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.

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.

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.

Margaret Kimmel Fowler passed away Feb. 1, 2021, in the comfort of her home in Charlottesville, VA, surrounded by her husband, their three children and other family members.

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Sarah Virginia Sundleaf, 88, of Elk Point, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at her home.

Eleanor A. “Ellie” Geary, 66, of Elk Point passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 peacefully with her family by her side.

Allen James Clark, 64, of Vermillion died Tuesday, Nov. 17, at his home.

Gorman Nygard, 82, of Alcester, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 at Bethesda of Beresford in Beresford.

Delilah Limoges, 89, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 at Centerville Care and Rehab.

Richard (Dick) E. Dailey of Jefferson passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 at the age of 83. After several months of declining health, Richard died peacefully at Mercy1 Siouxland Regional Medical Center in Sioux City.

Caitlin B. Rosenbaum, 30, peacefully passed away at home, with her family by her side, Dec. 7, in Elk Point.

Sherry Dell Strong, 89, of McCook Lake, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City.

Bonnie Alberts, 88, of Vermillion, died Nov. 11 in Sioux Falls.

Georgia M. Honomichl, 92, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 in Sioux City.

Stephen Clement Adams was born June 12, 1954 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Sigmund and Ellen (Rasmussen) Adams. He passed away Dec. 6, 2020 at MercyOne Hospital in Sioux City, after a battle with heart failure.

Raymond Paul Hall, 94, of rural Burbank passed away, comfortably, at the Vermillion Care Center Dec. 6, 2020.

Tina Marie Nieuwendorp died suddenly Nov. 5, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, reaching the age of 49 years, three months and three days.

Valda Joyce (Norberg) DeSmet, 83, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Sioux City.

Marie Eidem, longtime Elk Point area educator and loving wife, mother and grandmother, died Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 26, 2020, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. She was 77 years old.

On Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, Dr. Eric C. Grimm, loving husband, father and world-renowned scientist, passed away suddenly at the age of 69. Eric was born on Aug. 20, 1951 in Cincinnati, OH. He grew up in Rapid City, SD, exploring the geology and plant life of the Black Hills. He was fascinated …

James “Jim” Walsh, 77, of New Ulm, MN died unexpectedly in Minneapolis Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020.

Robert Watkins of Jefferson died Nov. 12, 2020 at Bickford nursing home in Sioux City.

Dale P. Hieb, 64, of Brandon, SD died Nov. 3, 2020 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital due to complications from frontotemporal dementia.

Paul Thomas Kneip, 64, passed away Nov. 6, 2020, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls.

James L. Fowler, 89, of Dakota Dunes, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, at StoneyBrook Suites, Dakota Dunes.

David K. Gorsett, 75 of McCook Lake, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 at a local hospital.

David Herbert Swanson, aka Dipper, 77, passed away Oct. 27, 2020 at Fall River Health in Hot Springs, SD.

Dorothy “Dottie” Jane Uryasz, 80, of Jefferson, formerly of Omaha, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in Sioux City.

Jo Anne (Thorson) Turner, 86, of Elk Point passed away Oct. 25, 2020 at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Sioux City.

Robert Earle (Bob) Guillaume passed away on Oct. 16, 2020 in Payson, AZ after a brief illness.

LeRoy Nilges, 82, formerly of North Sioux City, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 in Elk Point.

Walter (Walt) A. Price, 85, of North Sioux City, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at his home.