Perkins County, South Dakota
Obituaries & Death Notices
Aberdeen Daily News (29 Apr. 1912) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Mrs. Elizabeth Kom, mother of Anton and Joseph Kom of Lemmon, died at the home of her son Anton, of infirmities due to old age, at the age of 87 years.
Aberdeen Daily News (5 Dec. 1910) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Bison, Dec. 5. – Mrs. John Tice, wife of a pioneer of Perkins county, residing near Bison, died after a few minutes’ illness of heart disease. Her health previously had been excellent.
Aberdeen Daily News (20 May 1913) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Peter Saunder, 33 years of age, died last night at 8 o’clock from kidney trouble. The funeral will be held at 8 o’clock tomorrow morning at St. Mary’s church, Rev. Father Schell officiating. The deceased was single and is survived by a brother, Anton Saunder, of this city. Mr. Saunder proved up on a claim near Bison last fall, since which time he had made his home here.
Sutherland (Iowa) Courier
September 26, 1940
contributed by Karen Seeman (relative)
FUNERAL SERVICE FOR O. C. ADAMS TODAY
O. C. Adams, 78, pioneer hardware dealer in Sutherland, died Wednesday morning at St. Joseph hospital in Sioux City after an illness of short duration. He took sick Sunday with gall bladder trouble and was operated on Tuesday morning. He was improving satisfactorily until midnight when he began to fail rapidly.
Funeral services will be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Perasso Funeral Home in Sioux City. The body will be taken to Lemmon, S. Dak., for burial beside his wife.
Mr. Adams came to this community from Illinois in the early '80s and was in the hardware business. He also had land interests here. In 1909 the family moved to Lemmon, S. Dak., where he lived until 1929.
A son, Arthur Adams of Sutherland, a daughter Ruth of Highvale, Alberta, Canada, and a son Elmer of Reno, Nev., survive the deceased.
The last few years he had made his home in Sioux City with his sister, Mrs. Clara Younger.