Regina Ducheneaux

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May 3, 1941 — September 10, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial for Regina Ducheneaux, 76, of Eagle Butte will be at 11 AM MT, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Cheyenne Eagle Butte Auditorium. Burial will be in Mossman Cemetery un-der the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Visitation will start at 6 PM Thursday with a wake service at 7 PM at All Saints Catholic Church. Regina passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. In lieu of flowers memorials to be directed to the Lisa Farlee Scholarship c/o Eagle Butte State Bank or a charity of your choice.

“Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.” We’d heard Dad butcher this quote like he had count-less song lyrics and quotations from others. “Give me a lever and where to put it,” was one of his misconstruc-tions. When Mom died we finally realized that,in spite of misspeaking it, Dad knew exactly what Archimedes meant. It wasn’t about physics at all but a Foundation in a more meta-phorical sense and Dad had the good fortune of knowing his for “52 misera-ble God Damned years” before he left this world for what-ever is next. The Foundation of all we know was freed of her earthly bonds and the next chapter of the greatest love story we know be-gan on September 10th when Regina Rose Ducheneaux went to be with the love of her life and the other family members that left this Earth before her.

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