Dennis S. Yohner


November 29, 1925 - October 28, 2020

Dennis S. Yohner, 94, of Hot Springs and Rapid City, S.D. and formerly of Harvey, N.D., died on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Seven Sisters Living Center in Hot Springs.

Private graveside services were held Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery, Harvey, N.D.

Dennis was born November 29, 1925 at Martin, N.D. to John and Kathryn (Schmidt) Yohner; He grew up on the farm in the Selz and Harvey area. He married H. Arlene (Smith) Hartman April 22, 1967, in Rapid City S.D. They were married for 49 years living in Martin, S.D., Washington State, Harvey, N.D., Rapid City, and Hot Springs, S.D. 

Dennis was a contractor in the residential construction industry well into his 80s. He and Arlene loved to dance, camp, fish, and were heavily involved in the Senior Center in Harvey and Hot Springs. He also enjoyed his grandchildren immensely. 

Dennis is survived by his daughter, Dr. Shirley Yohner of El Monte, Cali; son, Dennis (Carol) Yohner of Martin; grandchildren, Jay (Janell) of Martin; Lisa (Chris) O’Connor of Portland Ore.; great grandchild, Logan; step-daughter, Sandra Jolley (Clint) of Rapid City and their children, Christopher (Kassandra) and their 3 children of Rapid City; Jon of Sioux Falls and Alexa of Rapid City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene and former wife, Isabella (Ripplinger), a step daughter, Deborah Nierling and a grandson, Barrett Jolley. 

Arrangements with Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey, N.D. Share online at

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