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August 6th

August 5th

James E. Carr, Jr._______________

James E. Carr, Jr., 74, went home July 6, 2014, in Pueblo, Colo.
He was born February 8, 1940, in Rapid City, S.D. He lived in Philip until graduating from high school.
James was an avid NASCAR fan and avid reader. James would read a variety of novels. He was always happy, had a great smile and a contagious laugh.
Jim is survived by his wife, Deanna; stepchildren, Bryon Mobley, Tammy Bobo, Scott Kemph and Brad Kemph; his sister, Connie Lee; one niece; and two nephews.
He was preceded in death were his parents, Jim and Iola Carr; and a brother-in-law, William Lee.


Jerri LeRaye (Cordes) Howard_______

Jerri L. Howard, 31, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Jerri was born August 10, 1982, in Pierre, S.D., the daughter of Cathy L. (Hanrahan) Erdmann.
Her elementary years were at Pierre and Haakon County schools. Jerri's young teen and high school years were in Rapid City at St. Thomas More, graduating in 2000. She also attended South Dakota State University in Brookings.
Jerri spent many years working in the banking/finance industry, where her contagious smile and knack for numbers made her a valuable employee.


Philip Eggers___________________

Philip Eggers, age 40, of Brookings, S.D., died on Monday, July 28, 2014.
Services were held Saturday, August 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Brookings.
Philip was born on March 31, 1974, in Albert Lea, Minn., to Bud and Peggy (Christie) Eggers. The family later moved to Philip where he grew up and attended school.
Philip graduated from Philip High School in 1992, and later graduated with a bachelor of science degree in construction management from South Dakota State University.


Arlene McKinley_________________

Arlene McKinley, age 94, of Midland, S.D., died Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Arlene Lucille McKinley was born June 26, 1920, at Custer, the oldest child of Kerfred Beck and Flora (Mann) Beck. She grew up in Custer and graduated from Custer High School in 1939. She then went to Open Bible College in Des Moines, Iowa.