Lyman County, South Dakota  Genealogy

Advocate Leader paper clippings collected in 2002

 

 

Indexed   03/01/2010 12:22 AM


Printed as found in the “Looking Back” sections of the Chamberlain-Oacoma Register.   Date indicates paper issue date.   barbara

 


 

Last Name

Topic

 

 

Abrahamson

A farewell party was held for the Sern family at the Lawrence Abrahamson home Wednesday evening. A gift was presented to Sern and Lola  Mar. 9, 1950

Albert

A (dau) was born to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hodgin of Belvidere this morning at the home of Mrs. Hodgin’s mother, Mrs. George Albert.   July 20, 1922

Allen/Harmon

Merle J. Allen of Plankinton and Miss Dolly Harmon, who lives south of Presho, were married by Justice A. V. Hall last Saturday evening.   Nov. 13, 1930

Alward

Fred Alward signed legal document transferring a lot on Main Street to the Town of Kennebec for use of a new library building.   Nov. 10, 1960

Anderson

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby girl born Wednesday night at the Chamberlain Hospital, her name being Linda Carlene.

Anderson

 Marie Anderson, daughter of Carl Anderson, a ranchman, living near Draper, was shot and killed at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Miller, in Sioux City last
Friday morning. The love-crazed man, Joseph Wilmer, also of Draper, committed suicide by the girl's side. Friday afternoon the Sioux City police received a  letter showing that the deed was fully planned before Wilmer left Draper Thursday evening. 
March 31, 1921

Barrow

 A.J. Barrow, who owned one of the largest ranches in Lyman County for over 33 years, was buried today:   (more)  June 2, 1932

Behrns

F.W. Behrns, early resident of Bijou Hills, passed away July 13 at the home of his daughter near Shelby. (More)   July 22, 1932

Benjamin

Funeral services for Gertrude Benjamin, 47, San Jose, California were held in Sioux City August 11. She was born south of Kennebec.   Aug. 25, 1977   

Berg

Mrs. Lena  Huntsman was the hostess at a birthday party Sunday evening in her honor at the home of Viola Berg.  Mar. 10, 1960

Blum

William Blum died in Oacoma Sept. 20. He lived at White Lake in 1883 and later moved to

 the Oacoma area. (More)   Sept. 28, 1922

Boe 

The sad news reached Kennebec Saturday of  the sudden death of Mrs. Jorgen J. Boe, mother of our townsman Henry Boe, at Rochester, Minn.   Nov. 20, 1930

Boe

The sudden and unexpected death of Mrs. Henry Boe at an  early hour Monday morning brought sorrow to the hearts of the Kennebec people and community.  
(more) 
July 14, 1932     

Bovey

Ralph Bovey; one of 23 men from Lyman County inducted March 15, died July 27. His death is the first one in Kennebec in WWII.  (more).    Aug. 6, 1942

Brinker/Glass

Sgt. Benjamin A. Brinker, son of Mrs. Mary Brinker of Lebanon, S.D., now stationed at Gunter Field, Montgomery; Ala. and Ellen Elizabeth Glass, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Glass of Kennebec were married June 20 in Montgomery, Ala. (more)  July 16, 1942      

Bunnell

Gene Bunnell brought his wife and new baby girl and other two babies home last week. Nov. 16, 1950

Burke

Virgil Burke, Spencer, nephew of Mrs. Lester George , was one of the bunch who got  stranded here the day of the blizzard. He spent the night at the Lester home.  Mar. 9, 1950

Cahill

Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Lester attended a birthday dinner for their six-year-old grand-daughter, Debbie Cahill, Chamberlain.  Mar. 10, 1960

 Campbell

 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the McColley Funeral Home in Chamberlain for Mr. T.J. Campbell   Nov. 6, 1930

Carstensen

Word was rece'd Sunday that Paul Cartensen, Pringle, had died last week and burial was Saturday at Pringle. The Carstensens formerly lived southeast of town.  Mar. 13, 1975

Casey

Burial services were held from St. Michael's Catholic Church Tuesday morning for Mrs. Edna Casey, 76. She was born in March 1884 in Pine Bluffs, MO. She

married Mr. Phil Casey in Kennebec in 1908.    More.    Nov. 17, 1960

Chamberlain

Mrs. D.E. Chamberlain, of Kennebec died Aug. 6 of heart failure, Rapid  City  Aug. 17, 1922

Choal 

 Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Choal are the parents of a baby boy born at the St. Joseph hospital Wednesday .  Nov. 24, 1960

Cleland

Miss Lena Drier and Elmer Cleland and Miss Josephine Webber and August Drier were united in marriage at the Holy Angels church in Presho Nov. 5 at 9 o’clock.   Nov. 6, 1930

Cleveland/Morris

Miss Frances Josephine Morris, and Mr. Vivian Cleveland of Los Angeles, CA, were united in marriage at St. Michael's Church Wednesday morning.   Nov. 27, 1930

Cline/McMasters

Miss Frances McMasters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Price McMasters, Kennebec married  N.C: Cline, son of  Mr. and Mrs: C. Cline of Billings, Mont. on Aug. 3

(more) Aug. 20, 1942

 Cole

 Ethel Cole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cole and Arnum Stoops, son of Mr. and Mrs.William Stoops were united in marriage June 1.  (more)   June 2, 1932

Cooley

A.F. Cooley and wife bought out our newspaper and will take it over June 1. 

Cosgrove 

 Perle Cosgrove, Reliance, was taken ill at the Ben Schooler home where he was picking corn. The doctor has pronounced meningitis.   Nov. 20, 1930

Cosgrove

Perle Cosgrove, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Cosgrove, of Reliance, passed away last Thursday at the Sanitarium in Chamberlain due to spinal meningitis from which he suffered four days. He was born March 22, 1910 and died Nov. 20, 1930.    More.       Nov. 27, 1930

Crouch

 A daughter was born Nov. 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Phil Crouch. Mrs. Crouch is the former Lucille Anderson of Kennebec.   Nov. 23, 1950

Cullen 

Reliance is now nicely established in the meat and grocery business in the west side of Main Street, in the Cullen Building, formerly occupied by the Reliance P.O. Mar. 13, 1930

Davis

Mr: and Mrs. Ray Davis welcomed the arrival of a new baby daughter last Monday afternoon.   Sept. 8, 1932

Day Boy

The flag in Lower Brule was half-masted in honor of Mr. Day Boy who had been a soldier in the regular army.   Sept. 7, 1922

Deiss

Edwin Deiss, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Deiss, residing 5 miles SW of town died in a silo. When he was found he was lying under a pile of silage. (More)  Sept. 10, 1942

DeMarsche

Officers are searching over a wide scope of country for Ted DeMarsche, rancher of White River who escaped from Sheriff Callan while another official made the journey to White River to obtain a warrant.  Jan. 22, 1931

Dice

Stanley Dice brought his wife and new baby son home from the hospital Monday  Nov. 16, 1950

Diedrich

Mr. and Mrs. Rod Diedrich of Presho are parents to a son, born July 8 at the Chamberlain hospital.    July 21, 1977

Dominiack/Herman

Miss Margie Herman became the bride of Norman Dominiack on Saturday, Nov. 18th at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chamberlain   Nov. 30, 1950

Dorman

Kenneth Dorman died  Monday as the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident about 1:40 p.m. Monday six miles east of the 1-90 and Highway 81 junction at Salem. He was out of his vehicle, apparently attempting to help with a stalled vehicle ahead of him when he was struck. A member of the McCook County Sheriffs office said "about six or seven vehicles" were involved in the chain reaction. Dorman's was the second in line, it was reported.  Ground blizzards were causing "about zero visibility" and there was packed snow and drifting conditions. A Sioux Falls highway patrolman conducted the  investigation with help from the sheriff’s office. The victim was taken to a Mitchell hospital, but was reported dead on arrival. One other person was hospitalized as a result of the  accident. He was employed at Peavy Lumber Service in Chamberlain.    Jan. 29, 1976

Drier

Miss Lena Drier and Elmer Cleland and Miss Josephine Webber and August Drier were united in marriage at the Holy Angels church in Presho Nov. 5 at 9 o’clock.  Nov. 6, 1930

Drier

Miss Lena Drier and Elmer Cleland and Miss Josephine Webber and August Drier were united in marriage at the Holy Angels church in Presho Nov. 5 at 9 o’clock.   Nov. 6, 1930

Eggens 

Friends gathered at the Theod. A. Gerard home Mon. eve as a farewell to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Eggens, who left the next day for Vermillion, to make their home. Mar. 13, 1930

Eleeson

A barn and shed on the Ed Eleeson farm was burned Wednesday afternoon. Cause is unknown but supposed to be spontaneous combustion.   Aug. 24, 1922

Evers

Cecil Evers came down the street early this morning with a smile on his face that would make the populace believe he had fallen heir to a million dollars. He was almost un-approachable. When we got him stopped long enough to ask what it was all about he in-formed us that a bright little girl had come to his house shortly after midnight. Then we knew and we can't blame him. Mother and little one are doing fine, but Uncle Bob Peyton is not feeling  so fine. He said they had kept him awake most of the night and he was too sleepy to even read a good detective story.    July 7, 1932

Faber

Mr: and Mrs. Fred Faber will open a restaurant in the building north of Leydens pool hall, owned by Harry Dixson.The building has been remodeled and hooked to the

sewer. Sept. 28, 1922

Flannigan

Frank Flannigan has moved his stock of groceries into the Chas. Lafferty building just west of the Post Office.  Sept. 21, 1922

Gabrielson

 Lester Gabrielson, 12, son of Mr. land Mrs. Gabe Gabrielson, who resides south of Kimball, accidentally shooting himself in the chest with a supposedly empty pistol which contained a blank cartridge. He placed the pistol against his chest as his brother related a gun story; The paper wad in the cartridge penetrated his chest adept of 2 inches, and the powder caused severe burns. Doctors assert that the danger of poisoning is over.   Aug. 4, 1932

Gammon

A baby girl was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gammon of Reliance.  Sept. 28, 1922

Gensler

Little Miss Cora Gensler, Lower Brule, was bitten by a poisonous snake on Saturday afternoon. She appears to be making rapid recovery. 

Gerard 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gerard are the proud parents of a little girl, Marjorie Lynette, who arrived at the Gerard home Mar. 7 to make her home with them. Mar. 13, 1930

Gilman

Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Gilman of Kennebec are the proud parents of' an 8 lb. baby girl, Wendy Sue, born Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Murdo hospital.  Nov. 30, 1950

Glass/Brinker

Sgt. Benjamin A. Brinker, son of Mrs. Mary Brinker of Lebanon, S.D., now stationed at Gunter Field, Montgomery; Ala. and Ellen Elizabeth Glass, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Glass of Kennebec were married June 20 in Montgomery, Ala. (more) July 16, 1942      

Gust

A baby boy came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gust, Saturday the 19th and petitioned for care until he should reach his majority.   Feb. 24, 1921

Hahn 

George Hahn brought his wife and new daughter home from the Sanitarium and all concerned are doing nicely   Nov. 23, 1950

Hahn

Mr. and Mrs. George Hahn are the' proud parents of a baby girl born at the  Chamberlain hospital.   Nov. 16, 1950

Hall

Neighbors and friends were sorry to hear of the death of Mary Hall of Reliance, July 11 at her home. She was an old-time resident in Lyman County.  She had spent the past few years in Reliance when work on the farm become too much for her.   July 16, 1942      

Hall/Thomas

Sherie C. Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Thomas of Kennebec and Phillip Hall Sr., Spirit Lake, Iowa, were married June 17 in Spirit Lake. (More)    July 21, 1977

Halverson 

Mrs. and Mrs. Lyle Halverson are the parents of a baby girl born Nov. 17 at the Chamberlain Hospital. The little lady weighed 7 lbs. and 2 ozs.  Nov. 24, 1960

Halvorson

Clifford Halvorson, 16 year old son, of Mr: and Mrs. Enoch Halvorson was badly burned by the explosion of a gasoline torch Tuesday afternoon.    Aug. 24, 1922

Hamiel

J.H, Hamiel, formerly of Reliance, and Stella ArIine Myers were married June 26 in Des Moines, Iowa.    June 22, 1922

Hansen

Mrs. Howard Hansen are rejoicing over the arrival of a son born at the Chamberlain Sanitarium early last Thursday morning. Mrs. Hansen and the little heir are doing splendidly.    Dec. 23, 1930

Harmon

Clarissa E. Harmon died June 23 at her daughter's, Mrs. Chas E. Watkin’s, home in Oacoma.   (more)   June 30, 1932

Harmon/Allen

Merle J. Allen of Plankinton and Miss Dolly Harmon, who lives south of Presho, were married by Justice A. V. Hall last Saturday evening.   Nov. 13, 1930

Healy/Moeller

Lorene Healy and Vincent Moeller were married July 16 in Chamberlain. Parents are Martin Healy; Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. Peggy Healy of Chamberlain and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Moeller of White Lake. (more)   July 28, 1932

Henneman

Al Henneman and wife are the 'proud parents of a new baby girl.    Aug. 17, 1922

Herman/Dominiack

Miss Margie Herman became the bride of Norman Dominiack on Saturday, Nov. 18th at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chamberlain.   Nov. 30, 1950

Hermanson

Clifford M. Hermanson, son of Mr: and Mrs. Henry Hermanson,  Kennebec, and Miss Aurella O. Lukacik, Chicago, were married Aug. 1 in Santa Monica, Calif. (more).   Sept. 3, 1942

Hight

Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Hight celebrated their 62nd anniversary Nov. 11th. They are the grandparents of Mrs: Roy Schwartz.   Nov. 16, 1950

Hills/Miller

Susan Miller and Tom Moen and Joan Miller and Steve Hills were united in marriage June 25 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kennebec. (more)       July 14, 1977

Hodgin

Funeral services were held May 31, for Egbert Hodgin at Stayton, Ore. Mr. Hodgin, a former Lyman County area resident, died May 26. He is a brother of Art Hodgin of Reliance and Harold Hodgin of Oacoma.   June 2, 1977

Hodgin

A (dau) was born to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hodgin of Belvidere this morning at the home of Mrs. Hodgin’s mother, Mrs. George Albert.   July 20, 1922

Hoffer

Funeral services for Frederick "Fred" Hoffer were held May 31, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Reliance.  (more)  June 2, 1977

Hoogenakker

Miss Marguerite Hoogenakker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hoogenakker, married Charles F. Shepherd of Huron on June 21, (more)    July 2, 1942

Hopkins

Presho went near having another fire loss Monday afternoon. At 12:15 the fire whistle blew and the fire was found to be in the Don Hopkins' residence. The fire

originated in an upstairs room and was not discovered until it had burnt through the roof. Not a great deal of water was required as the chemicals did good work.

Cause has not been determined. Sept. 21, 1922

Howe

William Howe, a Presho farmer, lost his 1egs in a corn picker last Sunday when his clothing caught in the machine drawing him into the snapping rollers severing both legs to the knees.  Nov. 9, 1950

Huddleston

Homer Huddleston lost a toe due to a hunting accident in the Black Hills. The rifle discharged and mangled his big toe, later having it amputated at the hospital. Nov. 9, 1950

Huntsman

Mrs. Lena  Huntsman was the hostess at a birthday party Sunday evening in her honor at the home of Viola Berg.  Mar. 10, 1960

Irons

R R. Irons, former resident of Chamberlain and a frequent visitor of Reliance died Saturday evening of a sudden heart failure   Sept. 1, 1932

Kennedy

The Iona school had three graduates this year: Miss Irene Thompson, Miss Lucile Thompson, and Katheryne Kennedy  June 2, 1932

Kenobbie

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kenobbie are parents of a baby girl born Sunday at their home. Nov. 9, 1950

Kenobbie

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Brad Kenobbie, Chamberlain on July 24. July 28, 1932

Kesselring

Howard E. Kesselring, who had lived at Chamberlain since 1935 died Friday at Community Bailey hospital. He served during WW II in the Army Air Force, then working for Wise Bottle Gas and then for the City of Chamberlain in the street department until retiring in 1974 because of ill health. (more)    July 28, 1932

Laeson

Funeral services for Kip D. Larson, 3 months, Lower Brule were held July 20 in Lower Brule. His parents are Donald and Janice Larson. (more)  July 28, 1932

LaRoche

Elmer Louis LaRoche, a Lyman county citizen from Lower Brule, was included among those who were enlisted in the navy at Omaha. Neb. on July 4, at the Independence Day mass enlistment ceremony; according to J.D. Sandling, Recruiter at the Mitchell Navy Recruiting Station.  LaRoche signed up to fight for his country for the duration of the war as a member of the Naval Reserve. He was enlisted with the rating of Carpenter's Mate, Third Class, a petty officer rating. He enlisted through the Mitchell station.     July 9, 1942

Lawson

Officials in Lyman County were undecided today if the death of Hugh Lawson, Reliance farmer who was found in his burning home northeast of Reliance, was

murder or suicide. Sheriff O.J. Murphy of Kennebec said Monday morning that there was a possibility of foul play in the death of the 41-year-old bachelor farmer.

"I arrived at the Lawson place, Murphy said, "about six thirty Sunday morning and with the help of neighbors,  pulled the badly burned body from the smoldering ruins. We found a shotgun near the body and both barrels of the gun had been discharged” . Neighbors reported the gun was normally kept in another room of the house.   Feb. 13, 1941

Lester

Virgil Burke, Spencer, nephew of Mrs. Lester George , was one of the bunch who got  stranded here the day of the blizzard. He spent the night at the Lester home.  Mar. 9, 1950

Lester

Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Lester attended a birthday dinner for their six-year-old grand-daughter, Debbie Cahill, Chamberlain.  Mar. 10, 1960

Lien

Arthur Lien, young farmer living west of Kennebec met with an accident Thursday morning while threshing. A motorcycle frightened his team and in an effort to stop them he was hit in the face with the tongue of the wagon, and it is not known yet if his jaw was broken or not.   Sept. 8, 1932

Lien

The effects of the war is gradually coming closer to home and from time to time each community will hear of casualties. This week Kennebec received word from the

War Department of the missing of Kenneth Lien. He was on a ship, evidently going out to sea. The ship was long overdue and the War Department notified Mr. and  

Mrs. Marcus Lien that their son was on that ship.   Oct. 1, 1942

Lindley

After many years of ill health and a serious illness of several weeks, Mrs. Henry C. Lindley passed away quietly at her home near Reliance on Sunday afternoon. (More) Sept. 24, 1942

Lippens

Ed Lippens, a farmer near Reliance met with a serious accident Monday morning. He was operating a mower 'n the field when his team became frightened and ran away.  Mr: Lippens was thrown from his seat and fell in front of the sickle. Both fore arms were badly lacerated. The right arm (was so seriously lacerated that it may

be necessary to amputate the arm at the elbow.     Aug. 4, 1932

Lloyd

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Lloyd were called upon this week to mourn the loss of their infant daughter, Zola Marie, death being due to whooping cough and pneumonia after a three week illness. She was born May 12 and died July 25.  July 28, 32   

Lockwood

C. M. Lockwood, Chamberlain, last man of the famous Last Man's Club, a Civil War organization,  was on his way Monday to Stillwater, Minn. where he will honor the memory of his former comrades on July 21.(more)   July 14, 1932     

Lorenz,

Former Kennebec resident, Herman Lorenz, died at Mitchell Monday, Nov. 10. He was town Marshall at one time. He will be buried in Kennebec cemetery   Nov. 13, 1930

Lucan

Mary E. Lucan, dau  of Charles and Philecia Lucan, passed away July 11. (more) July 30, 1942

Lux

Roland Eugene "Dude" Lux, 30, died Saturday at his home in Oacoma. His funeral was Tuesday at Chamberlain. He had lived in Reliance as a boy; and was a commercial fisherman.    Sept. 8, 1977 

Macheledt

Former Kennebec lad, Dr. John O'Leary and Miss Jean Ardyce (Macheledt) were married at St. Olaf's Church in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 23.    More.

Manger

A Sunday dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Spotts was Agnes Manger who joined them for cake, ice cream, and coffee to honor George on his birthday.  Mar. 13, 1975

Marsden

Funeral services were held Monday for Jobe Marsden, 76, at the United Methodist Church in Reliance. He was born Dec. 23, 1898 at Albion Prairie, WI. He died  Nov. 7 at his daughters home north of Reliance.    More     Nov. 13, 1975 

Martin

Monroe, little son of Mr. and  Mrs. L. Martin of Cooper Township got ahold of a Daisy Fly Killer one day last week and tried to drink the water from it. It is not known just how much he got, but first aid was given him and then he was taken to Reliance. The poison burnt his mouth and lips, but did no more harm.   Aug. 24, 1922

Mason

Former resident David H. Mason dies July 3 at the Lester Cox Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Mo. When he was two years old, the family moved to a farm southeast of Kennebec. (more)   July 14, 1977

Maves

Ray E. Scott of Long Beach, Calif. and .Miss Gertrude Maves of Presho were married June 23 at Presho.    June 22, 1922

McCauley

Funeral services for Theodore M. McCauley, 64, Lower Brule were held July 14 in  Kimball. He died July 11 at Community Bailey Hospital in Chamberlain as the result of a heart attack. (more)   July 21, 1977

McGee

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jay McGee, a girl, last Thursday   Nov. 13, 1930

McLaughlin

Leonard McLaughlin, a young farmer residing northwest of Kennebec was fatally injured  late Saturday afternoon when a shotgun accidentally discharged and sent the

full charge  into his abdomen, and almost disemboweled the victim. He had just completed combining his small grain crop. On driving into the farmyard he took the

shotgun he  had carried with him and threw it to one side near the water tank. Somehow it discharged with fatal results. He died Sunday morning and his funeral was

held in Presho.   Sept. 29, 1932  

McManus 

 Mrs. Lyle McManus came home Friday from the hospital, leaving the baby for a time longer.   Nov. 23, 1950

McManus

Charles J. McManus, fireman apprentice, US Navy, son of Mr. , and Mrs. Lyle  McManus of Lyman, departed Boston, Mass. Oct. 18 on the icebreaker-USS

Glacier for a six-month cruise to Antarctica.      Dec. 1, 1960      

McMasters/Cline

Miss Frances McMasters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Price McMasters, Kennebec married  N.C: Cline, son of  Mr. and Mrs: C. Cline of Billings, Mont. on Aug. 3

(more) Aug. 20, 1942

Merritt

 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Merritt are the proud parents of a baby girl born Monday  Sept. 28, 1922

Miller

Marie Anderson, daughter of Carl Anderson, a ranchman, living near Draper, was shot and killed at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Miller, in Sioux City last Friday morning. The love-crazed man, Joseph Wilmer, also of Draper, committed suicide by the girl's side. Friday afternoon the Sioux City police received a  letter showing that the deed was fully planned before Wilmer left Draper Thursday evening.  March 31, 1921

Miller/Hills

Susan Miller and Tom Moen and Joan Miller and Steve Hills were united in marriage June 25 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kennebec. (more)       July 14, 1977

Miller/Moen

Susan Miller and Tom Moen and Joan Miller and Steve Hills were united in marriage June 25 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kennebec. (more)       July 14, 1977

Mills

Mr. and Mrs. Burton Mills were honored on their 30th wedding anniversary at the United Church of Christ in Chamberlain on July 17. (more)   July 21, 1977

Moen/Miller

Susan Miller and Tom Moen and Joan Miller and Steve Hills were united in marriage June 25 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kennebec. (more)       July 14, 1977

Moran/Walker

Miss Margaret Moran and Mr. Laurel Walker, both of Lyman County; married August 22 in St. Michael's Church in Kennebec. (more).   Aug. 24, 1922

Morris/Cleveland

Miss Frances Josephine Morris, and Mr. Vivian Cleveland of Los Angeles, CA, were united in marriage at St. Michael's Church Wednesday morning.   Nov. 27, 1930

Mortenson

Lyle Mortenson, Kennebec, left August 13 for Germany where he will teach the 6th grade the coming school term.   Aug. 25, 1977   

Moulton

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Moulton, Rapid City, are the parents of a baby girl born Feb. 26.  Mar. 10, 1960

Muldoon

Mr. and Mrs. John Muldoon, who live seven miles southwest of Kennebec are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter at their home last Friday.  Nov. 13, 1930

Myers

J.H, Hamiel, formerly of Reliance, and Stella ArIine Myers were married June 26 in Des Moines, Iowa.    June 22, 1922

Myers/Wolf 

A marriage license was issued to Steven Meyers, Kennebec, and Irene Wolf, of Presho.  Nov. 20, 1930

Myers/Wolfe

Mr. Stephen Myers and Miss Irene Wolfe were married last Monday in Presho by Father Frie.   Nov. 27, 1930

Nation

Word was rec’d that Mrs. John Nation had passed away Friday morning. They are from Black Hawk.  The were former Kennebec residents several years ago.  

Oct. 6, 1977

Ohlrogge

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ohlrogge of Pukwana were honored on their Golden Wedding Anniversary July 9. (more)    July 28, 1932

O'Leary

Former Kennebec lad, Dr. John O'Leary and Miss Jean Ardyce (Macheledt) were married at St. Olaf's Church in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 23.    More.   Nov. 16, 1950

Orberson

The section men met with an accident Tuesday when their electric hand car jumped the track throwing them off and injuring Chris Westergaard and George Orberson.  

Sept. 21, 1922

Parks

Franklin Parks, 70, of Presho died August 17 at his home of a heart attack. Funeral services were held Saturday at the United Methodist Church. He served as Lyman County Sheriff for eight years and was a member of the Presho City Council (more). Aug. 25, 1977   

Peterson

Sam Peterson of Murdo died Monday from injuries received in a car accident Friday when his car struck a cement bridge a mile and a half east of Presho. Loose gravel is reported to have caused the driver to lose control of his car.   July 22, 1932

Peyton

Cecil Evers came down the street early this morning with a smile on his face that would make the populace believe he had fallen heir to a million dollars. He was almost  un-approachable. When we got him stopped long enough to ask what it was all about he in-formed us that a bright little girl had come to his house shortly after midnight. Then we knew and we can't blame him. Mother and little one are doing fine, but Uncle Bob Peyton is not feeling  so fine. He said they had kept him awake most of the night and he was too sleepy to even read a good detective story.    July 7, 1932

Powers

Friday, July 15, almost 24 hours after the accident in which he was severely burned when a can of wood alcohol exploded, Marvin Powers of Pukwana, passed away. He was generating a blow torch with wood alcohol when fumes from the can exploded. (More)  July 22, 1932

Rickert

Wellington Rickert, a farmer of Lyon township this county, had the unusual experience of being pinned under a cupboard for two days. Mr. Rickerts explained that he was ill Thursday evening. He had a fainting spell and fell to the floor in the kitchen. Upon recovering, he was able to rise and took hold of a cupboard to pull himself up. The cupboard tipped over on top of him.    Aug. 3, 1922

Rigney

Daniel Rigney died Aug. 5 at his home north of Kennebec after years of suffering with tuberculosis.  Aug. 17, 1922

Robertson

It is reported that Mr. and Mrs. Paul Robertson, Iona are the parents of twin boys who made their arrival the first of the week.    Sept. 8, 1932

Rohrback

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rohrback are proud parents of a seven pound baby girl born Tuesday morning at their home.    Aug. 20, 1942

Schelske

The Elmer Schelskes took the Evert Fletchers and the Orvin Kindopps out for supper Sunday in honor of the Schelske's 35th wedding anniversary.  Nov. 20, 1975

Schindler 

In a thriller here Friday night, the Mt.Vernon Mustangs defeated the Reliance Long-horns, 52-50. Schindler led the Reliance scoring attack with 14 points.  Nov. 24, 1960

Schmidt

Miss Alvia Turner, a teacher in the Kennebec public schools last year, was married to Frank Schmidt of Sheldon, Iowa on June 23. (more)   June 30, 1932

Schoenfelder

Mr. and Mrs. Curley Schoenfelder are the parents of their third baby daughter Nov. 8 at the hospital in Chamberlain.   Nov. 17, 1960

Schoessler 

 Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schoessler, Mrs. Rosina Schoessler attended the baptismal services for Richard John, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Richard Schoessler of Pierre.  Nov. 24, 1960

Schumacher

Mrs. Etta Schumacher, 80, is the oldest woman in Lyman County to cast her ballot. She has voted in the same county since she began voting.   Nov. 10, 1960

Schwartz

Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Hight celebrated their 62nd anniversary Nov. 11th. They are the grandparents of Mrs: Roy Schwartz   Nov. 16, 1950

Scott

Ray E. Scott of Long Beach, Calif. and .Miss Gertrude Maves of Presho were married June 23 at Presho.    June 22, 1922

Shaffer

Funeral services for the late Mrs. Florence Shaffer were held at Oacoma last Saturday afternoon and was attended by several Kennebec people who knew her. (more) July 14, 1932     

Shaffer

A.H. Shaffer has taken the subcontract to carry the mail from Oacoma to  Iona  Sept. 28, 1922

 

Shepherd

Miss Marguerite Hoogenakker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hoogenakker, married Charles F. Shepherd of Huron on June 21, (more)    July 2, 1942

Sinclair

Donald Sinclair MacKay; son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. MacKay, died on Friday of acute appendicitis at a hospital in his home city; Sioux Falls. Donald was born and spent thirteen years of his life in Oacoma. He was almost seventeen years old when he died.

Sneigocki/Williams

Teofil Sneigocki, the popular garage man at Iona was united in marriage to Miss Jessie Williams of Dubuque, Iowa. Miss Williams taught in the Iona school last year.  Aug. 31, 1922

Snowe

Mrs. Sarah E. Snowe, one of the eldest persons in Lyman County died at her Kennebec home Nov. 25, 1930 at age 86. She was born Sarah Elizabeth Rice in Whitesville, NY May 6, 1844.    More.    Nov. 27, 1930

Stallman

Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Reliance Friday, Nov. 4  for Raymond Stallman, 49.  He was born to Clemens and Anna Stallman Oct. 27, 1911 and died Oct, 31, 1960.   More.    Nov. 17, 1960

Steinfeld

Funeral services were held July 16 for Michael Steinfeld, 8-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Steinfeld of Mitchell, who died Sunday afternoon after a two-week illness. The Steinfelds recently moved to Mitchell from Kennebec.   July 28, 1932

Stockstad

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stockstad of  Reliance had a 8 lb. son Sunday afternoon. Aug. 3, 1922

 Stoops

 Ethel Cole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cole and Arnum Stoops, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm Stoops were united in marriage June 1.  (more)   June 2, 1932

Strom/Tatge

Miss Mary Strom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Strom, Vivian became the bride of Sgt. Orville Tatge of Minn. Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Sgt. Tatge is

an  assistant in surgery in the medical Corps at Camp Cooke, Ill.. (more)      Aug. 20, 1942

Suhl

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Suhl are the parents of a baby girl born at the Chamberlain hospital. Named Paula Ann.   Nov. 10, 1960

Tatge/Strom

Miss Mary Strom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Strom, Vivian became the bride of Sgt. Orville Tatge of Minn. Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Sgt. Tatge is

an  assistant in surgery in the medical Corps at Camp Cooke, Ill.. (more)   Aug. 20, 1942

 Thomas

 Harold Thomas, one of our Kennebec young men, will be graduated from the pharmacy division of State College at Brookings, June 10.   June 2, 1932

Thomas/Hall

Sherie C. Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Thomas of Kennebec and Phillip Hall Sr., Spirit Lake, Iowa, were married June 17 in Spirit Lake. (More)    July 21, 1977

Thompson

The Iona school had three graduates this year: Miss Irene Thompson, Miss Lucile  Thompson, and Katheryne Kennedy  June 2, 1932

Thompson

Miss Ida Thompson, died Aug. 3 in the Methodist State Hospital following an operation of appendicitis.  Aug. 17, 1922

Tracy

The sudden and unexpected death of Mrs. Paul Tracy at a hospital in Sioux Falls Saturday morning was a shock to many Kennebec people. A daughter was born to her on Wednesday and it was thought the mother was getting along nicely. However, complications arose on Thursday which continued to be more alarming until death claimed its victim. Mrs. Tracy made her home in. and around Kennebec for many years and spent most of her summer vacation with her father, who was Lyman county States Attorney.  (more)  July 30, 1942

Traville,

M. Traville, an employee of the Presho Herald, last week purchased the  Prairie Sun from Mrs. Bertha Williamson proprietor and will enter the newspaper field. (More) Sept. 21, 1922

Troth

Loyson G. Troth, Iona, a resident of South Dakota and this territory most of his life, passed away Friday, Nov. 17 at age 77. He was born at Hampton, la, April 24, 1873.  More.       Nov. 30, 1950

Turner

Miss Alvia Turner, a teacher in the Kennebec public schools last year, was married to Frank Schmidt of Sheldon, Iowa on June 23. (more)   June 30, 1932

Van Auken

Mrs. J.E. Van Auken, died quite suddenly at the hospital in Mitchell late Tuesday afternoon.  Her remains were taken to South English, Iowa where burial was made. Two children survive, Mrs. Lizzie Fuson and Wilford, both of Kennebec. Sept. 22, 1932

Van Auken

The remains of Mrs. J. E. Van Auken, who died at the hospital in Mitchell  last week were taken to South English, Iowa for burial with her remains laid to rest 'beside

those of her husband who passed away about a year ago. Her family moved to Kennebec in 1907 and they have resided at Chamberlain since. (More) Sept. 29, 1932  

Venecamp

Mr.. and Mrs. Roger Venecamp of Presho are the parents of a baby girl born at the Chamberlain hospital.   Nov. 17, 1960

Vesley

Former Kennebec residents, Mr. and Mrs. V.L. Vesley are the parents of an eight pound son born Monday, Nov. 10  in Yankton   Nov. 13, 1930

Wagner

Mr. and Mrs. E. H. "Hans" Wagner will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 3. They are former residents of Kennebec and Reliance and were known for

playing at many dances, including wedding dances.     Sept. 29, 1977

Walker

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Walker, born Sunday afternoon died Sunday evening.  Nov. 27, 1930

Walker

Mrs. Lynn Walker died Saturday; Sept. 24 in Chadron, Neb. She had underwent a gall stone operation and was  thought to be coming through it, though. Her funeral was Sept. 27. She was from the Gregory area and was  buried by her daughter in Iona. (More)  Sept. 29, 1932

Walker/Moran

Miss Margaret Moran and Mr. Laurel Walker, both of Lyman County; married August 22 in St. Michael's Church in Kennebec. (more).   Aug. 24, 1922

Walker/Warren

Mabelle Irene Warren and Roger Wesley Walker were married on May 25 at her parent's home.   June 1, 1922

Walter

Mr. and Mrs. Walter celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last Saturday evening. (more)  Aug. 20, 1942

Walters

Herbert "Bud" Walters of Vermillion, former old-timer of the area, passed away about three weeks ago.   Nov. 9, 1950

Warren/Walker

Mabelle Irene Warren and Roger Wesley Walker were married on May 25 at her parent's home.   June 1, 1922

Webber

Miss Lena Drier and Elmer Cleland and Miss Josephine Webber and August Drier were united in marriage at the Holy Angels church in Presho Nov. 5 at 9 o’clock. Nov. 6, 1930

Weber

Two games were played in Oacoma Hall Monday evening, February 5th between the Brule Braves and the Oacoma Hawks. In the first game played by the A team Clayton Big Eagle was high point man for Brule with 16 points. Donny Weber was high point man for Oacoma with 10. Feb. 15, 1951

Wells 

Word was rec'd of death of A.C. Wells at Jefferson, Iowa, Thurs, Mar. 6, at the age of 88. Mr. Wells was an extensive landowner in this area for a number of years. Mar. 13, 1930

Westergaard

The section men met with an accident Tuesday when their electric hand car jumped the track throwing them off and injuring Chris Westergaard and George Orberson.

Sept. 21, 1922  

Wheeler 

With new equipment, clean stock and newly furnished quarters, Charles Wheeler, Mar. 13, 1930

Whittock

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Whitlock, Lyman, are the proud parents of twin girls born last Thursday, Mar. 3.  Mar. 10, 1960

Williams/ Sneigocki

Teofil Sneigocki, the popular garage man at Iona was united in marriage to Miss Jessie Williams of Dubuque, Iowa. Miss Williams taught in the Iona school last year.  Aug. 31, 1922

Wilmer

Marie Anderson, daughter of Carl Anderson, a ranchman, living near Draper, was shot and killed at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Miller, in Sioux City last Friday morning. The love-crazed man, Joseph Wilmer, also of Draper, committed suicide by the girl's side. Friday afternoon the Sioux City police received a  letter showing that the deed was fully planned before Wilmer left Draper Thursday evening.  March 31, 1921

Wolf/Myers

A marriage license was issued to Steven Meyers, Kennebec, and Irene Wolf, of Presho.  Nov. 20, 1930

Wolfe/Myers

Mr. Stephen Myers and Miss Irene Wolfe were married last Monday in Presho by Father Frie.   Nov. 27, 1930

Wonnenberg

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Wonnenberg are the parents of a daughter born Mar. 1 in the Gregory Hospital. She has been named Brenda Kay.  Mar. 13, 1975

 

 


 

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