Terry Steven Brown
RAPID CITY — Terry Steven Brown, “Maga Cinkila,” was born May 31, 1960, to the late William J. Brown and Myra Edna (Witt) Brown. Terry, 51 of Rapid City, passed into the Spirit World on December 10, 2011.
Terry is survived by his mother, Edna Brown, and hunka dad, James Anderson, Rapid City, his children; Steven Lee Bracha Brown, Kara Brown and
Jason Brown, Watertown, hunka children; Serena Andrews, Rapid City, and Terry Eagle Feather, Flandreau, his grandchildren Benjamin Brown, Calista Brown, Braden Brown and Trevyn Brown, all of Watertown, a brother, Reed (Nita) Brown, Wamblee, hunka brothers; Hermus (Dena) Lone Dog, Omaha, Earl (Valerie) Wilcox, Rosebud, four sisters; April (Gary) Obr, Billie Jo Brown, Erna (Erik) Grinnell and Julie Mohoney, all of Rapid City, numerous cousins, nephews and nieces, aunts and an uncle.
Terry was preceded in death by his father, William, brother, Randy, and two infant sisters.
An all night wake will begin at 6 p.m., Sunday, December 18, 2011, with a Christian Wake service at
7 p.m. at the Mother Butler Center in Rapid City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Monday, December 19, at St Isaac Jogues Catholic Parish with Fr. David Matzko presiding. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
An online guest book is available with Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Service at Serenity Springs of Rapid City at http://www.serenityspringsfuneralchapel.com">www.serenityspringsfuneralchapel.com.
John LaBonte Sr.
GILLETTE — John LaBonte Sr., 68, died Sunday, Dec.11, 2011, at home.
He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne LaBonte; John D. LaBonte II, Robert A. LaBonte and Nolan P. LaBonte.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Ken Cherrington officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in Mount Pisgah Cemetery.
An online guestbook is available at http://www.gillettememorialchapel.com">www.gillettememorialchapel.com.
TIMBER LAKE — Kathy Cudmore, 58, died Dec. 14, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Center in Selby.
Rosary services will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17. Burial will be in the Timber Lake Cemetery. Kesling
Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of arrangements.
PORCUPINE — Corey Coleman, 25, died on Dec. 15, 2011, at his home.
Arrangements are pending with Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge.
Eddie Chapman Sr.
HOUSTON — Eddie Chapman Sr., died Dec. 11, 2011, after living most of his life in Chicago.
Survivors include his wife, Bennie Jean; sisters, Rosa Lee Conway and Deliath Chapman; four children, Malcom Chapman, Eddie Chapman Jr., Gregory Whiting and Angeleen Whiting; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, at Jubilee Baptist Church in Bolingbrook, Ill.
An online guestbook is available at http://www.mccauleyfuneralchapel.com">www.mccauleyfuneralchapel.com.
Luella ‘Lou’ Wipf
RAPID CITY — Luella “Lou” Wipf, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at home.
Survivors include four sons; Jim Ganske, Salt Lake City, Utah, Roger Ganske, Gillette, Wyo., Paul Ganske, Marshall, Minn., and Rodney Ganske, Sioux Falls; two daughters, Deanna Boysen, Denver, and Linda Velez, Green Valley, Ill.; one stepson, Louis Wipf, Jr, Florida; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending with Kirk Funeral Home.
Gregoria Gertrude Castillo De Conn
RAPID CITY — Gregoria Gertrude Castillo De Conn, 93, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at home. Survivors include her son, Edward M. Conn, Houston; and daughter, Frances Irene McDonald, Rapid City; four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass was held on Thursday, Dec.15, at Westhills Village South.
Kirk Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
An online guestbook is available at http://www.kirkfuneralhome.com">www.kirkfuneralhome.com.
Benjamin ‘Ben’ Hanson
HOT SPRINGS — Benjamin “Ben” Hanson, 81, died Dec. 14, 2011, at Fountain Springs Health Care Center in Rapid City, S.D.
Survivors include his wife, Calla, Hot Springs; sons, Kim, Jamestown, N.D.; Kent, Verona, Wis.; daughter, Kara Svoboda, Pocahontas, Iowa; and sister, Anne Stenger, Grand Junction, Colo.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22, at United Churches in Hot Springs with the Rev. Dale Pracht officiating.
A memorial has been established to the Alzheimer Association or United Churches.
McColley’s Chapel of the Hills in Hot Springs is in charge of arrangements.
An online guestbook is available at http://www.mccolleyschapels.com">www.mccolleyschapels.com.
Agnes ‘Maye’ Kjallstrom
HELENA — Agnes “Maye” (Sullivan) Kjallstrom, 90, formerly of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away on December 13, 2011. in Helena, Montana. She was born on April 18, 1921, to Daniel and Agnes Sullivan, in Regina, Canada.
Maye married Carl Kjallstrom on November 3, 1944, in Dawson Creek, Alaska. He preceded her in death in 1990.
She was a homemaker most of her life, and she loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include four daughters, Becky Harwood of Oceanside, CA, Pat Biers of Helena, MT, Carleen VanDerWert of Denver,
Julia Chapman of Horseshoe Bend, AR.; eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and two sisters Linda and Ann of Canada.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, of 44 years, an infant daughter, Angela Mary; and 13 brothers and sisters.
A family viewing will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 19th at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis, SD, with a graveside service to follow at 1:30 p.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. Memorials can be given to The Gideons International or Horseshoe Bend Public Library. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting http://www.aswfuneralhome.com">www.aswfuneralhome.com.
Clarence H. Hullinger
MURDO — Clarence H. Hullinger, 96, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Marie; sons, Richard, Donnie, Lyn and Tim; daughters, Barb, Vickie, and Eileen Kotz;
18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, and three step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 18, at Isburg Funeral Chapel in Murdo.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 19, at Murdo Auditorium.
Burial will be at Murdo City Cemetery.
Isburg Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
An online guestbook is available at http://www.isburgfuneralchapels.com">www.isburgfuneralchapels.com.
Carol L. Voorhees
RAPID CITY — Carol L. Voorhees, 66, of Rapid City, died on Tues., December 13, 2011, at Rapid City Regional Hospital with her family and friends at her side.
Carol was born August 15, 1945, in New Orleans, LA to Max and Maxine (Carpenter) Ferris. She married LeRoy U. Voorhees on January 12, 1965, in Huron. They moved to Rapid City in 1968 where she was a CNA at Black Hills Retirement Center, Clarkson Mountain View, Westhills Village and Rapid City Regional Hospital. She enjoyed her family and friends very much.
She is survived by two sons, David (Brenda) Voorhees of Arvilla, ND, and Max Voorhees of Rapid City; her daughter, Lisa (Brian) Moon of Shelbyville, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Lance Voorhees, Kenny Moon, Brittany Moon, Tim Abbott, Trinity Abbott, Janet Lorch and John Lorch; seven great grandchildren, Donnie, Eldon, June, Breezey, James, Gavon and James Thomas; her brother, Charles (Linda) Ferris of Aberdeen; her sister, Jeannie (Mike) Johnson of Plankinton; and special friends, Marilyn Faatz and Sharon Osborn.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Allen Ferris and her former husband, LeRoy.
Special thanks goes to Janet Lorch, the residents and nurses (Jenn and Micaela) of Rapid City Regional Hospital, Drs. Birkelow, Talbot, Awan and Smith for their loving care of Carol during her final illness.
Visitation will be at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City on Fri., Dec. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and then on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Services are set for 1 p.m. Sat., Dec. 17, at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City, with interment to follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Rapid City. A luncheon will follow at the American Legion on E. St. Patrick Street.
A memorial has been established. Family and friends may sign Carol’s online guestbook at http://www.kirkfuneralhome.com">www.kirkfuneralhome.com.