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Obituaries David J. Baier

David J. Baier, 19, of Vermillion, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000 at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital in Vermillion.

David was born March 1, 1980 in Rochester, MN to John and Cindy (Brink) Baier. He attended Vermillion schools, and graduated from the Vermillion High School in 1998. He joined the South Dakota Army National Guard, where he was serving as a specialist. He was currently working at Pamida in Vermillion, where he had worked for the last four years, and he was currently attending The University of South Dakota. He loved to fish and hunt, and loved his dog Charlie.

Survivors include: his mother Cindy Haase, and her husband Richard of Vermillion, and his father John Baier and his wife Denise of Claremont, MN. A long time girlfriend: Mary Basom of Vermillion, two sisters: Jennifer Coffee and her husband Donnie of Lennox, and Amy Schroeder and her husband Travis of Vermillion also survive him. Also surviving him are three stepbrothers: Christopher Hendrickson of Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, Shannon Hendrickson of Claremont, MN, and Mark Haase of Sioux Falls, and a stepsister: Jessica Hendrickson of Minneapolis, MN. Two nephews, a step-nephew, and three step-nieces also survive him.

He was preceded in death by an uncle, and a best friend, Mike O'Connor.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 3 at the United Church of Christ in Vermillion. Burial followed in the BluffView Cemetery in Vermillion with military graveside rites by the South Dakota Army National Guard. Visitation was Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the church. The family was present at 6 p.m. to greet friends.

Ielene (Ebbesen) Kaech

A memorial service for Ielene Ebbesen Kaech was held at Magner-Maloney Funeral Home, Santa Maria, CA, on Saturday, Dec. 18, 1999, at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Wallman of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. Inurement took place at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, IA.

Mrs. Kaech passed away in Santa Maria on Dec. 8 at the age of 83. She was born in Viborg on Aug. 4, 1916 to Harry and Metha (Jorgensen) Ebbesen. She was a Santa Maria resident for nine years and had previously lived in Vermillion, St. Louis, MO, Prescott, AZ and Port Hueneme. She was a retired histology technician at The University of South Dakota and had been a member of the Santa Maria Nile Club #5; Karam Court #93, Ladies of the Oriental Shrine in Solvang; the Narfe Chapter #1330 of Santa Maria; the Santa Maria Newcomers Club; the Santa Maria Seniors Club; the Qadesh Temple #35, Daughters of the Nile, of Phoenix, AZ; the Golden Rule Chapter #1, OES, Prescott, AZ; and the VFW Auxiliary, Clay Post #3601 of Vermillion.

She was blessed with many artistic talents, including silver-smithing, knitting, and extensive craft work. She also shared her beautiful turquoise and silver jewelry, her lovely knitted things and unusual craft work with many relatives and friends. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her extended family and many friends.

Mrs. Kaech is preceded in death by her husband, Delmar Kaech, in 1991; her parents, and two brothers: Harry Ebbesen and Lavern Ebbesen. She leaves behind her son and daughter-in-law: David and Suzanne Kaech of Mission Viejo, CA; her grandsons: Stephen and his wife, Deanna, Andrew, Jonathon and Mark; and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law: Quindelle and John Hendrix of Sioux City, IA; nieces and their husbands: Victoria and Tom Jensen of Phoenix, AZ and Rosemary and Jack Carr of Buffalo, WY; nephews: Jeff Ebbesen of Philadelphia, PA, and Fred and Richard Olson of Minneapolis, MN; and sisters-in-law; Jeanie Hyde of Prescott, AZ and Ruth Kaech of Oceanside, CA.

At the family's request, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Irene A. Newbold

Irene Alice (Hansen) Newbold was born Nov. 30, 1906 in Sioux City, IA to parents John and Marie (Stene) Hansen and entered into death at Bethesda Nursing Home in Beresford on Jan. 30, 2000 at the age of 93.

Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Beresford. Interment services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, at BluffView Cemetery, Vermillion.

Irene grew up and received her education in the Emmet and Cleveland rural schools. She married Jennings Newbold on Feb. 28, 1928 at Beresford. The couple farmed in the Beresford area until 1957 when they moved to Vermillion. Jennings died in 1966 and Irene moved to Beresford in the early 1970s.

Irene was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She was presently a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford. She was also a member of the Beresford VFW Auxiliary.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son: Donald; one granddaughter: Wanda; one sister: Ella; and two brothers: Harold and Judine.

Among those who survive and gratefully shared her life are two daughters: Dorothy of Hudson, and Avis Messler and her husband Raymond of Beresford; two sons: James and his wife Virginia of Murdo, and LeRoy and his wife Suzi of Glendale, AZ; a daughter-in-law: Angela Newbold of Omaha, NE; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Josie Strom of Beresford, Mabel Neary of Wauwatosa, WI, and Myrtle Danielson of East Moline, IL; one brother: Stanley Hansen and his wife Elaine of Cushman, AR; two sisters-in-law: Maggie Hansen of St. Helens, OR, and Eva Hansen of Sioux City, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

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