Mass of Christian burial for Duane Pistulka, was held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Tea, SD. Burial was in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, rural Fairfax, SD. Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Joan Zeisler were held on Friday, February 5, 2021, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Naper, NE, with Pastor Samuel Crass officiating.
Funeral services for James Vosika were held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Gregory, SD, with Pastor Elmo Herman officiating.
Klyda J. Steele, 96, of Lincoln, died on February 1, 2021. She was born on June 24, 1924 in Purdum, NE to Henrietta (Maseberg) and Albert Greenland. Klyda attended Ainsworth High School, graduating in 1942. She married Eugene K.Steele, Jr. in 1943. When Gene returned from his World War II Navy duty, they purchased the James W. Steele tree claim south of Ainsworth and lived there until they moved to Cambridge, NE and then Lincoln. Together, they raised five children and were married for 58 years until his passing in 2002. Klyda came from a pioneer family, lived through the dust bowl, depression, WWII, and many other defining events during her nearly ten decades of life.
Roger Dale Allen, age 54, was born on February 21, 1966 to Gene and Audrey “Susie” Allen. Roger passed away on November 30, 2020 in his home.