Pauline Kirkbride

Pauline Kirkbride, 94, of Belle Fourche, S.D., died Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at Belle Fourche Long Term Health Care Center.

She was born July 26, 1906, in Vermont, a daughter of Willis and Lillian Easley McCormick. She married Merle Kirkbride on Sept. 25, 1933. He died in 1983.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Margot Erickson; one grandson; one sister, Amy Smith; and one brother, Hale McCormick on April 28, 2001.

She is survived by one sister, Ramona Alvadj of Champaign; one son-in-law, Wally Erickson of South Dakota; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

She and her husband moved to Belle Fourche in 1947. They operated a flower shop and greenhouse in Elkhorn until retirement in the late 1960s.

She was a lifetime member of P.E.O. since 1927.

Graveside services were held April 23, 2001, at the Pine Slope Cemetery in Bell Fourche.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/16/2001

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