Danny L. Edwards, 53, of Miller, S.D., died Tuesday evening, March 9, 2004, after
battling depression for several years.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 12 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Miller with the Rev. Brian Jones officiating. Burial was in the G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller,
with military rites.
Casketbearers were Randy Johnson, Randy Dearborn, Jim Waring, Rob Tong, Steve
Wellner and Arnold Johnson. Honorary casketbearers were Fred and Bev Hubbard, Rich and Becky Nelson, Charlie and Sue Peterman, Norm and Margo Meriweather, Doris
Meriweather, and Dick and Donna Bjerke.
Reck Funeral Home, Miller, was in charge of arrangements.
Danny Lee Edwards was born May 8, 1950 to David and Babe (Shaw) Edwards at
Miller. He attended grade school in Pleasant Valley Township and graduated from Miller
High School in 1968.
He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1969 to 1973, and was stationed in Texas,
Illinois and Okinawa before being deployed to Korea.
While in Korea, he met and married Kim (Pok Tok Kim) on July 19, 1972 in Seoul, South
Upon returning to the United States, they resided in Great Falls, Mont., for nine months
and then returned to farm with his parents in September 1973.
He was a good friend and neighbor who loved doing things for others. His wife, Kim, was the love of his life, and he cherished his family and friends. He was a vital part of the
South Hand community. He took great joy in the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish.
He was a member of the Ames Rustlers 4-H Club and the VFW, was a volunteer of the
South Hand Fire Department, director of South Hand Goodwill and an active member of
the Wall Lake Hunting Club.
Survivors, grateful to have shared his life, include his wife, Kim Edwards of Miller; his
parents, Dave and Babe Edwards of Miller; a brother, Doug (Jane) Edwards of Miller; a
nephew, Mike Edwards of Miller; a niece, Tanya Edwards of Carver, Minn.; and other
family members both in the United States and Korea.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.
Danny L. Edwards
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