STURGIS- Arvid "A.J." Jankus, was born May 30, 1951, in Diepolst, Germany.
He lived in Chicago, IL for many years before moving to Sturgis. He loved his volunteer work with Meade County Housing, collecting cans and bottles to help keep our city clean, and working with Thrive for food distribution.
He was an avid rock collector and had a library of more than 600 books.
He passed away in Sioux Falls on June 13 and was inurned at Black Hills National Cemetery.