James E. Appelwick

James E. Appelwick, 76, of Shawnee, KS passed away December 1, 2022. Private family service is pending.

Dr. Appelwick was born December 28, 1945 in Madison, SD. Jim graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1967 and Northwestern University Medical School in 1972. After his military service at Fort Hood, TX, he practiced as a general surgeon in Madison, SD, Bay CIty, MI and Yankton, SD.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Omer E. Appelwick and Evelyn (Sietsema) Appelwick; and brother, Raymond Appelwick.

Survivors include: wife, Linda Appelwick; four children, Erik Appelwick of St. Paul, MN; Jaime Appelwick of Prairie Village, KS, Kari Appelwick of Spokane, WA, Kristen Austin (Peter) of Shawnee, KS; four grandchildren, Ethan Austin, Isabel Austin, Josephine Rockwell and Theo Rockwell. Survivors also include two brothers, Robert (Karen) Appelwick of Tucson, AZ and Gene (Priscilla) Appelwick of Paradise Valley, AZ.

Memorial contributions are suggested to: Parkinson’s Disease Research.

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  1. Francis McGowan on December 9, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    I was so saddened to read of Jim’s passing.When we lived in Madison, Dr Applewick’s medical expertise had such a positive impact on our family. Our prayers to Linda and children. Francis McGowan, Sioux Falls SD.

  2. Shari Lemke on June 30, 2023 at 5:00 pm

    Dear Linda,
    My thoughts have recently stretched back to our early years in Yankton. Remembering
    times we shared as neighbors, friends and young parents just starting out.
    I was sadded to discover news of Jim’s passing.
    We send our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you, your children and grandchildren..
    Shari and Jon Lemke

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