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On June 9, 1972, a horrific flood roared through the Black Hills, claiming 238 lives and injuring hundreds more.

Following are the names of those who perished on that black night.

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  1. William Albers
  2. William Dean Albright
  3. Russell W. Alcott
  4. Susan Carol Allen
  5. James C. Atkins
  6. Clara Atwater
  7. Raymond Sebastian Back
  8. James Howard Baldwin Sr.
  9. Mary Blanche Balsley
  10. Daisy E. Barber
  11. Henry Andrew Bauch
  12. Valerie Jean Bauch
  13. Roland Eugene Baumberger
  14. Henry Beberger
  15. Elmer Leonard Bendert
  16. Nellie Beatty Bishop
  17. Wilbur G. Bishop
  18. Patricia Marlene Blomlie
  19. Christel Blum Bostick
  20. Matilda June Broderson
  21. Albert Buchholz
  22. Mary Helen Buchholz
  23. Mary Collins Campbell
  24. Cheryl McBride Caplinn
  25. George Anthony Carter
  26. Olive Pearl Chamberlain
  27. Mary Frances Smoak Chase
  28. Twyla Rae Chase
  29. Joyce Christianson
  30. Cecil LeRoy Coker
  31. Flora Napier Allen Coker
  32. Gertrude Coldwell
  33. Rufus M. Coldwell
  34. The Rev. Francis John Collins, S.J.
  35. Myron Henry Corbin
  36. Mary Bea Corner
  37. Arla Estaline Corwin
  38. Opal Estaline Corwin
  39. Annette Rose Costello
  40. Daniel Brent Crowder
  41. Matthew Lloyd Crowder
  42. Richard Brent Crowder
  43. Lance Arnold Cummings
  44. Tammara Dee Cummings
  45. Durwin John Davidson
  46. Agnes Detwiler
  47. Erma Luella Dick
  48. Lowell Henry Dieter
  49. Patricia H. Dieter
  50. Gwendolyn Rae Dietzel
  51. Thomas Patrick Doherty
  52. Joni Rodriquez Ducheneaux
  53. Harold Peter Elliott
  54. Ena Ellison
  55. Gary M. Engelstad
  56. Leilla J. Erickson
  57. Orville J. Erickson
  58. Robert Van Fairbank
  59. Leon James Ferber
  60. Noel Arthur Ferber
  61. Sharon Lea Ferber
  62. Margaret Fox
  63. Raymond Fox
  64. Alice Hazel Gall
  65. Norvel Raymond Gall
  66. Theophil Gall
  67. Cathy Neal Gall
  68. Lawrence Anthony Genovese
  69. Martin Carl Genzler
  70. Ruth Lonena Genzler
  71. Jason Girton
  72. Madeline Hazel Glover
  73. Oliver Clarence Glover
  74. Dale Clell Goodroad
  75. Delores Grass
  76. Mark Edward Greenlund
  77. Antonie Hajek
  78. Pearl Celeste Halff
  79. Janice Elaine Hall
  80. Ernest Edward Harris
  81. Roger C. Harris
  82. Edwin Barkley Harry
  83. Doris M. Hausmann
  84. Henry Hausmann
  85. Donald E. Hausmann
  86. Edward Everett Healey
  87. Sheila Maria Heaton
  88. Harry Victor Henricksen
  89. John Fletcher Heraty
  90. Beatrice Judd Hogan
  91. Christopher John Hogan
  92. Cloris M. Hollis
  93. Wilfred Hopkins
  94. Lois Eilene Jackson
  95. Donald F. Johnson
  96. Elmer Harold Johnson
  97. Jamie Edward Johnson
  98. William Marion Johnson
  99. David Evan Jones
  100. Walter Albert Juhnke
  101. Grace Agnes Keiser
  102. Leo Francis Kreber
  103. Delores D. Larvie
  104. Julia Ann Larvie
  105. Noreen Agnes Laughlln
  106. Anna Regina Natwick Lodnell
  107. Edwin Francis Lodnell
  108. Edwin H. Long
  109. Daniel Richard MacArthur
  110. Jeffry Ralph Magner
  111. Norma E. Magner
  112. William Edgar Magner Sr.
  113. Leonard Magnotto
  114. Lucy Magnotto
  115. Jonathon Ward Masters
  116. Stephen Ronald Masters
  117. Timothy Wayne Masters
  118. Harry D. McPherson
  119. Beatrice H. McPherson
  120. Otis W. Matthew
  121. G. William Medley
  122. Annette Mare Melby
  123. Arlin Kilroy Mesteth
  124. Margaret Ann Miller
  125. Burton Harris Millett
  126. Ida Moore
  127. Fred Harold Morrow
  128. Michael James Mortensen
  129. Richard Lee Mundell
  130. Mary Melissa Napier
  131. Gayle Lynn Nemeti
  132. Michael T. Neofer
  133. Hanna New
  134. Cora A. Newsome
  135. Billy Wayne Nobel
  136. Arnold James Ozuna
  137. Ronald Joseph Ozuna
  138. Stanley Julian Ozuna
  139. James Wesley Patrick
  140. Rosa Kathryn Paulsen
  141. Marvin Eugene Pepper
  142. Audrey Jane Petersen
  143. Drucilla Ruth Petersen
  144. Estel Merl Petersen
  145. Freeman Franklin Phillips
  146. Beth Marie Phipps
  147. Carlo Jo Phipps
  148. Lonelle Rae Phipps
  149. Forrest Edgar Picht
  150. Mardell M. Picht
  151. Christine Ruth Quick Bear
  152. Dennis Wayne Quilt
  153. Ronald R. Rathman
  154. Brenda Lea Rawlins
  155. Frances Arlene Rawlins
  156. Lori Jean Rawlins
  157. Julia Ann Rawlins
  158. Edna E. Reaves
  159. Judy Leann Ringenberg
  160. Tammie Jeanette Ringenberg
  161. Neva L. Rippe
  162. Richard Gary Rippe
  163. Mary A. Robbins
  164. Laura A. Robinson
  165. Tina Robinson
  166. Elmer Henry Rohrs
  167. Bernnie Neil Roose
  168. Glenn Alan Root
  169. William H. Rough
  170. Mable Eleanore Ruhe
  171. Cheryl Ann Runestad
  172. Ruthella G. Ruud
  173. Bill Allen Sampsill
  174. Marline Haveman Sampsill
  175. Michael John Sampsill
  176. Ralph Phllip Sampsill
  177. Maxine S. Savely
  178. Mable Alta Schullian
  179. Edna (Alice) Murphy Schuster
  180. Jacob Herman Schweigman
  181. Lucy La Roche Schweigman
  182. Lillian E. Scriver
  183. Randy Lee Shacklett
  184. Claudia Lease Simpson
  185. Eldon LeRoy Smith
  186. Billie Claire Smith
  187. Paula Jean Smith
  188. Carl Eugene Smith
  189. Gerald Wayne Smith
  190. Jane Francis Smith
  191. Nella Ferne Smith
  192. Vinton Parman Smith
  193. Elaine F. Smolnikar
  194. Wilfred Matthew Smolnikar
  195. Louise May Sprague
  196. Louis Star
  197. Annette Star
  198. Alberta Star
  199. John J. Stroup
  200. Geraldine K. Stuart
  201. George Albert Sumners
  202. Mary Louise Swanson
  203. Roger Barner Tadlock
  204. Henry W. Tank
  205. Flora Ellen Taylor
  206. William Edwin Taylor
  207. Shannon Vale Taylor
  208. William Allen Nelson Taylor Jr.
  209. Richard M. Tell
  210. Jean Margorie Thomas
  211. John C. Thomas Sr.
  212. John C. Thomas Jr.
  213. Lisa Hixson Thompson
  214. Paul Thompson
  215. Blake Evans Thornton
  216. James Edward Toutges
  217. Brand Terry Towner
  218. Jennifer Rose Traversie
  219. Jeremy Paul Traversie
  220. Margaret Lamont Turner
  221. Nellie Two Bear
  222. Helen Jean Vanderbeek
  223. Mark Hollister Vanderbeek
  224. Robert H. Vanderbeek
  225. Francis Glenn VanLeuven
  226. Portia Faye VanLeuven
  227. Rosemary Vogt
  228. Anna Vucurevich
  229. Herbert Michael Weisz
  230. Evelyn White Bull
  231. Herbert Loren Whiting
  232. Phyllis Arlene Whiting
  233. Daniel Delano Wickard
  234. Lisa Marie Winsel
  235. Rachel Rae Winsel
  236. Tracy Allen Winsel
  237. Charles J. Young
  238. Anton B. Zieglmeier 

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