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May 8th, 2013

Theresa M. Hockenbary

Theresa Margaret Hockenbary born January 25, 1940, in Pierre, S.D. to John and Margaret (Hoffman) Herber. Theresa grew up on the Herber homestead near Kadoka, where she attended grade school near Weta.
After attending St. Martin’s Academy as a freshman, she finished the remainder of her high school years at Kadoka High School. It was during her time there that she met Rodney Allen Hockenbary. They were married November 22, 1958, in Philip.


Bonna Mae Hagler

Bonna Mae Hagler, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away on Sunday April 21, 2013.
Bonna was born to John and Edna O’Dea on May 15, 1932, in Philip, S.D. She attended school in Spearfish and then taught in a one room school before marrying Neal Hagler in 1954.
Throughout Bonna’s life she worked at the Idaho State School and Hospital for several years. She then worked for the Postal Service and retired after 21 years. She enjoyed bowling and playing cards with her lady friends.


Mary E. Jones____________________________

Mary E. Jones, age 94, of Quinn, S.D., died Sunday morning May 5, 2013, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
The world lost a treasure May 5, 2013, when Mary Jones left us. Mary filled her 94 years with a zest for life few can match.
As a young child, Mary’s natural love of life and those around her delighted her parents and two older siblings. Being a number of years younger than her brother and sister she was the apple of everybody’s eye.


Myranda Kay Thompson

Myranda Kay Thompson, infant daughter of Scott and Angela Thompson, of Bison, South Dakota was born and passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, North Dakota.
She is survived by her parents, Scott and Angela Thompson and three sisters, Taylor, Abigayle and Whitney Thompson, all of Bison, SD; her maternal grandmother, Carol Resch, Mohall, North Dakota; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Myranda was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, John Resch; and her paternal grandparents, Darold and Margaret Thompson.


Lyle Witt

Funeral services for Lyle Witt, age 62, of Hettinger, North Dakota, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Lemmon, South Dakota. Rev. John Irwin and Chaplain David Peterson will officiate with burial to follow in the Greenhill Cemetery in Lemmon, SD.
Lyle passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the West River Regional Medical Center in Hettinger, ND.


May 1st

Locket Dale “Rock” Hespe

Locket Dale “Rock” Hespe, age 74, of Weatherford, Okla., died April 27, 2013, in Weatherford.
Memorial service will be held Friday, May 3, at 2:00 PM in “The Chapel” of Lockstone Funeral Home with Bro. David Lawrence officiating.
Locket was born to William G. and Beulah (Dunham) Hespe on August 5, 1938 in Philip, S.D. He lived in Milesville until age 14 when he came to Oklahoma with Roy Horton Custom Harvest crew and stayed.
On March 5, 1961, he married Pearlene Sellers. He had one son, Dale Wayne Hespe.


Sarah Allison

Sarah Allison, age 35, Sturgis, S.D., died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Sturgis Regional Hospital.


Pauline Schofield

Pauline Schofield, age 82, Midland, S.D., died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Eva Pauline Fosheim was born on September 21, 1930, in Midland, the daughter of Peter and Viola (Hand) Fosheim. She grew up in the Deep Creek area and was baptized and confirmed in the Deep Creek Church. This church would always hold fond memories for her and a special place in her heart. She completed grades one through eight at Little Eagle School and attended Midland High School.


Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams, age 37, of Wall, S.D., died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.


Harriet Noteboom

Harriet Noteboom, age 96, of Okaton, S.D., died Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.
Harriet Roghair was born November 10, 1916, in Alton, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Cornelia Roghair. Growing up, Harriet helped her mother with the younger children and the house work. The family moved to Okaton in 1925. After graduating from high school, Harriet took nurses training in Chamberlain. She spent several years working in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and home health care.