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I am so proud to work for an organization that transforms people’s lives and has a mission and vision that resonates with me deeply.
Sara Burtis, Director of Donor Relations
Southeast and Northeast Region

Celebrating 100 Years of Transforming Lives

Memorials & Recognitions 2020

Memorials
Recognitions

 

Memorials

In Memory of James V. Anderson
--- Ruth Olsen
In Memory of Signe Anderson
In Memory of Gloria Lynne Anderson Norton
--- Teresa Pashina
In Memory of Rosella Baier
--- Jeanette Fink
In Memory of Beverly Bamberg
--- Jeanette Fink
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Winfred Bauer
--- Marguerite Kleven
In Memory of Sue Birrenkott
--- David Pettigrew
In Memory of Helen Bjerke
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of DeWayne Blacksten
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Deb Bowman
--- Betty Oldenkamp
In Memory of Alberta Brakke
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Marlyn Christensen
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Delores Collins
--- Jonathon Burdick
--- Joan Clemens
--- Nadine Downen
--- Susan Hade
--- L.D. Hamm
--- Joanne O’Brien
--- Sharon Polenz
--- Julie Raben
--- Sherry Sesso
--- Wesley Storm
In Memory of Lois Darrington
--- Lois Bellows
In Memory of Marian Davis
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Maureen Davis
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Adeth & Mavis DeBoer
--- Marjorie Hall
In Memory of Jack Dierks
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Pamela Dircksen
--- Michael Dircksen
In Memory of Armando Domerrgeez
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Mona Drake
---  Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Fred Ebert
---  Mary Fristad
In Memory of Orville Edwards
--- Marguerite Kleven
In Memory of Mel Engelbrecht
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Milton Erickson
---  Kathleen Bangasser
In Memory of Donna Fett
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Roger Fischer
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Don Fitzler
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Dustin Fitzler
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Ron Flemming
--- Michele Beeson
--- Deana Hollstein
In Memory of LeAnne Fosdick
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Eugene Fristad
--- Kathy Otterby
--- Mary Fristad
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Alvin Geidel
--- Louis Matzner
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Bob Getz
--- Betty Anderson
In Memory of Thelma Gjesdal
--- Norma Fristad
--- Keith Thomspon
In Memory of Vicki Glanzer
--- Jeff Glanzer
In Memory of Loretta Glissendorf
--- Mary Fristad
In Memory of Wayne Goldammer
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Frank Gott
--- Terry Gilbertson
In Memory of Lorraine Graff
--- Mary Fristad
In Memory of Darrel Hagen
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Alvin Hamann
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Helen A. Hansen
--- Greg Hansen
--- Luana Slettedahl
In Memory of Mary Hatlestad
--- Verdelle Anderson
--- Selmer Hatlestad
--- Coleen Halverson
--- David Johnson
--- Dennis Lund
--- Joanne Negele
--- Al Negstad
--- Sara Stensaas
In Memory of Wambli Hayes
--- Terry Gilbertson
In Memory of Alvin Heber
--- Jeanette Fink
In Memory of Glen Helgeson
--- Betty Anderson
In Memory of Wendell & Betty Hesla
--- Peter Hesla
In Memory of Jim Hoffman
--- Barbara Selland
In Memory of Diana Hohn
--- Betty Metzger
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Paul Inman
--- Anne Anderson
--- Shirley Bergeson
--- Scott Collison
--- Paul Connelly
--- Julie Darger
--- Connie Determan
--- Kimberly Di Benedetto
--- Roger Inman
--- Patrick Gale
--- Lynda Galinat
--- Anne Gormley
--- Jessica Horsley
--- Robert Riter
--- Jon Urbach
--- Ron Walpole
--- Vicky Wilkey
In Memory of Reed Intermill
--- David Negstad
In Memory of Bobbi Johnke
--- Kathleen Bangasser
In Memory of Arla Johnson
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Carol Johnson
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Judy Johnson
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Joyce Jones
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Kay Hall Kendall
--- Marguerite Kleven
In Memory of Clara Ketterling
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Darlene Klinghagen
--- Brenda Beninga
--- Carole Boye
--- Theresa Haack
--- Sandy Harvey
--- Arla Klinghagen
--- Darlene Klinghagen Estate        
--- Roger Kinghagen
--- Richard Kubat
--- Karen Rollag
--- Barbara Stewart
--- Brett Studley
In Memory of Rusty Korhonen
--- Emily Koester
--- Gary Kuecker
In Memory of Jenny Kracke
--- Lorrain Kracke
In Memory of Helen Lahammer
--- Bishop Constanze Hagmaier
In Memory of Denise J. Lammers
--- Gordon Wicks
In Memory of Harlan Lardy
--- Richard Fossum
In Memory of Roger Larson
--- Gordon Wicks
In Memory of Shelby Lillebo
--- Herb Cleveland
--- Roald Eidsness
--- Terry Gilbertson
--- Jacqueline Hartwick
--- Linda Hoyt
--- Jessica Lillebo
In Memory of Audrey Limberg
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of LaVon Lou
--- Alvin Rudd
In Memory of Sylvia Lynse
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of James Mack
--- DeMaris Nesheim
In Memory of Eloise Manhart
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Arlen L. Maschoff
--- Marguerite Kleven
In Memory of Shirley McNary
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Shirley Mickelson
--- Joy Baker
--- Lena Brink
--- Mary Fristad
--- Elmer Mickelson
--- Darcy Mickelson
--- Keith Thompson
In Memory of Jerry Miller
---Norma Fristad
In Memory of Mike Miller
--- Pat Lynott
In Memory of Ruth Modin
--- Keith Thompson
In Memory of Arlene Moore
--- Alvin Rudd
In Memory of Gene Mueller
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Beverly Nearhood
--- Betty Metzger
--- Sandra Moke
--- Delmar Muelle
In Memory of Dan Nesheim
--- Dora Jean Garlick
--- Jason Mathison
--- Deva Paulson
--- Dena Rus
--- Todd Seaman
--- Dareen Stucke
In Memory of Gottfried Neugebauer
--- Ron Neugebauer
In Memory of Kevin Neugebauer
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Siefried Noack
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Edythe Nordin
--- Randal Gehring
--- Micah Nordin
In Memory of Larry Odland
--- Marjorie Hall
In Memory of Sylvia Oiello
--- Virginia Schlimmer
In Memory of Audrey Jean Oines
--- Ronald Oines
In Memory of Jerry Pattison
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Richard O. Pearson
--- James Cahill
--- Lowell Davis
--- Laurel French
--- Curt Paulsen
--- Hazel Pearson
In Memory of Agnes Peters
--- Eugene Fristad
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Nancy Petterson
--- Carrie Quamen
In Memory of LaVera Plagmann
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Midge Plagmann
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Harlan Plamp
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Marit R. Pudas
--- M. Franklin Pudas
In Memory of Adeline Puetz
--- Eugene Fristad
In Memory of Marilyn Reaser
--- Glen Reaser
In Memory of Vernon Rohrbach
In Memory of Doris Salem
--- Dick Ozmun
In Memory of Bernice Sambo
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Fred Schlecht
--- Peter Hesla
In Memory of Arta Schoep
--- Marvin Schoep
--- Geselle Steenhoek
In Memory of Leon Schulz
--- Duane Larson
--- Carolyn Schulz
--- Noel Schulz
In Memory of E. Steeves Smith
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Margaret Spensley
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Alice Splitt
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Arlene Stange
--- Betty Metzger
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Debbie Steinwand
--- Elroy Steinwand
In Memory of Lorraine Storm
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Duane Strand
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Patricia Teske
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Janina B. Thilges
--- Michael Thilges
In Memory of Mary Ann Thompson
--- Debra Lillie
In Memory of Linda Thorson
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory Joel Thvedt
--- David Negstad
In Memory of Anna Tilstra
--- Karen Rollag
In Memory of Eileen Tobin
--- Norma Fristad
In Memory of Carlotta Vandemore
--- Pat Lynott
In Memory of Mable Vanderbusch
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Earl Vandever
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Gordon Vikesland
--- Angeline Vikesland
In Memory of Mark T. Wagner
--- Rosemary Wagner
In Memory of Evelyn Walters
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Nancy Ward
--- Donna Ozmun
In Memory of Nick Weber
--- Betty Metzger
In Memory of Doris Weitschat
--- Bishop Constanze Hagmaier
In Memory of Joe Welke
--- Betty Welke
In Memory of Harold Widvey
--- John Widvey
--- Nicole Widvey Lemly
In Memory of Barbara Wieczorek
--- Betty Metzget
In Memory of Noreen Wieczorek
In Memory of Levi Wiedebush
--- Jacqueline Bauer
--- Paige Bauer
--- Sarah Bierman
--- John Borchard
--- Gigi Browning
--- Paula Kay Carlson
--- Brenda Dreyer
--- Shaun Falken
--- Dennis Haselhorst
--- Darlys Heilman
--- Lonny Helfinstine
--- Mary Hocking
--- Patrick Kline
--- Judy Koester
--- Rachel Logan
--- Marlys Mardian
--- Shirley Morgan
--- Elaine Morrisey
--- Trent Osborne
--- Elizabeth Otten
--- Sharon Schwan
--- Kris Sieler
--- Darlyn Taylor
--- Michele Waltman
--- Charles Welke
--- Steve Wood
In Memory of Marlys Wiesner
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Rosemary Wisner
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Harold Wolf
--- Kathy Otterby
In Memory of Betty Jean Woolworth
--- Marilyn Van Liere
In Memory of Charles Yuill
--- Patricia Lee
In Memory of My Loving Parents
--- Carol Daly
In Memory of Our Parents
--- Keith Thompson

Recognitions

In Honor of Mesele & Sessaynesh Alemu
--- Tolcha Mesele
In Honor of LeRoy Arhart
--- Norma Fristad
In Honor of Anja Hallenback Ask’s Baptism
--- Paul Rohde
In Honor of Bill Baker
--- Jacqueline Hartwick
In Honor of Carrie Bakken
--- Karen Rollag
In Honor of Kathy Bangasser
--- Anthony Bangasser
In Honor of Lois. C. Bellows
--- Jim Slaney
In Honor of Richard Bellows
--- Lois Bellows
In Honor of Ida Bergeland
--- William Olson
In Honor of Oliver Bergeland
--- William Olson
In Honor of Margaret Boldenow
--- Roger Boldenow
In Honor of Ray Buckley
--- Kathy Otterby
In Honor of Canyon Hills Staff
--- Steve Beeck
In Honor of Madison Carl
--- Wayne Carney
In Honor of Becky Caselli-Smith
--- Gregory Smith
In Honor of George Ceremuga
--- Cassandra Ceremuga
--- Laurie Ceremuga
--- Dave Chapman
In Honor of Dawn & Martin Ciuble
--- Dale Bieber
In Honor of Miss Dixie
--- Patricia Johnson
In Honor of Rev. Denis Ellingsen
--- Sandra Ellinsgsen
In Honor of Bruce & Mary Erickson
--- Donald Erickson
In Honor of Joel & Karen Erickson
--- Donald Erickson
In Honor of Mark & Michelle Erickson
--- Donald Erickson
In Honor of Marvin & Beatrice Fjordbackc
--- Dan Apland
In Honor of Carrol Foland
--- Kay Foland
In Honor of All Front Line Workers of LSS & The SD Synod of the ELCA
--- Bishop Constanze Hagmaier
In Honor of Brad & Holly Hanover
--- Donald Erickson
In Honor of Paul Hartmann
--- Jeanette Fink
In Honor of Gloria Henriksen
--- Daryl Henriksen
In Honor of Royce Hetland
--- Eugene Fristad
--- Norma Fristad
--- Keith Thompson
In Honor of Eric Hoefert
--- Rick Hoefert
In Honor of Bill Hough
--- Jessica Lillebo
In Honor of Taylor Huck
--- Nena Chhoum
In Honor of Mary Johnson
--- Scott Johnson
In Honor of Ronald & Carla Kaaz
--- Liesl Hovel
In Honor of Mary Lou Knoetzel
--- Margene Thompson
In Honor of Dolores Larson
--- David Negstad
In Honor of Margaret Mueller
--- Lois Boeve
--- Richard Storm
In Honor of Erv & DeMaris Nesheim
--- Jason Mathison
In Honor of Hazel Neugebauer
--- Ron Neugebauer
In Honor of Arlan Albert Selland
--- Norma Fristad
In Honor of Bernice Semmler
--- Jeanette Fink
In Honor of Sioux Falls Healthcare Workers
--- Cindy Ross
In Honor of Laura Smith-Hill
--- John Brothers
In Honor of Deborah Sneve
--- Brian Sneve
In Honor of Hazel Swenson
--- Naomi Alexander
--- Kathy Bitzer
--- Virginia Clark
--- Jeanne Dell
--- Linda Ellis
--- Rick Hoefert
--- Maxine Holmes
--- Barbara Hundstad
--- Audrey Johnson
--- Eunice Knight
--- Louise Kriech
--- Dennis Larson
--- Donna McPhee
--- Lavina Meier
--- Deanna Munsch
--- Marilyn Overbey
--- Donald Peckham
--- Gail Rockeman
--- David Sandve
--- Tom Sandve
--- Carole Sandve-LEvercom
--- Nancy Stange
--- Vicci Stange
--- Howard Swenson
--- Jeanne Swenson
--- Beverly Weide
In Honor of Alvin Thompson
--- Norma Fristad
--- Myron Sonne
--- Keith Thompson
--- Gregg Thompson
In Honor of Lila Thompson
--- Norma Fristad
In Honor of Eric, Ina & Curtis Thormodsgaard
--- Clarion Thormodsgaard
In Honor of Dallas Tonsager
--- Rhonda Munier
--- John Stencel
In Honor of Douglas Tschetter
--- Casey Dorneman
In Honor of Matthew Tylutki
--- Patrick McKenzie
In Honor of LeRoy Vandenhoek
--- Mary Vandenhoek
In Honor of Rachel Wedley
--- R. Anderson
In Honor of Kristine Wollman
--- Michael Wollman
In Honor of Young People Making Masks for the Community
--- Jane Isaacs Lowe
In Honor of Ruth Zell
--- Dede Mogck
--- Maxine Owens
--- Muriel Pfaff
In Honor of Herb Ziebart
--- Ron Neugebauer
In Honor of Dayne, Aime & Camille
--- Kori Zachrison