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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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Dorothy Bigelow - November 7, 2016

Dorothy Orene Bigelow was one of fourteen children born to Frank and Bertha (Mavis) Bertram on April 14, 1926 at Colome, SD. Dorothy was raised on the farm south of Colome and attended school in rural Colome. After her schooling, she helped on the family farm until her marriage. Dorothy was united in marriage to Robert Bigelow on March 4, 1944. Dorothy helped Bob on their farm doing whatever needed to be done. They raised many...

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Betty Devish - October 29, 2016

Theresa Elizabeth Ruth (Betty) Devish was born May 22, 1923. She was the sixth child of George and Theresa (Salzmann) Kenzy. She was born at the farm home near Iona, SD. Her brothers were Sam, Carl, Paul, Leo, and John. She attended school in the community, starting at Iona High School and later graduating from Gregory High School in 1940. She became a certified teacher attending Springfield Teachers College. Elizabeth Kenzy taught at the...

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LeRoy Veskrna - October 17, 2016

LeRoy Emil Veskrna was born on September 25, 1944 in Burke SD the son of Emil and Agnes Veskrna (Cervenka). He attended school in Burke SD, Casper, WY and graduated from Winner High School in 1963. LeRoy joined the South Dakota Army National Guard in 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1971. On May 17, 1969, he was united in marriage to Carol Ann Elliott at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Colome SD. They lived south of Colome for three years...

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Clara Belle Pavlis - October 7, 2016

Clara Belle (Clark) Pavlis was born on April 22, 1927. She was the fifth child of Walter and Cynthia (Morley) Clark and the last surviving of their eight children. She was born in Healy, KS and moved to Wood, SD with her family at about the age of three. She passed away with her family by her side on October 7, 2016, in Sioux Falls, SD, at the age of 89. Clara Belle attended school in Wood, SD. Just short of graduating her mother became ill...

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Brent Janak - October 3, 2016

Brent Joseph Janak was born May 5, 1954 to Joseph and Bernetta (Erickson) Janak in Winner, SD. He has an older brother Duwayne, older sister Delaine, and twin sister Beverly. Brent enjoyed the outdoors and riding his bike and was an accomplished skateboarder. In high school he developed his love of cars. Brent attended St Mary's Catholic School through the 6th grade then he attended Winner Public School where he graduated in 1973. After...

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Hans Laprath - September 25, 2016

Hans Laprath, age 84, of Dallas, South Dakota passed away on September 25, 2016 at the Gregory Hospital, Gregory, SD. Hans Norman John (NJ) Laprath was born on April 18, 1932 on his parent's farm in Tripp County, South Dakota. He was the son of Hans Thomas Laprath and Frieda Christiana Manke. He spent his early childhood in Idaho where his family resided during the Great Depression and World War II period. In 1945, the family returned to...

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Dorothy Brown - September 21, 2016

Dorothy Marion (Osterman) Brown was born November 12, 1923 to Albert and Mary (Mauch) Osterman at Mariville NE in Rock County. Brother Lavern welcomed her with loving arms. In the coming years sisters Virginia, Patty and Maxine would complete the family. Dorothy walked all eight years to Rock Creek School not far from their home. Dorothy waited a year for Virginia to finish grade school then they both went to Rock County High School at...

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Abraham Abe Shedeed - September 16, 2016

Abraham John Shedeed was born on December 5, 1926 at his home in Stewart Township in Tripp County to Meled and Marain (Habab) Shedeed. His father Meled came to South Dakota in 1910 from Assyria with his wife Marain to arrive in 1911. Abraham was the seventh child of a family of nine. Abe attended New Nixon and Hillcrest schools until the eighth grade. He was able to go to Colome High School for one semester before returning to work on the...

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