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Obituaries Carol G. Anderson

Carol G. Hartwick Anderson, 88, died Aug. 28, 2003 in Kalispell, MT. She was preceded in death by parents, Gailen and Alphia (Grangaard) Hartwick and a brother, Lowell Hartwick. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Anderson; a daughter Gayle Roeser (Gregg); a son, Dean Anderson (Candace); grandsons Alex Roeser (Susan), Matthew Roeser (Christina), Joshua Roeser and Daniel Anderson; a sister, Adell Hartwick; a brother-in-law Richard Anderson and many nieces.

She was born in Meckling, on April 21, 1915 and spent her early years near Wakonda. She graduated from Vermillion High School and Augustana College and taught English and music. She married Eugene Anderson in August, 1940.

The great passion of her life was music. She was an accomplished pianist and accompanist. She also sang in many choirs, the Sweet Adeline Chorus and several quartets.

A Memorial service will be held on Sept. 28, at Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, Vermillion, at 12:30 p.m.

James Jopling

James H. Jopling, 54, Greeley, CO, died Sept. 16, 2003.

Mr. Jopling was born Oct. 3, 1948 in Hanau, Germany, to Alice (Bremer) and William Jopling. His father retired from the U.S. Army in 1962 and the family moved to Vermillion.

Mr. Jopling attended Vermillion High School. He moved to Denver in 1985 and worked for CCI Concrete in Brighton until 1993.

An accident in 1993 left Mr. Jopling disabled. He remained in Denver until 1994. He moved to Greeley in 1995 to be close to friends. He remained there until his death.

Mr. Jopling had a life-long interest in trains. He had created model train layouts in his apartment. He was also a member of "the Happy Harpers," a local harmonica band. He loved flower gardening, helping the residents of Centennial Village. Survivors include his brother Curt Jopling, Vermillion, and his sister-in-law Sue Jopling; his nephews Dallas and Dustin Jopling of Vermillion, and niece, Melissa Allen of Hornick, IA.

Doris Mohr

Doris Dorothy Ann Mohr was born Jan. 6, 1924, near Vermillion to Herman and Lauretta (LaVasser) Hubert. She died Sept. 20, 2003, at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls at the age of 79 years.

Mrs. Mohr grew up in the Vermillion area and graduated from University High School in Vermillion. She married Delbert Mohr on Nov. 22, 1947. The couple lived in Vermillion until 1951 when they moved to Beresford. She was employed at Bethesda Nursing Home in Beresford for over 35 years. Mr. Mohr died in 1995. In 1996, she moved to Sioux Falls.

Mrs. Mohr was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church in Beresford and the Beresford VFW Auxiliary. Among her hobbies and interests were bowling and playing bingo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, granddaughter Jennifer and a sister in infancy.

Among those who survive and gratefully shared her life are her daughter, Jeanette "Jan" Hansen of Sioux Falls; four grandchildren, LeRoy Severson and wife, Jin, of Canova, Darla Landeen and husband, Vern, of Hartford, Ronda Heidebrink and husband, Deven, of Torrance, CA, and LaNette Dravland and husband, Bob, of Brookings; 11 great-grandchildren, Amber, Amy, Annel, Ana, Ian, Ty, Dejae, Alysa, Jacoby, Brian and Krista; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Burnell Hubert and wife, Mable, of Klamath Falls, OR, and Darrell Hubert and wife, Kay, of Beresford; a sister, Lenore Wiebel, of Rapid City; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Beresford. Burial followed in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation was Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. with family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.

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