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Pearl Inberg, 97, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999, at Bethesda Nursing Home in Beresford.

Pearl Swedeen was born June 8, 1901, in rural Clay County. She attended Komstad Rural School and later graduated from Sioux City Business College.

She married William Inberg on Nov. 14, 1926. They owned and operated Hub City Garage in rural Vermillion for 46 years.

She was a member of Dalesburg Baptist Church and the Dalesburg Baptist Christian Women.

Survivors include three sons; Rodney of Beresford, Darlow of San Antonio, TX, and Elliot of Bastrop, TX; two daughters, Connie Richards of Beresford and Betty Ann Dahlin of Lead; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Feb. 10 at Dalesburg Baptist Church in rural Beresford, with burial in the church cemetery.

Wass Funeral Home in Beresford was in charge of arrangements.

Robert L. Brown

Robert Lawrence Brown was born April 16, 1963, at Rapid City, to Roger and Gretchen Brown. He died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, in a helicopter accident in Korea.

Bob attended grade school in Huron and high school in Yankton. He received a B.S. degree in business from The University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He managed the Fry 'N Pan Restaurant in Brookings. On March 1, 1991, he married Margaret Tate in Watertown.

He joined the U.S. Army to become a helicopter pilot, and received his flight wings at Fort Rucker, AL. He was stationed at numerous places around the world. He had been in Korea for eight months when his helicopter went down.

Bob enjoyed fishing, golfing, and spending time with his wife and children. He was especially interested in nature preservation and wilderness restoration.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie, of Ft. Carson, CO; four children, Jenni, Bobbi, Chelsea, and Jimi; his mother Gretchen Houseman of Litchfield Park, AZ; his father, Roger Brown of Augusta, MO; two brothers, Jim Brown of Milford, KS, and Ed Brown of Litchfield Park, AZ; his grandmother, Margaret Kubler, of Peoria, AZ; and many other family and friends.

Memorial services were held Feb. 9, at Ft. Carson Army Base, Colorado Springs, CO, and Feb. 12, in Brookings.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in Bob's name to the National Wildlife Federation.

Edna Knudsen

Edna Knudsen, 84, formerly of Irene, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Yankton Care Center.

Edna Christensen was born Oct. 22, 1914, in Irene. She attended rural Cornbelt and Irene schools.

She married Irving Knudsen on June 6, 1934. They farmed for a few years and then moved to Portland, OR. They later moved to Yankton where she worked in various stores.

In 1962, they moved to southern California where they lived until they retired and moved to Augusta, GA. When her health failed they moved back to Yankton and she entered the Yankton Care Center. In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons; James of Augusta, GA, and Dennis of Roebuck, SC; two sisters, Evelyn Eide of Cherokee, IA, and Mildred Freng of Yankton; two brothers; Stanley of Wakonda and Vernon of Vermillion; and several grand and great-grandchildren.

Private memorial services will take place on a later date.

Kostel Funeral Home in Yankton is in charge of arrangements.

Carrie Hanson

Services for Carrie Hanson, 85, of Winnebago, MN, was Feb. 6, at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Winnebago. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Winnebago.

Mrs. Hanson died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at Parker-Oaks, Winnebago. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago was in charge of arrangements.

Carrie Mickelsen was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Brandersliv, Denmark, daughter of Jacob and Neilsena (Albertsen) Mickelsen. She came to the United States in 1915. She was a 1930 graduate of Alden High School.

She married William M. Hanson on July 7, 1934, in Northwood, IA. They moved to Winnebago in 1944 and farmed for many years. She worked at the Winnebago Hospital and Winnebago Baptist Home. He died in 1985.

She was a member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Lutheran Women's Missionary League, Garden Club and Women's Bowling League.

Survivors include: sons, Dennis and wife, Sharon, of Rochester, MN, Harlan and wife, Judy, of Vermillion, Earl of Fairmont, MN, Vernon and wife, Pam, of Winnebago, MN and Jerry and wife, Kris, of Prior Lake, MN; daughters, Shirley Hartman and husband, Warren, of Winnebago, MN, Doris Wood and husband, Grant, of Well, MN, and Lynne Smith and husband, David, of New Castle, IN; 26 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; sisters, Erna Skov of Alden, MN and Agnes Pistulka and husband, Joe, of Carmel, CA; brother, Aage Mickelsen of Alsen, MN; sister-in-law, Marjorie Knudsen of Northfield, MN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother and one granddaughter.

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