Rapid City Obituaries
Local obituary notices in Rapid City, SD
6 hrs ago | via KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Last week, 38-year-old David Ruhl of Rapid City, died fighting the Frog Fire at northern California's Modoc National Forest. According to the National Forest Service, crews lost contact with him Thursday evening and rescuers found his body Friday morning after searching for him through the night. Comment?
Saturday | via WPMT-TV York
A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire in far northern California's Modoc National Forest, near Adin. Comment?
Saturday Aug 1 | via WNYC-AM New York
With 20 major wildfires burning in California, the state's governor, Jerry Brown, has declared a state of emergency. Nine of those fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one of them, in Northern California. Comment?
Saturday Aug 1 | via WDTN-TV Dayton
The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California. Forest Service officials said in a press release issued Friday night that David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was killed sometime Thursday as he was battling a fire in the Modoc Forest. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via Martinsburg Journal
Cheryl Ann Wathen, 59, of Charles Town, went to be with Jesus, Thursday, July 30, 2015, while in the arms of her loving husband and surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle against cancer. Cheryl was born Dec. 8, 1955, to Jack and Elizabeth Hildebrand, in Frederick, Maryland. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via NBC New York
David Ruhl, a firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service, died Thursday while on assignment at the Frog Fire burning in the Modoc National Forest, just outside Alturas in Northern California. Search and rescue was conducted late Thursday until the firefighter was found Friday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via News10.net
A firefighter who was helping fight the Frog Fire within the Modoc National Forest was found dead on Friday morning. Firefighter found dead in Modoc National Forest A firefighter who was helping fight the Frog Fire within the Modoc National Forest was found dead on Friday morning. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via Mobridge Tribune Online
Funeral services for Orpha Hansen, 86, of Mobridge, was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2015, with visitation held one hour prior to the service, at the Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery of Mobridge under the direction of the Kesling Funeral Home. Comment?
Saturday Jul 25 | via Great Bend Tribune
LARNED Linda O. Zielke, 66, passed away July 23, 2015, at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. Comment?
Sunday Jul 5 | via Journal
St. George - Philip J. Gitter, 82, of St. George, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at the Prairie Senior Cottage, an assisted living memory unit, in New Ulm of complications from Parkinson's and Dementia. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, at St. George Catholic Church in St. George with Father Matthew Weiring celebrating the Mass. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via KOTA-TV Rapid City
Prosecutors say he raped and murdered a six-month-old baby and they want to see him stay in jail while he's awaiting his trial. A Pennington County Magistrate Judge agreed and set Kristopher Houchin's cash only bond at a whopping $5 million. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via Lakefield Standard
A funeral service for Anita A. Whisney of Alpha took place June 27 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson with Pastors Bryan Simmons and the Rev. Dr. Martin Lucin officiating. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via KOTA-TV Rapid City
Murder charges have been filed against a Rapid City man following the autopsy of a six-month-old child who died Friday. According to a Rapid City Police Department release, the preliminary autopsy results show the child died from "a brain bleed sustained as a result of blunt force trauma." Comment?
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