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Clifton LeRoy Feist, 76, Spearfish, died Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at the Fort Meade VA Hospital.
Visitation will be noon until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2009, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Sturgis with Father Arnold Kari officiating. Burial with military honors by the Sturgis Veterans Honor Guard will follow at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
Clifton was born February 23, 1933, at Ludlow, SD, on the family homestead to the proud parents of Harold Paul and Irma Ione (Saffel) Feist. He attended Cox country school through eighth grade. He then attended Bowman High School in Bowman, ND, where he formed many life-long friendships. He was a vital part of the football, basketball, and baseball programs in high school then in college. Clif attended Black Hills State Teachers College where he met and fell in love with Dolores Giroux. Clif was drafted toward the end of the Korean War. Before he left for basic training, he married Dolores Giroux at Lead on a beautiful day on September 19, 1953 at St. Patrick Church.
Clif served in the US Army two years and served his country honorably. Following his discharge, he returned to college and finished his degree in business administration.
The couple, excited about their future, moved to Osage, WY, where Clif was employed as an accountant with an oil company. They later moved their family to Cheyenne where he worked for Farmers Insurance Group. He also worked for the State of Wyoming and several companies as an accountant.
After 20 some years of marriage, Clif and Dolores finally fulfilled their dream and moved their family to the ranch at Ludlow near the Cave Hills in 1978. They embraced ranch life and raised their family for the next 14 years before moving to Spearfish. Clif was an appraiser for Lawrence County for several years. Moving back to the Hills, Clif and Dolores renewed old friendships and created precious new ones. One of Clif's favorite parts of moving to the Hills was the ample opportunities he had to attend the Yellowjacket football and basketball games. Clif has been faithfully active in the BHSU Alumni Association. They moved to Whitewood while Clif worked as a driver at Fort Meade. Clif and Dolores downsized and moved back to Spearfish last fall.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Feist, Spearfish; one son, Anton (Jody) Feist, Lacey, WA; daughters, Mary (William) Hauser, Rapid City, SD, Jennie (Joseph) Hulsizer, Marshall, MN, Tina (William) Kitchings, Aurora, IL, and Toinette (Wesley) Brown, Rapid City, SD; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Charles Paul Feist.
A memorial has been established to Black Hills State University.

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Norma was born June 27, 1928, in Miller, SD, to Trubert James and Pearl (Brachvogel) Gravett. She was the oldest of six children. After high school graduation in Wessington in 1946, Norma moved to Huron to work. While employed as a bank teller she met her future husband on a blind date. She married Richard Rudolph Skavang on June 12, 1949 in the Crocker Lutheran Church. Shortly after they married, they moved to Hot Springs where their daughter, Pam (1952), and son, Gary (1953), were born. In 1955, they moved to Sturgis where Dick operated a Standard Station for 42 years. Son, Bob, was born in 1959 in Deadwood.
Norma participated in many activities - whatever the family was doing – camping, golfing, boating at the lake, skating, sledding, or snow skiing. Some activities she enjoyed more than others! Throughout the years she was active in Jaycettes, Voter Registration Board, and the Hospital Auxiliary. She belonged to the Martha Circle at Grace Lutheran Church. She loved doing crafts for many years and was especially talented in her embroidery. She spent many hours sewing for the Sturgis Senior Center and the Sturgis Hospital gift shop.
Norma, 88, Sturgis, died Thursday, February 2, 2017, at Sturgis Regional Senior Care.
Survivors include one daughter, Pam (Glenn) Garvin, Sacramento, CA; one son, Bob Skavang, Sturgis; a sister, Charlotte Paulson, Huron, SD; two brothers, Stanley (Virginia) Gravett, Newnan, GA, and Chancy (Marjorie) Gravett, Boise, ID; eight grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dick, a sister, Shirley Paulson; a brother, William (Bill) Gravett, and her son, Gary.
Memorials have been established to Grace Lutheran Church and Sturgis Senior Citizens Center.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 9th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Sturgis with Pastor Kris Garlick officiating. Burial will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

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Thomas Ray Outka, 64, Sturgis, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.
Tom was born October 30, 1951, to LeRoy and Evelyn (Harris) Outka in Rapid City, SD, a brother to LaVon, Lois, and Randall. Tom graduated from New Underwood High School in 1971 where he lettered and played football and ran track. Tom grew up farming and ranching next to his dad in Enning, SD. Tom later worked at Homestake Gold Mine for 18 years, then at Rockingtree where he did landscaping. Tom's last place of employment was with Horsley Specialties where he was a foreman for asbestos removal.
For everyone who knew Tom, knew he liked to tinker in the garage, around the house, and on vehicles. Tom loved being outdoors hunting and fishing, and he always had a story about "the one that got away." Tom was a talker and his stories were never short but his fish were sure long.
Tom was always willing to lend a helping hand and if you needed to borrow anything, it was guaranteed that it had his name written on it with a big black marker. Tom was famous for phrases such as "ever what," "Git-r-done," and "The deal of it is."
Tom was married to Mary Lou Simmons and from this marriage, they had two wonderful daughters, April and Lisa. Tom later married Teddy (Finn) Varns on November 28, 1986. The two together became T-N-T. Tom and Teddy became best friends and soul mates. With this marriage, Tom became a loving and caring father to Sheila, Jesse, and Shannon. Tom was also a proud papa to twelve amazing grandchildren that love him dearly.
Tom is survived by his wife, Teddy Outka, Sturgis, SD; son, Jesse (Layla) Varns, Rapid City; daughters, April Keller, Cedar Rapids, IA, Lisa (Reid) Outka-Perkins, Missoula, MT, Sheila Varns (Travis) Huck, Sturgis, and Shannon Varns Royer, Sturgis; grandchildren, Timothy and Madison Walker, Zac and Shelby Keller, Tevin and Reese Huck, Dylan, Coby and Samantha Varns, and Brody and Logan Royer; sisters, LaVon Williams, Bonners Ferry, ID, and Lois Davis, Rapid City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Randall Outka; and one granddaughter, MacKenna Varns.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel with Pastor Steve Talley officiating.

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Jason William Bruce was born April 6, 1979, in Greeley, CO, to John and Susan Bruce. As a child, Jason's family moved around a lot. During his high school years, his family moved to Denton, TX, where he graduated from high school. He also met his future wife, Brandy, and they were married in 2003. They had three children. Jason loved his family very much. Jason worked in the IT field for several years.
Jason, 38, died suddenly July 26, 2017, in Seattle, WA.
Jason is survived by his wife, Brandy Bruce, and his three children, Emmalee Bruce, Christopher Bruce, and Benjamin Bruce, all of Puyallup, WA; his parents, Susan Bruce, Sturgis, SD, and John Bruce, Houston, TX; his brother, Seth (Annie) Bruce; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Memorial graveside rites will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis with Pastor Tim Smith officiating.

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Ervin was born August 28, 1942, at Mobridge, SD, to Adolph and Martha (Dewald) Huber. He was the youngest son of seven children.
He grew up in Mobridge and met his future wife in Lemmon, SD. On November 2, 1964, he married Delores Hermann.
Early in the marriage, he worked for his father in Mobridge and various other jobs. They moved to Denver, CO, in 1965 for two years. They finally made their home in Sturgis, SD, where he worked for Homestake Mining Company for 29 years. Later, he worked for the City of Sturgis Public Works Department for approximately 15 years.
Ervin was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he served in many leadership roles including maintenance. He was always willing to help others and the church for whatever was needed.
He was loved by his family and friends and his sudden passing was unexpected as he was a strong and active man.
Ervin L. Huber, 73, Sturgis, continued his everlasting journey, Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Remaining family includes his wife, Delores "Dee" Huber; children, Scott (Margaret) Huber, Portland, OR, Mike Huber, Sturgis, Sonja (Dalton) Peacock, Rapid City, SD, and Melissa (Loren) Ditsch, Omaha, NE; six grandchildren, Sarah Wallach, Noelle Huber, Erin, Aidan, and Collin Peacock, and Valerie Ditsch; three brothers, Calvin, Raymond, and Lyle Huber; and three sisters, Ramona Saputa, Shirley Huber, and Lorraine Stulken.
Preceding him in death were his parents and three grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis. Burial will follow at Bear Butte Cemetery.
A memorial has been established to the Trinity Lutheran Church.

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Douglas Henry Harnish, Jr., age 91, died peacefully on January 21, 2012 in Spearfish, South Dakota.
Doug was born on May 12, 1920 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to Douglas and Mary Harnish. He graduated in 1943 from West Virginia University as the highest ranking mining engineer with a BS in Mining Engineering, Oil & Gas Option. Doug proudly served in World War II as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army in the 503 Parachute Regimental Combat Team, Infantry Unit. Following the war, he worked as a Petroleum Engineer in Illinois and West Virginia before moving to Butte, Montana where he was a full professor and the head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Montana School of Mines and Technology. Doug finished his career as a Senior Engineer with the Federal Government in Washington, D.C. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, the Sons of the American Revolution, the Episcopal Church, Disabled American Veterans, Lion’s Club and American Legion.
Doug married Janis Donna Martin, on May 4, 1946 at the Little Church around the Corner in New York City. Janis passed away on April 5, 2009. Grateful to have shared his life are his four daughters: Deborah (Paul) Strassels, of Williamsburg, Virginia; Christina (Garry) Stegall, of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Lisa Harnish, of Dover, Delaware; Mary (Paul) Kopco of Deadwood, South Dakota; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Doug and his family are very grateful to the special people who cared for him at Golden Ridge Senior Care and the Dorsett Healthcare Center.
Doug will be dearly missed for his keen intelligence, great sense of humor and ability to solve just about any problem. Doug touched everyone who had the good fortune to know him. He loved football (West Virginia Mountaineers and Washington Redskins in particular); listening and dancing to music; staying up until the wee hours of the morning discussing politics, religion and philosophy; helping his daughters and grandchildren with school projects; and engineering every challenge faced by devising plans A, B and C. Most of all, Doug Harnish will be remembered as a man of integrity who deeply loved God, his family, friends, community and country.
Memorial services will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Deadwood, on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 10 a.m. Inurnment of Douglas and Janis Harnish will take place at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia at a future date.
Memorials honoring Douglas may be sent to St. John’s Episcopal Church (PO Box 130 Deadwood, SD 57732); Adams Museum & House (PO Box 252 Deadwood, SD 57732); Home of the Brave (6632 Sharps Road Milford, DE 19963); or to your favorite charity.