Doug Peterson, age 67, of Wentworth, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Madison Regional Health System.

Craig Lynn Abraham, who worked for the Arizona Department of Corrections for almost 25 years, passed from this life on May 18, 2020 after a six-year battle with Alzheimer's. He was 63. He passed peacefully in a memory care facility surrounded by his wife of almost 44 years and four children.

Ronald Lloyd "Ron" Roberts, age 73 died Sunday, May 31 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls after a long courageous battle with cancer.

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.

Larry Arthur Genzlinger, 66, of Howard, died on Oct. 1, 2019, while hunting in the Black Hills.

Leon E. Gartamaker, 76, died on May 26, 2020, at a hospital in Plymouth, Minn.

Gerald Robert Stubsten, 84, died on May 25, 2020, at a nursing home in Arizona.

Mary Poncelet, age 93, of Sioux Falls, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at Edgewood Prairie Crossings Assisted Living in Sioux Falls.

Harvey Mathieu, 80, of Colton, SD passed away May 25, 2020, at Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion.

James Michael Knutson, 73, Rapid City, SD passed away unexpectedly at Monument Hospital.

Angela Elizabeth Browne, 30, of Wayzata, Minn., died on May 8, 2020.

Ted Betz, 53, of Montrose, CO, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020.

Henry Donald Park Jr., 93, of Chester, SD, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 peacefully at his home, where he spent nearly all of his life, surrounded by family.

Kay Palmer, 80, Madison, died peacefully on May 14, 2020, at the Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison. At Kay's request there will be no funeral service. Her ashes will be laid to rest with her late husband, Glen L. Palmer, at Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Machesney Park, Ill.

Ted Betz, age 53, of Montrose, CO, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, in Sioux Falls, SD while under hospice care.

Wilbur Gehrels, age 96, of Madison, passed away May 19, 2020, at the Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Friday, May 22, 2020, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Wentworth. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery at Wentworth. Visi…

Virginia M. Collignon, age 95 of Yankton, SD passed away, peacefully, on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House in Yankton.

Kay Palmer, 80, of Madison, died on May 14, 2020, at Bethel Lutheran Home.

Elvira Mildred Eaker, 83, of Madison, died on May 8, 2020, at Bethel Lutheran Home.

Patricia Ann Krueger, 73, of Madison, died May 8, 2020 at the Aventra Care System in Arlington, SD.

Allen Lee Herrick, 67, of Rutland, died on May 11, 2020, at the United Living Community in Brookings.

Margaret Mary Jorgensen, 93, of Dell Rapids, died on May 10, 2020, at her home.

Lois Moffatt, age 88, of Mount Vernon, WA, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Montana. Per her request, no services will be held.

Steven "Steve" Graham, age 61, of Madison, died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at his home due to metastatic melanoma. A wake service will be held at a later date.

Shirley Ann Westall, 84, of Fargo ND, formerly of Madison, South Dakota, passed away on May 7, 2020, at Bethany on University, Fargo ND.

Arlys Elaine Hill, 81, of Dell Rapids, died on May 10, 2020.

Norvel W. Frager died Sunday, September 29, 2019 at St. Jude Hospital in Fullerton, California following surgery for colon cancer.

Darlene J. Renner, age 94 and longtime Madison resident, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Majestic Bluffs Nursing Home in Yankton, SD after a short bout with pneumonia.

Allan Duffy, age 40, of Madison, South Dakota, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 3, 2020, after experiencing a brain bleed.

Betty Jean Bast, 95, of Vermillion, died on April 29, 2020. Private graveside services will be held.

Carol Annderene Peterson, age 92, passed away May 1, 2020.

Marie Martin, age 100, of Madison, passed away Friday, May 1, 2020 at Bethel Lutheran Home.

Terry L. Dennis, 78, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Madison, died on April 26 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Virgel Grimm, age 88, of Madison, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at Madison Regional Health System.

Joyce Bunker, age 90, of Ramona, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at the Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.

Jack Stillson, 89, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota died Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society Center in Sioux Falls.

Leo "Jim" Spader, 88, of Howard, died on April 24, 2020, at Whispering Winds in Howard.

Lenora Christensen, age 99, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Avera Prince of Peace, where she had been a beloved resident for 8 years.

Sharon Lee Brown, age 84, of Houston, Texas formerly of Madison, South Dakota, passed away Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 at Houston Northwest Medical Center.

Ronald Leo Barthel, formerly of Madison, passed away peacefully at the age of 91 on April 20th, 2020 in Sun City, Arizona of the Covid-19 virus.

Alma G. (Hofer) Rames, age 103, formerly of Madison, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in the presence of loved ones at the Good Samaritan Society in Canton. Due to the viral pandemic her committal has taken place at Rosehill Cemetery in Scotland, SD and memorial services will be held at a later…

Marianne Smalley, age 87, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Madison, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society-Sioux Falls Village.

Donald L. Hoek, 82, died Saturday, April 18, 2020. His funeral service will be live-streamed at 2:00 PM Thursday, April 23. The link will be posted Thursday morning on his page at georgeboom.com. A public memorial service is planned for a later date to be determined.

Shirleen F. Heinricy, 71, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Colman, SD, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at her home in Sioux Falls.

Alma Rames, age 103, former Madison resident, died on March 31, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Canton.

Dorothy F. Gross, 91, of Belle Fourche died April 10, 2020 at the Rolling Hills Healthcare in Belle Fourche.

Cindy Hector, 65, of Worthington, died on April 9, 2020, at Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Doris (Dahl) Alfson, 92, passed away on Wednesday, April 8 at Ava's House after a courageous 3-year battle with cancer.

Carlson, Vernon age 87 of Shorewood, formerly of Edina, born and raised in Minneapolis, passed away April 2, 2020.

Donald McCuen, age 88, of Volga, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at the United Living Community in Brookings.

Pamela Wingert, age 64, of Madison, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Avera Dells Area Hospital.

Craig E. Erickson, 77, of Madison, died on April 6, 2020, at his residence.

Mark Paul Mathieu, 58, of Colton, SD passed away April 2, 2020 at Ava's House Hospice in Sioux Falls. A private family service will be held and a benefit/celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Albert Scott Woods, age 61, of Madison, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Ava's House under hospice care, in Sioux Falls. Memorial services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church at a later date.