Travis T. Schofield

Travis Todd Schofield, age 37, of Midland died Saturday morning, July 3, 2004 as a result of an auto accident northwest of Murdo.

Services were held Wednesday, July 7, in Midland. Interment was in the Midland Cemetery with Rush Funeral Home of Philip in charge of the arrangements.

Travis Todd Schofield was born on his grandparents’ original family homestead southwest of Midland on Brave Bull Creek, the son of Harry W. "Hank" and Eva Pauline (Fosheim) Schofield. He grew up on the homestead and attended Midland High School.

As a young man, he worked at the Philip Livestock Auction for about fifteen years. He worked as a ranch and farm hand most of his life.

Travis was united in marriage to Kathryn M. Eagle Bear on January 11, 2002 in Ft. Pierre, SD. After their marriage, they made their home in Ft. Pierre, later moving to Presho. In 2003, they moved to Reliance, SD, where they resided until moving back to Midland in 2004.

He loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. Travis had a heart of gold and was willing to do anything for anybody. He was especially fond of little children. He had a special spot and lots of love in his heart for his step-daughter Maria. He always had a hug for his little nieces and nephews.

Travis loved music, especially country western. He had a great knowledge of cars and trucks and a great love of horses.

Grateful for sharing his life are his wife, Kathryn M. Schofield of Rapid City; a step-daughter, Maria Eagle Bear of Chamberlain; his mother, Eva Pauline Schofield of Midland; five brothers, Monte Schofield, Kirby Schofield and his wife, Nancy, Wesley Schofield and his wife, Marina, and Will Schofield, all of Midland and Lucas Schofield and his wife, Tammi, of Philip; three sisters, June Fedderson and her husband, Leroy, and Julie McLaughlin and her husband, Larry, all of Midland, and Jill Splitt and her husband, Wayne, of Black Hawk; and a host of relatives and friends.

Travis was preceded in death by his father, Harry H. "Hank" Schofield on November 21, 2003.