Rosemary Louise Freitag was born in Miller, SD May 17, 1927 to Dr. Robert Glennon and Irene Hatch Glennon. She graduated from Miller High School and then attended the College of St. Catherine College in St. Paul, MN where she graduated with a nursing degree. She married Dr. Phillip Freitag i…

Debrah "Debbie" Corene Ronning was born on May 12, 1948 in Washington D.C. to Joshua and Liberty Rizzo. Debbie and her family resided in Washington D.C. where Debbie attended Anacostia High School, graduating in 1966.

Marcelyn "Marcy" Hinker, longtime resident of Howard, died on March 30, 2020, in Casper, Wyo.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Chad Cooney, age 41, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at his home in Madison, after a brief illness.

Thomas Charles Jacobsen, 69, of Carthage, died on April 7, 2021, in Carthage.

Douglas James Nold, 70, died at his home on April 7, 2021.

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Jack Mader was born in Madison on March 5th, 1939 to Lawrence and Erma (Boldt) Mader. He passed away at Banner Del Webb Hospital, Surprise AZ on December 24, 2020 after suffering a massive heart attack.

Helen Darlene Sprecher, 75, of Howard, died April 2, 2021.

Irene Casanova, age 92, of Ramona, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 after a brief illness.

Jean L. Hanson, 67, of North Fond du Lac, Wis., died peacefully surrounded by her children, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital.

Janeen Kay Genzlinger, 68, formerly of Howard, died on March 27, 2021, at Ava's House in Sioux Falls. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Kenny Becker, age 77, of Madison, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Avantara in Lake Norden, SD with his wife and children by his side.

Sally Kooiker, age 86, of Madison, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Brookings while under hospice care.

Michael Breuer, age 61, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Yankton, South Dakota on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Ron Howard passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Virginia Schatz, age 95, of Madison, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Home.

Eileen Lorraine Clark, 84, of Madison, died on March 15, 2021, at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Diann R. Lewis, age 76, of Howard, died Thursday, March 18, 2021, in Sioux Falls.

Ruth R. Ruen, 87, of Madison passed away peacefully on March 19, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Lyle M. Johnson, 84, passed away surrounded by loving family on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Ava's Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD, following complications from Multiple Myeloma cancer.

Francis J. Callahan, 92, of Colman, died on March 21, 2021. Mass begins at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Visitation is Thursday from 5-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and then a rosary, all at Rustand-Weiland Funeral Chapel. Wear a face mask.

On February 28, 2021, Our Lord and Saviour brought Texanna Joe Stewart-Bruhn-Stubben-Papworth to her Heavenly home. Texanna loved to sing and is certainly singing in the angelic choir. Texanna's eldest granddaughter shared of her passing: The larger-than-life God-fearing woman who traveled t…

Graveside service with military rites for Jerry G. Sour, 82, of Watertown will be 2:00 pm, Friday, March 19, 2021 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown. Rev. Jim Shroll will officiate.

Delmar "Del" Eugene Giles, age 70, of Madison, SD, died Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Madison Regional Health System in Madison, SD.

Bulah Steinberg, 102 passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison, SD.

Joseph Hofer, 76, of Camridge Colony-Volga, died at his home. Funeral services were held on March 14 at Camridge Colony.

Jacie White, 90, of Aberdeen passed away March 6, 2021, while residing at Avantara in Lake Norden, SD.

Curtis Van Maanen, 41, of Volga, died on March 10, 2021, at his home.

Effie Bamsey, age 90, of Madison, passed away March 9, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Catherine "Kathy" Ann Kappenman, 63, passed away March 8, 2021, at Hospice House, Hutchinson, Kan. She was born August 24, 1957, in Mitchell, SD, to Norbert and Annabelle (Ernster) Hoffman.

Shirley Barker, age 85, of Madison, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls.

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Clement George "Clemmy" Jungen, 81, of Chester, died on March 6, 2021, in Chester. A private family service was held. Sympathy cards can be sent to Clement's family at 3109 E. Claudette Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57103.

Michael Bethke, 72, of Spencer passed away March 4, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls surrounded by his daughters. Visitation will be Thursday, March 11 from 5-7 pm with a 7 pm prayer service at Kinzley Funeral Home in Salem.

Arvid H. Dills age 90, of Madison and formerly of Brookings, passed away while wintering in Arizona. Visitation will be from 4-6 P.M. on Monday, March, 8, 2021, with a funeral service starting at 6:30 P.M., all at Eidsness Funeral Home in Brookings. The funeral service will be live-streamed …

Janeane Linnae Henn, 73, of Carthage, died on Feb. 27, 2021, at her residence. Memorial services begin at 10:30 a.m. Wed., March 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carthage. Visitation is Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the church.

Rodney Klingbile, of Madison, passed away on February 26 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls at the young age of 46.

Ruby Lowe, age 94, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Ruby Lowe, 94, of Madison, died on Feb. 25, 2021, at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Duane Robert Hanson, 67, of Howard, died on Feb. 18, 2021, at his home after a battle with cancer. Private family services will be held. Masks will be required.

Janice Driscoll, 66, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Oldham passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Sanford Centennial Hospice Cottage after a courageous battle with cancer. Private family services will be held at a later date.

JoAnn Moeller, 86, of Bryant, died on Feb. 13, 2021. Private family memorial services will be held.

Brad Weinkauf, 50, of Jasper, Minn., died on Feb. 12, 2021, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

John "Johnny" Joseph Cassutt, age 84, of Sioux Falls, passed away on Feb. 9th, 2021 at the V.A. Hospital.

John Robert Roache, Jr., 82, of Huron, died on Feb. 8, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Word has been received of the death of Norma Kay (Lease) Shaw, who died on Feb. 9, 2021, in Yuma, Ariz.

Leone Mix (Otten), 88, of Arlington, South Dakota passed away on February 7, 2021, at her residence with her family by her side, and with help of Hospice.

James "Jim" Wendell Folsland, 88, of Sioux Falls and a former Oldham resident loved his Savior and Lord and was welcomed into heaven on Sunday, January 31st, 2021.

Donna McGrath, 97, of Madison, died on Feb. 4, 2021, at Bethel Lutheran Home.

Betty Ann Zolnowsky, age 72, of Draper, SD, previously of Madison, passed away at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls on Thursday, February 4, 2021, after a fierce battle with a relentlessly aggressive cancer.

Reina Eich, age 2 months, of Madison, gained her angel wings, February 2, 2021 at Children's Hospital in Omaha.

Edwin Earl Falor, 88, of Platte, died on Jan. 29, 2021, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Services begin at 2 p.m. Fri., Feb. 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Platte. Visitation is Friday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Masks are recommended.

Pearlene Maxine Grogan, 87, of Centerville, died on Jan. 30, 2021.

Landon Gulbranson, 21, of Madison, died on Jan. 26, 2021, at his residence.