Places

  • Rapid City is also known as: Pennington County / Rapid City city.

  • Rapid City tourist attractions include: Black Hills National Forest, Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, and Reptile Gardens.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Lawrence Lessig (lawyer and author), Karen Thurman (politician), Becky Hammon (basketball player), Mark Ellis (baseball player), Brandon Claussen (baseball player), Sean Doolittle (baseball player), and John Dutton (american football player).

History

The population was 67,956 as of the 2010 Census. The public discovery of gold in 1874 by the Custer Expedition brought a mass influx of settlers into the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Rapid City was founded (and originally known as "Hay Camp") in 1876 by a group of disappointed miners, who promoted their new city as the "Gateway to the Black Hills. " John Brennan and Samuel Scott, with a small group of men, laid out the site of the present Rapid City in February 1876, which was named for the spring-fed Rapid Creek that flows through it. A square mile was measured off and the six blocks in the center were designated as a business section. Committees were appointed to bring in prospective merchants and their families to locate in the new settlement. The city...

The official website for the city of Rapid City is http://www.rcgov.org/.

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Rapid City Obituaries

It was reported by The Bismarck Tribune on November 10th, 2015 that Carl Selmer Erdahl passed away in Bismarck, North Dakota.  Erdahl was 67 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Carl Selmer's life.

It was reported on October 28th, 2015 that Elaine D Lemke died in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Lemke was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elaine D's life.

It was written on October 22nd, 2015 that Harry McAndrews perished in Rapid City, South Dakota.  McAndrews was 58 years old and was born in Parshall, ND.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Harry's life.

It was written on October 21st, 2015 that Larry Sundbakken passed on in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Sundbakken was 68 years old and was born in Minot, ND.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Larry's life.

It was written on October 14th, 2015 that George J "Jug" Rankin perished in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Rankin was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George J "Jug"'s life.

It was noted by Seattle Times (2000-present) on October 13th, 2015 that Robert Vance "Bib" Helling perished in Woodinville, Washington.  Helling was 84 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert Vance "Bib"'s life.

It was noted by The Columbian on October 11th, 2015 that Donald Charles "Don" Heacock perished in Camas, Washington.  Heacock was 78 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald Charles "Don"'s life.

It was disclosed by Arizona Republic on September 20th, 2015 that James William Laws passed on in Arizona.  Laws was 81 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James William's life.

It was written on September 15th, 2015 that Wallene Ruth "Wally" Esser (Sagdalen) died in Mobile, Alabama.  Ms. Esser was 75 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wallene Ruth "Wally"'s life.

It was reported by Deseret News on August 2nd, 2015 that Briant LeRoy Jr Davis died in Orem, Utah.  Davis was 51 years old and was born in Rapid City, SD.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Briant LeRoy Jr's life.

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Behrens Wilson Funeral Home
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Campbell Paula & Quinn Funeral
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Rapid City, WA 98185
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Kirk Funeral Home
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Rapid City, WA 98185
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Osheim-Catron Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Rapid City, WA 98185
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Pine Lawn Memorial
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Rapid City, WA 98185
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Serenity Springs Funeral Chapell
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Spangelo Funeral Home
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Rapid City, WA 98185

Rapid City Funeral Home News

Turning to Taize: Christians embrace new way to pray
The monk was in Rapid City last week as part of a three-week tour of the United States. On Oct. 22, he led a worship service at Trinity Lutheran Church that drew about 200 people from different local churches. While in South Dakota, he also toured the ...
http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/lifestyles/article_2fc67268-e374-11df-a672-001cc4c002e0.html

Karen Eileen Hanson, 62
Karen was born in Rapid City, SD, on February 27, 1948 and grew up in Newell ... m, October 26, 2010 and a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. October 27, 2010 at St. Olaf Church in Poulsbo, WA. For more information see http://cookfamilyfuneralhome.com/index.
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2010/oct/26/karen-eileen-hanson-62/

James Slowey
Memorial services are 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend ... Jim is survived by his daughter, Stephanie (Ray) Hansen of Rapid City, SD; son, Todd (Connie) Meyer of Springfield, SD; friend ...
http://www.yankton.net/articles/2010/10/29/obituaries/doc4cca46d3c8e10439294570.txt

Peggy S. Kirk
Kirk, 88, of Rapid City and formerly of Brookings ... They lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York and South Carolina prior to moving to Brookings, SD in 1965. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Brookings, United Methodist Women, a ...
http://theblacksheartimes.com/articles/2010/10/30/obituaries/doc4cc89e5e49db9718019167.txt

Donald Don Pechous
Don Pechous, age 85 of Tyndall passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010 at the Tyndall Good Samaritan Center in Tyndall, SD. Funeral services will be ... Sanford of Yankton, Raymond of Rapid City, and Laddie of Tabor. Donald was preceded in death by his ...
http://www.yankton.net/articles/2010/10/25/obituaries/doc4cc4faccd6b19476147484.txt

Nancy C. Miller
She worked as an RN in Kansas and South Dakota. Nancy was united in marriage to Francis ... Mike Brooks of Philip, and David Brooks of Rapid City; a step-son, Randy Miller of Pittsburg; a step-daughter, Sheila Miller Major of Weir, KS; two grandsons, Tyson ...
http://www.morningsun.net/obituaries/x1946668477/Nancy-C-Miller

Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home : Rapid City, South Dakota
Rest assured, we are committed to the families of Rapid City and the surrounding area. ... South Dakota Funeral Directors Association. The loss of a loved one ...
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Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home : Rapid City, South Dakota (SD)
Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home, formerly Osheim-Catron Funeral Home, has been serving Rapid City and the ... The funeral home was named Hobart Funeral Home, and it included an ...
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