Obituaries

Elmer L. Miller, Jr.

July 2, 1940 - December 6, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.

Service: Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Split Rock Lutheran Cemetery, rural Brandon, SD with a memorial service to follow at 1:30 p.m. at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, rural Canton, SD.

 On Friday, December 6, 2019, Elmer L. Miller, Jr. passed away at the age of 79.      Elmer was born on July 2, 1940 in Sioux Falls, SD to Elmer Sr. and Colette (Brennan) Miller. He attended and graduated from … Continue reading

James A. “Jim” Quien

January 10, 1946 - November 25, 2019

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

Service: Memorial services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 7th at the Harrisburg Funeral Chapel, Harrisburg, SD.

      James A. “Jim” Quien, age 73, died Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center.  Memorial services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 7th at the Harrisburg Funeral Chapel, Harrisburg, SD.  Family will greet visitors … Continue reading

Carol Olson

April 8, 1927 - November 19, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Sunday, November 24 from 2-5 p.m., family present from 3-5 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 25, at the Canton Lutheran Church Bethlehem Chapel.

     Carol Olson, age 92, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village.  Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 25 at the Canton Lutheran Church Bethlehem Chapel.    Visitation will be Sunday, November 24 … Continue reading

Leonella “Lenny” Griffith

January 23, 1926 - November 19, 2019

Service: Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Larchwood, Iowa, with burial at the Larchwood Cemetery at a date in spring to be announced.

      Leonella Marie (Lenny) Griffith (ne Van Ash) died at age 93 on 19 November 2019.  She is survived by her 9 children:  Nicholas, Linda (Handy), James (and Ericka), Ginger (and Dave Gard), Deborah (and Dave Sehr), Richard, John, Brian … Continue reading

Paul Hohman, DVM

December 12, 1931 - November 18, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m., family present 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Memorial services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 22 at Canton Lutheran Church. Private family burial will take place prior to the service.

 Paul Dean Hohman was born December 12, 1931 to Floyd and Naomi (Hotvet) Hohman in Sioux Falls, SD.  He died on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Dougherty Hospice Cottage from pancreatic cancer. He graduated from Larchwood High School in 1949 … Continue reading

David Baird

July 24, 1944 - November 14, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be held on Friday, November 22, at Anderson Funeral Home from 2:00-7:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00-7:00.

Service: A celebration of life will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23 at David’s home church for his whole 75 years, Canton United Methodist Church. Prior to the celebration of life, a private family burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery.

   With country music in his ears and his steadfast bride by his side, David Clark Baird passed peacefully into his Savior Jesus’ arms on Thursday, November 14, 2019.  Beginning with his birth on July 24, 1944, David lived his … Continue reading

Scott Gackle

August 27, 1986 - November 12, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5, family present 3-5 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 18 at Canton Lutheran Church.

    Scott Gackle, age 33, died Tuesday, November 12, 2019 near Sundance, WY as the result of an ATV accident. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 18 at Canton Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5, family … Continue reading

Jeffery “Jeff” Ness

July 24, 1959 - November 11, 2019

Service: Memorial services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton with burial to follow at Canton Lutheran Cemetery.

Jeffery “Jeff” Ness, age 60, died unexpectedly Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home.  Memorial services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton with burial to follow at Canton Lutheran Cemetery. Jeffery … Continue reading

Lucille Stuckey

February 19, 1932 - November 9, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Tuesday November 19 from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 20 at First Baptist Church in Canton

     Lucille Helen Stuckey, 87, went home to live with the Lord on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 20 at First Baptist Church in Canton.  Visitation will be Tuesday November 19 from … Continue reading

Verna Holter

December 16, 1921 - October 29, 2019

Visitation: Visitation, with family present, will be Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Grand Valley Lutheran Church. A prayer service and time of sharing will take place at 6:30 p.m.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, Canton, SD.

          Verna Holter, age 97, died Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society Canton. Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, Canton, SD.  Visitation, with family present, will be Tuesday … Continue reading

Wayne Beer

September 13, 1960 - October 25, 2019

Visitation: Visitation, with family present, will be Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church.

Service: Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 28 at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church, Canton, SD.

Wayne Beer, age 59, died Friday, October 25, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 28 at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church, Canton, … Continue reading

Marilyn J. Schultz

July 27, 1933 - October 23, 2019

Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.

Service: Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at Forest Hill Cemetery followed by a 2:00 p.m. memorial service at Bethany Reformed Church in Canton.

     Marilyn J. Schultz, age 86, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 surrounded by her family at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.  Visitation will be Friday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in … Continue reading