September 2018

The Sanborn County Food Pantry, in partnership with Feeding South Dakota, is sponsoring an upcoming food giveaway for Sanborn County families in need. The food giveaway will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. at the Woonsocket Community Center. No entry will be allowed prior to 4:45 p.m.

Food giveaways provide assorted frozen and fresh produce, frozen meats, breads, canned and boxed items. Boxes for food will be available, but families participating in the food giveaway are encouraged to bring their own.

Feeding South Dakota is a statewide organization with locations in Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls. Their mission is to eliminate hunger in South Dakota. For more information or to make a donation to support food giveaways, please visit

Arvid C. Olson of Sioux Falls, formerly of Woonsocket, was honored for his 90th birthday with a dinner at the Royal Fork in Sioux Falls on Sept. 16.

Family members and friends that attended were Craig Olson, Julie Scott, Doug and Kim Olson, Adam and Tara Olson, Maycee and Sonja, Jordan and Amy Olson, Zoey, Ashley Olson and Adam Sandness, all of Sioux Falls; Gloria Klaas and Tim and Lynn Klaas, of Woonsocket; Kim Duerksen, of Canistota; Jacob and Emma Klaas, Elsie, Amelia and Anna, of Forestburg, and Nathan and Carli Grace and Hayes, of Hartford.

Douglas D. Pullman, 67, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at the Prairie View Healthcare Community in Woonsocket.

The visitation and memorial service were held on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron with military honors by the Huron Veteran’s Council. Burial will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis at a later date.

Douglas Dale Pullman was born on May 8, 1951 in Huron to Ruben and Darlene (Kleindl) Pullman. He grew up in Huron and attended Huron schools. He was in the Army and served during the Vietnam War where he received his GED. Doug worked construction and was a beekeeper for Jim Griffith.

Doug is survived by his parents, Ruben and Darlene Pullman, of Huron; his children, Markus (Cara Davies) Pullman, of Watertown and Lisa Hoffman, of De Smet; seven grandchildren; brother, Wayne Pullman, of Huron; sisters, Carol Tschetter and Jean (Gary Heath) Pullman, of Huron, and May (Tom) McMillan, of Garden City; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and aunts and uncles.