South Dakpia

Clay County, South Dakota


Clark, Mrs. Charles R.

Hall, Alma

Hall, Norma DeLange

Handy, Mrs. E.

Hodgin, Tama Jane

Hull, George H.

Larson, Olena

Lewis, William L.

Malloy, Patrick

Moore, Angenette

Moore, Mrs. William

Pingel, Richard

Rhodes, Joseph

Russell, Dora Stella

Saldern, Lawrence

Simons, Alice

Smith, Mary E.

Snyder, Blanche

Swesy, Eliza P.

Trader, Samuel C.

Verzanni, James R.

White, Jean Z.

Wisner, Edwin Aaron


Aberdeen American (22 Apr. 1916) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Yankton, April 21. - Mrs. E. Handy of this city, one of the oldest residents of South Dakota, died at her Yankton home. Mrs. Handy celebrated her 100th birthday last January 28. She was born in Queenstown, Ire., coming to this country at the age of 16, residing in Clay county. Her husband, who died 13 years ago, was a veteran of the civil war. Five children survive her.

Sioux City Journal (10 May 1873) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Mrs. William Moore, aged 34, died in Vermillion on the 6th inst. of childbed fever.

Aberdeen Daily News (9 Sept. 1907) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Vermillion - William L. Lewis, father of Mesdames D. M. Inman, R. A. Morgan and M. D. Thompson, died at the latter's home at the age of 93 years. He was a brother of James T. Lewis, Wisconsin's war governor, who died at Columbus, Wis., a year ago.

Dakota Republican (10 July 1869) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Died. In Vermillion, 6th inst., Mr. George H. Hull, in the 69th year of his age.

Funeral services on Wednesday at St. Mark's Church, under the Episcopal form conducted by Rev. Mr. Morrison, whose sermon was preached from the 4th verse of the 3d chapter of St. Paul's Epistle to the Colossians:

When Christ, who is our Life, shall appear, then shall you also appear with him in glory.

Dakota Republican (26 Feb. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. - Of whooping cough, February 19, 1874, Blanche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Snyder, aged 8 years and 10 days.

There is not a mother who ever saw this beautiful child, but will cling closer to her own little ones after reading this notice. Blanche Snyder was seen but once to always be remembered. We are certain we echo the thought of every friend of the familuy, in expressing our sorrow for this affliction.

Dakota Republican (26 Feb. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. - Of Diphtheria, Saturday, February 7, 1874, Samuel C. Trader, son of Mrs. T. B. Anderson, aged 8 years, 4 months, and 17 days.

The death of this boy has made a void in many hearts, his happy, winning disposition endearing him to all. There is not a playmate who does not mourn his death. A boy who loved his Sunday School, his home, his play, and was himself beloved by all in return.

Dakota Republican (18 Apr. 1872) transcribed by FoFG MZ

It is finished! Edwin Aaron Wisner, born in Vermillion, Dakota Territory, July 7, 1869. Died in Kilbourn City, Wis., April 7, 1872. Aged 2 years and 9 months.

Dakota Republican (12 Sept. 1872) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Died. In Vermillion, on the 15th ultimo, Mary E., daughter of Edward and Margaret Smith, aged 13 years, 4 months, and 20 days.

Dakota Republican (8 May 1873) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Died. In Vermillion, at a quarter past one o'clock, A.M., May 6, of childbed fever, Angenette Moore, wife of William Moore, aged 34 years.
She leaves a husband and six children to mourn her loss and a large circle of friends and neighbors, to whom she had endeared herself by her gentle disposition and kindness of heart, always join in sympathy with them in this their great affliction. She was a member of the Christian church, a person of pure life in all respects. Her daily walk and conversation afforded an example worthy of imitation by all. Peace to her ashes.

Dakota Republican (21 Mar. 1868) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Died - In West Vermillion, on the 14th inst., Miss Olena Larson, aged 16 years.

Dakota Republican (17 Apr. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. In Vermillion, on Sunday, September 13th, James R., son of Francis and Margaret Verzanni, aged one year two months and 20 days.
In this town, 10th inst., Alice, infant daughter of Lyman and Anglettie Simons.

Dakota Republican (22 Oct. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. - In Vermillion, Sept. 30, 1874. Mrs. Eliza P. Swesy. The deceased was born in Dutchess County, New York, May 10th, 1834. Was married to Daniel Basom October 8th, 1850. In 1863 Mr. Basom died in the service of his country, leaving four children, three daughters and one son. In February, 1865, she was married to Enoch Swesy in Muskegon County, Mich. From that state they removed to Eldora, Iowa, in 1871, and to Vermillion one year ago.

Dakota Republican (24 Sept. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. = In Vermillion, 21st inst., Jean Z., infant daughter of J. T. and M. R. White, aged 8 months.

Dakota Republican (14 Aug. 1873) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. At her residence, near Vermillion, on Monday morning last, Tama Jane, wife of Hon. D. W. Hodgin, aged 39 years.

Dakota Republican (17 Dec. 1874) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. In Vermillion, last evening, Dora Stella, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Russell, aged 6 years.

Dakota Republican (21 Nov. 1872) transcribed by FoFG MZ

DIED. - In Vermillion, 13th instant, after a lingering illness, Joseph Rhodes, an aged and respected citizen of our town, aged 81 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church for many years and lived the life of an exemplary Christian. In his last hours he was peaceful and happy, having full confidence in Christ as his Savior. He leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.

Dakota Republican (12 Oct. 1871) transcribed by FoFG MZ
DIED. - In Vermillion, on the 11th inst., Lawrence, infant son of Lawrence and Florina Saldern, aged 8 months and 10 days.
The funeral services were conducted at Mr. Saldern's residence, on Thursday, P.M., by Rev. E. H. Hurburt.

Dakota Republican (10 Feb. 1870) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Died - In Vermillion, on Wednesday evening last, after a short but painful struggle, Patrick Malloy, aged about 8 or 9 years.

Aberdeen American (13 Dec. 1916) transcribed by FoFG MZ

VERMILLION - Mrs. Charles R. Clark, widow of the founder of the Dakota Republican of this city, died recently at her home on the Pacific coast.

HALL, Alma
Wakonda - Alma L. Hall, 73, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital at Yankton. Alma Hansen was born Feb. 9, 1926, in rural Viborg. She attended rural schools and grew up in the area. She married Willoughby Hall Jr. on Nov. 17, 1952, in Pipestone, Minn. The couple farmed near Wakonda until 1969, when they moved into the town. She was a member of the United Church of Christ in Wakonda and was active with the Women's Fellowship. Survivors include her husband, Willoughby four sons: Calvin of Wakonda, Marvin of Hurley, Edwin of Vermillion and Steven of Sioux Falls two daughters: Charlene Hopf of Freeman and Jolene Wolf of Vermillion 10 grandchildren two great-grandchildren two sisters: May Falk of Centerville and Erma Disbrow of Sioux Falls and four brothers: her twin, Arnold Hansen of Yankton, Lester and Lindy Hansen of Viborg and LeVern Hansen of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Services begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Church of Christ in Wakonda with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. today at the Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD) - January 11, 2000

HALL, Norma DeLange
Wakonda - Norma Jean DeLange Hall, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, at Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center in Vermillion. Norma DeLange was born Sept. 4, 1918, in Hurley. She graduated from Hurley High School. She married Lewis Hall on Feb. 18, 1942. The couple farmed in the Hurley and Wakonda areas until 1975 when they retired and moved to Wakonda. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Garden Club. Survivors include many nieces and nephews. Services begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hansen Funeral Home in Irene with burial in the Union Cemetery in Wakonda. Visitation will be one hour before the service Saturday at the funeral home. Contributed by Candi Horton - Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD) - January 21, 2000

The Daily Plainsman, Huron, South Dakota
Friday, March 2, 1962


Redfield Funeral services were scheduled Monday at 2 p.m. at the Coleman Funeral Chapel, Redfield, for Richard Pingel, who died Wednesday at the Redfield Community Memorial Hospital
The Rev. T. F. Doyan will officiate and burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery, Redfield.
Richard Pingel was born Dec. 24, 1884. He came to the United States in 1920 and he lived in the Vermillion, Conde and Turton communities. Pingel was a farmer.

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