Obituaries

Brian Karlson

66 Sioux Falls, SD January 16, 2024 Brian Keith Karlson, age 66, of Sioux Falls, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at the East Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural...

Dolores M. Merges

85 Sioux Falls, SD January 8, 2024 Dolores M. Merges, 85, of Sioux Falls, passed away on January 8, 2024 at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center. Mass of Christian burial took place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Colman, SD....

Jessica M. Sprecher

46 Dell Rapids, SD January 14, 2024 Jessica Marie Sprecher passed away in Dell Rapids SD on January 14, 2024, at the age of 46. Memorial services began at 11 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2024, at the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Thursday,...

Leah (Park) Kistler

55 Trent, SD January 14, 2024 Leah (Park) Kistler, 55, of Trent, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Her Mass of Christian Burial began at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2024 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Dell Rapids....

Caroline (Kort) Veldkamp

91 Trent, SD January 6, 2024 Caroline (Kort) Veldkamp entered heaven’s open door on January 6, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD, at the age of 91. Her funeral service began at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2024 in The Reformed Church, Dell...

Bette Kuper

92 Dell Rapids, SD December 12, 2023 Bette Kuper, 92, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at Avera McKennan Hospital. Her Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2023 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Dell Rapids....

Doris E. Loban

86 Dell Rapids, SD December 10, 2023 Doris E. Loban, age 86, of Dell Rapids and formerly of the Huron area, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at Dougherty Hospice House (Avera At Home) in Sioux Falls. Her memorial service was at 10:30 am on Saturday, December...

Darlene J. Bye

88 Dell Rapids, SD December 7, 2023 Darlene J. Bye of Dell Rapids, SD passed away on December 7, 2023, at Wilmot Care Center, Wilmot, SD. Memorial services will begin at 6:30 PM Sunday, December 10, 2023, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids, with a visitation...

Raymond Eugene Bokker

77 Dixon, SD (formerly of Dell Rapids) November 28, 2023 Raymond Eugene Bokker was born in Garretson, SD, on June 2, 1946. He passed away on November 28, 2023, at his home near Dixon, SD. Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 2, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John...

James C. Brobjorg

79 Dell Rapids, SD November 15, 2023 James C. Brobjorg was born August 26, 1944 in Sioux Falls, SD to Orville and Florence Brobjorg. He grew up in Dell Rapids, enjoyed football and any outdoor activities. He is survived by two sisters, Darlene and Diane, and one...