Damon Lee Bohnet
Damon Lee Bohnet, 30, died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at his home in Rapid City, South Dakota.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2012 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic church in Bison, South Dakota with Father Tony Grossenburg officiating. Burial will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery with Chaplain Lynn Wilson officiating with military honors provided by the Sturgis Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a prayer service starting at 3:00 p.m. with Father Arnold Kari officiating on Tuesday, January 1, 2012 at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis, South Dakota.
Damon was born in Hettinger, North Dakota on September 23, 1982. He grew up and attended school in Bison, SD. Damon enjoyed camping, boating, and spending time with his friends. He loved working on his Buick; his goal was always to get it restored. He loved loud music and fast cars. Maya, his german shepherd was always by his side; a true companion and a loving friend, she was always there for him. They loved throwing frisbee and playing games together. He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews and loved to wrestle with them and show them how his new gadgets worked. Damon spent the last two years with Joran, where they built a home together and loved each other more and more every day.
Damon joined the National Guard in 2000, and served a term in Iraq. He was a member of the 842nd Engineering Company.
He is survived by his love, Joran Viall of Rapid City; his father, Terry (Linda) Bohnet of Vale; two sisters, Melonie (John) Mulligan and their children Drew, Nick and Kate of Shoreview, Minnesota, and Karan (Josh) Lemburg and their children Kendal, Landon and Jaycie of Timber Lake, South Dakota; grandparents, Ernest and Arlene Kari, Bison, SD, and Adaline Wiesner, Watertown, South Dakota; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and his four-legged friend, Maya.
Damon is preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Bohnet, and grandfather, Howard Wiesner.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals .com.