Preceding Will in death were his parents Dennis and Arlene Reis and an infant brother Gerald Reis. Julia Broecher, 101, of Murdo, passed away December 19, 2017, at Avera Maryhouse in Pierre.A Celebration of Julia’s homegoing was held Wednesday, December 27 at Community Bible Church in Murdo. Julia Lillian Broecher was born February 16, 1916, in Kimball, SD, to Thomas and Sophia (Kroupa) Lebeda.After high school, he attended the University of South Dakota at Springfield for one year.
Ray enjoyed dancing, flying, snowmobiling, motorcycling, hunting, fishing, golfing, cooking, telling jokes, hosting foreign exchange students, dogs, and South Dakota sunsets on the prairie. Following his discharge, Dennis was united in marriage with Mary Joan Sullivan on June 28, 1958, in Mitchell, SD.He was a big fan of the lawn mower races, where he was Brian’s one and only pit man.