Obituaries

Obituaries Hilma C. Collins

Hilma C. Collins, 92, Vermillion, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1999 at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church, Vermillion, with the Rev. Russell Tarver officiating. Burial was in the BluffView Cemetery, Vermillion.

Visitation was from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home, Vermillion, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service.

She was born June 16, 1907, at Meckling, to Hans and Clara (Myron) Hanson. She graduated from Meckling High School. She married Chester L. "Mike" Collins Oct. 6, 1928. She then became a farm home maker. Her husband died June 21, 1979.

She was a resident of the Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center.

She is survived by a daughter: Shirley (Nels Jr.) Brunick, Vermillion; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister: Melvie Brunick, of Florida; and one brother: Marion Hanson, Flandreau.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, seven brothers and one sister.

Madalyn Dutcher

Madalyn Dutcher, 76, of Meckling died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999 at her home. Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 at the Bergen Lutheran Church of rural Meckling.

Private burial was held Nov. 16 in the Meckling Cemetery, Meckling. Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home of Vermillion was in charge of the arrangements.

Pamela Wagner

Pamela Jean Wagner, 46, Sioux Falls, died Nov. 10, 1999 of complications from renal disease.

She was born July 24, 1953 to Robert and Gladys (Kutcha) Wagner at Vermillion. She grew up in Vermillion where she received her elementary education. She then moved to Lake Andes where she graduated from high school. Following high school, Pamela attended The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, then Augustana College in Sioux Falls where she graduated with a BA degree in 1977.

After receiving her degree, Pamela continued to live in Sioux Falls where she worked at the Austad Company. She also worked as a volunteer with the Sioux Falls Public Library.

Pamela was a member of First Lutheran Church, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), and Joint Services-Prairie Freedom Center.

She is survived by her father: Robert Wagner, Sioux Falls; and two sisters: Roberta Wagner, Sioux Falls, and JoAnn Wilhelm, Pierre.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15 at First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls with burial in Ahlsborg Lutheran Cemetery, rural Union County at 3:30 p.m. Visitation was held Monday at the Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls.

Frank Brady

Frank Owen Brady, 55, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Vermillion, died of an apparent heart attack Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, at Avera Mckennan Hospital.

He was born Feb. 8, 1944, in Chicago. He graduated from Bay Village High School in Cleveland in 1961. He received a bachelor's degree at Carnegie Mellon University in 1965 and doctoral degree from Duke University in 1969. He was appointed dean of the School of Health Related Professions at Buffalo State University.

He was dean of health sciences and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at The University of South Dakota from 1972 to 1999. He married Patriciann Furnari on June 18, 1966, in Indiana, PA.

He was a member of Kellogs Fellowship from 1987 to 1990, and served as a Sigma Nu advisor and a scout master of Troop 66. He also served on the American Heart Association Board and the National Institute of Health Grant Review Board.

He was active in accreditation serving the North Central Association and the American Physical Therapy Association. Brady also served as chairman of the United Way at USD and was a certified swimming referee.

He is survived by his wife; two sons: Sean (and his wife Melissa) Brady, Sugar Land, TX, and David Brady, Bloomington, IN; a daughter: Danielle Brady, Vermillion; his parents: Frank and Mary Brady; and two brothers: Michael and Richard, all of Orlando, FL.

Funeral services were Thursday at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Vermillion.

Visitation was Wednesday at Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home in Vermillion.

Memorials may be directed to the Dr. Frank O. Brady Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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