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Richard Kallhoff

December 6, 2017

EWING — Services for Richard “Dick” Kallhoff, 84, of Ewing will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Ewing. The Rev. John Norman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Sanders Post 214.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater.


Dick went to heaven on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill.

Richard Dean Kallhoff was born in Deloit Township on Nov. 15, 1933, to Garrett and Marie (Bazelman) Kallhoff. As a toddler, he moved with his family to his lifelong home six and one half miles southwest of Ewing. After his service to the U.S. Army, Dick returned home and continued to farm until his retirement.

On Oct. 8, 1957, Dick married Bonnie Jones at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater. They are the parents of four daughters: Jody, Jan, Jill and Jerri. After his retirement from farming, Dick and Bonnie spent their winters in Texas. He enjoyed his Fridays with his good friends, Denny and the boys at the feed store in Ewing. He also enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino and spending his winters in Texas with Bonnie.

Dick’s favorite pastime was spending time with his children, grandchildren, family and friends at the cabin on the creek.

Dick is survived by daughters Jody (Denis) Bergstrom of Ewing, Jan (Mike) McNichols of O’Neill, Jill (Earl) Hipke of O’Neill and Jerri (Kyle) Beyea of Gothenburg; his grandchildren, Lindy (Seth) Stauffer, Dustin (Jamie) Bergstrom, Danae (Nate) Perry, Marcus McNichols, Morgan Butzman, Tony (Emma) Hipke, Tyler Hipke, Kaylee and Kylee Beyea; his great-grandchildren, Braxton and Tate Stauffer, Harper and Hudson Perry and Amelia Hipke; his sisters, Delores (Don) Jensen of Alamo, Texas, and Mary Ann Blecher of Omaha; and a brother, Jerome (Jean) Kallhoff of Norfolk.

Dick was preceded by his spouse, Bonnie; his parents; brother Donald; and brother-in-law Bill Blecher.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial may be directed to the Ewing Fire and Rescue Department or to the family for future designation.