Obituaries

Gerald Wiersma

July 18, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2-8, family present 6-8 p.m., at Bethany Reformed Church.

Service: Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 21 at Bethany Reformed Church in Canton, SD. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sioux County Township Cemetery (4 miles S of Inwood, IA- corner of HWY18 & 280th Street).

     Gerald Wiersma, age 67, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Sanford USD Medical Center.  Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 21 at Bethany Reformed Church in Canton, SD.  Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at … Continue reading

Iola “Ode” Short

November 24, 1932 - July 8, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 16 at Canton United Methodist Church.

   Iola (Ode) Short age 85, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Canton Good Samaritan Society.  Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 16 at Canton United Methodist Church.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to … Continue reading

Jeanne Shupick

November 10, 1924 - July 5, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be held at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte on Monday, July 9 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (mountain time), with a Scripture Service at 2:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Steve at the Eagle Butte Cemetery.

Service: A mass of Christian Burial will be held at Avera Prince of Peace Sacred Heart Chapel in Sioux Falls on Sunday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Jeanne Shupick peacefully passed away on July 5th, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the Dougherty House at Prince of Peace Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, SD. Jeanne was born on November 10, 1924 in Faith, SD to Lloyd … Continue reading

Manfred Hill

July 4, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Canton Lutheran Church.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10 at Canton Lutheran Church.

“You know?” These two simple words started millions of conversations between Manfred and his family, friends and often times complete strangers.  His effortless start to an exchange lead to him finding out about your life, your family and possibly if … Continue reading

Dayton Sneve

April 14, 1926 - June 25, 2018

Visitation: Family will greet visitors one hour prior to the service.

Service: A memorial service will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 7th at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, SD

Dayton Sneve, 92, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. A memorial service will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 7 at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. Family will greet visitors one hour prior to the service. Dayton was born on … Continue reading

Phyllis Swanson

August 1, 1941 - June 22, 2018

Visitation: A gathering of friends will be held Saturday June 30 at the Canton Depot from 2pm to 8pm with family there from 5pm to 8 pm.

Service: A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 1st at Calvary Assembly of God on 57th Street in Sioux Falls, SD with a lunch following. There will be a private burial at the family farm cemetery.

       Phyllis Violetta Swanson, dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend, died peacefully in her home June 22, 2018 surrounded by loved ones after a brave battle with cancer.       Born to Philip Henry Synovec and … Continue reading

Allen Stearns

May 31, 1932 - June 20, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 5 to 7:00 p.m. A Prayer Service will begin at 6:45 p.m.

Service: The Celebration of Life will be held at Canton United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 23 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at 9:30 prior to the service at the Worthing Cemetery.

G. Allen Stearns, 86, of Canton, SD died June 20, 2018 at Dow Rummel Village in Sioux Falls, SD. The Celebration of Life will be held at Canton United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 23 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will … Continue reading

Darrell “Gunner” Nelson

December 19, 1929 - March 15, 2018

Service: Graveside services and Military Rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Canton Lutheran Cemetery.

Darrell P. “Gunner” Nelson, 88, died Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Bethesda Home in Beresford, SD.  Graveside services and Military Rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Canton Lutheran Cemetery.

Judy Florell

March 19, 1945 - May 28, 2018

Service: Private family burial will take place at a later date.

      Judith “Judy” Ann Florell, age 73, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD.  Private family burial will take place at a later date.        Judy was born on March 19, 1945 in … Continue reading

Lowell Larson

September 8, 1921 - May 23, 2018

Service: A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, JUNE 9, at Canton Lutheran Church in Canton.

Lowell Emery Larson, 96, died on Wednesday, May 23 at Canton Good Samaritan Center. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, at Canton Lutheran Church in Canton. Lowell was born September 8, 1921, at Sioux … Continue reading

Bessie Engstrom

June 16, 1919 - May 14, 2018

Visitation: Visitation will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Ewing Funeral Home, 118 East Second Street in Kanawha, IA

Service: Funeral services will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Kanawha Lutheran Church, 124 West Fourth Street in Kanawha, IA.

     Bessie Julia (Nelson) Engstrom, 98, of Canton, South Dakota and formerly of Kanawha passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society in Canton, South Dakota.      Funeral services for Bessie Engstrom will be Saturday, May 19, … Continue reading

Eugene “Gene” S. Ingebrigtson

August 26, 1931 - May 12, 2018

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

Service: Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 16 at Canton Lutheran Church.

    Eugene S. Ingebrigtson, age 86, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center.  Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, May 16 at Canton Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m., family … Continue reading