county courthouse serving in the treasurer’s office.