Dorothy L. Erhart

Dorothy L. Erhart

Dorothy L. Erhart, beloved mother, grandmother, teacher and friend, died Aug. 15, 2021, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. The second of six children, Dorothy was born Sept. 18, 1929, in a farmhouse near Dunbar, NE.

Funeral services will be at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory in Sioux Falls, SD at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18. Family will be present for Visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. A public Memorial Reception will be 12:00 PM Friday, August 20, 2021 at Trinity United Methodist Church in the Christian Ministry Center in Lead, South Dakota. A private family burial service will be at Black Hills National Cemetery.

Dorothy is survived by her two children Michelle Harvey Erpenbach and her husband, Steve, of Sioux Falls; Jerome F. Harvey and his wife, Paula, of Rapid City; four grandchildren: Max Erpenbach, Big Sky, MT, Jack Erpenbach, Brooklyn, NY, Grace Erpenbach, Minneapolis, MN, and Amelia Harvey, Rapid City; as well as her brother Les Erhart, Omaha, NE, sister Evelyn Bruns Seybert, Nebraska City, NE; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, a brother and infant son.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests friends support school teachers by providing their own local schools with gift cards to purchase classroom supplies. Visit for a full obituary and online guestbook.

Posted online on August 17, 2021