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Cleo Louise Baker

Posted October 18, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Cleo Louise Baker, 84, of Walnut Grove, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Ava’s House Hospice in Sioux Falls surrounded by her family. Memorial Services were held Monday, October 15 at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent at 

Cleo Louise Baker was born September 28, 1934 to Henry and Tempa (Clark) Schmalz in Westbrook, Minnesota.  She graduated from Westbrook High School in 1952.  Cleo enjoyed roller-skating in her younger years.  On December 12, 1953, Cleo married Donn Baker at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook.  After the wedding, Cleo moved back to Westbrook while Donn was in the service.  Cleo was a member of United Methodist Church.  She loved spending time with her coffee ladies and her dialysis “family.”  Cleo enjoyed flowers, reading, cooking, and traveling with Donn. 

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    Arnold “Arnie” Teichroew

    Arnold “Arnie” Teichroew was born on September 4, 1926, in Carson Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota to the late Henry and Sarah (Friesen) Teichroew. He was baptized into the Mennonite faith. Arnie received his early education in country school in Cottonwood County and graduated from Mountain Lake Public Schools in the Class of 1945. He then enlisted in the United States Army during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and returned to Delft to farm with his father.

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    Mary Antonia Johanna Pietz

    November 10, 1919 – October 8, 2018

    Mary Antonia Johanna Pietz died at home on October 8, 2018. Interment will be at a later date at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls.

    Mary was born on November 10, 1919, in Scottsbluff, NE, to Johanna (Janesovsky) and Henry Claus Dierks. Johanna died a month later, and Mary was raised by Johanna’s sister Antonia and John Stibor primarily in Scribner, NE.

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    Errol Buterbaugh

    Errol Buterbaugh, age 77, of Aurora, South Dakota, passed away, Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the First Lutheran Church in Brookings at 11:00 A.M.  Eidsness Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
    Errol Arlo Buterbaugh was born April 20, 1941, to Clarence Loren and Helen (Swenson) Buterbaugh in Tracy, Minnesota.  He was raised and attended school in Walnut Grove, Minnesota.  Errol graduated from Walnut Grove High School and

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    From keyboard to doorstep

    As you read this article, have you ever wondered what it takes to get the Sentinal Tribune into your hands? Last week was National Newspaper Week and the staff, some of whom are very new to publishing the paper, thought it might be of interest to you, the reader, as it has been to us.

    The very first thing that sets the wheels in motion is when someone subscribes

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    Denis Engen’s cancer rollercoaster

    The word cancer causes a negative reaction, whether diagnosed by a medical doctor or mentioned in a social setting. Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and will be responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Most of the deaths (70 percent) occur in low- and middle-income countries. It is relatively easy to glibly go through life without a major concern about

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    Cheryl Cressman


    Lennox, South Dakota

    October 12, 2018

    Cheryl Cressman, 72, of Lennox, South Dakota, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at her home under the care of Sanford Hospice. 

    Mass of Christian burial

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    Paul De Boer


    Inwood, Iowa

    October 12, 2018

    Paul Evan De Boer, 59, of Inwood, Iowa, passed away in an accident on his acreage near Inwood Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.

    Visitation with the family

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    John Bontje


    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    October 8, 2018

    John “Jack” Bontje, 87 of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Southridge Long-term Care, Sioux Falls.

    Mass of Christian

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