Milton Trask, age 87 of Wall, S.D., died Thursday, November 11, 2010, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Milton was born December 30, 1922, in Wasta, the son of Malcolm and Ruth (Laughlin) Trask. Milton began school when he was five, but ran away. His mother, being a teacher, helped him at home and he started again the next year. Milton went his eight years of grade school near his home on the forks of the Belle and Cheyenne rivers. He enrolled in Cathedral School in Rapid City for his freshman year of high school before transferring to Sturgis, where he graduated in 1940.