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Nellie M. Bishop, 49. A Certified Professional Secretary for several businesses in Rapid City. Perished with her husband, Wilbur, on their way to work when they were hit by a wall of water. She was survived by three sons, two daughters, her mother,…

Wilbur Bishop, 54. A night maintenance man at Meadowwood Bowling Lanes. Perished with his wife while in their car when hit by a wall of water. He was survived by three sons and two daughters.

Patricia Blomlie.jpg
Patricia Blomlie was born in MN 16 Feb1953 to William and Clara Lucile Holan , she graduated from Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis in 1971. She worked at Burger King, at 2220 W Broadway.
Patricia was one of six young people staying at the…

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This memory was submitted to the Rapid City Library's Flood Wiki by Bob Mullally in 2010.

Bonnie Fingerhut shares her experiences working as a nurse in the aftermath of the Flood.

Christel Blum Bostick, 49, a widow. She was born in Germany and married a U.S. Air Force Airman, who preceded her in death. A secretary at the Black Hills Packing Company. She had no known survivors. Buried in the Black Hills National Cemetery.

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Matilda Olson Broderson, 56. A housewife that was survived by her husband, two sons and one daughter. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

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Albert Buchholz, 56. He was employed as a carpenter for the Garland Construction Company and then became an independent contractor. He and his wife perished together. He was survived by one daughter and several brothers and sisters. Buried in the…

Mary H. Buchholz, 55. Manager of Allards Salad Bowl. She perished with her husband. She was survived by one daughter, her mother, one brother and three sisters.

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Mary Collins Campbell, 77, widow. She and her husband owned and operated the Campbell Funeral Home until 1969. She was preceded in death by her husband, William. She was active as a Grey Lady for many years. She was survived by one son and two…

Cherylin McBride Caplinn, 20. She was a Secretary for the U.S. Army Recruiting Station. She was survived by one infant daughter and her parents. Buried in the Mountain View Cemetery.

SDOHP0535 - Parke.pdf
235 General Supply Co., SDNG; Captain Mallow assembled company about 8 p.m., June 9; Took 6 men to Nemo road to check bridges - observation of conditions; Two men lost on rescue mission; Lt. Parke's description of rescue mission on which two men were…

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