Obituaries

Nelmar Crawford

October 19, 1921 - August 28, 2015

Visitation: Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 1 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Fairview, SD.

Nelmar Crawford, age 93, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at Fellowship Village in Inwood, IA. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 1 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Fairview, SD. Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m., with family … Continue reading

Sonja Knorr

April 23, 1940 - August 19, 2015

Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Canton Lutheran Church.

     Sonja C. Knorr, age 75, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Sanford Canton-Inwood Medical Center. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Canton Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Friday from 2-8 p.m., with family … Continue reading

Evelyn Fossum

March 6, 1923 - August 19, 2015

Visitation: Her visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 p.m., with family present from 3- 5 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. A prayer service will be held at 3:00 p.m.

Service: Her funeral service will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, August 24th at Lands Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, SD.

Evelyn Doreen Fossum, age 92, of Canton, SD went to see her maker on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village. Her funeral service will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, August 24th at Lands Lutheran Church, … Continue reading

Jimmie Larson

April 7, 1951 - August 5, 2015

Service: Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 15 at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Jimmie Douglas Larson, age 64, died Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in Pipestone, MN. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 15 at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Donald “Don” Markle

July 1, 1929 - August 5, 2015

Visitation: None

Service: His memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 8, at Canton Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Canton Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.

    Canton. Donald G. “Don” Markle, 86, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Canton Good Samaritan Society. His memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 8, at Canton Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Canton Lutheran Cemetery … Continue reading

Louis O’Brien, Sr.

March 10, 1944 - August 3, 2015

Service: Burial of his cremains in Black Hills National Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Louis O’Brien, Sr., age 71, died Monday, August 3, 2015 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Burial of his cremains in Black Hills National Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Winifred “Winnie” Van Buskirk

July 19, 1930 - July 26, 2015

Visitation: Visitation with family present will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 at Canton First Baptist Church.

Winifred “Winnie” Van Buskirk, age 85, died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Canton Good Samaritan Society.  Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 at Canton First Baptist Church.  Visitation with family present will be Tuesday from … Continue reading

Vivian Fossum

May 30, 1936 - July 16, 2015

Visitation: Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 p.m., family present 4-6 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 20 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, rural Canton, SD.

Vivian Fossum, age 79, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Sanford Foundation Hospice.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 20 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, rural Canton, SD.  Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 p.m., family … Continue reading

John and Darlene (Miller) Lee

Service: Their memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 17 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home.

John and Darlene Lee Memorial Service A memorial service for John and Darlene Lee will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 17th, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.  Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery near Canton. John … Continue reading

Mildred S. Thompson

December 5, 1917 - July 7, 2015

Visitation: There will be no visitation.

Service: Her memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015 at Christ the Victor Chapel at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

          Mildred Sigrid Thompson, age 97, passed away on July 7, 2015.  She was born to Louis Cornelius and Hannah (Lang) Thompson on a farm near Schindler, in Lincoln County, S.D. on December 5, 1917.  She was baptized at Springdale … Continue reading

Richard Eugene “Gene” Escher

November 26, 1916 - June 11, 2015

Visitation: 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Anderson Funeral Home

Service: Service of Remembrance- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Anderson Funeral Home

    Canton.  Richard Eugene “Gene” Escher, age 98, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 in hospice care at Canton Good Samaritan Society.  Family will greet visitors Tuesday evening, June 16, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home … Continue reading

Charles N. Hill

August 3, 1920 - June 6, 2015

Visitation: Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 6 to 8:00 p.m.

Service: Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, at Canton Lutheran Church.

    Charles N. Hill, 94, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Canton Good Samaritan Society.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, at Canton Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery near Canton.  Visitation will … Continue reading