Obituaries

Julie Rock

August 12, 1954 - August 11, 2014

Service: A memorial service will be held at Cannon Beach Community Church in Canon Beach, OR at 2:00 PM September 14th, and a marker will be placed in the Vander Waerdt family plot in Canton, SD.

Julie Rock

Julie Ann Vander Waerdt Rock died August 11th, 2014 in her sleep at home in Seattle, WA. A memorial service will be held at Cannon Beach Community Church in Canon Beach, OR at 2:00 PM September 14th, and a marker … Continue reading

Opal Ramse

May 29, 1921 - August 17, 2014

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

Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 20 at Canton Lutheran Church.

Opal Ramse

Opal Ramse, age 93, passed away peacefully at her home at the Inn on Westport on Sunday, August 17, 2014.    Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 20 at Canton Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 … Continue reading

Clifford “Kip” Mickelson

April 7, 1955 - August 9, 2014

Service: Service- 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 Grand Valley Lutheran Church, rural Canton

Clifford “Kip” Mickelson

Topeka, KS.  Clifford “Kip” Mickelson died on August 9th, 2014 in Topeka, KS, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  His memorial service will held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church … Continue reading

Jim Nolet

November 27, 1949 - August 7, 2014

Visitation: Visitation will be Sunday, August 10 from 2-6 pm at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton with family present from 3-5 pm.

Service: Memorial services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 11 at Canton United Methodist Church. A private family burial will be held prior to the service.

Jim Nolet

James Edward Nolet was born on November 27, 1949, to George and Helen (Fisher) Nolet in Bennington, VT. He passed away from pulmonary fibrosis on August 7, 2014 at the VA hospital in Sioux Falls. At age 17, Jim enlisted … Continue reading

Glenn M. Krejci

December 27, 1958 - June 30, 2014

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

Service: Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Canton Lutheran Church.

Glenn M. Krejci

Glenn was born December 27, 1958 at Canton, SD to Elwood and Gertrude (Stock) Krejci.  He graduated from Canton High School in 1977. As a senior, he committed to a delayed enlistment in the U.S. Air Force. He served from … Continue reading

Thelma Lien

December 15, 1916 - June 16, 2014

Visitation: Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, Canton, with family present from 7 to 9:00 p.m.

Service: Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Grand Valley Lutheran Church

Thelma Lien

    Sioux Falls.  Thelma Lien, 97, formerly of Canton, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at Luther Manor in Sioux Falls.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Grand Valley Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be … Continue reading

Michael Wood

May 24, 2014 - June11, 2014

Visitation: Friday, June 13, 6 to 8:00 p.m. at Lands Lutheran Church.

Service: His funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Lands Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, SD.

Michael Wood

            Michael Dennis Wood, the son of Frederick J and Twyla “Jeane” (Porter) Wood, was born on May 24, 1962 in Omaha, NE.  Following his graduation from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, SD, Mike furthered his education at South … Continue reading

Dixie Lea Lauritzen

February 15, 1948 - June 8, 2014

Visitation: Family will greet visitors Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, Canton.

Service: A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church in Canton.

Dixie Lea Lauritzen, 66 years of age, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Dougherty Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer.  A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church in Canton.  … Continue reading

Lorraine B. Mercer

June 13, 1926 - June 7, 2014

Visitation: Family will greet visitors Wednesday evening from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Service: Her memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Fairview, SD.

Lorraine B. Mercer

Lorraine B. Mercer, 87, formerly of Canton, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Morningside Manor in Alcester, SD.  Her memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Fairview, SD.  Family will … Continue reading

Cecelia Oliphant

August 12, 1905 - June 3, 2014

Service: Celebration of her life and interment will take place in Lisbon, North Dakota at a later date.

Cecelia Oliphant

Cecelia Oliphant, 108 years, died June 2, 2014 at Good Samaritan Center, Canton, South Dakota. Cecelia Anna Bertha, was born the third of five children to Ernest Carl & Magdalena Otelia Fernow on August 12, 1905, in Enderlin, North Dakota. … Continue reading

Violet R. Brewer

November 19, 1926 - April 6, 2014

Service: Memorial Service- 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014 at Anderson, Jones, Corcoran Funeral Chapel, Harrisburg, SD

Violet R. Brewer

            Violet R. Brewer, the daughter of Ragna and Berger Tonneson, was born November 19, 1926 in Inwood, Iowa.  She was graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1944 and married Richard A. Brewer in 1946.  She was a military wife … Continue reading

Kay Jones

June 18, 1931 - May 26, 2014

Visitation: Visitation at St. Dominic's will be Thursday from 2-8 p.m., family present 6-8 p.m. A scripture service will begin at 7 p.m.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 30 at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Canton.

Kay Jones

     Kay Jones, age 82, died Monday, May 26, 2014 at Fellowship Village in Inwood, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 30 at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Canton. Visitation at St. Dominic’s will be … Continue reading