RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Lemoine Trout, 58, died Feb. 7, 2002, at his home in Rapid City.
He was born March 24, 1943, to Norval R. and Viola D. (Scott) Trout at Lincoln. He graduated from Alliance High School in 1961. He received his bachelor of science degree from Black Hills State University in 1966 and his master of education from Black Hills State University in 1971.
On July 3, 1964, he married Shirley Waters in Rapid City. He began his teaching and coaching career in McCook in 1966, before moving to North Platte in 1967. In 1969, the family moved to Rapid City. He began teaching at Stevens High School in 1982, where his athletes won numerous conference, regional and state championships. He was inducted into the Black Hills State University Athletic Hall in 2000 and the Rapid City Sports/Officials Hall in 2001. He was named Teacher of the Year three times.
He was a member of Canyon Lake United Methodist Church, Rapid City Education Association, South Dakota Education Association, National Education Association, South Dakota Coaches Association, National High School Coaches Association and Elks Lodge No. 1187.
He was preceded in death by his father, Norval.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley of Rapid City; three sons, Greg and wife, Tammy of Casper, Wyo., Tim of Waltham, Mass., Jeff and wife, Trina of Sioux Falls, SD; his mother, Viola of McCook; one sister, Fauna and husband, Jim Allen of Coleville, Wash.; and three grandchildren.
Services were Feb. 11, 2002 at the Carol Heier Gymnasium at Stevens High School with Rev. Bob Ruedebusch officiating. Interment was at the Pine Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church and the Lemoine Trout Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Courtesy notice by Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook.