Kathryn Brodersen, age 84, of Elk Point, formerly of Wessington Springs, SD, died Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Prairie Estates Nursing Home in Elk Point, SD. Her funeral will be 1:30 pm Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Huron with burial at Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be from 12:00 to 1:30 pm the day of the funeral at the church. Visit welterfuneralhome.com.
Kathryn Brodersen was born on March 9, 1928 to Paul and Mary (Stahl) Wipf in Yale, SD. She graduated from Hitchcock high School in 1945. In 1948, Kathryn graduated from St. John’s School of Nursing, in Huron, SD.
Anna May Hinrichs
Anna May Hinrichs, 28, of Star Prairie, WI, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Regions Hospital, in St. Paul, MN. Funeral Services were Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Rude’s Funeral Home, in Brookings, SD.
Anna May Hinrichs was born on April 18, 1984 in Huron, SD, the daughter of Bryon Hinrichs and Merri (Porter) Grow. She attened school at Arlington, SD, Melcher-Dallas, IA and graduated from Brookings High school in 2002.
Right out of high school, Anna enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. and graduating from Basic Training at Paris Island, SC, completing combat training at Camp Lejeune, in South Carolina and completed her AIT training at 29 Palms, CA.
Harold Steichen, 90, of rural Woonsocket died early Sunday morning June 17, 2012 at the Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket.
Burial was in the St. Wilfrid’s Church cemetery. Harold was born on May 21, 1922 in Blaine Township, Jerauld County, SD to Joe E. and Clara (Arenes) Steichen.
He attended rural Goergen Country School. He farmed with his father, and one brother Lester, on the family farm where he resided resided his entire life.
On May 24, 2012 he became a resident at the Praire View Care Center after suffering from an un-repairable back injury.
THE ALPENA ALL-SCHOOL Reunion was a huge success due in part to these hard-working committee members who helped plan the event and then made sure it went off without a hitch. From left are: Ryan Jensen, Rob Baruth, Shawn Ochsner, Mark Kopfmann, DeVonne Losing, and Jodi Doering. Not pictured: Leo Jensen, Deb Ball, Andrew Arhart, and Kari Sandmann. The supper at the Red Hog served 300 former Wildcats, their spouses and friends. There was entertainment for everyone including a dance played by the “Renegrades”, a poker run, inflatable playground, another big supper and entertainment by River Rat Dueling Pianos at the Community Center.