Paying tribute to the local residents lost during the past year

HOT SPRINGS – As one year ends and another begins, the Fall River County Herald-Star felt it fitting to take a look back and remember those who died this past year.

Following is a chronological listing of the obituaries that were published in the newspaper and on our website in 2021. Our sincerest condolences to all of their friends and families, as we wish for peace and comfort to you all in 2022.

Wilma Dean Kenan: May 24, 1930 - Jan. 4, 2021 

Robert L. (Bob) Rickenbach: March 18, 1946 - Jan. 5, 2021 

Archie F. Collins: July 25, 1938 - Jan. 10, 2021

Dr. Grover William Bedeau Jr.: July 8, 1935 - Jan. 8, 2021

Melvin Lulf: Feb. 18, 1943 - Jan. 14, 2021

Gary Moller: Sept. 9, 1935 - Jan. 16, 2021

Vernon Duane Rozema: May 3, 1952 - Jan. 18, 2021

Mary Helen Williams Bruce: Aug. 24, 1934 - Dec. 25, 2020

Dennis “Denny” John Pelkofer: Feb. 25, 1939 - Jan. 5, 2021

Lance Miles Matthews: March 21, 1978 – Jan. 28, 2021

Lois Mable Evans Putnam: June 3, 1922 - Jan. 28, 2021

Patrick Charles O’Connor: July 31, 1952 – Jan. 25, 2021 

Linda L. Simon: April 11, 1959 - Jan. 23, 2021

Nicole Rosa Renee Elley: April 6, 1939 - Jan. 30, 2021

Raymond Florence Fugier: May 8, 1937 - Jan. 29, 2021

Roger Dean Frye: Oct. 29, 1940 - Feb. 3, 2021

Donna Mae (Mock) Gall: March 28, 1941 - Feb. 5, 2021

Elva Lou Romey Britain Grisham: Jan. 24, 1930 - Feb. 2, 2021 

Leon Antonio Bloom: Oct. 2, 2002 - Jan. 30, 2021

Cecile Ann Tays (Arnold): May 13, 1935 - Feb. 4, 2021

Laverne ‘Frosty’ Carl Lohmiller: March 7, 1933 - Feb. 10, 2021

Ray Bourne: 1933 - Feb. 5, 2021

Lois Marie Connell Shedeed Linehan: Feb. 18, 1945 -  Feb. 12, 2021

Sharon McGaw-Faulk: March 18, 1939 - Feb. 19, 2021

Robert Johnston: July 17, 1985 - Feb. 22, 2021

Martha Janet Porter: Sept. 13, 1935 - Feb. 28, 2021

Virginia Alice Anderson: Sept. 3, 1924 - Feb. 23, 2021

Jimmy Simpson: June 25, 1946 - Jan. 30, 2021

Elizabeth Ann Peterson: March 3, 1934 - March 1, 2021 

Joy Weber: July 3, 1971 - March 13, 2021

William Douglas Hayes: Age 61; March 11, 2021

Ruby Ione Slater: March 24, 1919 - March 8, 2021

Betty Gow Hood: Aug. 8, 1920 - Feb. 27, 2021

Lillian Joan Beninati: Feb. 16, 1952 - March 24, 2021

Calvin (Cal) L. Dahl: Nov. 20, 1958 - March 19, 2021

Enid E. Theisen: Oct. 17, 1926 - March 31, 2021 

Patricia Jane (Edwards) Hagel: March 18, 2021

Dennis Allen Kazmer: Nov. 5, 1948 - April 8, 2021

Mary Ruth Anderson: July 19, 1929 - April 11, 2021

Harry J. Paad: Aug. 19, 1942 - April 14, 2021 

Ira Michael Bourland: May 28, 1947 - April 13, 2021

Irene Gull: Dec. 19, 1926 - April 22, 2021

Steven Lance Schjodt: May 23, 1957 - April 17, 2021

Donald ‘Butch’ Flowers: June 19, 1959 - April 24, 2021 

Virginia (Ginger) Joy Carlson: April 12, 1952 - April 29, 2021

Mary Ellen Sewright: Feb. 22, 1929 - May 1, 2021

Betty Yvonne Wilcox: Dec. 7, 1936 - May 8, 2021

John “Jack” Lavern Wallace: March 4, 1948 - April 16, 2021

LeRoy Dale Hofer: Nov. 11, 1930 - May 4, 2021 

Ellva M. Erickson: Feb. 23, 1928 – May 8, 2021

Bonnie Lou Dibble: Sept. 14, 1929 - May 17, 2021

George A. Davis: March 6, 1931 - May 26, 2021

Rita Marie (Beaner) Tibbitts: Nov. 21, 1952 - Nov. 3, 2021 

Lora Janice “Tinny” (Felz) Miller: April 18, 1931 - June 2, 2021 

Patricia Diane Ervin: June 15, 1951 - May 31, 2021

Deanna Rose (Gose) Olson: May 1, 1940 - May 31, 2021 

Carlton H. Anderson: Oct. 13, 1932 - June 4, 2021

Ila M White: Dec. 29, 1925 - June 12, 2021

Bart David Brafford: Aug. 22, 1958 - Nov. 14, 2020

Kristopher Sean Smith: June 15, 1990 - June 4, 2021

Dennis “Duke” Arthur Mower: Dec. 3, 1947 - June 11, 2021

Jon Andrew Nabholz: July 13, 1992 - May 14, 2021

David Edward Morgan: April 3, 1940 - June 28, 2021

Dick Duane Mechalke: May 5, 1934 - June 27, 2021

Laverne ‘Frosty’ Carl Lohmiller: March 7, 1933 - Feb. 10, 2021 

Shirley Anne Simmons Baker: March 2, 1939 – Dec. 10. 2020

Duane Paul Chalcraft: Feb. 5, 1941 - June 29, 2021

Steven Ray Rolf: April 9, 1949 - June 27, 2021

Janet (Wass) Sechser: Oct. 4, 1958 - July 3, 2021

Nancy L. (Fay) Hey: May 26, 1923 – June 29, 2021

Carmen Choice Anita Cowans Lloyd: Born, Nov. 21, 1951 

Nancy Lee (Merrill) Mileusnich: Oct. 2, 1937 - July 8, 2021

Douglas Allen Haynes: March 3, 1954 - July 10, 2021

Jerry Alan Hamaker Sr: June 6, 1952 - July 9, 2021

Rachel Marie Kossow: Oct. 7, 1987 - July 6, 2021 

Renette Diane Birdsall: Nov. 10, 1953 - July 18, 2021

Fred Heath: Aug. 25, 1938 - July 16, 2021 

Cherrell A Myrvik: July 6, 1944 - July 19, 2021

Evelyn J. West: May 29, 1945 - July 21, 2021 

Aga Mae Niedermyer: April 14, 1916 - July 25, 2021

Robert Russell Elsasser: Aug. 25, 1922 - July 16, 2021 

Eric David Shull: June 27, 1980 - July 25, 2021 

Herberta J. “Herbie” Gossel: May 21, 1932 - Aug. 9, 2021

Annette Marie Bledsoe: July 7, 1964 - Aug. 2, 2021

Donna Jean (French) Cornay: May 5, 1934 – Aug. 1, 2021

Delores (Hiller) Niemann: 1942 - Aug. 10, 2021 

Ruth Maxine Bailey: Age 97; Aug. 19, 2021

Stephen Bruce Maxwell: Aug. 28, 1943 - Aug. 16, 2021 

Daniel Todd Peterson: Nov. 2, 1963 - July 8, 2021 

Connilesha ‘Shea’ Lyn Hughes: Dec. 26, 1965 - Aug. 23, 2021

Jehu (Derry) (JD) F. Derrickson: Jan. 12, 1930 - Aug. 23, 2021

Margrethe Mason: June 4, 1963 - Aug. 23, 2021 

Leslie W. Jensen: Feb. 12, 1931 – Aug. 28, 2021

Daniel Michael Healey: July 20, 1949 - Sept. 1, 2021 

Alta Yvonne Soske: Oct. 19, 1938 - Aug. 24, 2021 

Raymond Evans Palmer: April 2, 1942 - Aug. 7, 2021

Deanna Jean Parker-Elmquist: April 2, 1971 - Sept. 4, 2021

Charles Richard Weldy: July 27, 1934 - Sept. 2, 2021

Bobby Lee Hamaker: March 8, 1947 - Sept. 8, 2021

Candice Marie Hillard: Dec. 5, 1950 - Sept. 10, 2021

James Richard Fessler: Sept. 8, 1933 - Sept. 15, 2021 

Randall “Randy” Gene Smith: March 11, 1960 - Sept. 12, 2021 

Craig Alan DeBoer: March 23, 1956 - Sept. 16, 2021

Harold George Covell: Feb. 7, 1950 - Sept. 24, 2021

James (Jim) Elic Alexander: May 3, 1942 – Sept. 9, 2021

Teresa I Evans: Oct. 11, 1941 - Sept. 12, 2021

Steven Arthur Custer: Nov. 2, 1962 - Sept. 25, 2021

Ronald Raymond Lee: Jan. 8, 1940 - Sept. 26, 2021

Ardeth Yvonne Morris: July 1, 1930 - Sept. 30, 2021 

Connor Lloyd Sheldon: June 8, 2007 - Sept. 28, 2021

Maxine Hazel Schmidt: Jan. 26, 1933 - Oct. 5, 2021

Michael George Skroch: June 8, 1955 - Oct. 2, 2021

Delores (Betty) Ellen O’Connor: Oct. 21, 1923 - Sept. 23, 2021

Murel Eugene (Gene) Ruther: June 27, 2929 - Oct. 8, 2021

Reta P. Bristol: May 18, 1932 - Oct. 5, 2021

DuWayne A. McGee: Oct. 2, 1935 - Oct. 7, 2021

Betty J. Krantz: April 30, 1934 - Sept. 30, 2021

Maxine Hazel Schmidt: Jan. 26, 1933 - Oct. 5, 2021

Carl Paul Hald, Jr: Oct. 29, 1928 - Oct. 15, 2021

Caroline M. Curl: March 29, 1914 - Oct. 19, 2021

Dean Carl Niemann: Feb. 17, 1944 - Oct. 18, 2021

Endre ‘Skip’ Howard: March 29, 1927 - Oct. 24, 2021

Deborah Fay Eiring: July 1, 1957 - Oct. 21, 2021 

James ‘Jim’ T. Snow: Jan. 21, 1932 - Oct. 22, 2021

Leo ‘Ike’ Byron Swigert: June 1, 1933 - Oct. 28, 2021 

Margaret Jean Lewis: Aug. 24, 1919 - Oct. 28, 2021 

Michael D. Beehler: May 12, 1954 - Oct. 27, 2021 

Marvin Lee Colson: Feb. 16, 1943 - Oct. 26, 2021 

Earl Kenneth Dowty: June 11, 1937 - Oct. 31, 2021 

Michael D Paydon: Aug. 9, 1951 - Nov. 9, 2021 

Iona Helen “Ione” Seefus: Jan. 5, 1926 - Nov. 10, 2021 

Betty Lou Williams Johnson: July 22, 1926 - Oct. 31, 2021

Carl David Bassemier, Jr.: Aug. 18, 1975 - Nov. 6, 2021

Casey Lee Varick Sr: July 24, 1951 - Nov. 8, 2021

Walter Raymond Denett, Sr: Aug. 5, 1932 - Nov. 17, 2021 

Gary Van Salverson: Nov. 28, 1946 - Nov. 16, 2021

Anthony Basil (Tony) Smith: Nov. 18, 1958 - Nov. 24, 2021

Lisa Diane Lunning (Ames): Jan. 18, 1960 - Nov. 25, 2021 

Lewis Gilbert Trent: Dec. 17, 1922 - Nov. 22, 2021

Ernest “Ernie” W. Gardner: July 19, 1949 – Nov. 20, 2021

Iona Helen “Ione” Seefus: Jan. 5, 1926 - Nov. 10, 2021 

Marjo Ann Maple: Feb. 16, 1939 - Nov. 30, 2021 

Gardner Bradlee Gray: Age 79; Nov. 30, 2021  

Thelma Lucille March: Oct. 19, 1927 - Dec. 2, 2021

Barbara B. Wilson: May 9, 1922 - Nov. 29, 2021

Edythe Amelia Morgan: Jan. 4, 1937 - Dec. 3, 2021 

Sande McPherson: Oct. 30, 1946 - Dec. 3, 2021

Larry Sund: Aug. 26, 1948 - Dec. 2, 2021

Ritchie Lynn Millard: June 29, 1938 - Dec. 1, 2021

Raymond Ross Ecoffey: Dec. 27, 1947 - Dec. 6, 2021 

David J. Hanson: Jan. 13, 1947 - Dec. 7, 2021 

Charles Donald Heafner: Aug. 7, 1936 - Dec. 4, 2021 

Elmer Joseph (EJ) Wheeler: May 20, 1935 - Nov. 17, 2021

Mary Kay Breyer: Jan. 28, 1935 - Dec. 17, 2021 

Marjorie Lucy Williams: Dec. 1, 1921 - Dec. 12, 2021 

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Joseph Cochrane: Feb. 12, 1950 - Dec. 24, 2021

Alyce F. Bennett: Nov. 6, 1941 - Dec. 19, 2021 

James William (Jim) Emery: Jan. 24, 1934 - Dec. 10, 2021

Fall River County Herald Star

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