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Adele (Gunville) Birdsall; 1933 - 2018
Maritta (Sovinski) Bush; 1948 - 2018
Lois Eve (Roller) Redden; 1951 - 2018
Margaret (Kirby) Romanek; 19xx - 2018
Bill Hacker; 1929 - 2018
Donald Hardman; 19xx - 2018
Jerry Ann (Thompson) Chrisco; 1940 - 2018
Theodore John (Ted) Facklam; 1947 - 2018


Lois Eve (Roller) Redden

Dec. 7, 1951 - Jan. 24, 2018

Lois Eve Redden, age 66, of Edgemont, SD, passed away January 24, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Lois was born on December 7, 1951, to Robert and Erma (Waldren) Roller in Hot Springs, SD. She was blessed with five children in her first marriage. On June, 19, 1995, she married the love of her life "her Gary". Lois was employed at "The Complex" for over 20 years and took great pride in her position there.

Lois enjoyed being outdoors, working in her well groomed yard, camping, fishing, boating and riding with Gary on their motorcycle through the Black Hills. Everyone in her neighborhood enjoyed having their hair cut and styled by Lois, but more importantly they enjoyed the conversations shared during that time. Her favorite holiday was Christmas and she savored every family gathering. Lois will be remembered for her spunk, her kind heart, her love of laughter and the protection she provided to her loved ones.

Lois is survived by her husband, Gary; children, Cheryl (Joseph) Shook of Edgemont, SD; Diane (Bill Taylor) Hamaker of Rapid City, SD; Grant Hamaker of Edgemont, SD; Jody (James) Tackett of Milford, IA; Donald Hamaker of Buffalo Gap, SD; brother, Richard (Sharon) Roller of Cheyenne, WY; sisters, Barbara Cornette of Alliance, NE; Marcia (Mike) Nuss of Lincoln, NE; eighteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018, at the United Church in Edgemont, SD with Rev. Peary Wilson officiating.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley's funeral home in Edgemont, SD.

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Feb. 18, 2018

Margaret (Kirby) Romanek

19xx - Feb. 18, 2018

Margaret Romanek: CASPER - No services for Margaret Romanek will be held at this time. She died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Newcomer Casper Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Casper Humane Society.

(Margaret was a PHS graduate, Class of 44 and aunt of Rod Kirby)

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Feb. 25, 2018

William Dean "Bill" Hacker

Nov. 8, 1929 - Feb. 25, 2018

William Dean 'Bill' Hacker, 88, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away February 25, 2018, surrounded by family at his daughter's home.

Bill was born November 8, 1929, in Hot Springs to Dean and Mildred (Merrill) Hacker. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and S.D. National Guard. Bill enjoyed large family gatherings and picnics. He was an avid hunter and storyteller.

Bill is survived by his children, Bev Johnson (Victor Gerber) of Cheyenne, WY; Anna Amos of Cheyenne, WY; Robert Hacker of Rapid City, SD; Art (Nila) Hacker of Aberdeen, SD; Dee Ann Loyd of Hot Springs; Richard (Laurie) Hacker of O'Neil, NE; Gina (Jason) Esche of Hot Springs; Ruth Kazmer of Rapid City; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Julianna; two sons, Leonard and Charles; six grandchildren and parents.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2018 at Chamberlain McColley's Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Chamberlain McColley's Funeral Home in Hot Springs with Pastor Gary Jacobsen officiating. Interment will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs.

A memorial has been established in Bill's name to benefit the Bethesda Lutheran Church in Hot Springs.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley's Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

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April 9, 2018

Maritta (Sovinski) Bush

Jan. 15, 1948 - April 9, 2018

Maritta Mae Bush, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Baylor Medical Cancer Center in Dallas, Texas from a long fight with leukemia and lymphoma. She will always be celebrated as a loving wife, beloved mother, cherished aunt, good friend and special "Granny" to all that knew and loved her.

She was born on January 15, 1948 in Kankakee, Illinois to Frank and Loretta Sovinski. Maritta rose from being a teller at Carswell Federal Credit Union to Senior Vice President of the Texas Credit Union League and was a passionate spokesperson and educator in Financial Literacy for the JumpStart organization as one of their Regional Directors. After her retirement, she continued to contribute to the community as a substitute teacher at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Grapevine and serving in the General Ministries of Good Shephard Catholic Church in Colleyville.

She is survived by her husband Robert Bush of Colleyville, Texas, daughter Lori Mandable, son-in-law Terence Mandable and her two cherished granddaughters Catherine and Kirstina Mandable of Clifton, Virginia.

She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Loretta Sovinski and her two sisters Jacqueline Bacon and Linda Parsons.

The wake will be held from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville, Texas. The funeral mass will be held at 10am at Good Shepherd Catholic Community Church in Colleyville, Texas with reception to follow in the church parish center. Internment will follow, later in 2018, at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or to Be The Match to further stem cell donations.

Online condolence may be made by visiting

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April 26, 2018

Adele (Gunville) Birdsall

Jan. 13, 1933 - April 26, 2018

Adele Marjorie (Gunville) Birdsall, 85, passed away April 26, 2018, at her home in Hot Springs. Della was born January 13, 1933, to Evelyn Rose (Lawrence) and Joseph Alec Gunville, in a tiny log home on a ranch outside of Whitehorse, on the Cheyenne River Reservation. She graduated from Stephan Boarding School, on the Crow Creek Reservation, and went on to take college courses at Mt. Marty College in Yankton.

After leaving Mt. Marty, Della worked various jobs in South Dakota and even Illinois until eventually landing in Igloo, SD, where she met and married her beloved husband, Monte Birdsall, in 1957. She followed Monte to Camp LeJeune, NC, where he was serving in the Marine Corps. He mustered out in 1958 and brought his new young family, wife and son, home to Edgemont. In 1961, Della and her family, now numbering five, moved to Mobridge where they remained until 1970.

In 1970, Della and family relocated to Pierre, where Monte was given the opportunity to buy into a boot and shoe store. Della was always his "Girl Friday" and right-hand in everything. They expanded their business to Rapid City in 1978, eventually selling the Pierre business. They moved the business, one last time, to Hot Springs where they retired in 1998, selling the business to their daughter and son-in-law.

Della had a big heart which touched the lives of many people - family and friends - even expanding to become "Grandma" to many foster children over the years. More important than that were the lives that touched her and touched her deeply. Della is survived by her only sister, Alvina Lawrence; her children, Jeffrey (Renette) Birdsall and Jana ( Jim) Bultsma of Hot Springs; James (Christine) Birdsall of Rapid City; grandchildren, Leanne ( Jon) Falconer; Lindsey Birdsall; Lexie Birdsall; Larissa Birdsall; Benjamin (Erin) Terhaar; Adam (Rachael) Terhaar; Willow Campbell ; Ash Birdsall; Rowan Birdsall; and five great grandchildren, Ava Falconer; Archer Falconer; Aaron Birdsall; Chelsea Terhaar; and Daniel Terhaar. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years; her parents; and four brothers, Milbert, Elmer, Jerome, and Harlan Gunville.

A Vigil will be held 7 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2018 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs with Fr. Grant Gerlach as Celebrant. Committal services will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

The family is pleased to suggest memorials to Regional Home Health and Hospice at 224 Elk Street, Rapid City, SD 57701. Bless the wonderful caring hands of nurses and aides like Anne and Solada.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley's Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

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July 26, 2018

Jerry Ann Chrisco (Thompson)

Dec. 15, 1940 - July 26, 2018

Jerry was born on December 15, 1940 and passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Jerry was a resident of Maryland Heights, Missouri at the time of passing.

Memorials can be made to St. Ann Animal Pet Adoption 3626 St. Gregory Ln., St. Ann, MO 63074.

Jerry Ann Chrisco Dec 15,1940 She passed away on July 26,2018 at 1:30pm. She was a special women she was one of an kind, she had a heart of Gold. Everyone loved her when they would meet her. She loved to talk about where she grew up in Igloo Sd. She meet my dad on a blind date and they got married on Dec 19, 1959, They had a very special love. She took care of my dad for 20 years of their marriage with Parkinson. My mom is the best mom I could ever ask for, she showed me so much in my life I will cherish her forever. She loved me so much I never ever felt she did not love me. She was there for me in everything I have ever done even if it was bad she still loved me. We was so very close, we would talk about so much and never got tired of talking. I spend a lot of time with her when we all buy a house together and so thankful I had that time with her even that it was way to short. She was so happy living here and in her apt down stairs she had it fixed up so nice. She had a passion for some much, compassion for so much, she was so generous with everything. I have always told her no matter what I will take care of her. I will be there for her when she takes her last breath. She died in my arms very peacefully that is the way she wanted to in my arms and peacefully. On Wed she would open her eyes any time I would talk to her. She was trying to tell me something but I told her I understand what she is saying that it was ok. I am so very thankful I had that time with her I love her so much, I will miss her so much, my heart is broken. When she passed away a part of my heart went with her. I will miss the good funny times we would have. I will miss so much with her not being here anymore. Life just will not be the same without my mom. She means the world to me, she was my rock, she was my life. I wanted to so bad take her place and if I could of I would of. I will cherish and hold her so very close to my heart and all the memories. I will talk to her a lot and knowing she is still with me even that her body is no longer here. I am so very thankful my mom and dad adopted me and so very thankful for the time I had with them. And some day when my times come to leave this earth I will be with them and I can be in her arms again forever. How do you go on with life when you have such a big hole in your heart.

Posted by: Laura Chrisco - Maryland Heights, MO - daughter Jul 28, 2018

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Dec., 2019

Donald Hardman

19xx - Dec., 2018

Donald Charles Hardman

Donald passed away in December 2018.

Donald was a resident of Camas, Washington at the time of passing.

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Dec. 22, 2018

Theodore John Facklam

Jan. 1, 1947 - Dec. 22, 2018

The family of Mr. Theodore John Facklam, 71 of Lincoln will receive friends Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs.

Mr. Facklam passed away December 22, 2018 at NHC Healthcare. He is preceded in death by parents, John I. and Lillian A. Beach Facklam.

Mr. Facklam was a native of Igloo, South Dakota, then moved to Weaver, AL., in 1965. He raised his family in the Calhoun County area then he moved to Lincoln, AL to enjoy the water and his retirement. He retired from Anniston Army Depot with many years of service.

His survivors include his wife of 51 years, Julie Facklam; his children, Wendy McFarland and her husband Kevin, and Kim Ivester and her husband Bronson; his grandchildren, Mason McFarland, Colin McFarland, Brooklyn Ivester, and Jake Ivester; his sister, Jeanyne Schuler and her husband Fred; his twin brother, Tom Facklam and his wife Carol; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Lincoln United Methodist Church, 16 2nd Ave Lincoln, AL 35096.

Online condolence may be sent to

K.L. Brown Memory Chapel

620 Golden Springs Road

Aniston, AL 36207


Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 23, 2018

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