Obituaries

Celestine Valerie Thompson

7/18/1932- 3/10/2019 Celestine was born in Sisseton, SD to Edward Thompson and Violet DeMarce Thompson. She had five brothers, Nathan, Clifford, LaVoy, Michael, and Hugo; she had three sisters, Melda, Agatha, and Ramona. She attended grade school at St. Peter’s Catholic School and Tekakwitha School, both in Sisseton. She then went to high school in Stephan, SD where she graduated […]

Shawn Eberhard

“Our Dad” Shawn Travis Eberhard was born at Rapid City Regional Hospital on September 30th, 1973 to Larry Eberhard and Janice “Hunt” Eberhard. What a happy day, he joined his sister Nikki Eberhard Teppo who he loved so much. Shawn attended school at Cheyenne Eagle Butte and graduated in May of 1992.  He has already enlisted in the United States […]

Ramona LeCompte

Ramona G. LeCompte, age 46, of Holton, KS passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Topeka, KS from pneumonia. Funeral services and spreading of the ashes will be scheduled for June 15, 2019. A complete obituary will be posted at that time.

Robbie High Bear

Robbie High Bear, age 51, of Eagle Butte, SD (and formerly of Watertown, SD) entered the Spirit World on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Ava’s Hospice House, Sioux Falls, SD He is survived by two sons: Julius High Bear and Melvin High Bear of Sioux Falls, SD; Two daughters: Starla High Bear and Mercedes Mexican of Eagle Butte; three brothers: […]

Wilbur Charles Gabe

For your prayerful consideration: Funeral arrangements for Wilbur “Chazz” Gabe, age 72, of Mobridge, SD are pending with the First Nations – Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. Wilbur “Chazz” Gabe entered Spirit World on March 12, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Larry Low Dog

Larry Low Dog, age 51, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Rapid City, SD. Funeral arrangements are pending and have been entrusted to Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte, SD.

Marlyn Bender

Funeral services for Marlyn Bender, age 84 of Mobridge, were at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019 at United Congregational Church in Mobridge. Interment was held in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation was Friday, February 22, 2019 beginning at 5:00 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Marlyn […]

George Lafferty

George H. Lafferty, 95, of Dupree, SD passed away peacefully at his home in Dupree, SD on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.  A Gathering of Friends and Family was held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Faith Area Memorial Chapel of Evanson Jensen Funeral Homes in Faith, SD.  Interment with Full Military Honors was held […]

Julie Marshall

Mass of Christian Burial for Julie Marshall, 81, of Eagle Butte was held at 10 AM, Saturday February 16, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Burial will be at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery in Whitehorse under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A Scriptural Wake Service was held at 7 PM, Friday at the church. […]

Leon Red Dog, Sr.

Leon D. Red Dog, Sr., “Mani Hotanin – Talking in the Distance” age 69, of Sans Arc, SD, entered the Spirit World on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family. A one-night wake began at 7:00 PM, Friday, February 8, 2019 at the CRST Bingo Hall, Eagle Butte, SD. Traditional Lakota Funeral Services followed starting at […]


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