Donna M. Richards, 86, of Parker, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in Windom, MN.

Dallas Wilken, 79, of Akron, died Nov. 19, 2021 in Vermillion.

Barbara Therese Bernard, 92 of Vermillion, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

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.

The family of Joy Olson will hold a Celebration of Life Saturday, Dec. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Elk Point. Wearing masks is optional.

Roy “Dutch” Trobaugh, 89, of Elk Point died Monday morning, Nov. 8 at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s in Sioux City.

Christie Mae (Beavers) Densberger died suddenly following a brief illness Oct. 25, 2021 Sioux Falls.

Robert Earl Ahrens, 73, of Belle Fourche, SD died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Rapid City.

James (Jim) Marion Verros peacefully passed away at Avera McKennan Hospital Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at the age of 69, surrounded by family and holding his wife’s hand.

Jeffrey Roland Chicoine, 75, of Lake Forest, IL, passed away Oct. 5, 2021 after enduring a long illness with courage and grace.

Kim Bradley Merchant, 64, of Elk Point passed away suddenly of natural causes Sept. 27, 2021.

Mick McGinty, 68, formerly of South Sioux City and Dakota Dunes, passed away after a six-week battle with cancer Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at his home in Gilbert, AZ.

Joy Olson (Raynor), 79, died Sept. 14, 2021 at Harbor Assisted Living in Nampa, ID.

Pamela “Pam” K. Stephan, 64, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 8, 2021, at home. She was a loving wife, aunt, sister and “grand-mo” to her great nieces and nephews. She had a very special bond with her great-niece, Brooke.

Vicki J. (Larsen) Young, 70, of Dakota Dunes, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14 at Bickford Memory Care Facility in Sioux City. Our Heavenly Father has called her home to be with her mother.

Graveside services will be held at the Elk Point Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, for Valerie Hladky. She died of COVID-19 Oct. 18, 2020, in Cincinnati, OH. She was 76.

Faye Irene Akridge 95, passed away Friday Sept. 3, 2021 at Sanford Vermillion Care Center in Vermillion.

Barbara Jean Fleck, 75, of Jefferson, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 at Westwood Specialty Care.

Robert J. Brock, Jr., 74, of Elk Point, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 in Sioux City.

Katherine Louise Tucker, 67, of Colton, SD, formerly of Elk Point passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at Avera Dell Rapids Area Hospital in Dell Rapids.

James Ronald Minick, 86, of Elk Point, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 at Wel-Cov Assisted Living in Elk Point after a brief illness.

Shane Pence, 46, of North Sioux City, died Saturday, July 17, 2021 unexpectedly at a Sioux City hospital.

Bonnie L. (Osterbuhr) Schroll, 84, of Columbia, MO (formerly of Sioux City) passed away peacefully with her loving family beside her July 15, 2021.

Tim O’Connor, age 90, passed away at his home Feb. 8, 2021. He was born in Waterloo, IA Jan. 16, 1931, to Edward and Anna Luella O’Connor. Tim was a longtime resident of Siouxland, moving here in 1970 with his wife, Frances (Kielty) and their three children. Tim was a veteran employee of Wil…

My family and I want to invite you to the Celebration of Life service for Colin Gene Molzen. It will be held on his birthday, Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (He was born in 1938).

Helen Dirks, 89, of Akron, died Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

The Celebration of Gerald L. Duhaime’s Life will be held Saturday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elk Point. Visitation with family present will be an hour prior to the service at the church.

Harold “Hal” Eugene McSparran, 84, of Dakota Dunes and Surprise, AZ, died Feb. 18, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ.

Merlin Dean Bryan, 80, formerly of Elk Point, died May 18, 2021 in Fremont, NE.

David Arthur Brandon, 70, of Elk Point, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Rocky LaFleur, 71, of West Hollywood, formerly of Jefferson, passed away in Los Angeles, CA March 12, 2021, from stage IV pancreatic cancer just two weeks after being diagnosed. His family and friends are convinced he passed through the pearly gates loudly singing show tunes and cracking jokes.

Marvin Leroy Schempp, 82, Alcester, died Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls. Services were 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 25 at Hawarden Christian Reformed Church.

A Memorial Service with military honors for Kavin Fisher will be held Saturday, June 5 from 3-5 p.m. at Kober Funeral Home in Vermillion. Mr. Fisher died in November of 2020.

David Herbert Swanson, aka Dipper, 77, died Oct. 27, 2020 in Hot Springs, SD.

Ardith Elaine Rubida, 92, of Elk Point, left for her last away game Thursday, May 13, 2021, after suffering a fatal stroke. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Richard (Dick) E. Dailey of Jefferson died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 at the age of 83.

Glen A. Olson, 81, of Elk Point, died Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Arizona.

Pat Lee Wagner, 91, of Elk Point, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Wel-Life Assisted Living in Elk Point.

Richard John Honomichl was born Feb. 10, 1941 in Wagner, SD, the son of Frank and Mary (Soukup) Honomichl.

Maria Luisa (Munoz) Fowler, 99, passed peacefully into eternity on April 21, 2021. Her husband, Bobbie Lee Fowler, preceded her in death in 1960. She was left alone to raise her three young children, who now survive her – Carmen Wilcox (Larry), Geoffrey Fowler (Ron Szarenski) and Bradley Fow…

Wendell H. Bishop, 93, of Sioux City, died April 3, 2021 at a local hospital.

Bernard Bosse, 98, of Elk Point, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls after a brief illness.

Alice B. Austin, 83, of Elk Point died in Elk Point Thursday, March 25.

Donald Knecht, 90, of Elk Point, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley, IA with his family by his side.

Andy Minihan, age 51, died suddenly, Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Canton. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 19 at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Canton. Visitation, with family present, will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at St. Dominic’s. A prayer service and rosar…

Joe “Mac” McGuire, 70, of Jefferson, died Monday, March 8 at Prairie Estates in Elk Point.

John T. Corio Jr. 89, of Jefferson, passed away Feb. 28, 2021 at a local hospital.

Clifford K. Waag, 91, of Akron, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at the Akron Care Center.

Stanley Harold Thoms, 59, of Elk Point, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 at his residence.

Martin J. Bosse, 79, formerly of Jefferson, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Wakonda Heritage Manor in Wakonda, SD.

Gerald LeRoy Duhaime, 80, of Dakota Dunes, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at Unity Point Hospital. Due to COVID-19, no services will be held at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a future date.