26-01. Tax title.

Neither a tax deed issued pursuant to any of the provisions of SDCL 10-25-12, nor any combination of such deeds, terminates the rights of the owner who owned it prior to its sale for taxes, unless there is:

(a)    A judgment in a quiet title action;

(b)    A marketable Record Title Affidavit pursuant to SDCL 43-30-7 (using as a "root of title" the tax deed from the county);

(c)    A deed conveying the prior owner's interest.