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Doug Simkins - December 27, 2016

Douglas R Simkins was born October 25, 1952 to Ervin "Hun" Eli Simkins and Arvis Echo Nyberg Simkins. The family lived near Mission in Doug's early years. He was baptized in the Mission Lutheran Church. Doug enjoyed observing and learning new things. He always loved nature and felt most at home in the country. Doug was voted class president his junior year of high school in Witten, SD. He had hoped to graduate from Witten but the high...

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Tom Eliason - December 22, 2016

Thomas Dale Eliason was born on July 29, 1941 in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He was the youngest of three children born to Arthur and Vivian (Nelson) Eliason. He began elementary school at the Catron Country School and graduated from Gettysburg High School. Tom attended the Brigham Young University in Utah. He married JoAnn Martin in 1963. To this union, eight children were born. The family moved to Gregory in 1977. Tom had a special place in his...

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Clarence Buck - December 19, 2016

Clarence Eugene Buck (Popeye) was born on February 8, 1940 at Greeley, NE to Thomas and Cecelia (Hust) Buck. He grew up in Greeley and attended Greeley Sacred Heart graduating in 1959. Clarence then joined the Navy from 1959-1969 where he was a cook on the ships. On December 12, 1961 he married Ardith Granger. To this union eight children were born. They divorced in 1987. After the Navy, he worked for the VA for 14 ½ years. He also...

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Carol Jo Kahler - December 12, 2016

Carol Jo Kahler was born on December 27, 1965 to John and Irene (Dykeman) Kahler. She was the eighth of nine children. When Carol was two years old, she came down with spinal meningitis. This left Carol with many disabilities. Carol lived her childhood in the Gregory and Burke areas, later moving to Redfield. Her adult years were spent in Winner. With the help and support of the staff at Community Connections, Carol was able to be close to...

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Paul Taggart - December 10, 2016

Paul Everett Taggart was born on the farm north of Dallas, SD in Irwin Township, Tripp County on March 3, 1934 to Archie & Helen (Beckers) Taggart. He joined three siblings with two to follow. Paul attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Gregory until the eighth grade. Then he started farming with his Dad and continued to do so for the next 50 years until his health would no longer permit. Paul married Ruth Peitz on November 12, 1955 and...

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Leonard Jansen - December 4, 2016

Leonard Walter Jansen was born June 19, 1924, in Dallas, SD, the sixth child of thirteen to Albert and Lena (Gruhn) Jansen. He attended several country schools and graduated from Dallas High School. On February 7, 1946 Leonard married Donna Mae Wardrip. To this union two children were adopted, Mary Jane born March 31, 1948 and David Leonard born October 20, 1950. In 1953, Leonard and Donna bought the Henry Saathoff farm west of Dallas...

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Bonnie Arris - November 26, 2016

Bonnie Mae (Perdue) Arris was born June 5, 1918, in Witten, South Dakota to parents John and Katherine Perdue. She was the second of twelve children. Bonnie passed away at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Loveland, Colorado on November 26, 2016 at the age of 98 years. Funeral services for Bonnie will be held Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Winner, South Dakota. Burial will be at the...

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Kenneth Wendell - November 23, 2016

Kenneth Robert Wendell was born March 22, 1937 to Elmer and Alice (Jansen) Wendell at Gregory, SD. Kenny attended grade school in Dallas, Burke, and Gregory. He graduated from Gregory High School with the class of 1955. Kenny enlisted in the Army in 1956 and was discharged in January of 1958. He served his basic training at Fort Carson, CO. He finished his service in Germany with a classification in Heavy Weapons Infantry. ...

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Ila Pastian - November 17, 2016

Ila Jeanne (Whiting) Pastian passed away peacefully on November 17, 2016 at the age of 88 years, 6 months and 16 days at the Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Ila Jeanne (Whiting) Pastian, the first child of Eugene and Agnes (Musilek) Whiting, was born on May 1, 1928 at her parents farm (Blachnik Place) south of Dallas, SD. She grew up on the farm with her siblings, Raymond (Fritz), Patricia, Allen and Sharon. Ila's passion...

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Joseph Schwaller - November 11, 2016

Joseph Bernard Schwaller was born at home on June 4, 1921 to Joseph Edward and Margaret Catherine (Drilling) Schwaller. Joe grew up around Early, Lake View, and Sac City, Iowa. He went to country school through the eighth grade. Joe was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and was honorably discharged on September 9, 1946. He served in the Quadgalene Islands for seven and a half months where he was an artillery gun relayer and also in the...

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