Stephen Willys Harper died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born September 18, 1925 in Valentine, the youngest child of Harrison Worthington Harper and Linda Mann Harper. He graduated from the Valentine public schools, and before joining the US Army Air Force in 1943, he worked for his father at the Valentine Bottling Works. He also worked at the Valentine Republican newspaper and the United States Weather Bureau. After three years in the Air Force, he entered Trinity College in Hartford, CT and graduated with the class of 1949.
Graveside services for Jim Wilson were held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at the Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, SD.
Private family services for Maxine Larsen were held on Monday, December 21, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home in Gregory, SD with Pastor Don Windsperger officiating. Dale Larsen gave the eulogy.
Private family services for Delores Clocker, age 96, of Spencer, NE, were held Monday, December 21, 2020, at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer, NE with Reverend Grant H. Graff officiating.
Funeral services for Leon “Hank” Kerner were held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church in Gregory, SD with Pastor Tim Voigt officiating