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Archive - 2014

April 23rd

Mary June Penticoff______________________________

Mary June Penticoff, 84, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Maryhouse in Pierre.
Mary June was born on June 17, 1929, in Philip, the daughter of John and Edna (Herrman) O'Reilly. She grew up in Philip and graduated from Philip High School. She worked as a telephone operator, a bookkeeper for Farmers Union Oil Company, a deputy treasurer/officer, a dress shop clerk in California, and worked for West Central Electric Company. In her later years, she spent many years babysitting her grandchildren and many other children. She became “Grandma" to many children over the years.


Summer Rae Raffo______________________________

On April 4, 1977, the world was greeted by Summer Rae Raffo. She lived a very full and productive life until a catastrophic historical event claimed her life as she was driving her vehicle to work through the area of the Oso landslide on March 22, 2014 near Darrington, Wash.


Charles Rush__________________________________

Charles Rush passed away peacefully on April 11, 2014, from complications of Parkinson's disease.
He was born in Colman, South Dakota, in 1929 and grew up in an Irish Catholic family of adults, as he was the youngest by far of six children. He was blessed with a quick wit and good sense of humor. His entire family had uncanny math skills and were renowned card players.


Mitchell Allen Crawford______________________

Mitchell Allen Crawford, 50, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a sudden medical event.
Born October 1, 1963, in Philip, S.D., to Joe and Ardie Crawford, Mitch graduated from Stevens High School in 1981, attended BHSU off and on for several years, and worked at family businesses, including JR's Bar & Grill, Smokin' Joe's -- and, for the last decade, Integrated Commercial Solutions.
Mitch married Carla Trembore (Rapid City), becoming loving stepdad to Hunter, 13, and his life was filled with sustained and unique meaning when son Cooper, 9, arrived.