Bruce McCoy

Bruce Daniel McCoy was born Feb. 14, 1952, to Lawrence and Anna (Pride) McCoy in Columbus, Ohio.  He grew up in rural Kansas and Nebraska....

Beshka Ringstad

Beshka Susan Ringstad was born in Custer, S.D., Aug. 28, 1976, to Pam (Easson) and Don Ringstad.  She was a 4.0 graduate of Black Hills...

Obituaries for Oct. 26

Loyd Thomsen, 72, Custer, died Oct. 21. Services were Oct. 25. Charlotte Compton, 80, Custer, died Oct. 22. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer. Services are Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Hill City.

Obituaries for Jan. 11

Harold Morgan, 88, Custer, died Jan. 4. Services are at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at Custer Community Church with the Rev. Dustin Bartlett officiating. Interment will follow at Custer Cemetery where Masonic services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Custer Youth and Alumni Foundation at Box 63, Custer, SD 57730. Helen Calln, […]

Charles ‘Tony’ Ramer

Charles Vernon “Tony” Ramer was born Dec. 11, 1953, to Phyllis and Charles Ramer in Jamestown, N.D.  He grew up on a ranch near a wildlife refuge in Kensal, N.D. As a young man, he enjoyed breaking, riding and raising horses. He had a love of animals, nature and the outdoors. He started raising bees, […]

Cody Deatherage

Cody Ray Deatherage, 30, of Hot Springs, S.D., was born on Oct. 15, 1986, in Syracuse, Kan., to Robert Lee and Carol Marie (Heiser) Deatherage. Cody was a happy child and enjoyed animals and living in the country. He had a great relationship with his sisters. He went to the rural school in Pringle, S.D., […]

Obituaries for Dec. 28

Robert Giesen, Jr., 76, Colman, died Dec. 18. Services are the first day of spring 2017. Thomas Ulrick, 56, Custer, died Dec. 23. Services were Dec. 28. Emlon Stanton, Hot Springs, 84, died Dec. 22. Services were Dec. 27. Amanda Johnston, Hot Springs, 38, died Dec. 16. No services will be held. Robin Davis, 59, […]

Mark Burke

Mark E. Burke, 61, of Custer, S.D., passed away on May 4, 2017, at the Custer (S.D.) Regional Hospital in Custer. Mark was born in Chicago, Ill., on Aug. 20, 1955, to Thomas and Lorraine Burke (Beachler). He was one of seven children. After Thomas passed away and shortly before Mark’s senior year, Lorraine moved […]

Obituaries for Dec. 7

Willa “Joyce” Kruse, 71, Custer, died Nov. 29. Services were Dec. 3.

Melvin ‘Ed’ McGaa

Melvin Edward McGaa was born April 16, 1936, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to William Denver McGaa II and Julia Russell McGaa. Ed received a law degree from the University of South Dakota, was an author, speaker, publisher and veteran. Major Ed served as a Marine in Korea and flew 110 combat missions as a F4 […]

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