Leopoldina (Skip) R. Schwahn


Leopoldina (Skip) R. Schwahn, loving mother, passed away November 18, 2012. She is survived by her son, Vincent L. Schwahn and daughter-in-law, Betty Schwahn, two grandchildren, Lucas and Gina Hepler and one step granddaughter, Nicol Marie Newell-Bell and five great-grandchildren.
Leopoldina was born in Strasburg, ND, to Anton and Mary (Greffre) Schwahn on October 13, 1923.  She graduated from Eagle Butte High School in Eagle Butte, SD in 1943. She moved to Wichita and was employed by Boeing  Aircraft in 1952. She was transferred to Boeing in Everett, WA and worked there until she retired in 1986. In 2000 she returned to Kansas and lived in Mulvane. A memorial service was held at St. Michael’s in Mulvane on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Share memories at

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Most recent Eagle Butte Special City Council Meeting held on April 23, 2014. Recording is of the entire open session excluding executive session. Action taken was to restate and re-approve three motions made at the April 9, 2014 session. Approved to move ahead with main street water main replacement project and to open it up to bids. Most recent regular Eagle Butte City Council Meeting on April 9, 2014. Recording records entire meeting excluding a one-hour executive session. Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to fill Ward II seat. Most recent Dupree City Council meeting held on Monday, April 7, 2014. Most recent regular Dupree City Council Meeting held on March 3, 2014. Recording starts shortly after meeting was called to order and runs entire length of meeting. Main discussion points included city streets and the upcoming April election.


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