Rachel Marie Kossow

  • Category: Obituaries


October 7, 1987 - July 6, 2021 

Rachel Marie Kossow was born on October 7, 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She grew up spending time with her mom at the park, causing neighborhood chaos, picking on her little sister, going on adventures...

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Jerry Alan Hamaker Sr

  • Category: Obituaries


June 6, 1952 - July 9, 2021

Jerry Alan Hamaker Sr, 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Edgemont, S.D. on July 9, 2021.

Jerry was born at the Sisters Hospital in Hot Springs on June 6, 1952, to Tim and Ruth Hamaker.

He retired from...

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Douglas Allen Haynes

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March 3, 1954 - July 10, 2021

Douglas Allen Haynes was born March 3, 1954, to William “Bill” and Lucille (Williams) Haynes in Martin, S.D., and raised on the family ranch. He was involved in 4-H showing cattle and participating in the Ag...

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Nancy L. (Fay) Hey

  • Category: Obituaries


May 26, 1923 – June 29, 2021

Nancy L. (Fay) Hey, 98, passed away on June 29, 2021, at the Clarkson Mt View Health Care Facility. 

Nancy was born in the family cabin in Red Canyon on May 26, 1923, to Ray and Rosa Fay. She was an only...

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Janet (Wass) Sechser

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October 4, 1958 - July 3, 2021

Janet (Wass) Sechser, 62, of Sturgis, S.D., formerly of Hot Springs, S.D., passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021.

She was born October 4, 1958, in Mitchell, S.D., to Leland and Marlis (Van Overschelde) Wass...

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Steven Ray Rolf

  • Category: Obituaries


April 9, 1949 - June 27, 2021

Steve, a beloved resident of Madison County, has passed away peacefully on June 27, 2021, at his home at the age of 72.

Steve was born on April 9, 1949, in Spearfish, S.D. to Lloyd and Patricia (Finch) Rolf...

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Duane Paul Chalcraft

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February 5, 1941 - June 29, 2021

Duane Paul Chalcraft, 80, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away on June 29, 2021. He was born February 5, 1941. Duane grew up in the now vacant town of Valind, S.D., between Wessington and Miller. He had five...

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Shirley Anne Simmons Baker

  • Category: Obituaries

March 2, 1939 – December 10. 2020


Shirley Anne Simmons Baker, 81, of Bowmont, Idaho, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, December 10, 2020 at her residence.

Shirley was born on March 2, 1939 in Hot Springs, S.D., the daughter of John...

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Dick Duane Mechalke

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May 5, 1934 - June 27, 2021

Dick Duane Mechalke, 87, of Hot Springs, passed away on June 27, 2021. Dick was born on May 5, 1934, in Greeley Colorado to Elmer & Elsie (Wonenberg) Mechalke.

He was a graduate of Campion Academy Class of...

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David Edward Morgan

  • Category: Obituaries


April 3, 1940 - June 28, 2021

David E. Morgan, 81, of Pringle, S.D., passed away June 28, 2021, at Monument Health Custer Hospital in Custer, S.D.

David was born on April 3 1940, to Robert E. and Mildred R. (Dean) Morgan in Hot Springs...

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Jon Andrew Nabholz

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July 13, 1992 - May 14, 2021

Jon Andrew Nabholz, 28, of Rapid City, S.D., passed into eternity on May 14, 2021, while adventuring with friends below the High Steel Bridge near Shelton, Washington. After a day of rappelling into the canyon...

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