Daniel B. Hall

NISLAND - Daniel B. Hall, 82, Nisland, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at home.

Survivors include his wife, Kay, Nisland; two sons, Daniel Hall, Paulden, Ariz., and Lonnie Hall, Hill City; two daughters, Bonnie Hall, Sturgis, and Konnie Hall-Grass, Spearfish; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Wendall Hall, Rapid City, and Bernard Hall, Summerset; and two sisters, Virginia Fuller, Commerce, Texas, and Bargy Hall, Nisland.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at First Lutheran Church in Newell.

Inurnment will be at 9 a.m. Monday, April 11, at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, with military honors provided by the Sturgis Honor Guard. 

Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche is in charge of arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at www.funeralhomeofthenorthernhills.com.

Melvin Harnisch

WALL - Melvin Harnisch, 90, Wall, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Survivors include five sisters, Wilma Harnisch, Mildred Harnisch and Helen Slovek, all of Wall, Margaret Buckles, Eugene, Ore., and Esther Hoefs, Rapid City.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at Rush Funeral Chapel and one hour before services.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 11, at First Lutheran Church with the Rev. Curtis Garland officiating. Burial will be at Wall Cemetery.

A memorial has been established.

An online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com.

Darci Ann Jurisch

GRESHAM, Ore. - It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Darci Ann. One of the sweetest and gentlest persons ever born and a kind young soul who certainly had a terrific impact on the lives of any that knew her in any way close. The second of twins, she was born Jan. 30, 1974, and passed away in the arms of her twin sister, Dawn, on April 2, 2011, at her home in Gresham.

Darci is survived by her loving twin sister, Dawn Marie Miller; her mother, Vivian M. (Dennis) Gray; her father, Martin W. (Pat) Jurisch; her half-sister, Trina M. (Stephen) Scott; and numerous stepbrothers, stepsisters, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.

She was preceded in death by her half-brother, Gregory Ryan Jurisch in 2000.

Private family services will be at a later date.

Harry Irwin

SPEARFISH - Harry Irwin, 89, Spearfish, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Sturgis Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending with Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels and Crematory Service.

Harold ‘Luke' Young

WICHITA, Kan. - Harold Lucas "Luke" Young, 30, Technical Sgt., United States Air Force, McConnell Air Force Base, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie; two sons, Tate and Tabor Young; his parents, Steve and Tina Young of Waller, Texas; a sister, Rachel Young Thackeray (Tony) and a brother, Jake Young (Ashley), all of Hockley, Texas; grandparents, Jim and Donna Bowers of Oakhurst, Texas, and Harold and Della Young of Mount Carmel, Tenn.; parents-in-law, Sheldon and Barb Stedillie of Rapid City, S.D.; nephews, T.J. and Kolby Thackeray; as well as many aunts, and uncles.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the McConnell AFB Chapel. A memorial has been established with The Luke Young Memorial Fund, c/o Points West Community Bank, P.O. Box 157, Sydney, NE 69162.

Tributes to the family via www.dlwichita.com.

Sylvia Mae Wittmeier

SPEARFISH - Sylvia Mae Wittmeier, 97, Spearfish, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

Survivors include a daughter, Jill Anderson, Spearfish; a son, D. Rick Wittmeier, Hot Springs; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren: and three stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pat.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Gene Bauman officiating. Visitation will be on hour before services.

Burial will be at 9 a.m. CDT Monday, April 11, at Tyndall Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to benefit St. Paul L.W.M.L. (Lutheran Women Mission League).

Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels & Crematory Service is in charge of arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com.

Marsha Lynn Young

PALMDALE, Calif. - Marsha Lynn Young, 39, Palmdale and formerly of Manderson, S.D., died Friday, April 1, 2011, at Palmdale Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements are pending with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, S.D.

Benjamin H. Geary

RAPID CITY - Benjamin H. Geary, 83, Rapid City, died Tuesday, April 6, 2011, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

He was born Sept. 15, 1927, at Rapid City, the son of Benjamin F. and Gladys (Harris) Geary. He resided in Rapid City and Deadwood prior to moving with his family to the Black Hills Ordnance Depot at Igloo. He graduated from Provo High School in 1945. Following high school graduation he served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 until 1946. He attended and graduated from the Denver Art Institute and from the University of South Dakota at Vermillion.

Benjamin spent most of his life as a sign painter. He traveled extensively throughout the United States working as a "High Rise" sign painter. He was employed for a time with Rosenbaum Sign Co. in Rapid City.

Survivors include a brother, David L. Geary, and his wife, Leonne, Rapid City; a nephew, Doug Geary, Rapid City; two nieces, Deb Larson, Rapid City, and Deanna Hooper, Sundance, Wyo.; and several grand-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Philip; and a niece, Darla.

Private family services will be held at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

Friends may sign his online guest register at www.osheimschmidt.com.

Miranda Quick Bear

CORN CREEK - Miranda Quick Bear, 18, Corn Creek, died Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Survivors include her mother, Linda Quick Bear; her father, Francis Cutt; three brothers, Nathan (her twin), Willard and Myron; and three sisters, Amanda, Jessie and Amber.

A wake will be held today at the family residence, house 149, Corn Creek, and Friday, April 8, at St. Thomas Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the church. Burial will be at Quick Bear Family Cemetery north of Corn Creek.

Holmes Funeral Home of Valentine, Neb., is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.holmesfh.com.

Roy Eugene Roberts

LAS VEGAS - Roy Eugene Roberts, 75, Las Vegas, died March 30, 2011.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, Las Vegas; two sons, Jeff Roberts, New Underwood, S.D., and Travis Roberts, Las Vegas; two daughters, Kelly Roberts, Oral, S.D., and Susan Pourier, New Underwood, S.D.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Ray Roberts and Bob Roberts, both of Rapid City, S.D., and David Roberts, Las Vegas.

Services were held April 2 in Las Vegas.

April Little Bear

SELFRIDGE, N.D. - April Little Bear, 45, Selfridge and formerly of Little Eagle, S.D., died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at MedCenter One in Bismarck.

Visitation will begin at noon Friday, April 8, with services following at 2 p.m. at Blue Gym in Little Eagle. Burial will be at Standing Rock Veterans Cemetery in McLaughlin, S.D.

Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Bey Sr.

DEADWOOD - Robert Bey Sr., 78, Deadwood, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Fort Meade Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley, Deadwood; two sons, John Bey and Robert Bey Jr., both of Sturgis; and two daughters, Sharie Friedrichsen, Redfield, and Mary Guimond, Wasilla, Alaska.  Arrangements are pending with Lead-Deadwood Memorial.

Ruby B. Chips Arsaga

STURGIS - Ruby Bernice Chips Arsaga, 82, Sturgis, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Sturgis Community Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Albert Arsaga, Sturgis; and a niece/daughter, Manuela Irma Maldonado, Pine Ridge.

Arrangements are pending with Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Service at Serenity Springs of Rapid City.

Donna Yellow Horse

WOUNDED KNEE - Donna Yellow Horse, 61, Wounded Knee, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

William Bernard

HOT SPRINGS -William Bernard, 74, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at home.

Arrangements are pending with McColley's Chapels of the Hills.

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