James B. 'Jim' Lewis

RAPID CITY - James B. "Jim" Lewis, 84, Rapid City and formerly of Hot Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at Beverly Health Black Hills in Rapid City.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Lewis, Rapid City; two sons, James Lewis, Kingman, Ariz., and Robert Lewis, Bakersfield, Calif.; and one daughter, Betty Hrachovec, Black Hawk.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at McColley's Chapels of the Hills in Hot Springs.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at United Church in Hot Springs, with the Rev. Morris Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs.

Lawrence Madden

RAPID CITY - Lawrence Madden, 71, Rapid City, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Clare Madden, Rapid City; three sons, Larry Dan Madden, Rapid City, Dave Madden, Pierre, and Kevin Madden, Box Elder; two brothers, Bernard Madden, Omaha, Neb., and Bob Madden, Vandervort, Ark.; two sisters, Maxine Cordes, Sturgis, and Gayle Baker, Hartford City, Ind.; and nine grandchildren.

Arrangements are pending with Kirk Funeral Home of Rapid City.

Mark Allan Haratyk

GILLETTE, Wyo. - Mark Allan Haratyk, 25, Gillette, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in Wright due to work-related injuries.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Edith and Butch Pryor, Mt. Vernon, Texas; his father, John Haratyk, Boise, Idaho; his wife, Nichole Haratyk, Gillette; one daughter, Ayslyn Haratyk, Gillette; one brother, Kyle Haratyk, Lander; one sister, Tanya Peters, Okinawa, Japan; and one stepsister, Elaine Pryor, Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home in Gillette.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the funeral home chapel, with Kenna Lou Rose officiating.

Condolences may be sent in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716 or via the Internet at www.stevensonandsons.com.

Haley Jane Putnam

TYNDALL - Haley Jane Putnam, 9, Tyndall, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Survivors include her parents, Don and Jill Putnam, Tyndall; one sister, Amanda Putnam, Tyndall; her grandparents, Dorothy Clark, Yankton, Jim Putnam, Armour, and Sue and Joe Hersman, Tyndall; and her great-grandparents, Dorothy and Alverno Scherschligt, Yankton.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST today at Goglin-Kelley Funeral Chapel in Tyndall.

A concurrent memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Tyndall.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the church, with the Rev. Dean Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow at Tyndall Cemetery.

Dean Matthew Soft Sr.

MCLAUGHLIN - Dean Matthew Soft Sr., 36, McLaughlin, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, due to injuries received in an automobile accident.

An all-night wake will begin at 7 p.m. CST Friday, Nov. 5, at Founding Mothers Gym in McLaughlin. Family and friends will gather at 3 p.m. Friday at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge to follow in procession to the gym.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the gym, with the Rev. Leslie Campbell, the Rev. Norman Blue Coat, the Rev. Leslie Bobtail Bear and all Standing Rock lay ministers officiating. Burial will be at Pipe Bear Soft Family Cemetery on Rattle Snake Butte.

Selma 'Sally' Nelson

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Selma "Sally" Nelson, 100, St. Cloud and formerly of western South Dakota, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at Talahi Care Center in St. Cloud.

Survivors include one sister, Myrtle Overdahl.

Her sister and nieces will receive friends at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Hillside High Rise in Sturgis, S.D. A private burial will be in Faith, S.D.

Maxine A. Chaffee

STURGIS - Maxine A. Chaffee, 90, Sturgis, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at her home.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Herron, Union Center; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, followed by a 7 p.m. vigil service, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Sturgis, with the Rev. Arnold Kari officiating. Burial will follow at St. Aloysius Cemetery.

Memorials have been established to the Macular Degeneration Foundation and Central Meade County Ambulance Service.

More information can be found at www.kinkadefuneralchapel.com.

Robert 'Bob' Tomlin

Carol A. Tomlin

COMANCHE, Okla. - Bob and his wife Carol were killed from an auto accident, on Sunday, October 24, 2004 in Comanche, OK. They were preceded in death by their precious daughter, Keri, who at the age of 15 (in 1995) suffered catastrophic injuries from an auto accident less than 200 yards from where her parents were killed.

Bob was born March 27, 1956 in San Antonio, TX, to William and M. Tomlin. He graduated from Douglas High School in 1975. Bob served his country in United States Marine Corps from 1974-1978. Bob then came back to Rapid City where he worked for Safeway. He attended Western Dakota Vocational School and received a degree in computer technology. Bob went on to receive a degree from Denver Institute of Technology and then joined the Halliburton family. At the time of his death, Bob was the Electronic Supervisor, Special Services / Well Control for Halliburton, based out of Duncan OK.

Carol was born March 26, 1951 in Elizabeth, NJ, to William and Gertrude Crone. She was a homemaker. Both Bob and Carol were very involved (volunteers) with the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Comanche. Carol spent many of her days cleaning and working at the church while being a member (interpreter) for the church's deaf ministry group "Praising Hands." Bob could always be counted on to fix what needed fixing and help where needed. Bob and Carol had a passion for the teens of their community and were leaders of the Church youth group. They had taken in youths over the years that just needed that "helping" hand to get through high school.

Bob and Carol were married December 19, 1986 in Duncan. They are survived by their son, Michael Cosgrove & his fiancée Lisa Hamilton; their daughter Jennifer Morton and her husband Clayton, and three grandchildren Kierstin (10), Tyler (8), and Emily Morton (5) all of Comanche.

Carol is survived by a brother James Crone, New Jersey; she was preceded in death by her parents William and Gertrude Crone, her brothers Daniel and William D. Crone.

Bob is survived by his parents, Mr & Mrs (Mrs T.) William Tomlin of Rapid City, his sister Mary Helen and her husband Scott Cooper, of Sacramento, CA; his sister Nora and her husband James Belcher of McKinney, TX; his sister Patti (Max) Tomlin and her close friend Russ Antoine; his sister Frances and her husband Karl all of Rapid City; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Bob is also survived by his extended (Rose) family who gave him the "helping" hand many years ago when he needed it; His Ma (LaVaun) Rose, his brothers Billy, Jeff, Elliot and sister Kathryn. He was preceded in death by members of his Rose family; William (dad), Brian (brother) and April (sister).

Bob and Carol were laid to rest on October 28, 2004, in Duncan, OK. Memorials may be sent in their memory to the church they both loved so much: Patterson Avenue Baptist Church, 208 Patterson Avenue, Comanche, OK, 73529.

Dawn F. Quenzer

EUREKA - Funeral service for Dawn F. Quenzer, 39, of Eureka will be 10:00am, Friday, November 5, 2004 at Zion Lutheran Church at Eureka. The Rev. Gary Bergman of Eureka Baptist Church will officiate.

Burial will be in the Eureka City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4pm at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She died Monday, November 1, 2004 at Avera Eureka Community Hospital.

Dawn F. Follmer, daughter of Derold and Donna (Heupel) Follmer was born November 23, 1964 at Mobridge. She grew up on a farm southeast of Herreid where she attended Herreid High School, graduating as Salutatorian with the Class of 1983. She was also Homecoming Queen and Herreid Snow Queen. She then attended MedCenter One School of Nursing, receiving her Registered Nurse Diploma.

She was united in marriage to Lyle Quenzer on September 20, 1986 in the Eureka Baptist Church. They made their home in Rapid City. She worked for the Urological Clinic until 1995. They then moved to the Quenzer family homestead west of Eureka. Dawn worked in Home Health at Avera Eureka Community Health Services. On September 11, 2001, she opened Prairie Treasures featuring delicious Grandma's Kuchen which was enjoyed by many. A few weeks ago, she was forced to quit work because of ill health.

Dawn enjoyed baking, gardening and crocheting. Visiting with family and friends was always a special time in her life as relationships were very important to her. Dawn was an extremely caring and loving person.

She was a member of Eureka Baptist Church, where she was an AWANA leader and a past Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her husband of Eureka, one daughter, Kimberly Quenzer of Eureka, one son, Jared Quenzer of Eureka, her mother, Donna (Les) Heinrich of Watertown, three sisters, Dena (Dan) DeBaere of Montevideo, Minnesota, Wanda (Jim) Zwieg of Watertown and Gwenda (Luther) Sieg of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, one brother, Dan (Sue) Follmer of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, her maternal grandmother, Theresa Heupel of Aberdeen, her mother-in-law, Freida Quenzer of Eureka, two sister-in-laws, Christal (Gary T.) Krein of Rapid City and Joyce (Lyle) Dabbert of Sioux Falls and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Her father, paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather preceded her in death.

Honorary Casketbearers will be Employees at Prairie Treasures and Co-Workers at Eureka Community Health Services.

Casketbearers will be Bill Heinrich, Jason Trupe, Chris Trupe, Wayne Wormstadt, Alan Singer and Mike Singer.

The organist will be Esther Grosz and there will be special music by the Eureka Baptist Church Quartet.

Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka have been entrusted with arrangements.

Elsie G. Thompson

HETTINGER, N.D. - Elsie G. Thompson, 82, Hettinger, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at Hillcrest Care Center in Hettinger.

Survivors include one son, A. William Thompson, Hettinger; three daughters, Andrea Thompson, Albuquerque, N.M., Dee Ann Von Hunke, Syracuse, N.Y., and Sandra Weems, Cerrillos, N.M.; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 6, at Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Hettinger and one hour before services Saturday at the church. A family service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bucyrus Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Rob Nedbalek officiating. Burial will be at Hettinger Cemetery.

Donald 'Ellis' Bennor

GILLETTE, Wyo. - Donald "Ellis" Bennor, 81, Gillette, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Survivors include one son, Clifford Bennor, Gillette; one daughter, Lucy Bush, Rapid City; one grandson; one brother, Morris Bennor, Gillette; and one sister, Ruth Ward, Gillette.

His wives, Joy Lynn Davenport and Crystal Edson, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Gillette.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church in Gillette, with the Rev. Gordon Harper officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette.

A memorial will be established. Condolences and/or donations may be sent in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716 or via the Internet at www.stevensonandsons.com.

Victoria Eleanora Peed

STURGIS - Victoria Eleanora Peed, 90, Sturgis, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at Sturgis Community Long Term Care Center.

Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn Holso, Sturgis; one granddaughter; and two sisters, Mabel Watkins, Chardon, Ohio, and Viola Pleas, Ellensburg, Wash.

Closed-casket visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Elmer L. Holso Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery near Deadwood.

More information can be found at www.kinkadefuneralchapel.com.

Theodore Duane 'Ted' Soft

MOBRIDGE - Theodore Duane "Ted" Soft, 38, Mobridge, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, due to injuries received in an automobile accident.

An all-night wake will begin at 7 p.m. CST Friday, Nov. 5, at Founding Mothers Gym in McLaughlin. Family and friends will gather at 3 p.m. Friday at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge to follow in procession to the gym.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the gym, with the Rev. Leslie Campbell, the Rev. Norman Blue Coat, the Rev. Leslie Bobtail Bear and all Standing Rock lay ministers officiating. Burial will be at Pipe Bear Soft Family Cemetery on Rattle Snake Butte.

Dennis Lee Soft

MOBRIDGE - Dennis Lee Soft, 38, Mobridge, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, due to injuries received in an automobile accident.

An all-night wake will begin at 7 p.m. CST Friday, Nov. 5, at Founding Mothers Gym in McLaughlin. Family and friends will gather at 3 p.m. Friday at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge to follow in procession to the gym.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the gym, with the Rev. Leslie Campbell, the Rev. Norman Blue Coat, the Rev. Leslie Bobtail Bear and all Standing Rock lay ministers officiating. Burial will be at Pipe Bear Soft Family Cemetery on Rattle Snake Butte.

Sylvester Wade

BOX ELDER - Sylvester Wade, 71, Box Elder, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at his home.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Wade, Box Elder; two sons, Sylvester Wade Jr., San Diego, and Raymond Wade, Box Elder; one daughter, Cheryl Glover, El Mirage, Ariz.; one brother, Raymond Wade, Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Catherine Woodson, Jacksonville, Thelma Canty, Monticello, Fla., and Mable Peoples, Quincy, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

As per his wishes, he will be cremated. Services will be held at a later date.

A memorial has been established for Hospice of the Hills.

Osheim-Catron Funeral Home of Rapid City is in charge of arrangements.

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