Dr. Eugene Dale Horrell

HORRELL, DR. EUGENE DALE; age 81; beloved and renowned retired hand surgeon in the Detroit, MI and surrounding areas; passed away peacefully at his home in Spearfish Canyon, in SD; on Monday, October 14, 2013. After a successful career as a surgeon in Detroit, Gene, a country boy at heart, retired to his beloved South Dakota, where he enjoyed a life lived outdoors. Hunting and fishing with friends and family were just two of the many outdoor activities Gene loved. Gene is survived by his wife, Linda; step-children, Tim Gruber, Sandra Gruber, Gerald Gruber, Michael Gruber; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; aunt, Ruth Evanson; sister, Gail (Jim) Prins; nieces, Debbie Ralls, Susan Leckband, and Nikki Lausmann. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish, SD. Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church in Spearfish. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to benefit Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Online condolences may be written at

Funeral Home

Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel - Spearfish
450 7th St - Box 487 P.O. Box 487  Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 642-2633
Published in The Oakland Press on Oct. 20, 2013