Bonnie LaPlant


Bonnie R. LaPlant, 50, of Timber Lake passed away November 6, 2013, from complications of a stroke in 2007.   At her request, no service will be held.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Bonnie was born in Ainsworth, NE to Lyel and Cleo (Brown) LaPlant.  She attended school in Timber Lake and graduated from Timber Lake High School in 1981.  She attended Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in New Mexico for photography.  She enjoyed college so much she attended another year at Northern State in Aberdeen.

She enjoyed trips to the Black Hills.  Special times for her were family holidays.  She was always looking forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas.

She enjoyed working in food service.  She was a cook, waitress and bartender.

Bonnie’s life took a different path after her stroke in 2007.  She moved to the Mobridge Golden Living Center in 2008.  There she enjoyed arts and crafts, bingo and visiting with staff and residents.  She was able to come home on weekends and spend time with the love of her life, Rick Seidel.

She is survived by her love of 27 years, Rick Seidel of Timber Lake; sisters Toni Offutt of East View, KY and Monica Mathis of Shady Cove, OR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, a sister, and a brother.

Be the first to like.



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 Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to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.


Market Cheyenne River

Wondering how to get your organization or business's message to the Cheyenne River community? Let your hometown newspaper help.