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Elijah Rice-Johnson

Elijah Rice obituary photoElijah Alan Rice-Johnson, infant son of Christi Johnson and Dan Rice Jr. of Huron, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at home.  His funeral service was at 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 13th at the Kuhler Funeral Home with Rev. Al Wager officiating.  Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery.

Elijah Alan Rice-Johnson, age 6 months and five days, died Saturday at his home.  He was born on October 4, 2010 at Yankton, South Dakota to Christi Johnson and Dan Rice Jr.  He moved with his family to Huron shortly thereafter and had lived here since.   He is survived by his parents, Christi Johnson and Dan Rice Jr.; three sisters, Alison, Arionna, Courtney; one brother, Cayden; his maternal grandmother, Tammy Johnson (Soulek) of Huron; his step-grandfather, Frank Rollins of Springfield; his paternal grandparents, Dan Rice of Yankton and Tara Manning of Tyndall; maternal great-grandmother, Nancy Pies of Springfield; maternal great-grandfather, Edward Pies of Hawarden, Iowa; paternal great-grandmother, Joyce Myers of Tyndall; paternal great-grandfather, Reagen Myers of Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania; paternal great-grandfather, Robert E. Rice Sr. of Warnersville, Pennsylvania; paternal great-grandmother, Carol Ann Zuber of Centerport, Pennsylvania; his aunt, Kaytlyn Rice (Dylan) of Tyndall; and his uncles, Tyler Rice of Yankton, Corey Johnson of Springfield, and Frankie Rollins Jr. (Katie) and Timothy Rollins (Casey), all of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jayme Johnson.

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