Obituaries

January 24, 2022

Beverly Ann Venekamp

Beverly Ann Venekamp passed away peacefully in the early hours of January 16, 2022 at her home in Fort Collins, CO. She was born April 29, 1934 in Marion, SD to Daniel and Ethel (Irwin) Heintz. She was the youngest of nine children. Beverly attended school in Harrold, SD, graduating in 1952. She was active […]

January 24, 2022

Jeanette Rita Deschamps

Jeanette Rita Deschamps was born September 7, 1926, in Castle Rock, South Dakota, to Hormidas E. Deschamps and Regina (Brodeur) Deschamps. She was raised at Castle Rock, attending grade school in the area and in 1941 went to high school at St. Martin’s in Sturgis, graduating in 1945. While attending high school she met Bryce […]

January 24, 2022

Gary Knispel

Gary Knispel, age 67, of Murdo, South Dakota, died on Friday, January 21, 2022 at his home in Murdo. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am CST Wednesday, January 26, at the Harold Thune Auditorium in Murdo with Pastor Kathy Chesney officiating. Following a luncheon, interment will be held at 1:15 p.m. CST at the […]

January 24, 2022

Robert “Bob” David Varick

Robert “Bob” David Varick, 74, of Hot Springs, SD, died January 18, 2022. Bob was born to Helen (Fitzner) Bennett and Robert Clair Varick on July 4, 1947.  He was a hard worker, starting his first job delivering newspapers when he was 9 years old.  He was an active member of the Boy Scouts of […]

January 24, 2022

Kathy Koerner

Kathy Koerner, age 65 of Belle Fourche, died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. The funeral service will be held 11am Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Belle Fourche. Visitation will be held 5 to 7pm Tuesday at Leverington Funeral Home […]

January 20, 2022

Doris C. Norby

Doris C. Norby, age 86 of Roswell New Mexico, died December 31, 2021 in Roswell NM. An open house celebration of her life will take place 12noon to 1pm on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Leverington Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche. Inurnment will take place at 2pm at Black Hills National […]

January 20, 2022

Willanore “Willie” Ruby

Willanore “Willie” Ruby, age 94 of Belle Fourche, died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the Rolling Hills Healthcare Center in Belle Fourche. The funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at the Christian Life Center in Belle Fourche. Visitation will take place 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at Leverington Funeral Home of […]

January 19, 2022

Daniel J. Anderson

Daniel Anderson, age 37, of Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Monument Health in Rapid City. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the North Haines Volunteer Fire Department with fellowship to follow. A Celebration of Life Service will be […]

January 19, 2022

John G. Johnson

John G. Johnson, age 90, of Shadehill, SD, passed away at the West River Regional Medical Center in Hettinger, ND. Funeral services for John will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Lemmon, SD, with Pastor Tera Kossow officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. on […]

January 19, 2022

Vickie Petersen

Vickie Petersen, age 67, of Philip, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 21, at Rush Funeral Home in Philip. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 22, at the American Legion Hall in […]