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Claudia J. Simpson, 19. She lived at 3731 Franklin Drive in West Rapid when she perished. She was survived by her husband, her parents, two brothers and one sister. Buried in the Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City.

Written Memory

Written Memory

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[Northwest quarter, southeast quarter, section 3, township 1 north, range 7 east] Home flooded; Two rooms knocked off house by another house; Steven, Sharon and parents spent night in a bedroom; Escaped in morning with aid of Air Force personnel;…

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Randy L. Shacklett, 17. He was home on leave from the Army and perished in the flood. He was survived by his parents and three brothers. Buried in the Black Hills National Cemetery.

Jody Severson arrived in Rapid City Wednesday after the Flood and stayed the summer as staff aide to then U.S. Congressman, Jim Abourezk. Jody was 23 at the time and instrumental in laying the groundwork for the Urban Renewal Project and put together…

Irene's friend Anna lived by the packing company. Anna was rescued from the waters by firefighters only because they could see her white coat in the darkness of the night. She had just purchased the coat a few weeks before at Kmart. Irene searched…

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Lillian Scriver, 77. She lived in 532 New York Street where she perished. She was survived by two sisters. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City.

Written Memory

Scott was in Baken Park the evening of the Flood. He lost two high school classmates and the Texaco station where he worked washed away. Scott was recruited to search for survivors.

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Lucy L. Schweigman, 83. She lived with her husband at 220 West Blvd North where she perished with her husband. She was survived by two sons and four daughters. Buried in the Black Hills National Cemetery.

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Jacob H. Schweigman, 82. He lived at 220 West Blvd North where he and his wife perished. He was survived by two sons and four daughters. Buried in the Black Hills National Cemetery.

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Edna A. Schuster, 83. She lived at 1731 West Omaha Street where she perished. She was survived by one son. She was buried in the Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City.

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Mable H. Schullian, 78. She was living with some friends in Box Elder, South Dakota, at the time of her death from the flood. She was buried in the Bear Butt Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota.

DelRita Schouten had lost her home and everything inside it to the flood. She now lives on a hill.

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Maxine Savely, 54. She lived (or was visiting her mother—who survived the flood) near Canyon Lake when she perished. She was survived by her mother, one son and two daughters. Buried in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Rapid City.

Written Memory

Written Memory

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Ralph was born Aug 27,1934 in Ashville OH to Arthur Sampsill and Clara Swank Sampsill his mother survives him in Ohio. Ralph went into the United States Army July 30,1954 and served in Korea, as a Sp 3 in the Military Police.

He married Marline…
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