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William D Flohr

August 7, 1949 - January 23, 2022

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I have so many great memories of times with Bill and the whole family. I remember him as a kind and upbeat man, who always had a friendly greeting and positive words for me as a child. I know he was loved and will be missed dearly.

Posted by Tanya Schuh on February 18, 2022

Sheryl, Angela, Michael, Sam, and Rudy, Proper words come hard when trying to fully convey my appreciation for Bill's friendship. My first recollection of the Flohr name was when I saw my brother (RC High School class of '69) so literally wounded by the loss of Melody (Gail) and the other cheerleaders in the airplane accident that forever changed your family and the whole of Rapid City. I would see and visit with Bill off and on for a number of years after that, but it was in 1989 that he truly changed my life. It was a normal working day at my boat store when Sam and Bill pulled in (in uniform) and Bill proceeded to tell me (very persuasively) all the reasons that I should consider becoming a reserve deputy for the Pennington County Sheriff's Office. Well, as you know, it was darned hard to say no to Bill when he set his mind to something. He was always there for me when I got certified as a reserve, and I'm not sure which one of us was most proud, him or me. He was my sergeant, mentor, like a big brother, and my good friend, all at the same time. I'm so glad and grateful that he was willing to take a chance and vouch for me, and that I said yes that day. That was Bill's life gift to me, and you know what I mean if someone that you've always looked up to says they believe in you, it's a validation like no other. Bill made a huge and lasting difference in my life, and my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Godspeed 2A34 Your friend always, 2R38

Posted by Jerry Munson on February 8, 2022

Worked with Bill when I was on reserve Thanks for serving

Posted by Allan D Rhian on February 5, 2022

Sheryl - my most sincere condolences. Bill was a special person and I feel so blessed to have known him. May all your special memories comfort you during this difficult time.

Posted by Crystal L Walton on February 5, 2022

Sheryl, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Rudy, my heart goes out to you too!

Posted by Jerroyce on February 4, 2022

Sheryl and family, in this difficult time, Bill is remembered by many. God bless you all.

Posted by Jeannie Kircher on February 4, 2022

There was no better feeling than having Bill back me up on a police call. Once I saw him, I knew things would be OK. Bill used to stop down at the federal building and tell us the best L.E. stories. He had a marvelous sense of humor and he was fearless on the street. Bill was a darn good Democrat too, which is very rare these days in SD for a L.E. officer. Rest In Peace brother. We’ll see you again someday.

Posted by Paul Thielen on February 2, 2022

Sheryl, Angie, Mike and Sam - I was heartbroken to hear about Bill’s passing. My heart goes out to you all. What a great guy Bill was, I remember him very fondly from the SO where he (2A34) and my dad (2A12) worked together. Bill always encouraged me to speak my mind with my dad which I appreciated and of course my dad did not!! He was truly one of my favorite people at the SO. Marsie

Posted by Marsia Geldert-Murphey on February 1, 2022

Sheryl and family. My condolences on your loss. I spoke to Bill countless times while he was waiting for Sheryl to get off work. Always had a kind word, a quick hello and a smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Kevin Foster on February 1, 2022

To Bill's loved ones, My heart aches for your loss. Bill was a great guy and taught me a lot when I was a dispatcher. He always had a smile and a story. Rest in peace 2A34.

Posted by Debra Hammer Jensen on January 31, 2022

My thoughts and prayers to the Flora family. My dad, Pat Burke, was Bill’s boss so I remember Bill from the sheriffs office. May your happy memories of Bill bring you comfort through this hard time.

Posted by Linda Lauziere on January 30, 2022

Sheryl, Sam and family. We are saddened to hear of Bill's passing. We will never forget the many, truly great, times so many of us had together, both on and off duty. Rest in peace Brother Bill! Until we meet again...

Posted by Ray and Danette Eggleston on January 29, 2022

So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing away. Enjoyed the years we worked together at the PCSO. Prayers for the family.

Posted by Robert Grass on January 29, 2022

Rapid City High School Class of 1967 has been saddened by the passing of one of our classmates. May your memories and love bring you peace at this difficult time.

Posted by RC High School Class of 1967 on January 29, 2022

Flohr family, Praying for you all. Losing a loved one is so difficult and life-changing. Forever. I have so many memories of working with Bill (2A34 🙂) and listening to the many stories he and my husband would share with delight. They obviously had many escapades together!! Now they can laugh and laugh and laugh together in Heaven. With love and fervent prayers, PJ Bahr

Posted by PJ Bahr on January 27, 2022

So sorry to hear of Bill's passing....knew Bill in Junior High and High School....he was a great guy, always smiling and condolences and prayers to all Bill's family....

Posted by Price Shearn on January 27, 2022

My condolences and prayers to Bill Flohr's family. (I knew Bill and Sam from the Pennington County Sheriff's office when I worked in the Civil dept as a college work-study.) They were both great people to work with.

Posted by Tina on January 27, 2022

Sheryl and family you’re in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories of Bill bring you comfort. With our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Deb & Doug Frisk on January 26, 2022

Sheryl, we are thinking of you and the family at this difficult time. Bill will always be with you...your memories will keep him forever in your heart.

Posted by Connie Huntington on January 26, 2022

I counted Bill as a good close friend. Though we began our friendship off with some difficulty, we worked together very well. He taught me a lot about Law Enforcement. He was a great co-worker. Bill will be missed very much. My prayers to Sheryl, Mike, Angela, Sam and Rudy. JW

Posted by JW Hansen on January 25, 2022

I pray for Bill, Sheryl, and family during this time of loss. May the peace and the Love of our Lord be with you all!

Posted by Wayne Keefe on January 24, 2022

I'm so very sorry to hear of Bill passing away . Bill you will always be in our hearts. I will always cherish the stories of you and my dad while you both were deputies with Pennington County Sheriff's Office. Cheryl, Angie and Mike I send hugs to you. God bless you all. Lisa Cosand

Posted by Lisa Nagel-Cosand on January 24, 2022

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