Mary Ellen Goulet

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1932 - July 8, 2020

Mary Ellen Goulet, author, activist and protector of Hot Springs, passed away at the age of 87, on July 8, 2020 in Hot Springs, S.D. 

Mary Ellen Goulet was born in 1932, to Raoul and Emma Ellen (Startz) Goulet, in...

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Mark Anthony Steffen

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May 10, 1961 - May 16, 2020

Memorial service for Mark Anthony Steffen will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs, S.D. If you are unable to attend, Mark’s memorial service will be video...

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Raymond Edward Semroska

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May 7, 1931 - July 9, 2020

Raymond Edward Semroska, 89, of Harrison, Nebraska, passed away on July 9, 2020 in Lusk, Wyoming.

Funeral services will be held at Pier Funeral Home in Lusk on Friday July 17, 2020 at 10 a.m., with Reverend James...

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Lu Ann Gainey

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June 1, 1958 - July 5, 2020

Lu Ann Gainey, 62, of Hot Springs, S.D. passed away at her residence on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Lu Ann was born on June 1, 1958, to William Rufus and Lois Ann (August) Atkinson, III. She loved the water and...

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Ida Mae Bowker

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July 21, 1931 - June 15, 2020

Ida Mae Bowker, 88, was born on July 21, 1931 in Morristown, S.D. She passed away surrounded by her family in Evergreen, Colorado on June 15, 2020. 

Ida spent her childhood on the family homestead near...

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Robert A. “Bob” Coates

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May 7, 1937 - January 2, 2020 

Robert A. “Bob” Coates passed away in his Piedmont, S.D., home January 2, 2020.

Bob was born May 7, 1937, in Hot Springs, to W. Allan Coates and Leota (Clement) Coates. Bob grew up in Edgemont, where he...

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Forest D. Hall

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July 5, 1936 - June 13, 2020

Forest D. Hall, 83, of Hot Springs, S.D., passed away June 13, 2020, at his residence in Hot Springs. 

Forest was born July 5, 1936, in Hot Springs, to Clarence Frances and Verona (Jordan) Hall. Forest...

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William R. “Buzz” Waxler

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June 25, 2020

William R. “Buzz” Waxler, 85, died on June 25, 2020 in Hot Springs, S.D., after long years of dementia. “Buzz” is a family name, given to a little boy who was too busy to stop for lunch. Buzz spent his childhood years in...

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Bonnie Jo Hoy Cohee

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October 16, 1935 - June 22, 2020

A beautiful smile, a kind and gentle spirit, and a sweet genuine love for others is how many would describe Bonnie Jo Hoy Cohee. After a two-month battle with stage IV gallbladder cancer, Bonnie listened to...

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Gary R. Wertheim

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July 14, 1954 - June 1, 2020

Gary R. Wertheim, 65, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 at Fort Meade VA Hospice in Sturgis, S.D.

He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on July 14, 1954 to Martin and Marion (Glazier) Wertheim.  


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Ella Grace VanOosting

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August 26, 1934 - June 23, 2020 

Ella Grace VanOosting, 85, of Hot Springs, S.D., passed away June 23, 2020, at Fall River Hospital in Hot Springs.

Ella was born August 26, 1934, in Newcastle, Calif., to Ernest and Mary (Miller)...

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Charles (Jay) McClure

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September 28, 1936 - May 25, 2020 

Jay McClure, 83, of Ft. Mohave, Ariz, passed away at his home on May 25, 2020. He fought a long hard battle with leukemia.

Jay was born and raised in Hot Springs and joined the Air Force in 1956...

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Rocky L Jensen

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August 2, 1952 - June 12, 2020 

Rocky L Jensen, “THE ROCK”, was born August 2, 1952, in Great Falls, Mont. to Gibby and Jean Gilbert, joining sister Sidney Jean. In 1965, he moved with his mom, step dad, and sister to Salinas Cali...

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Lloyd O. Warner

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July 25, 1937 - June 11, 2020 

Lloyd O. Warner, 82 of Hot Springs, S.D., passed away on June 11, 2020. 

Lloyd was born in Alliance Neb., to Boyd and Helen Warner on July 25, 1937. After graduating high school in Hot Springs, he...

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Andray ‘Dre’ Johnson

  • Category: Obituaries


October 7, 1968 - May 26, 2020 

Andray Johnson, AKA Dre, a long time resident of Rapid City, S.D., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the age of 51, at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital.

Andray was born on October...

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