BV Challenger obituaries: 6/19
June 19. 2013 3:33PM
Joyce Reiners, 65
Funeral services for Joyce Reiners, 65, of Lennox, were held Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Reiners died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Lennox.
Sharon “Joyce” was born July 14, 1947 at Broken Bow, Okla., to Buck and Geraldine Whiteman. She moved to South Dakota from Winston, Ore., where she attended school. Joyce married Terry Reiners on Aug. 23, 1962. They lived where they raised three children, Terrill, Tamara and Jennifer.
Joyce worked for the South Dakota State Health Department, Mid Western Health and CCH School and Hospital until she retired in 1998 due to illness.
She is survived by her children, Terrill (Nichole) Reiners of Bellfair, Wash., Tammy (Scott) Goertz of Brandon, Jennifer (Chris) Ludens of Chancellor; her mother, Geraldine Roberts of Port Orchard, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Vicky Kramer of Washington.
She was preceded in death by her father, husband, stepfather, Oscar), and a brother, Pat Whiteman.
For the complete obituary, got to chapelhillfuneralhome.com
Gary L. Richter, 72
Funeral services for Gary LaMont Richter, 72, of Brandon, were held Monday, June 17, 2013, at Heritate Funeral Home, Sioux Falls.
Mr. Richeter died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in his home with his wife by his side.
Gary LaMont Richter was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Sioux Falls to LaMont and Ardith (Ervin) Richter. He grew up at Parker where he attended elementary and high school. After high school graduation and a brief 3 ½ year trip to California with high school friends, he returned to South Dakota and enrolled in General Beadle College in Madison. While in college at Madison he met and married Marlys Loraine Stengle on Feb. 22, 1964. They moved to Vermillion, where he continued his education. He graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Business in 1966 and the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1969.
Following law school Gary and Marlys moved to Parker where he was an associate in private law practice and then as a full partner. He continued in private practice until 1988 when he went to work for the State of South Dakota as an Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. He retired in 2006. Gary and Marlys had two sons, David born in 1970 and Kelly born in 1975.
MR. Richter is survived by his wife Marlys, Brandon; two sons, David (Stephanie) Richter and Kelly (Tricia) Richter; four grandchildren, Alexis, Jaden, Maria, and Flora; brother, Stan Richter; sister, Barbara (Gene) Kroger; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Marla Richter.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Union Gospel Mission, Sioux Falls,
For the full obituary, go to www.hofmeisterjones.com.