Warren Rae Christopherson was born Aug. 27 1938. He passed away May 11. Warren was married in 1983, 35 years this year, to Janice Christopherson of Moriarty. Warren is survived by his children Jay Christopherson and his wife Tami of Sacremento Calif; grandchildren, Lonnie Christopherson and Tara Christopherson, Jan Christopherson of Sacramento and Sandra Nobles of Houston. No services are planned. Warren Rae Christopherson was a kind and giving person. Interment will be at Elim Cemetary in Yankton, S.D.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at news.ind.editor@gmail.com.