Matthew Morgan

Matthew Allen Morgan, of Custer, S.D., died March 22, 2017, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo. He was 56. He is survived by his wife, Sheila (Johnson) Morgan of Custer; mother, Lorraine Morgan of Custer; stepdaughter, Courtney Johnson of Custer; and sisters, Cindy Woods of Kennesaw, Ga., and Laura Dahl of Meridian, Idaho. […]

Robert Plaisted, Jr.

Robert M. Plaisted, Jr., was born Sep. 18, 1960, to  Robert Plaisted, Sr., and Beatrice Plaisted (Ballotta) in New Brunswick, N.J. He spent his ...

Mary Ellen Vejvoda

Longtime Boulder, Colo., resident Mary Ellen Vejvoda, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Boulder. She was born Mary Ellen Smith on Nov. 29, 1921, in Keystone S.D., the daughter of Ralph A. and Ethel (Wedgwood) Smith. Mary Ellen graduated from Custer, S.D., High School, and received her bachelor’s degree in education from the University of […]

Ruth Brophy

Ruth V. Brophy was born Sept. 9, 1916, in rural Sheridan County, Neb., near Hay Springs. Her parents were Rex and Rintha Earl. Her first eight years of school were spent in Beaver Valley School, a rural school near her parents’ farm. She attended high school and college in Chadron, Neb. She met Maurice Brophy […]

Anna Powell

Anna W. Powell was born March 30, 1916 in Pedro, S.D., and was one of 10 children born to Dick and Anna (Hamann) Busskohl....

Edward Von Gorne

Edward E. Von Gorne was born July 16, 1938, in Oakdale, Calif., to Erich and Eleanor Von Gorne. Edward, of Custer, S.D., died May 1, 2017 at Wedgewood Regional Senior Care in Custer. He was 78. No services will be held.

Boyd Shelton

Boyd Phillip Shelton was born Oct. 7, 1943, in Bassett, Va., to Raymond Edward and Fannie Agnes (Pegram) Shelton. He moved to Flint, Mich., in 1964, then to Custer, S.D., in 2011. Boyd was a United States Army veteran who served three tours in Vietnam until his honorable discharge in 1976. Boyd died March 27, […]

Vickie Urban

Vickie Jo Urban was born Jan. 11, 1951, in Valley City, N.D., to Allen and Francis Latt. She grew up on a farm near Litchville, N.D. Vickie graduated from Litchville High School and went on to obtain a degree as a dental assistant at the North Dakota School of Science in Whapeton, N.D. She worked […]

Lonnie Odell

Lonnie Ray Odell was born on June 3, 1949, in Hot Springs S.D. During Lonnie’s younger years in Custer, S.D., he excelled in several sports earning a scholarship to play both basketball and baseball in college. Lonnie was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, adventure outdoors and ride his Harley. He worked in the […]

Richard Allen Case, Sr.

Richard Allen Case, Sr.  was born May 24, 1941, in Allegan, Mich., to Guy Robert Case and Helen Frances Tromp. He married...

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