American Horse-Morales, Baby
GORDON, Neb. - Baby American Horse-Morales, infant, Gordon, was stillborn Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Gordon Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include parents, Kayla American Horse and Angelo Morales, Gordon; maternal grandparents, Eugene and Jenny American Horse, Gordon; and paternal grandmother, Eileen Rutiaga, Alliance.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Gordon Community Cemetery, with Mr. Ricky Grey Grass officiating.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, S.D., is in charge of arrangements.
Pearl L. Farber
RAPID CITY - Pearl L. Farber, 97, Rapid City, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Westhills Village Health Care Facility.
Survivors include three children, Eileen Farber, Denver, Lloyd Farber, Hermosa, and Stella Lutz, Rapid City; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending with Kirk Funeral Home of Rapid City.
Roy Rollo Stoltenburg
CORNELIUS, Ore. - Roy Rollo Stoltenburg, 75, Cornelius and formerly of Rapid City and Watertown, S.D., died Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Hillsboro.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the military police.
Survivors include three daughters, Monica Kendall, Ronda Soltenburg and Jonna Olson; two sons, Steve Stoltenburg and Jeff Stoltenburg; six grandchildren; three sisters, Elaine Weagel, Maecille Moss and Velma Moss; and one brother, Harold Stoltenburg.
Viewing will be at 10 a.m. followed by services at 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, at Grace Lutheran Church in Portland.
Ross Hollywood Chapel Funeral Home and Crematory of Portland is in charge of arrangements.
Cards and letters may be sent to Steve Stoltenburg, P.O. Box 6741, Beaverton, OR 97007.
Helen L. Leitner
BELLE FOURCHE - Helen L. Leitner, 88, Belle Fourche, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at David M. Dorsett Health Care Center in Spearfish.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Leitner, Spearfish, and one grandson.
Arrangements are pending with Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche.
Robert L. Henwood
BELLE FOURCHE - Robert L. Henwood, 81, Belle Fourche, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Lookout Memorial Hospital in Spearfish.
Survivors include his wife, Loraine Henwood, Belle Fourche; two sons, Robert "Bob" Henwood, Belle Fourche, and Thomas Henwood, Fruitdale; two daughters, Barbara Davis, Colony, Wyo., and Beverly Inhofer, Sturgis; one sister, Ruth Heis, Belle Fourche; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 24, at United Methodist Church in Belle Fourche, with Chaplain Charley Conger officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Spearfish.
A memorial fund has been established for Northern Hills Hospice.
Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche is in charge of arrangements. Friends may sign the online guest book at www.funeralhomesofcaring.com.
Red Paint, Lucille R.
OGLALA - Lucille R. Red Paint, 46, Oglala, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Rapid City.
Survivors include two sons, Tilden Porcupine, Oglala, and Eddie Short Bull, Porcupine; one daughter, Lea Porcupine, Scottsbluff, Neb.; her father, Ross Red Paint, Hot Springs; two brothers, Matthew Red Paint, Oglala, and Andrew Red Paint, Vermillion; two sisters, Lavina Red Paint, Oglala, and Herstine Red Paint, Denver; and one grandchild.
A one-night wake will begin at 2 p.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church in Oglala.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24, at the church, with the Rev. Agnes Tyon officiating. Burial will be at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery in Oglala.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge is in charge of arrangements.
Harry George Garlick
BOISE, Idaho - Harry George Garlick passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, June 7, 2005 in Boise, Idaho. Harry was born September 15, 1917 to Harry Edward Garlick & May Collings Garlick. Harry Edward and May were both descended from early South Dakota pioneers. May's grandparents came to the Black Hills in 1878 to work the Homestake Mine. Harry Edward's grandparents were Elizabeth Dose Garlick, widow of Henry Dose of the 7th Cavalry, and Edward Garlick, also of the 7th Cavalry. Edward and Elizabeth settled at Fort Meade in 1878.
Harry George grew up in Sturgis, SD. Hunting and fishing were his main recreational activities, having grown up in a family of outdoorsmen. He graduated from high school in Sturgis and then worked for two years to save enough money to attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. His college education was interrupted by World War II. He spent three years serving his country in the Army Air Corps, much of which was spent at various schools across the country learning about building air strips. He spoke of his stint at Yale where lunches were often enhanced by the live music of the Glenn Miller Band. Harry spent approximately 18 months of his military duty in Guam building airstrips, under constant threat of enemy fire.
After the war, Harry returned to the States and married Dorothy Shelton of St. Louis, MO whom he had met during his stateside Army training. Harry and Dorothy settled in South Dakota while Harry completed his education at the School of Mines. Following graduation, he went to work for Peter Kiewit Sons Construction as an engineer. During these early years, his two children, Stephanie and Greg, were born.
Harry worked his way up to general superintendent for Kiewit, building many roads and airstrips including large sections of I-90 and major expansions at Ellsworth Air Force Base. His innovative thinking was responsible for many new concepts in road construction. He was also involved with construction of the nuclear warhead missile silos built all across western South Dakota.
Harry was also a devoted father. He saw that his children had horses to ride, and took them on many fondly remembered hunting and fishing trips. These trips often involved many members of Harry's extended South Dakota family. He dearly loved the tall timber and the wide open spaces of the Black Hills, and passed that love of the outdoors to both of his children.
In 1964 Harry was transferred to Fairbanks, AK where he was in charge of two phases of Chena Hot Springs Road, including pioneering the last 25 miles into Chena Hot Springs. In 1966 he went to work for Burgess Construction and was in charge of building present-day Airport Road from Barnett Street to University Avenue which, at the time, was the largest road project undertaken in Fairbanks.
One particularly cold winter while working for Burgess, Harry was "loaned" to the State of Alaska to help Jim Dalton survey the proposed railroad route to the Rampart Dam on the Yukon River. Most of their time was spent working in -50 degree weather in remote wilderness conditions. Unfortunately, the dam and railroad were never built.
In 1966 Harry and Dorothy divorced. Harry later met Liselotte Sherrer; they married in 1969 and soon moved to Idaho where Harry bought several businesses. One of those businesses was Robertson Auto Body which Harry managed for the next ten years. Harry and Lisa spent most weekends exploring Idaho in camper, boat, motorcycle, and afoot, and most hunting seasons pursuing elusive deer, elk, and pheasant.
Harry and Lisa sold the body shop in 1979 and moved to a country home just outside Emmett. Gardening and exploring Idaho continued to occupy most of their time. Harry enjoyed many woodworking projects and helping his son build a log home in the mountains. He also bowled, mostly to support Lisa's love of the sport. He never really conquered bowling, the "multiple gutter ball" being his specialty. But he always maintained his sense of humor, which was his real specialty. His smile and dry humor and wit were contagious. It was a pure joy to spend time with Harry.
Harry was a hard worker. He spent many long days and weeks in very tough construction work. He was loyal to his employers and spent long hours at his job in order to provide a better life for his family. He was a moral, responsible, and honest man; his word was his bond. A fine man, Harry was respected by all who knew him well. Frugal, as only someone who grew up during the depression could be, yet generous to a fault.
As fathers go, there are none finer. He was strict, yet loving and supportive. In a career that demanded so much of his time, he still put family, especially the kids, first, always setting high standards and providing good examples.
Harry is survived by his daughter Stephanie and her husband Chuck Ensign of Boise; son Greg Garlick and his wife Marcia Wing of Fairbanks and Boise; granddaughter Kasi and her husband Mitch Tucker of Everett, Washington. He is also survived by Dora Jean Garlick; Gary, Hanna Rose and Aaron Garlick; Fritz, Trina and Wyatt Garlick; and Kris Garlick and Billy Beatty, all of South Dakota and Wyoming. Harry was very recently preceded in death by his beloved wife of more than 30 years, Lisalotte Garlick.
A picnic to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, July 8, at Bear Butte State Park campground, northeast of Sturgis, off highway 79. Call 642-8324 for directions. The family will welcome all friends to share love, laughter and reminiscences.
Harry's family would like to thank the staff of Hillcrest Assisted Living for their cheerful kindness and care over the last few months.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Idaho Humane Society or another favorite charity.
Donald D. Lockwood
RAPID CITY - Donald D. Lockwood, 72, of Rapid City died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Black Hills Beverly Healthcare.
Donald was born to Fred M. and Hettie Lucretia (Debolt) Lockwood, January 15, 1933, at Tilden, Nebraska. He attended rural school at Tilden, Oakdale and Orchard, NE.
Don enlisted in the Army in 1953; he was discharged in 1955. He served in the Korean War.
He married Marvyl R. (Snyder), June 11, 1953, in Sioux Falls, SD. They were married 51 years.
Don was a hard worker starting at age 12, working on farms. They moved to South Dakota in 1955. He worked at Lampert Lumber in Hot Springs and then at Midwest (Freeds) Furniture until 1972, at which time he started Don's Repair. For health reasons, Don retired in 1988. Don was always busy building, and remodeling houses, etc., but he loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed showing his grandchildren in Wyoming how to fish. He never missed a hunting season until his health became bad.
He is survived by his wife Marvyl, children, Ritchie and Sandra Lockwood, Regina and Luben Ouano and Kimberly and Rory Martin; his grandchildren, Chad and Angela Lockwood, Clint Lockwood, Douglas, Kelli and Erin Martin; Jeffrey, Matthew and Anthony Ouano, one great-grandchild, Logan James Martin, his brother Dean and Doris Lockwood of Zephys Cove, Nevada.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant brothers and a grandson.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 24, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.
Kirk Funeral Home of Rapid City is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial has been established to the Korean War Veterans Honor Guard.
A reception will follow the service at the Ritchie Lockwood home.
RAPID CITY - Leona Kirby, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Bella Vista Nursing Home in Rapid City.
Leona was born December 3, 1917, in Lemmon, South Dakota, the second of nine children of Marian Beatty Gilman and Robert Roy Gilman. She grew up near Shade Hill Dam where she enjoyed sheep herding and riding her shetland pony Stranger. Leona moved to Rapid City at the age of 18. Leona married Marion Curington and they were blessed with three daughters, Jeanette, Betty and Marian. Mr. Curington was killed in 1954. On October 7, 1961, Leona married Thomas Kirby in Rapid City. They enjoyed fishing trips together, visiting their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Leona kept busy with crafts, bread baking, embroidering and home making until she developed macular degeneration and progressively lost most of her vision. She always kept her adored poodle Free-B at her side. He even visited her at Bella Vista Nursing Home where she moved in July 2001 due to her progression of Alzheimer's.
Leona is survived by her beloved and devoted husband Tom of Rapid City; daughter, Marian Ackerman of Rapid City; sister, Madge Jones of Arlington, WA; brother Glen (Gertrude) Gilman of St. George, UT; sisters-in-law, Edna Gilman of Rancho Cordova, CA, Pat (Bud) Mader of Sioux Falls, Janet (Frank) Arens of Rapid City, Peggy (Don) Townsend of Salem, OR, Roseanne (Mike) Curtis of Fort Worth, TX, Ethel Curington of Rapid City, Loretta Kirby of Salem, SD; brother-in-law, Rocky (Juanita) Kirby of Mitchell, SD; son-in-law, Gerald "Red" (Dolly) Rhodes of Rapid City; grandchildren, Dawn Sabo of Gering, NE, Darla (Alfred) Anderson of Greybull, WY, Darcy (Herman) Trenkle of Casper, WY, Kathy (Kelvin) Lower of Wheatland, WY, David (Charlene) Rhodes, Jim (Cindy) Ackerman, Royle (Chris) Ackerman, all of Rapid City; great-grandchildren, Amanda Sabo, Christopher Sabo, Kayla Anderson, Kirbi Anderson, Cassie Trenkle, Justin Trenkle, Nash Trenkle, Ryan Lower, Tyler Lower, Brandon Rhodes, Justin Rhodes, Royle Allan Ackerman, Anthony Ackerman, Johnathan Ackerman, Justin Sense, Jade Red Leaf; great-great-granddaughter Maggie. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Leona was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Leonard, Robert, Vernon, sisters, Tink "Mae", Marjorie, Helen, daughters, Jeanette Elmore, Betty Rhodes, son-in-law, Darrel Anderson, grandchildren, Shelley Rhodes, John Ackerman, Doug Sabo, great-grandson, Tige Good and a special dog Free-B.
Leona will be deeply missed by her family and friends who were so blessed to have shared her life.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2005, at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City.
Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Woodard officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Rapid City.
A memorial has been established.
Friends may sign Leona's guest book at www.kirkfuneralhome.com.
RAPID CITY - Guelda George, 93, Rapid City, died Monday, June 20, 2005, in Rapid City.
She was born July 13, 1911, at Murdo, S.D., to Albert and Hattie Belle (Callen) Johnson. She attended high school in Murdo and was often spotted climbing the water tower. She attended Sioux Falls College and studied business. Guelda moved to Rapid City, with her family, in the early 1930s. She married John H. George on Oct. 12, 1935, in Rapid City. The couple met while working for Guelda's father at the State Theatre.
Guelda was a member of the Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star. She was a Girl Scout Leader, a Sunday School Teacher, an Adult Advisor for Job's Daughters and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was always involved with her children's activities and was adored by all of their friends.
She loved flying with her husband, daughter and granddaughter, often acting as the family navigator. She was a wonderful pianist. She started playing for the public during the silent movie era at her father's theater in Murdo. She loved to dance and she was a real high kicker.
Guelda was a native of South Dakota and loved this State - there was nowhere else she'd rather be.
Survivors include two daughters, Johnna Grass, Rapid City, and Jeni Deis and her husband Jim, Loveland, CO, daughter-in-law Joan George, Hill City, grandchildren, Steve Grass and his wife Konnie, Spearfish, Susan Barnes, Rapid City, Todd George, Hill City, Laura George, Chandler, Arizona, Denece Child and her husband Jeremy, Loveland, CO, Kari Deis and fiance Dan, Firestone, CO, great-grandchildren, Jim Grass, Erin Grass, Christina Grass, Danielle Hall, J.T. Barnes, Miranda Barnes, Collin Child, Mason Child and Austin Jaramillo, a great-great-grandchild and nephew Norm Thomas.
She was preceded in death by her husband John George, a son, Tom George, a son-in-law, Arlo Grass and her parents, Albert (A.J.) and Hattie Belle Johnson.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2005, at the First Presbyterian Church in Rapid City, with Rev. Paul Doriani officiating.
Inurnment will be at the Pine Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Hills.
Friends may sign the online guest book and offer condolences at www.osheimcatron.com. H2>
Marguerite Werner Truax
RAPID CITY - Marguerite Werner Truax, 89, Rapid City, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at a local nursing home.
She was born August 13, 1915, to Theodore and Ellen (Marshall) Werner in Rapid City, South Dakota.
She attended Northern State University and received a Business Education degree from National College University.
She married Marshall Truax, May 19, 1937, in Rapid City. Two children were born to this union, John and Louise.
She worked at the Lambert Lumber Company and Auto Bankers & Garland Construction Company as a bookkeeper.
Marguerite was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for 50 years until her health declined. She had a passion for the Reserved Officer Training Corps Scholarship Award which was presented to a student at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. She presented this award annually to the student on behalf of the DAR.
She was a member of the National Officers Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, a 50 year member of the Golden Link Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, a 50 year member of the United Church of Christ, and a member of Circle 5.
Marguerite loved to knit and read until macular degeneration caused her to stop these activities. For many years she was a caregiver to her Father, Theodore "Dates" Werner. She was a loving Mother and Grandmother. She will be missed.
Survivors include her daughter, Louise Hester and her husband, John, Rapid City a sister, Helen England, Hickory, North Carolina, two grandsons: Mark Hester, Westminster, CO, and Michael Hester, Kenosha, Wisc., two Great Grandsons: Connor and Garrett Hester, Kenosha, Wisc., 2 nieces: Barb Mitchell, Hickory, North Carolina, and Ann Robinson, Lenoir, North Carolina, and a nephew, Bruce Petersen, Ruidoso, New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Marshall, her son John, and a granddaughter, Karen Hester.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the Osheim-Catron Funeral Home in Rapid City with Rev. Henry Bradshaw officiating. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery in Rapid City at a later date.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Hills.
Friends may offer condolences and sign the online guest book at www.osheimcatron.com.
Yellow Eyes Larvie, Sophie A.
NORTH ANTELOPE - Sophie entered the Spirit World June 3, 2005 at her home in North Antelope with family members present.
She was born on February 18, 1925 in Horse Creek Community to Rose White Buffalo Yellow Eyes and Thomas Yellow Eyes. Her mother passed away when she was four years old, and her maternal grandparents, Joseph and Lizzie White Buffalo, raised her. She attended school in Horse Creek as well as Rosebud Boarding School.
Sophie married Aloysius J. Larvie. Together they lived Mitakuye Oyasin. Family to them was one and all. Many people shared in their wisdom and generosity.
Being raised by her grandparents, Sophie became a reservoir of Lakota tradition and language for her family. She loved to travel to pow wows around the country with her family. Denver March Pow Wow was one of her favorites, and she seldom missed it.
Sophie was an excellent cook whether it was in the house or over an open fire. Friday nights were a special night for Sophie's family because she regularly cooked beans and frybread for them. Sophie also enjoyed making star quilts, quilting them, and giving the quilts away.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, sisters, two sons: Milo and Aloysius Terry; one daughter: Sharon Renee and a special cousin-sister: Goldie White Buffalo Bartlett.
Sophie is survived by her husband of 57 years, Aloysius J. Larvie of North Antelope and four children: Beverly (Cal) Medhaug of Mission, Delvin Larvie of Mission, Tom (JoAnn) Larvie of Valentine, Nebraska, and Waylon Larvie of Rapid City. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Wake services were June 5th and 6th at St. Thomas Hall, Mission, S.D. Funeral service was Tues., June 7th at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Mission, S.D. Interment followed at St. Ignatius Cemetery in White River, S.D.
Sandoz Chapel of the Pines were in charge of the arrangements.
Cora Ann (Fortner) Craft
MESA, Ariz. - Cora Ann (Fortner) Craft was born March 1, 1913, in Goin, Tenn., to William David Fortner and Hester Malinda (Maddux) Fortner.
She was raised on a ranch in Wyoming and she graduated from Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyo. She taught rural schools until she married Blake Craft in 1934. They lived in Wyo., Nevada and later made their home in Rapid City, S.D., where they owned Travelers Motel. In 1962, they moved to Mesa, Az., where they were in the motel business and later retired.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Blake, in 1978; her parents, and infant sister, a brother, Lester Fortner and a grandson, Todd Johnson.
She is survived by seven sisters and brothers: Massie Percifield, Rangely, Co.; Ruby Wandrei, Austin, Tex.; Cleo Clabaugh, Buffalo, Wy.; Alva (Lorraine) Fortner, Biddle, Mt.; Doris (George) Wolff, Billings, Mt.; Loree (Roy) Sommerfeld, Spokane, Wa.; and Bob (Rose) Fortner, Truth Or Consequences, N.Mex. Her three children: Dolores (Joel) Johnson, Kirkland, Wa.; Lorrita Tisdale, Mesa, Az.; Bill (Pat) Craft, Rapid City, S.D., and ten grandchildren: Terry (Vicky), Scott Johnson, Jill (Arnold) Kraakmo, Jim and JoAnn Tisdale, Natalie (Mark) Renken, Steve (Carol), Dale (Lauri), and Jessica Craft. Nine great-grandchildren: Sarah (Jeremy) Johnson, Jason (Denise) Renken, Danielle Johnson, Andrew and Kaitlin Kraakmo, and Lucas, Heather, Karly and Will Craft.
Mrs. Craft died in Mesa, Arizona and will be interred next to her husband, Blake Craft, at Black Hills National Cemetery at a later date.
Thomas H. Lund
RAPID CITY - Thomas H. Lund, 65, Rapid City, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, near Sturgis.
Survivors include his wife, Sandie Lund, Rapid City; one daughter, Zea Apa, Haven, N.D.; two sisters, Betty Precht, Laconia, Minn., and Barbara Hanson, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; one son, Thomas Lund, U.S. Army, Iraq; and one grandchild.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Osheim-Catron Funeral Home in Rapid City.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Zandri officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Charles E. Wilsey
RAPID CITY - Charles E. Wilsey, 89, died at a local nursing home on Monday, July 20, 2005.
He was born August 17, 1915, in Philip, SD, the first child of nine children born to Frank and Nellie (Huss) Wilsey. He grew up in the Pedro area, where he attended rural school.
He later joined the CCCs in the 1930s. When he was 19, Charles and his brother, George, went to Wyoming, where they worked as cooks in a restaurant. In a few years, he came to Rapid City and was a cook at the Dixie Lunch, where he met his future bride, Thelma "Sammie" (Pelly) Graham and her little girl, Shirley Faye Graham. They were united in marriage on October 15, 1939.
The family moved to Pedro and they worked on the family farm and various other farms. They later moved back to Rapid City, where he worked as a carpenter at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
In the late '40s, he started their own propane gas businesses in Rapid City and Newell, which they operated for 32 years before retiring in 1979.
Charles was an active member in his local churches and he was also an avid golfer.
Grateful for having shared his life is his wife, Thelma, Rapid City; two daughters, Gale Keyser and her husband, Cliff, Rapid City and Shirley Hinds, Des Moines, IA; two sisters, Marjorie Fenner, Flower Mound, TX and Carol Price, Philip, SD; three brothers, Howard Wilsey, Hot Springs, SD, Wes Wilsey and his wife, Joanne, Hay Springs, NE, and Jim Wilsey and his wife, Caroline, Elm Springs, SD; a grandson, Charlie Potts and his wife Coreen, Winder, GA; a granddaughter, Christine Hinds, Des Moines; two step-granddaughters, Tanya Larvie and Tracey Burrer; seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, George, Harry and Vern Wilsey.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church (1012 Sioux San Dr.) with Rev. Dan Houston and Rev. Kenn Cragg officiating.
Interment will follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Rapid City.
A memorial has been established to Hospice of the Hills.
Arrangements are with the Osheim-Catron Funeral Home.
Friends may sign his online guestbook and leave condolences at www.osheimcatron.com.
Alta Marie Tiger
WHITE HORSE - Alta Marie Tiger, "Wambli Gleska Olowan Win" (Spotted Eagle Singing Woman), died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her home.
Survivors include her companion, Robert Tiger; seven children, Harold Tiger, Barb Schrempp, Stacey LaCompte, Gail Tiger, Rhonda Pay Pay, Brandy Tiger and Ardyss Morsette Sr.; five stepchildren, Stephanie Tiger, Shelley Tiger, Bobbi Tiger, Robert Tiger and Jessica Tiger; two adopted children, Candi Sherwood and Leroy Clark; 23 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Joey Fiddler; and two sisters, Loretta LaPlante and Lola Packard.
Family and friends will gather at noon CDT Friday, June 24, at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge to follow in procession to Wakpala, where there will be public visitation from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the community center. At 3:30 p.m. the procession will travel to Emmanuel Episcopal Church in White Horse. An all-night wake service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the church, with the Rev. Jeffry Barnes, Darlene Traversie and Standing Rock lay readers officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Margaret B. Roberts
RAPID CITY - Margaret B. Roberts, 72, Rapid City, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Survivors include one son, Don Roberts, Rapid City; one daughter, Peggy Titze, Rapid City; one sister, Maryanne House, San Diego; and one brother, Bill Beecher, Great Falls, Mont.
Arrangements are pending with Osheim-Catron Funeral Home of Rapid City.