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In Memory
238 people perished in the June 9, 1972 flood, including 5 missing. That number also includes three National Guardsmen, three firefighters, seven airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base, one police reserve officer, and other rescuers.
William Albers    William Dean Albright    Russell W. Alcott    Susan Carol Allen    James C. Atkins    Clara Atwater    Raymond Sebastian Back    James Howard Baldwin Sr.    Mary Blanche Balsley    Daisy E. Barber    Henry Andrew Bauch    Valerie Jean Bauch    Roland Eugene Baumberger    Henry Beberger    Elmer Leonard Bendert    Nellie Beatty Bishop    Wilbur G. Bishop    Patricia Marlene Blomlie    Christel Blum Bostick    Matilda June Broderson    Albert Buchholz    Mary Helen Buchholz    Mary Collins Campbell    Cheryl McBride Caplinn    George Anthony Carter    Olive Pearl Chamberlain    Mary Frances Smoak Chase    Twyla Rae Chase    Joyce Christianson    Cecil LeRoy Coker    Flora Napier Allen Coker    Gertrude Coldwell    Rufus M. Coldwell    Rev. Francis John Collins, S.J.    Myron Henry Corbin    Mary Bea Corner    Arla Estaline Corwin    Opal Estaline Corwin    Annette Rose Costello    Daniel Brent Crowder    Matthew Lloyd Crowder    Richard Brent Crowder    Lance Arnold Cummings    Tammara Dee Cummings    Durwin John Davidson    Agnes Detwiler    Erma Luella Dick    Lowell Henry Dieter    Patricia H. Dieter    Gwendolyn Rae Dietzel    Thomas Patrick Doherty    Joni Rodriquez Ducheneaux    Harold Peter Elliott    Ena Ellison    Gary M. Engelstad    Leilla J. Erickson    Orville J. Erlckson    Robert Van Fairbank    Leon James Ferber    Noel Arthur Ferber    Sharon Lea Ferber    Margaret Fox    Raymond Fox    Alice Hazel Gall    Norvel Raymond Gall    Theophil Gall    Cathy Neal Gall    Lawrence Anthony Genovese    Martin Carl Genzler    Ruth Lonena Genzler    Jason Girton    Madeline Hazel Glover    Oliver Clarence Glover    Dale Clell Goodroad    Delores Grass    Mark Edward Greenlund    Antonie Hajek    Pearl Celeste Halff    Janice Elaine Hall    Ernest Edward Harris    Roger C. Harris    Edwin Barkley Harry    Doris M. Hausmann    Henry Hausmann    Donald E. Hausmann    Edward Everett Healey    Sheila Maria Heaton    Harry Victor Henricksen    John Fletcher Heraty    Beatrice Judd Hogan    Christopher John Hogan    Cloris M. Hollis    Wilfred Hopkins    Lois Eilene Jackson    Donald F. Johnson    Elmer Harold Johnson    Jamie Edward Johnson    William Marion Johnson    David Evan Jones    Walter Albert Juhnke    Grace Agnes Keiser    Leo Francis Kreber    Delores D. Larvie    Julia Ann Larvie    Noreen Agnes Laughlin    Anna Regina Natwick Lodnell    Edwin Francis Lodnell    Edwin H. Long    Daniel Richard MacArthur    Jeffry Ralph Magner    Norma E. Magner    William Edgar Magner Sr.    Leonard Magnotto    Lucy Magnotto    Jonathon Ward Masters    Stephen Ronald Masters    Timothy Wayne Masters    Harry D. McPherson    Beatrice H. McPherson    Otis W. Matthew    G. William Medley    Annette Mare Melby    Arlin Kilroy Mesteth    Margaret Ann Miller    Burton Harris Millett    Ida Moore    Fred Harold Morrow    Michael James Mortensen    Richard Lee Mundell    Mary Melissa Napier    Gayle Lynn Nemeti    Michael T. Neofer    Hanna New    Cora A. Newsome    Billy Wayne Nobel    Arnold James Ozuna    Ronald Joseph Ozuna    Stanley Julian Ozuna    James Wesley Patrick    Rosa Kathryn Paulsen    Marvin Eugene Pepper    Audrey Jane Petersen    Drucilla Ruth Petersen    Estel Merl Petersen    Freeman Franklin Phillips    Beth Marie Phipps    Carlo Jo Phipps    Lonelle Rae Phipps    Forrest Edgar Picht    Mardell M. Picht    Christine Ruth Quick Bear    Dennis Wayne Ouilt    Ronald R. Rathman    Brenda Lea Rawlins    Frances Arlene Rawlins    Lori Jean Rawlins    Julia Ann Rawlins    Edna E. Reaves    Judy Leann Ringenberg    Tammie Jeanette Ringenberg    Neva L. Rippe    Richard Gary Rippe    Mary A. Robbins    Laura A. Robinson    Tina Robinson    Elmer Henry Rohrs    Bernnie Neil Roose    Glenn Alan Root    William H. Rough    Mable Eleanore Ruhe    Cheryl Ann Runestad    Ruthella G. Ruud    Bill Allen Sampsill    Marline Haveman Sampsill    Michael John Sampsill    Ralph Phllip Sampsill    Maxine S. Savely    Mable Alta Schullian    Edna (Alice) Murphy Schuster    Jacob Herman Schweigman    Lucy La Roche Schweigman    Lillian E. Scriver    Randy Lee Shacklett    Claudia Lease Simpson    Eldon LeRoy Smith    Billie Claire Smith    Paula Jean Smith    Carl Eugene Smith    Gerald Wayne Smith    Jane Francis Smith    Nella Ferne Smith    Vinton Parman Smith    Elaine F. Smolnikar    Wilfred Matthew Smolnikar    Louise May Sprague    Louis Star    Annette Star    Alberta Star    John J. Stroup    Geraldine K. Stuart    George Albert Sumners    Mary Louise Swanson    Roger Barner Tadlock    Henry W. Tank    Flora Ellen Taylor    William Edwin Taylor    Shannon Vale Taylor    William Allen Nelson Taylor Jr.    Richard M. Tell    Jean Margorie Thomas    John C. Thomas Sr.    John C. Thomas Jr.    Lisa Hixson Thompson    Paul Thompson    Blake Evans Thornton    James Edward Toutges    Brand Terry Towner    Jennifer Rose Traversie    Jeremy Paul Traversie    Margaret Lamont Turner    Nellie Two Bear    Helen Jean Vanderbeek    Mark Hollister Vanderbeek    Robert H. Vanderbeek    Francis Glenn VanLeuven    Portia Faye VanLeuven    Rosemary Vogt    Anna Vucurevich    Herbert Michael Weisz    Evelyn White Bull    Herbert Loren Whiting    Phyllis Arlene Whiting    Daniel Delano Wickard    Lisa Marie Winsel    Rachel Rae Winsel    Tracy Allen Winsel    Charles J. Young    Anton B. Zieglmeier   

A
William Albers
William Dean Albright
Russell W. Alcott
Susan Carol Allen
James C. Atkins
Clara Atwater
B
Raymond Sebastian Back
James Howard Baldwin Sr.
Mary Blanche Balsley
Daisy E. Barber
Henry Andrew Bauch
Valerie Jean Bauch
Roland Eugene Baumberger
Henry Beberger
Elmer Leonard Bendert
Nellie Beatty Bishop
Wilbur G. Bishop
Patricia Marlene Blomlie
Christel Blum Bostick
Matilda June Broderson
Albert Buchholz
Mary Helen Buchholz
C
Mary Collins Campbell
Cheryl McBride Caplinn
George Anthony Carter
Olive Pearl Chamberlain
Mary Frances Smoak Chase
Twyla Rae Chase
Joyce Christianson
Cecil LeRoy Coker
Flora Napier Allen Coker
Gertrude Coldwell
Rufus M. Coldwell
Rev. Francis John Collins, S.J.
Myron Henry Corbin
Mary Bea Corner
Arla Estaline Corwin
Opal Estaline Corwin
Annette Rose Costello
Daniel Brent Crowder
Matthew Lloyd Crowder
Richard Brent Crowder
Lance Arnold Cummings
Tammara Dee Cummings
D
Durwin John Davidson
Agnes Detwiler
Erma Luella Dick
Lowell Henry Dieter
Patricia H. Dieter
Gwendolyn Rae Dietzel
Thomas Patrick Doherty
Joni Rodriquez Ducheneaux
E
Harold Peter Elliott
Ena Ellison
Gary M. Engelstad
Leilla J. Erickson
Orville J. Erlckson
F
Robert Van Fairbank
Leon James Ferber
Noel Arthur Ferber
Sharon Lea Ferber
Margaret Fox
Raymond Fox
G
Alice Hazel Gall
Norvel Raymond Gall
Theophil Gall
Cathy Neal Gall
Lawrence Anthony Genovese
Martin Carl Genzler
Ruth Lonena Genzler
Jason Girton
Madeline Hazel Glover
Oliver Clarence Glover
Dale Clell Goodroad
Delores Grass
Mark Edward Greenlund
H
Antonie Hajek
Pearl Celeste Halff
Janice Elaine Hall
Ernest Edward Harris
Roger C. Harris
Edwin Barkley Harry
Doris M. Hausmann
Henry Hausmann
Donald E. Hausmann
Edward Everett Healey
Sheila Maria Heaton
Harry Victor Henricksen
John Fletcher Heraty
Beatrice Judd Hogan
Christopher John Hogan
Cloris M. Hollis
Wilfred Hopkins

J
Lois Eilene Jackson
Donald F. Johnson
Elmer Harold Johnson
Jamie Edward Johnson
William Marion Johnson
David Evan Jones
Walter Albert Juhnke
K
Grace Agnes Keiser
Leo Francis Kreber
L
Delores D. Larvie
Julia Ann Larvie
Noreen Agnes Laughlln
Anna Regina Natwick Lodnell
Edwin Francis Lodnell
Edwin H. Long
M
Daniel Richard MacArthur
Jeffry Ralph Magner
Norma E. Magner
William Edgar Magner Sr.
Leonard Magnotto
Lucy Magnotto
Jonathon Ward Masters
Stephen Ronald Masters
Timothy Wayne Masters
Harry D. McPherson
Beatrice H. McPherson
Otis W. Matthew
G. William Medley
Annette Mare Melby
Arlin Kilroy Mesteth
Margaret Ann Miller
Burton Harris Millett
Ida Moore
Fred Harold Morrow
Michael James Mortensen
Richard Lee Mundell
N
Mary Melissa Napier
Gayle Lynn Nemeti
Michael T. Neofer
Hanna New
Cora A. Newsome
Billy Wayne Nobel
O
Arnold James Ozuna
Ronald Joseph Ozuna
Stanley Julian Ozuna
P
James Wesley Patrick
Rosa Kathryn Paulsen
Marvin Eugene Pepper
Audrey Jane Petersen
Drucilla Ruth Petersen
Estel Merl Petersen
Freeman Franklin Phillips
Beth Marie Phipps
Carlo Jo Phipps
Lonelle Rae Phipps
Forrest Edgar Picht
Mardell M. Picht
Q
Christine Ruth Quick Bear
Dennis Wayne Ouilt
R
Ronald R. Rathman
Brenda Lea Rawlins
Frances Arlene Rawlins
Lori Jean Rawlins
Julia Ann Rawlins
Edna E. Reaves
Judy Leann Ringenberg
Tammie Jeanette Ringenberg
Neva L. Rippe
Richard Gary Rippe
Mary A. Robbins
Laura A. Robinson
Tina Robinson
Elmer Henry Rohrs
Bernnie Neil Roose
Glenn Alan Root
William H. Rough
Mable Eleanore Ruhe
Cheryl Ann Runestad
Ruthella G. Ruud

Pat Nixon at funeral with Governor Kneip and wife

First Lady Pat Nixon (in black dress, center) was one of two thousand people who attended the memorial service held at Stevens High School. She is flanked by then South Dakota Governor Richard Kneip and his wife, Nancy Kneip. (photo and information from the Rapid City Journal).

S
Bill Allen Sampsill
Marline Haveman Sampsill
Michael John Sampsill
Ralph Phllip Sampsill
Maxine S. Savely
Mable Alta Schullian
Edna (Alice) Murphy Schuster
Jacob Herman Schweigman
Lucy La Roche Schweigman
Lillian E. Scriver
Randy Lee Shacklett
Claudia Lease Simpson
Eldon LeRoy Smith
Billie Claire Smith
Paula Jean Smith
Carl Eugene Smith
Gerald Wayne Smith
Jane Francis Smith
Nella Ferne Smith
Vinton Parman Smith
Elaine F. Smolnikar
Wilfred Matthew Smolnikar
Louise May Sprague
Louis Star
Annette Star
Alberta Star
John J. Stroup
Geraldine K. Stuart
George Albert Sumners
Mary Louise Swanson
T
Roger Barner Tadlock
Henry W. Tank
Flora Ellen Taylor
William Edwin Taylor
Shannon Vale Taylor
William Allen Nelson Taylor Jr.
Richard M. Tell
Jean Margorie Thomas
John C. Thomas Sr.
John C. Thomas Jr.
Lisa Hixson Thompson
Paul Thompson
Blake Evans Thornton
James Edward Toutges
Brand Terry Towner
Jennifer Rose Traversie
Jeremy Paul Traversie
Margaret Lamont Turner
Nellie Two Bear
V
Helen Jean Vanderbeek
Mark Hollister Vanderbeek
Robert H. Vanderbeek
Francis Glenn VanLeuven
Portia Faye VanLeuven
Rosemary Vogt
Anna Vucurevich
W
Herbert Michael Weisz
Evelyn White Bull
Herbert Loren Whiting
Phyllis Arlene Whiting
Daniel Delano Wickard
Lisa Marie Winsel
Rachel Rae Winsel
Tracy Allen Winsel
Y
Charles J. Young
Z
Anton B. Zieglmeier