Laurence V. Rubottom, age 86 of Philip, S.D., died Friday, June 4, 2010, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Laurence V. Rubottom was born September 3, 1923, in Alliance, Nebr., the son of Vinton and Nellie (Dodd) Rubottom. He graduated at the age of 16. His love of the land began when he was a youngster. He worked for his sister, Maude, and her husband in the summer on their ranch outside Alliance. He also worked for other ranchers in the same area. He also helped his brother, Vernon, at a dairy outside of Alliance.