Warren Foran

Warren M. Foran of Eagle Point, Ore., died of lung cancer Feb. 20, 2018 in Eagle Point. He was 81. No services were held.

Marcella Petrik

Marcella Dorothy Roth was born March 23, 1942  to Fredrick and Katherine (Winkler) Roth in Avon, S.D. Marcella attended rural school near Avon and graduated at the Tyndall (S.D.) High School in 1960. She married the love of her life, Leo Petrik, Oct. 31, 1961. Leo and Marcella ranched South of Dante, S.D., until 1968, […]

Keith ‘Skip’ Nelson

Keith “Skip” Nelson was born Sept. 25, 1939 to Gilbert and Marion (Jensen) Nelson in Beresford, S.D. Keith attended school in Viborg, S.D., and after graduating he enlisted in the Air Force.  After his time in the service he attended Black Hills State University where he earned a degree in business. Keith married the love […]

Faye Peterson

Faye Elizabeth Bradeen Peterson was born in Crawford, Neb., Feb. 2, 1922. When she was 6 months old the family moved to the Limestone Ranch near Custer, S.D., where they remained for five years.   They then moved to Bear Mountain Ranch, which was one stop of the stagecoach route.  Faye attended grade school at […]

Ronald Wilson

Ronald Edwin Wilson was born in Inglewood,  Calif., April 11, 1943, to West and Esther (Zimba) Wilson. He and his wife of 49 years, Martha, had three sons: John, Scott and Eric. When the boys were growing up he volunteered his time as an athletic director so he could be a part of their youth […]

Carol Shafer

Carol Ann Shafer, age 87, on Feb. 12, 2018, a precious spirit soared to the arms of her Lord Jesus, peacefully surrounded in the love of her family. Carol was proud of her Swedish heritage, her traditional old recipes we all enjoyed will be carried on for generations to come.  She created works of art in hand painted china, prize winning […]

Sally Leal

Sally Jo Leal was born Dec. 13, 1955, to Lee Alfred and Madge Eleanor (Peterson) Ballinger in Cody, Wyo. She retired from the health care industry as a CNA. Sally, of Custer, S.D., died Feb. 19, 2018, at the Custer (S.D.) Regional Hospital. She was 62. She is survived by her husband, Frank Leal of […]

Donnie Conlon

Donnie James Conlon was born Feb. 6, 1955 in Hot Springs, S.D., to Francis and Grace Conlon of Pringle, S.D. Donnie attended Pringle Elementary School and Custer (S.D.) High School, graduating in 1973. He then attended the National College of Business and participated on the rodeo team. On Dec. 3, 1976 he married Suzy and […]

Brian Burgess

Brian Lambert Burgess was born July 28, 1979, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Jerry and Renae (Schondel) Burgess. He was raised and attended school in Evanston, Wyo., where he acquired many lifelong friends and had his oldest son, Dominic. In 1999, Brian met Krystal Gaskins and they later married Sept. 3, 2003. The couple had three […]

William Fitzner

William “Bill” Fitzner was born May 13, 1923 in Edgemont, S.D., to Frederick and Emma (Hauf) Fitzner. Bill, of Hot Springs, S.D., died Jan. 5, 2018 at the Seven Sisters Living Center in Hot Springs. He was 94. In addition to his wife, Jeanette, Bill was preceded in death by daughter, Shirley Slaughter (Ken Abegg) of […]

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