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Roger DeBates

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Roger DeBates

Roger Alan DeBates, age 66, of Sherman, SD, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 1:30 pm Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Garretson. Visitation with the family present will be from 6-8:00 pm Monday, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Garretson.

Survivors include his children: Amber Purdy and her son, Ethan of Yankton, Roger DeBates of Brookings, Christina Nelson and her children, Mason and Tatum of Brookings, and Chad (Maria) Julius and their children, Michael and Emily of Brookings; siblings, Don (Sandy) DeBates of Garretson, Wayne (Ilene) DeBates of Jasper, and Darlene Sheeler of Larchwood; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Opal (Fjellanger) DeBates, brother-in-law, Dean Scheeler, and a granddaughter, Anna Elizabeth Julius.
Published in The Argus Leader on June 26, 2016
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