Posts from ‘May, 2012’
Memorial Day services are planned at several locations over the upcoming holiday.
Services will be held at the Community Center in Alpena on Monday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Following the program a special service will be held at the cemetery (weather permitting) A dinner will be enjoyed after the cemetery program. Special music will be presented by the Alpena Community Chorus and the Memorial Day speaker will be SD Senator Tom Hansen, Huron.
After a year layoff, the Owls once again are able to field an amateur baseball team. On Friday night, they got their season started when they played the Dimock-Emery Raptors at Miller’s Invitational tournament.
The Owls would play a nearly flawless game to earn the 14-1 win.
The Owls were first to strike when Adam Kaus doubled to start the game, moved to third on a ground ball hit by ArinBoschee, and scored on a single by Nathan Hainy.
Cowboys and cowgirls from across South Dakota and adjoining states will be competing in the 10th annual South Dakota Rodeo Association (SDRA) Foothills Roundup Rodeo in Wessington Springs on Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27.
Thirteen events are scheduled in the award-winning rodeo with performances at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Slack is scheduled to be run at 12:00 on Saturday.
Pre-rodeo music will be provided by The Company Cowboys. A calcutta and fun night begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Hideout Bar and Grille in Wessington Springs on Friday night. A rodeo dance featuring Wessington Springs’ Dustin Evans and Goodtimes will be held at the Prairie Lounge following the Saturday night rodeo performance.
Each spring the 6th grade participates in a KidWind project, designing and building miniature wind towers. This project follows a unit on electricity. Students take the knowledge gained about electricity to research and design the most efficient blades for their wind towers. To connect our project with our local wind farms, we were able to tour the Nextera Energy wind towers near town.
Martha Bergeleen 90 of Wessington Springs died Thursday afternoon at the Avera Weskota Memorial Medical Center in Wessington Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday May 24 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with Rev. John Paulson officiating.
Burial will be in the Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 at the church with a prayer service at 7:00 pm.
Doris Liebnow, age 86, of Wolsey, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Her funeral service was held Thursday, May 17, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wolsey with Rev. L. Scott Spiehs officiating. Burial was in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Huron.
Doris Viola Liebnow was born August 24, 1925, to Rudolph and Emma (Elias) Borkowski in Wessington Springs, South Dakota. After attending Wessington Springs Junior College in Wessington Springs, she taught at EDDY School for four years.
Millie Minnie Cooper 88 of Wessington Springs died early Saturday morning May 12th at the Avera Weskota Memorial Medical Center in Wessington Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday May 16th at the United Church of Christ in Wessington Springs with Rev. Sara Olson Dean officiating. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery rural Wessington Springs. Friends may call at the Basham Funeral Home Tuesday from 6-8.
Millie Cooper went home to the Lord on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Millie Minnie Hull was born at her Grandma and Grandpa Schaller’s home in Alpena, South Dakota on May 23, 1923 to Leonard and Jeanette Hull.
Ellen (Meis) Reindl
Ellen (Meis) Reindl was born November 12, 1921, to Gregory and Margaret (Moran) Meis at home near Geddes, SD.
She died peacefully on April 15, 2012, at the Custer Regional Senior Care Center where she had made her home since January.
Ellen attended St. Ann’s grade school and graduated from Geddes High School. She attended one year of secondary school at Notre Dame Academy in Mitchell, SD, and received her teaching certificate.
Ellen taught in some country schools around Geddes and Platte for three years. During her one year at Notre Dame she became best friends with Patricia Reindl and that sealed her fate.