NEWELL | Violet M. Erk, 85, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Rapid City Regional Hospital Hospice House.
Violet is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Noel) Chicoine, Pierre; three sons, Henry (Dawn) Erk and Tim (Deb) Erk, all of Rapid City, and Bill Erk, Newell; two brothers, Albert (Janet) Larive, Buckeye, Arizona, and George Larive, Riverton, Wyoming; sister, Alberta Nelson, Newell; grandchildren, Michelle (Joe) Bucholz, Black Hawk, April (Jeff) Smith, Pierre, Nathan (Catherine) Chicoine, Johnson Siding, Brian Chicoine (fiancée Nikki), Minneapolis, Minnesota, Shaun (Courtney) Erk, Black Hawk, and Kayla (Shawn) Hall, Salem, Oregon; and great-grandchildren, Taya and Jolene Bucholz, Aspen Hall, and Olivia Erk.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Vigil, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Newell. Burial will follow at Hope Cemetery in Newell.