Thomas R. Stands For- Uses The Knife

Thomas Stands

Thomas Stands For-Uses The Knife

Thomas R. Stands For- Uses The Knife, 65, of Eagle Butte, entered the Spirit World Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Cheyenne River Health Center in Eagle Butte.

He is survived by three sons: Trenton Stands For, Wallis Stands For and Tristan Stands For of Eagle Butte. Five daughters: Tilla Anderson, Ft. Totten, ND, Tomi Stands For, Rapid City, SD, Tahnie Stands For of Dupree, SD, Tina Aungie and Taryn Chasing Hawk of Eagle Butte. His mother, Ethel Uses The Knife of Rapid City. Four brothers: William Uses The Knife of Rapid City, Matthew Uses The Knife, Raymond Uses The Knife, Jr., and Bernard Uses The Knife of Eagle Butte. Three sisters: Mary Zephier of Rapid City, Etta Rush of Deville, LA and Marietta Uses The Knife of Eagle Butte. Numerous grandchildren.

A visitation, that will include a veteran’s roll call, began from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the Rooks Funeral Home in Eagle Butte. Funeral services began at 9:00 a.m., Friday, November 15 at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte, with Mother Margaret Watson officiating. Burial with military honors followed at 2:30 p.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery at Sturgis, SD.

Funeral arrangements have been placed in the care of Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte.

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 Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to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