Richard J. (“Rick”) Ducheneaux

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May 1, 1922 – May 28, 2018had


Funeral services for Richard “Rick” J. Ducheneaux, 52, of Eagle Butte were held Wednesday June 13, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte with Fr. Dan Juelfs officiating. Burial was at St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery in Promise under the direction of the Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge. Rick passed away on June 5, 2018 in Rapid City. Richard (Rick) Jason Ducheneaux was born to Arlene (Claymore) and Richard Ducheneaux on January 21, 1966 in Eagle Butte. He spent his early years in Kansas and Missouri with his Aunt Elmira and Uncle Reuben. When he was old enough to go to school he came home to the ranch at Armstrong Country and attended C-EB School, where he participated in football, basketball, wrestling, rodeo and boxing. Rick obtained his GED and then went to welding school and graduated with honors with a 4.0 GPA from Bismarck State College in 1985. In July of that same year, Rick’s first son, Kurtis James, was born. Rick returned to the Eagle Butte area and helped his father on the ranch. He also worked for many area ranchers. He met Krissy Fast Horse and moved to LaPlante, where they made a home for themselves and their six children: Destini Raquel, Kelbi Jade, Abbie Danielle, Straten Charles Douglas, Calvin Paul and Rae’jynn Leigh.

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