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November 14th, 2012

Marcie Locken

Mass of Christian Burial for Marcie Locken, age 26, of Isabel was held at 10:30 a.m., MT Monday, November 12, 2012 at the Isabel Community Center. Burial was at the Hillsview Cemetery in Isabel under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge, South Dakota. There was a prayer service Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Community Center in Isabel.
Marcie passed away November 7, 2012 at the West River Health Services in Hettinger, North Dakota.


Harry A. Severson

Harry A. Severson, age 86, Clark, died Saturday evening, November 3, 2012, surrounded by many family members in the Prairie Lakes Hospital at Watertown, SD.
Funeral services were held Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Clark, with The Reverend Robin Schaunaman officiating. The honorary casketbearers were his granddaughters and great-grandchildren with the active casketbearers being his grandsons. Dorothy Fuller was organist with Roger Nordhus the soloist.
Burial with full military honors followed in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Clark.


Wesley Bruce Printz

Wesley Bruce Printz, 82, Sturgis, died Monday, November 5, 2012, at Sturgis Regional Hospital.
Memorial services were held Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sturgis, with Pastor Will Olsen officiating. Inurnment with military honors followed at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.


Marilyn F. Gillaspie

Marilyn F. Gillaspie, age 68, of Midland, S.D., died Friday, November 9, 2012, at her home in Midland.
Marilyn Wiedower was born August 25, 1944, in San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Joseph and Odelia (Muller) Wiedower. She grew up in San Diego and graduated from the Academy of Our Lady of Peace High School.


Juanita Goodsell

Juanita (Snell) Goodsell, 82, passed away November 8, 2012, at the David M. Dorsett Home in Spearfish, S.D.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, November 13, at Nemo Community Church in Nemo.
Juanita was born February 21, 1930, in Wall, the second of five children of George and Johanna (Bastian) Snell. She grew up in the Quinn, Pedro and Cottonwood areas. She went to grade school at the Miller Country School. Her transportation was her horse. She attended high school in Quinn, living in the boarding house.


Kathleen Walsh McEntee

Kathleen “Kit” Walsh McEntee, age 91, of Puyallup, Wa., formally of Philip and Wall, S.D., passed away November 8, 2012, at home in the Willow Garden retirement center.
Kit was born August 19, 1921, at Ash Creek, S.D., the daughter of WJ “Bill” and Mary “Mayme” Fennell Wilson. The Wilson family moved to Philip in 1938, operating the Philip Dairy. Kit graduated from Mount Marty High School in Yankton in 1941. She worked at the Cedar Pass Lodge and then for a dentist in Norfolk, Neb., for two years after high school.


November 7th

Leonard LeRoy Tax

Leonard LeRoy Tax left this earth and went to his eternal home Wednesday morning, October 31, 2012.


Howard A. McGrath

Howard Alvia McGrath was born October 19, 1927, and passed away November 1, 2012.
Howard was born to Alvia and Olive-Vene McGrath in Powell, S.D. As a boy, he grew up on his mother’s homestead ranch. When he was 10 years old, his mother passed away and the next year his father was killed in a tornado. He then went to live with his sister, Gertrude Stearn, in Idaho. A year later she passed away.


Ilene Breen

Ilene Breen, age 86, of Renton, Wash., formerly of Philip, S.D., passed away October 21, 2012, in Bellevue, Wash.
Ilene Ferguson was born August 13, 1926, in Philip, the daughter of Harold and Martha Ferguson. She grew up in the Hilland community where she received her elementary education in the Hilland and Plainview schools prior to graduating from Philip High School. She graduated from Black Hills State College in Spearfish with her teaching degree and she taught for several years.


Jeanette C. Gebes

Jeannette C. Gebes, 92, of Batavia, Ill., passed away October 13, 2012, at her daughter’s residence surround by her loving family.
She was born January 10, 1920 in Naperville, Ill., the daughter of Michael and Barbara (nee Besch) Lies.
Jeannette was employed by Furnas electric for several years and also worked at the Louise White School in the cafeteria for many years. She lived in Philip, S.D., from 1945 to 1964 and worked at the Midway Cafe for several years.