User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


81° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Former AIM Activist Theda Clarke Dies

October 11, 2011, 12:07 PM

SIOUX FALLS, SD - A woman in her 80s who was suspected but never charged in the 1975 killing of a fellow American Indian Movement activist has died at a nursing home in western Nebraska.

Michael Selzler of Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge says Theda Clarke died Saturday and arrangements were being made.

Clarke, according to court records, had been suffering from the effects of a stroke, dementia, diabetes and other ailments. Her exact age could not be confirmed.

In December, she was ruled competent to testify in the murder trial of John Graham but exercised her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.

Clarke graduated from St. Francis Indian School and began a nursing career at St. Mary's School for Nursing in Kansas City, later working on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


You may also like

Heavy Rains Flood Sioux Falls

8/28/2015 5:47 AM

While intersections are open on Friday morning, many are still cleaning up after Thursday's torrential downpour in Sioux Falls.

Full Story | Watch
Many Sioux Falls Streets Flooded Following Heavy Rain

8/27/2015 9:09 PM

Heavy rainfall Thursday evening caused flash flooding across Sioux Falls.

Full Story
City Officials React To 'Monster' Storm

8/28/2015 11:01 AM

Public Works Director Mark Cotter said the city's infrastructure performed well on Thursday against the rain.

Full Story | Watch
Authorities Searching For Attempted Abduction Suspect

8/31/2015 5:34 AM

Deuel County Emergency Management said the girl was able to escape when a man attempted to take her.

Full Story
Incident In Yankton Under Investigation

9/2/2015 4:10 AM

The parking lot of Ferdig's Transmissions & Exhaust appears to be a focus of the investigation.  A mobile command post is set up at the s...

Full Story


Events