Frances Bachmann, 78


Frances Bachmann, age 78, of Winner, passed away on February 28, 2015 at the Winner Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Winner. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

Henry E. Miller, 78

Henry E. Miller was born on Thanksgiving Day November 26, 1936 south of Dallas, SD at his grandparent’s home to Ed and Frieda (Knittel) Miller. Henry was baptized in the Lutheran Church as an infant.

The family moved south of Colome to his present home in the spring of 1940. He attended rural school at Rosebud School. Henry was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in the Zion Lutheran Church in Colome. He graduated from Colome High School in 1954.

Henry enlisted in the Army and went to basic training in 1956. He finished his time in the service at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City with an honorable discharge. Henry then spent three more years in the SD National Guard.

After returning from the service, Henry farmed and ranched with his dad and brother. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Colome and served on the Church Council. Henry was on the Township Board and Weed Board. Henry liked hunting and bowling and enjoyed stockcar races.

Henry passed away peacefully at his home February 15, 2015 at the age of 78 years.

Denise Noelle, 51

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Denise Kay Noelle was born May 10. 1963 at the Winner Hospital in Winner, South Dakota to Jerold and Mary (Way) Noelle.  She died February 6, 2015 at the Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska, as a result of cancer, at the age of 51 years.

Funeral services were held Feb. 12 at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke with pastor David Schmidt  officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Burke.

Everett Carlson

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Everett Carlson was delivered by Dr. Quinn in 1932 on the family farm south of Burke. He was the 3rd boy out of 9 children, born to Lloyd and Emma Carlson. The family was like most during that era, hard working against the many struggles of living in rural South Dakota in the 30’s.

Funeral services were held Feb. 14 at Grace Lutheran Church in Burke. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Burke.