Welcome to the South Dakota Obituary Links Page
Welcome to the South Dakota obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in South Dakota, then please follow the following steps:
|1||Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of South Dakota.
|2||Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
|3||Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
|4||Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.
To order Death Certificates you can contact the South Dakota Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.
Event: Birth or death
Cost of copy: $15.00
State Department of Health
207 East Missouri Avenue, Suite 1-A
Pierre, SD 57501
Remarks: State office has records filed after July 1905.
Personal check or money order should be made payable to South Dakota Department of Health. To verify current fees the telephone number is (605) 773-4961.
Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of South Dakota Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access South Dakota Newspapers.
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