James Marshall Buie

August 13, 1946 ~ November 17, 2014
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James M. Buie, 68, Sioux Falls, died Monday, November 17, 2014, at the Dougherty Hospice Home.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:00PM, at Heartland Funeral Home, with family visitation from 5-7pm. Pastor Duane Arneson will officiate. Private family inurnment will take place at Hills of Rest.

James Marshall Buie was born August 13, 1946, in Sioux Falls to Chester Sr. and Margaret (Fallon) Buie. Jim attended school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School. He married Judy Peterson 8-25-1967. They had two children; Jason and Jamie. James worked various maintenance jobs through the years most recently at Pine Crest Inc. After retiring, he worked for the City of Sioux Falls Parks Dept. until his health required him to finish in 2011.

Jim was an avid hunter & fisherman, loved planting his vegetable garden in the springtime and caring for it throughout the summer. He enjoyed playing pitch, golf, and was a city dart champion in 2007. Jim was a big St. Louis Rams fan also enjoyed watching Jeff Gordon and NASCAR. In the 80′s and early 90′s, Jim and Jason enjoyed go kart racing together around area tracks and even to the Nationals. Jason was the driver and Jim was the motor builder.

Jim’s greatest love was his 4 grandchildren. He always wondered what they were up to and always asked if they were keeping up with their grades.

Jim is survived by two children, Jason (Marcia) Buie, Sioux Falls & Jamie (Mark) Valentien, Brandon; four grandchildren, Kaylee & Talon Buie, Harrisburg and Jessica & Kiara Valentien, Brandon; two siblings, Chester Jr.(Marla) Buie, Sioux Falls & Janice (Doug) Weeg, Litchfield Park, AZ.

The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Gutnik and associates, Dr. Tolentino, all the staff at Avera Prairie Center & chemotherapy, and the staff at Dougherty Hospice cottage.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Lucille Irene Rosenwald

September 8, 1921~ November 17, 2014Rosenwald_oval

Lucille Irene Rosenwald, 93, passed away November 17, 2014 at her home.

Memorial services will be Friday, November 21, 2014, 10:30AM, at Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon, SD.
Lucy was born to parents Trygve and Florence (Dougherty) Angell on September 8, 1921 in Waubay, South Dakota. She grew up in Sioux Falls, graduating from Washington High School in 1939. On August 22, 1943 she married Rodger Rosenwald at East Side Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. He passed away March 15, 1994. They had two children, Susan and Steven.

Lucy and Rodger enjoyed bowling, golf, square dancing, and bridge with their many good friends. They lived in Sioux Falls their entire lives with the exception of Rodger’s WWII flight training in Georgia where he learned to pilot his plane, the “Lucky Lucy”.
Lucy loved and supported her family unconditionally, and also had a great love for animals, especially her dogs.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan (David) Greenlee, Garretson, SD, her son, Steven (Julae) Rosenwald, Newark, DE; four grandchildren, Katya and Laura Jenson and Jason and Heather Rosenwald; five great-grandchildren; and her sister-in-law, Shirley Gray, Brandon.

Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Robert.

The family is grateful to her caregivers Glenda and TR, terrific neighbors, the Daybreak program at Center for Active Generations, and Sanford hospice for helping her and her beloved dachshund Coco to remain together in the home she and Rodger built in 1960.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to a local animal rescue organization.

Brian Lynn Thomas

August 21, 1966 ~ October 24, 2014Thomson. Brian 2

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 29, 2014, from 5-7pm, at Heartland Funeral Home, Brandon, SD, with family present. A short service will begin at 7pm. A graveside service will be held at 11am, Saturday, November 1, at Jeffers Cemetery, Jeffers, MN.

Brian Lynn Thomas was born August 21, 1966, in Mankato, MN, to James and Sandra (Wallace) Thomas. He was raised first in the Pipestone area and then he move to and graduated from Jeffers High School in Jeffers, MN. He  attended Pipestone VoTech for automotive. On April 27, 1991, Brian married Kay Schelhaas in Pipestone and the couple moved to the Sioux Falls area where they reaised their two sons, Darrick and Zach. Brian worked in several areas of the auto field. He was a mechanic, sold cars, and even was a repo agent for a while. Unfortunately, health issues forced him to leave his job and work only part-time.
Brian enjoyed cars, Harleys, and hanging out with his sons, friends and family. He loved holidays and reunions just visiting and being together. Whether it was teasing his “little” brothers, or spending time with his nieces and nephews, riding motorcycles with Darrick, or doing car stuff with Zach, he loved his family. He cherished a bike trip to Sturgis with his friend, Lanny O’Neal. Brian also loved to go “picking” at various thrift stores, consignment shops, and antique stores looking for treasures.
Sadly, Brian, 48, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at his home.
Brian will be deeply missed by his two sons, Darrick (Danielle) Thomas and Zach Thomas, Brandon; his parents, James and Sandra Thomas, Windom, MN, two brothers, Brad (Tami) Thomas, Cokato, MN and Ben (Amber) Thomas, Jeffers, MN; six nieces and nephews, Katerina, Bianca, Triton, Gavin, Brienna, and Ryan; special friend, Millie Lovejoy; and many cousins, aunts and uncles.
Brian was preceded in death by two infant brothers, James Fay and Ronald Lee.
A memorial has been established in Brian’s honor.

Dwight Lee Duimstra

November 28, 1943 ~ October 24, 2014

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Visitation will be 6-8PM, Monday, October 27, 2014, at Heartland Funeral Home, with family present. Funeral services will be 2PM, Tuesday, October 28, also at Heartland Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Colton Cemetery. A reception will follow at Mr. D’s.
Dwight Lee Duimstra was born November 28, 1943, in San Antonio, TX, to Dr. Fred and Elma Lee (Ray) Duimstra. The family moved to Sioux Falls in Dwight’s early childhood years where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School. Dwight worked for the Sioux Falls Police Dept. for eight years before he quit to run for Sioux Falls City Council. In 1983, he purchased the Sportsman’s Bar and operated it for 23 years. He then opened Mr. D’s in 2007 and it was his favorite place to be .He loved his business and his customers.
Dwight had many passions but his most favorite was his family; his six children and his seven grandchildren. He also loved to to scuba dive and was a certified instructor. Hand guns and target shooting also was a way he loved to pass his time. Anyone who knew Dwight knew that loved cars and women…fast and hot! Dwight also loved animals. His collection of ducks, rabbits, cockatoo, dogs, and turtles in his bathtub were a testament for his love.
Sadly, Dwight, 70, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at home following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Dwight is survived by his six children, Paul Duimstra, Christina Petterson, Ann Reurink, Sindy Metha, Shelleen Weeks, and Cody Duimstra; and seven grandchildren; his pets and a whole host of friends.
Dwight was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial has been established in Dwight’s memory.

Virgil Eugene Rogers

February 26, 1939 ~ October 3, 2014

Virgil E. Rogers, 75, Garretson, died Friday, October 3, 2014, at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Memorial Services will begin at 10:00am, Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Heartland Funeral Home, Brandon. Inurnment will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Huron.
Virgil Eugene Rogers was born February 26, 1939, in Burke, SD, to Doris Rogers. He attended school in Pierre, through the eighth grade when he left to start working full time on the farm for his uncle. Virgil basically farmed until 1996, when his health no longer allowed him to continue. Also in July 1996, Virgil married Marti Kron in Onida. The couple resided in Pierre until they moved to Sioux Falls in 2000. The couple worked side by side for Service Master cleaning commercial buildings.
Virgil was a man of simplicity. He worked hard and loved to read his Bible. It was his favorite pastime. He especially enjoyed having Bible study and lunch at his home. He also really loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Any time he could be involved in their lives, he found joy. Whether it was being reminded to fill up his coffee “to the rim” or chasing someone down the hall with a face full of shave cream, asking for a “Kiss and a moochie”, Virgil’s teasing and his contagious laughter will be somethings everyone will remember. You couldn’t help but laugh along with him when you heard it.
Virgil is survived by his wife, Marti; two daughters, Bonnie (Jim) Quinn, Rapid City, Darcy (Darin Prins) Rogers, Hardwick, MN; two stepdaughters, Tammy (Larry) Lange, Grandforks, ND, Teresa Peterson, Newfolden, MN; eleven grandchildren, Mandi, LaRae, Jacob, Kassandra, Megan, Janelle, Ethan, Sarah, Levi, Travis, and Kyle; sixteen great-grandchildren, Kyliauna, Haileigh, Carson, Kaydence, Urijah, Kenny, Shayleene, Shauna, Brieanna, Dallen, Keenan, Roirey, Emmaly, Samatha, Kaylee, and Zack; two siblings, Dwayne Mutucha, Burke, and Dorothy Kirney, Wagner; and two sister-in-laws, Mary Mutucha, Burke and Gladys Smith, Idaho.
Virgil was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Lyle Smith, George Mutucha; one daughter, Brenda Hoffman, and “Grandpa J” Rogers.