Raymond W. Dean, age 94, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Grindstone, died Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Fountain Springs Healthcare in Rapid City.
Raymond William Dean was born June 12, 1919, at Grindstone on his parents’ homestead. He was the first born child of Jack and Theresa (Poste) Dean. There were four children born to the family and they all helped on the farm where they were raised. Raymond finished schooling through the eighth grade at the Dean Elementary School which was located approximately one mile southeast of the Dean homestead.