Orville LaPlante


Died November 1, 2020

  • Orville LaPlante
    Orville LaPlante

Orville LaPlante, 77, of Eagle Butte entered the Spirit World Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Avera-St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre.

Orville is survived his wife, Barb LaPlante of Eagle Butte; five sons: Dana LaPlante of Derby, KS, William LaPlante of Bismarck, ND, Dakota LaPlante of Minneapolis, MN, Jacob LaPlante of Rapid City, and Winston Fischer of Eagle Butte; four daughters: Anne LaPlante of Lawrence, KS, Kristy O’Rourke of Porcupine, SD, Lisa Marshall-Velez of Pensacola, FL and Emma LaPlante of Ellsworth; three brothers, Philip Blue Coat of On The Tree, Leroy LaPlante of Eagle Butte, and Allen LaPlante of Sturgis; eight sisters: Faye Rousseau of White Horse, Ina Traversie, Carla Blue Coat, and Carrie Blue Coat of Eagle Butte, Reba Three Legs of On The Tree, Rita Birkeland of Dupree, Edie Knight of Cherry Creek, and Laverne Cummings of Sturgis; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Friday, November 6, 2020 at the CRST Powwow Grounds at Eagle Butte with Pastor Mark Richardson and Rol Bradford officiating. Burial was at the Eagle Butte Community Cemetery.

Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte was in charge of arrangements.