Services were in the Wessington Springs Congregational church for Jacob Pfeifer, who died Sept. 12, 1951 at the Royal C. Johnson VA hospital at Sioux Falls, from a kidney ailment. Burial in the Prospect Hill Cemetery. He was born to Adam and Katherina Pfeifer, May 1, 1895 in Campbell County. On March 5, 1923 he married Elizabeth Losing. They had 4 children, Ruby Virginia, who preceded him in death; Jacob Edwin of Minneapolis; Lorraine LaVerne of Mitchell and Vern Earl at home. Survivors are his wife, 3 children, his mother, Mrs. Katherina Pfeifer of Herreid; 2 brothers, Adam of Mobridge and Edward of McLaughlin; 5 sisters, Mrs. Emma Vollmer of Walla Walla, Wash.; Mrs. Pauline Wolfer of McLaughlin; Martha Pfeifer of Portland, Ore.; Mrs. Frieda Geuike of McLaughlin; and Mrs. Kay Bollinger of Herreid. A brother and sister preceded him in death.
"A Collection of Obituaries from Campbell County, S.D. and southwestern Emmons County, N. D. 1888-1988" by Bob Dale Published by Prairie Pioneer, PO Box 218, Pollock, SD 57648