Duane Flynn

Duane Scott ‘Dewey’ Flynn, 50, Belle Fourche, died Monday, July 16, 2012 as the result of a drowning accident.

Duane Flynn

Posted on July 26, 2012

He was born January 14, 1962 in Bowman, N.D. to Donald and Bonnie (Randall) Flynn.  He graduated from Scranton High School and attended Dickinson State University.

Duane married Tina Schroeder on July 26, 1986 in Dickinson, N.D. and they later moved to Rapid City. To this union four children were born, Tara, Ryan (deceased), Ashley and Rochelle.  Duane worked various jobs including the oil fields in North Dakota.

Duane touched many lives and had a contagious laugh.  He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and camping.  He was a motorcycle enthusiast and regularly attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Duane especially loved spending time with his daughters, family and friends

He is survived by his three daughters, Tara, Ashley and Rochelle Flynn all of Rapid City; his significant other, Tana O’Connor, her children, Dallas, Desiree and Duehl Lamm and Tommi O’Connor; his father, Donald (Edna) Flynn, Bismarck, N.D.; his mother, Bonnie (Lawrance) Rowley, Black Hawk; three brothers, Steve Flynn, Bismarck, N.D.; Tom (Terri) Flynn, Calif., and Darrell (Karen) Flynn, Bismarck; his sister, Donna (Roger) Urbanec, Black Hawk; his step-sister, Sara Rowley, Rapid City and numerous nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his son Ryan, Aug. 7, 1994, and his grandparents.

Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012 at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the funeral home with Deacon John Osnes officiating.  Interment followed at the Black Hawk Valley View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wells Fargo Bank or Great Western Bank.

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