Donald D. Hagemann
Stratford -- The funeral for Donald D. Hagemann, 51, of Stratford will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1429 N. Dakota St., Aberdeen. The Rev. Carol Iwerks will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen with miliary rites by Sidney L. Smith American Legion Post No. 24 of Aberdeen. Schriver's Memorial Mortuary, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W., Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today with the family present from 6 to 7 tonight, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, all at the mortuary. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
He died of cancer Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
Donald D. Hagemann was born Nov. 9, 1949, to Veryl and Joyce Lavonne (Crow) Hagemann in Madison. He attended grade school in Clark and Aberdeen, and graduated from Aberdeen Central High School in 1969. He served in the U.S. Army from March 1970 to March 1972. He served in Vietnam and was a combat veteran. He returned to Aberdeen in June 1972.
He married Jacque Johnson on Aug. 26, 1972, in Faulkton. They made their home in Aberdeen where he worked at Hub City Inc. (formerly Safeguard Industries) since Feb. 22, 1973. He worked as a machinist until his death.
He loved to hunt, fish and garden.
Survivors include two sons, Kevin Hagemann of Aberdeen, and Scott Hagemann of Seattle; his parents of Aberdeen; one sister, Barbara Wilson of Stacy, Minn.; three brothers, Tom Hagemann of Rapid City, Bill Hagemann of Tea, and John Hagemann of Yankton; his paternal grandmother, Gertrude Crow of Madison, Minn.; and special friend, Jacque Kervin.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, his paternal grandfather, his maternal grandparents and his second wife.
Casketbearers will be Stephen Nordhus, David Murray, Andrew Murray, Bob Enze, Emery Dwarf and Richard Jones.
The family prefers memorials to Alcoholics Anonymous Club House, 519 S. Arch St., Aberdeen, S.D. 57401.
Agatha C. (Czmowski) McIntyre
Sioux City, Iowa -- Mass of Christian burial for Agatha C. (Czmowski) McIntyre, 88, of Sioux City and formerly of Webster, will be at 1 p.m. today at Christ the King Catholic Church in Webster. The Rev. John Garvey will officiate.
Burial will be in the Webster Cemetery with Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster in charge of local arrangements.
Anderson-Perasso Funeral Home in Sioux City is also handling arrangements.
She died Monday, June 25, 2001, at her home.
Agatha Czmowski was born May 3, 1913, to John and Marie (Zepff) Czmowski on the family farm near Webster in Highland Township, Day County. She attended country school near her home and then two years of parochial school in Webster. She worked for various families in Webster doing housework.
She married Robert McIntyre on May 23, 1936, in Elk Point. They made their home in the Webster area where they farmed. Later they moved to Sioux City where she worked as a housekeeper for various families. He died Sept. 10, 1960. After his death she continued to live in Sioux City until the present time.
Survivors include two brothers, Otto Czmowski of Webster and Leo Mohs of Sioux Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Casketbearers will be Bob Wiley, Roger Stavig, Jim Grimes, Charles Hallstrom, Roman Czmowski and Sonny Larson.
Ralph A. Ruhoff
Morristown -- Mass of Christian burial for Ralph A. Ruhoff, 67, a longtime Morristown and Watauga area farmer, rancher and dairyman, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Michael's Catholic Church in Watauga. The Rev. Dennis Riss will officiate.
Burial will be in the church cemetery with Evanson-Jensen Funeral Chapel in Lemmon in charge of arrangements.
A parish vigil and rosary service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the church in Watauga.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home in Lemmon. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to the service Monday at the church in Watauga.
He died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, while haying.
Ralph A. Ruhoff was born Sept. 12, 1933, to Henry and Florence (Hinker) Ruhoff south of Watauga. He grew up on a farm seven miles southwest of Watauga and was educated at the Pioneer School near the farm. At a young age he began working on the farm and for neighbors. He was employed setting grain bins and fencing for the federal government. He later worked on the construction of the Oahe Dam near Pierre.
He married Donna Werner on Sept. 29, 1956, in Watauga. They began their life together on their present farm southeast of Morristown. They farmed and were in the dairy business. In 1993, he began raising cattle. He had open-heart surgery following a heart attack in 1993 and had been in failing health for the past year. He continued to live on the farm until his death.
He served as Pioneer Township Supervisor for 26 years and was a substitute bus driver for the McIntosh School District.
He loved to hunt, trap, fish and play cards. He also collected John Deere and I.H.C. miniature tractors, copies of the ones he owned through the years. He was known for his sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife of rural Morristown; two sons, Tom Ruhoff of Morristown, and Harvey Ruhoff of Lemoor, Calif.; one daughter, Capt. Virginia 'Ginny' Mushenski, U.S. Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base; one brother, John Ruhoff of Morristown; one sister, Rosemary Hoffman of Sheridan, Wyo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother in infancy and one son.
John William Emmett Sr.
Chadron, Neb. -- John William Emmett Sr., 73, of Chadron died Monday, June 25, 2001, in Powell, Wyo.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron. The Rev. Rod Smith will officiate.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Chadron.
John William Emmett was born July 18, 1927, to Warren and Nellie (McLemore) Emmett in Park County, Wyo.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Emmett of Chadron; one son, John (Cathy) Emmett Jr. of Aberdeen; one daughter, Linda (Gil) Nitsch of Chadron; four brothers, Ned Emmett of Tacoma, Wash., Clarence Emmett of Deaver, Wyo., Charles Emmett of Glendive, Mont., and Jerry Emmett of Billings, Mont.; one sister, Betty Todd of Cody, Wyo.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchil-dren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Memorials may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, Box 970, Chadron, Neb., 69337.
Loyde A. Lewis
Redfield -- The funeral for Loyde A. Lewis, 73, of Redfield will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Redfield with full military rites.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and for one hourprior to the service Tuesday, all at the funeral home.
He died Friday, June 22, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare Center in Redfield.
Loyde A. Lewis was born March 13, 1928, to Wilber and Esther (Woodfork) Lewis in Doland. He attended school in Doland and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
He married Bernedene Hansen on Sept. 3, 1947, in Redfield. He lived most of his life in Doland and Redfield. He worked for the Chevy Garage, Red Man Gas and SuperAmerica in Redfield. She died in 1994.
He was a past commander of Clay Kiser American Legion Post No. 92.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, dancing and country music.
Survivors include six sons, Allan (Sandy) Lewis of Redfield, Wayne Lewis of Doland, Larry (Sherrie) Lewis of Yankton, Terry Lewis of Tabor, Lonnie (Teresa) Lewis of Aberdeen, and Gary (Peggy) Lewis of Julesburg, Colo.; four daughters, Shirley (Ken) Klipfel of Julesburg, Roxie (Randy Olson) Frericks, Bernadette Lewis, and Brenda (Bobby) Christman, all of Redfield; three brothers, Bob Lewis of New Albin, Iowa, Darrell Lewis of Rapid City and Vince Lewis of Pilger, Neb.; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one brother, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Casketbearers will be Rob Lewis, Jimmy Whitley, Bryce Lewis, Jessi Lewis, Shawn Michael Lewis, and Billy Schulz.
John W. Hauck
Albany, Ore. -- Funeral Mass for John W. Hauck, 48, of Albany and formerly of Aberdeen, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Albany. The Rev. John Betts will officiate.
AAsum Funeral Home of Albany is in charge of arrangements.
He died Friday, June 8, 2001, at his home.
John W. Hauck was born Feb. 14, 1953, to Edmund George and Mary Catherine (Kipp) Hauck in Aberdeen. He grew up and attended schools in Aberdeen. He graduated from Aberdeen Roncalli High School in 1971. He received his bachelor of arts degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in Brookings. He then worked at the Times in St. Cloud, Minn., and the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls before moving to Albany in December 1982. He worked for the Democrat-Herald, much of the time as the classified advertising department manager. In January of this year he began working as a salesman for the Portland, Ore., office of Register Tape Advertising.
He had been active with the Kiwanis Club of Albany and the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce. He received numerous awards from newspapers.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting at Richmond Lake near Aberdeen. He also enjoyed his cats and dog, photography, computer technology, gardening flowers and shrubs, and traveling. He had visited every state in the union. He was known for his wit, humor and kindness.
Survivors include his wife, Jamila A. Al-Kubati-Hauck of San Francisco.
Memorials may be made to the Journalism Department of Linfield College, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville, Ore. 97218 or in care of AAsum Funeral Home, 805 Ellsworth St. S.W., Albany, Ore. 97321.
Groton -- The funeral for Earl Larsen, 89, of Groton will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Groton. The Rev. Craig Grams will officiate.
Burial will be in the Union Cemetery with Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel in Groton in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral chapel, and for one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
He died Monday, June 11, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare Center in Groton.
Earl Larsen was born July 1, 1911, to Hans and Carrie (Larsen) Larsen in Ida Grove, Iowa. He attended country schools in Hartley, Iowa. In 1935, he moved to Pierpont where he worked until 1940. He returned to the family farm in Iowa and worked for six years before moving to Groton.
He married Hilda Lenling on Dec. 21, 1954, in Webster. The couple made their home in Groton while he worked on the Arden Rix and Lawrence Rohwer farms for 22 years, retiring in 1970. He and his wife raised large gardens and donated produce to friends, family and the Salvation Army in Aberdeen. She died June 1, 1998.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Groton.
Survivors include two sisters, Irene Sheeder of Boise, Idaho, and Lillian Mitchell of Bell Flower, Calif.; and one brother, Elmer Larsen of Sioux City, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and nine brothers and sisters.
Casketbearers will be David Dohman, Les Dohman, Mike McNamara and Ken Price.
Memorials may be sent to St. John's Lutheran Church, 308 N. Second St., Groton, S.D. 57445.