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Obituaries Mary Hennies

Mary Hennies, 86, formerly of Wagner, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at Prince of Peace Nursing Home, Sioux Falls.

Mary Lawless was born Dec. 25, 1912, in Madison. She graduated from Madison High School in 1929 and from Notre Dame Junior College in 1931. She taught school in Ravinia and Beresford from 1931 to 1939.

She married Leland "Jack" Hennies on Aug. 2, 1939. They lived in Wagner. Her husband died on Sept. 29, 1987. She moved to Sioux Falls in April 1996 and became a resident of the nursing home in October of 1998.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, PEO, Cemetery Board and Wagner Memorial Community Hospital Board.

Survivors include three sons: John and Jay both of Vermillion and Rich of Sioux Falls; three grandsons; and one granddaughter.

Funeral Mass was held April 8 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Wagner, with burial in St. John's Catholic Cemetery in rural Wagner. Crosby Jaeger Funeral Home in Wagner was in charge of arrangements.

Adelia Bond

Services for Adelia Marie Bond, 83, Elkhart, TX, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 5, at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Father Zack officiating. A rosary was held Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Deacon Alex Kobar officiating. Burial followed in Ferguson Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine, TX.

Mrs. Bond died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Peoples Nursing Center in Elkhart. She was born Jan. 26, 1916 in Turner County to Clifford and Florence Myron Slasor. After the death of her mother in 1920, she was adopted by her aunt and uncle, Oscar E. and Anna Myron Olson. She was Catholic. Mrs. Bond attended local schools and graduated from Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing, Yankton in June 1938. She practiced as an RN for 40 years, working in Ohio, Arizona, Salt Lake City, UT, and retired in San Francisco, CA. She served in the U.S. Navy Corps during WWII. She married George A. Bond in 1945.

Mrs. Bond was preceded in death by her husband: George A. Bond in 1979; and her parents. She is survived by three daughters: Barbara Robinson of Palastine, Anne Rosvall of Sandy, UT, and Susan A. Donahue of Bellvue, NE; a son: Kenneth Bond of Florida; a sister: Joyce Arnold of Vancover, WA; three brothers: Riley Lambert of Chicago, IL, Earl Slasor of Tuscon, AZ and Wayne Slasor of Vancover, WA; four grandchildren and one-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Lester Baxter, Charlie Baxter, Steve Thompson, Chip Thompson, Wade Salman, Ken Prater, John Floyd and Matt Floyd. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Farley, Bryan Robinson and Ian Donahue.

Rossie Mae Reyman

Rossie Mae Reyman, 94, Centerville, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at the Centerville Good Samaritan Center.

Rossie was born April 7, 1904, in Vermillion, to George and Ruth Ann (Hampton) Sealey. She grew up and received her education in Vermillion. She married Irving Hanson in 1923, and had four sons. They later divorced, and in 1952, she married Frank Reyman in Cushing, IA. They lived there until she entered the nursing home in 1989.

She was a member of the Cushing First United Methodist Church, and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Thonna Chapter in Anthon, IA. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Vermillion.

Survivors include four sons: Marvin and Donna Hanson of Anthon, IA, Francis (Bub) and LouAnn Hanson of Tacoma, WA, Clayton and LaVon Hanson of Meckling, and Verne and Bonnie Hanson of Yankton; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, five stepchildren, and many step-grandchildren.

Her parents, her husband Frank, and nine brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. Burial followed at the BluffView Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation began at 12 noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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