BV Challenger obituaries: 1/22/14
January 21. 2014 9:59AM
Wallace ‘Wally’ Myers, 78
Memorial services for Wallace ‘Wally’ Myers, 78, of Sioux Falls, will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Visitation with family present will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls.
Mr. Myers died Thursday, Jan. 9th, 2014, at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls after a courageous battle with cancer.
Wally was born May 7, 1935, to Walter and Esther Myers in Flandreau. He was raised on a farm near Elkton. Wally married Carol Tollefson on March 17, 1957. He served two years in the United States Army and was discharged with the rank of sergeant. He also served six years in the South Dakota Army National Guard. He was a licensed real estate auctioneer, appraiser and real estate salesman for more than 30 years.
Mr. Myers was a member of the Toastmasters, Auctioneer Association, American Legion, Mason, Elks, Local 304A Union and United Way. On Sept. 24, 1976 Wally was appointed to the House of Representatives by Governor Kneip. He served on the board for the community development for eight years. He retired from John Morrell’s after 47 and half years. He served on the SD Workforce Development Council for more than 20 years, the Board of Directors at Service First Federal Credit Union for more than 34 years, and was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church.
He is survived by wife of 57 years, Carol, Sioux Falls; three children, David Myers, Sioux Falls, Jeff (Kim) Myers, Valley Springs, and Susan (Gilbert) Sharpe, Sioux Falls; seven grandchildren, Timothy (Crystal) Myers, Ashley Myers, Sierra Myers, Justin Myers, Jefferson Myers, Taylor Sharpe and Chris Sharpe; siblings, Virgil (Mary) Myers, Flandreau, and Merle (Elsie) Myers, Mobridge; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Wally was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharol; and his parents.
For the full obituary and online condolences, go to www.heritagesfsd.com.
Adam J. Stoterau, 31
Funeral services for Adam Joseph Stoterau, 31, of Sioux Falls, will begin at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon.
Mr. Stoterau died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Dougherty Hospice Home in Sioux Falls.
Adam Joseph Stoterau was born Dec. 14, 1982, in Sioux Falls to Kurt Stoterau and Charla Curl. He attended school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Sioux Falls Roosevelt in 2000. Adam worked for several different restaurants in Sioux Falls including Hardee’s, Razzles, and Taco John’s. His grandmother also taught him to bowl at the early age of 4 and he became a regular at Sport Bowl. His average score was 190. Adam also loved music and playing his guitar, and was a member of the local band, “Slow Motion Collapse.” He also enjoyed writing his lyrics and songs, and had a passion for food and fishing.
Mr. Stoterau is survived by his son, Logan Stoterau, Sioux Falls; parents, Charla (Kenny) Wiebelhaus, Sioux Falls, and Kurt Stoterau, Luverne, Minn.; siblings, Shane (Malorie) Stoterau and Sienna Stoterau, both of Sioux Falls; grandparents, Dale and Donna Stoterau, Beaver Creek, Minn., and Elsie Wiebelhaus, Sioux Falls; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Adam was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Wilma Curl and Floyd Wiebelhau; and one uncle, Kenny Curl.
Memorials may be directed to Adam’s son, Logan.
For the full obituary and online condolences go to www.heartlandfunerals.com