Gann Valley,

Leonard E. Harres

GANN VALLEY – Leonard E. Harres was born on March 5, 1943, to Emuel and Emma (Czapskie) Harres in Buffalo County, South Dakota. He attended country school in Buffalo County. Leonard graduated high school at the Gann Valley High School in May of 1961. Leonard went to the Rapid City School of Business, Rapid City, South Dakota and graduated in 1963. He also attended the National Guard Noncommissioned Officers School in 1968.

Bobbi J. Larson

Funeral services for Bobbi Jo (Dovey) Larson, 47, of Pukwana will be held on Wednesday, May 12th, at Calvary Baptist Church in Chamberlain, SD. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 11th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Hickey Funeral Chapel with a prayer service to follow at 7:00 p.m. Burial of the ashes will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 12 at St. Margaret Catholic Cemetery at Kimball.

Frances Henriette “Fran” Mahoney

CORSICA, SD – Frances Henriette “Fran” Mahoney, age 87 of Corsica, SD, and formerly of Kimball, SD, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society – Corsica. Mass of Christian Burial Was Held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at St. Margaret Catholic Church, Kimball, SD, with Rev. Cathal...

Nola Mex Maxon

Nola Mex Maxon was born on July 1, 1935 to Emerson and Maurine (Boock) Olson in Bijou Hills, SD. Nola grew up on her parents’ farm in Ola, SD. She went to country school, then to Chamberlain High School, and graduated in 1954. Nola married Larry Maxon on July 6,...
Chamberlain, SDFreeman Courier

Sherri Sherard: 1961-2021

Sherri Sherard, 59, died Sunday, April 11th, 2021 in Chamberlain, S.D. A funeral was held on Thursday, April 15 at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Marion, S.D., with arrangements by Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home. Sherri Lynn Sherard was born on Sept. 14, 1961, to Lee and Darlene (Bunger) Schriever. She...

Leanne Eagleman, 1948-2021

Funeral Services for Leanne Eagleman of Chamberlain, SD will be at 11 AM, CT on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Big Bend Community Center in Big Ben, SD. Burial in the Church Cemtery under direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. There will be a wake service at 7 PM, CT on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Big Ben Community Building. Viewing at Oster’s will be on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 4 to 6 PM, CT. Leanne entered the Spirit World on April 9, 2021 in Sioux Falls, SD with her family by her side. Oster Funeral Home is honored to serve family of Leanne Eagleman.

Tyler Michael Hoffer

CHAMBERLAIN, SD – Tyler Michael Hoffer was born February 26, 1981 in Mitchell, SD, to Joyce (Buum) Hoffer and Mike Hoffer, Sr. He graduated in 2000 from Lyman High School in Presho, SD. As a teenager, during the summer months, Tyler worked with his grandpa Daniel on the farm. Over...

Nola Mex Maxon

CHAMBERLAIN, SD – Nola Mex Maxon was born on July 1, 1935 to Emerson and Maurine (Boock) Olson in Bijou Hills, SD. Nola grew up on her parents’ farm in Ola, SD. She went to country school, then to Chamberlain High School, and graduated in 1954. Nola married Larry Maxon...

Rhonda Lee Thigh

Rhonda Lee Thigh was born March 11, 1978 to Carol Lee Thigh and Samuel Raymond Thigh Jr. in Chamberlain, SD. Rhonda grew up in Lower Brule and attended St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain. At the age of 17, Rhonda became a parent. Although she was young, she continued to live her life and also came to have ten children.
Fort Thompson,

Phillip “Chris” Christopher Bearface Jr.

FORT THOMPSON, SD – Phillip “Chris” Christopher Bearface Jr., of Fort Thompson, passed away on March 23, 2021 at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 45 years old. Funeral service for Phillip “Chris” Christopher Bearface Jr. were Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Fort...

Carroll Dean Priebe

PUKWANA, SD – Carroll Priebe, 84, of Pukwana, SD, passed away on March 27, 2021, at Sanford Medical Center in Chamberlain, SD. Carroll Dean Priebe was born on August 25, 1936 in Ola, SD, to William and Minnie (Klemenhagen) Priebe. He attended Able School near Pukwana. Carroll served in the...
Lyman County, SDGrand Forks Herald

Small SD town's fire chief dies while fighting blaze

PRESHO, S.D. -- The fire chief for a small south central South Dakota community died while battling a blaze this past weekend, according to Lyman County officials. Presho Fire Chief Donald “Donny” Manger, 54, died while working at a structure fire Saturday, Oct. 14, in rural Lyman County. “At approximately...

Mandy McLaughlin, 1981-2021

Mandy McLaughlin, 39, of Oacoma passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Fort Thompson,

Winfred Middletent - July 1957 - January 2021

Winfred Middletent, 63, of Fort Thompson, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Sandford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Diamond Willow Church, Fort Thompson, Rod Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at All Saint’s Cemetery, Fort Thompson.

Jackie Cook

A memorial service for Jack Cook will be held at a later date. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh. com to view Jack’s tribute wall to leave condolences and stories for the family. On Friday, January 15, 2021 friends may stop at the funeral home from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. to sign the register book and leave condolences.