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Obituaries Kim A. Petersen

Kim A. Petersen, 53, of 1301 S. Elmwood Ave., died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003 at Sioux Valley Centennial Hospice.

He was born April 18, 1950 in Yankton, the son of Morris and Jacquelin (McManus) Petersen. He grew up in Irene and was united in marriage to Crystal Svarstad on Jan. 30, 1971 in Irene.

He graduated from The University of South Dakota in 1972. He worked as a carpenter after college and later as a contractor. They made their home in Irene for 25 years where he owned and operated Skogen-Petersen Inc.

He and Crystal developed Petersen Company in 1998 in Beresford and they moved into Sioux Falls.

Grateful for having shared his life are: his wife, Crystal of Sioux Falls; three sons, Nathan (Amanda) of Beresford, Aaron (Sherrie) of Beresford and Adam of Sioux Falls; his mother and step-father, Jacquelin (Luverne) Nelson of Irene; his mother-in-law, Betty Svarstad of Irene; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Kaden Petersen of Beresford; and three sisters, Marsha Skogen of Irene, Melanie Stein of Rochester, MN, and Lisa Bruns of Brandon.

Memorial services were 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Linwood Wesleyan Church.Visitation with the family present began at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Heritage Funeral Home.

Beverly Cash

Beverly A. Cash, 78, of Louisville, KY, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at Baptist Hospital East.

Mrs. Cash was born to the late Virgil and Myrtle Brown on Jan. 3, 1925, in Vermillion.

She was a retired clerk for the Kentucky State Agriculture Department and a charter member of Preston Highway United Methodist Church. She loved working in the area of arts and crafts.

Mrs. Cash is survived by her husband, Louis O. "Lou" Cash; a daughter, LaLone Augustine (John) of Columbia, SC; two sons, Michael Louis Cash of Louisville, and Ronald Craig Cash (Karen) of Austin, TX; a sister, Bernice Berryman of Sun City, CA; three brothers, Ardell Brown of Long Beach, CA, Ronald Brown (Helen) and Richard Brown (Jane), both of Vermillion; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Her funeral was held Aug. 14, in Louisville.

Buck Mullinix

Buck Mullinix, Sioux Falls, died Sept. 8, 2003, at Avera McKennan Hospital. He was 88.

A.R. "Buck" Mullinix was born July 10, 1915, at new Cambre, MO, to Jesse and Geraldine (Fitzgerald) Mullinix. The family moved to South Dakota when he was a young boy.

He attended Lincoln County schools. Mr. Mullinix assisted his father on the family farm. After serving in the US Navy during World War II, he returned to South Dakota and worked at several businesses in the Canton area.

Throughout his career, Mr. Mullinix owned and operated several area businesses. In 1960, he owned and operated the Old Style Bar. He retired in 1972.

He enjoyed pheasant hunting and fishing with his family and friends. In his free time, he liked motorcycling. He was a proud and active associate member of the Fraternal Order Of Police and was a long-time member of the American Legion. He loved people and enjoyed the many friendships that he had developed over the decades as a businessman.

Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter from his first marriage, Dorothy Waugh, Sioux Falls; children from his second marriage, Tarzan Mullinix and his wife, Donita, Beresford, Tracy Mullinix and his wife, Lisa, Nashville, TN, Torrey Mullinix and his wife, Virginia, Wakonda, Terri Roam and her husband, Larry, Sioux City, IA; children from his third marriage, Jesse Mullinix and his wife, Pam, Sioux Falls, Georgia Mullinix, Sioux Falls, 31 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; his brother, Arnold "Dutch" Mullinix and his wife, Norma, Twin Falls, ID; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his third wife, Patricia, two sons, Tyrone and Tam, an infant son, Milton, a grandson Jeremy, a granddaughter, Camila, four brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls. Visitation began at noon, Tuesday, with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to greet friends.

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