BIDNE, SILAS N. - Moody County, South Dakota | SILAS N. BIDNE - South Dakota Gravestone Photos

Silas N. BIDNE

Union - Flandreau Cemetery
Moody County,
South Dakota

Silas N. Bidne

Birth: Mar. 21, 1907
Moody County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1972
Moody County
South Dakota, USA

Silas Bidne, Local Businessman Dies

Silas Bidne, a second generation businessman in Flandreau died Monday night[July 17, 1972]in the Flandreau hospital, the victim of cancer. Mr. Bidne operated the Bidne Shoe Store here since 1939, an operation that was started by his father, Knute Bidne, back in 1896.

Mr. Bidne was born in Flandreau on March 21, 1907, and attended the Flandreau public schools, graduating in 1925. He attended SDSU for one year and four years at the Minneapolis Art School.

He returned to Flandreau where he operated the Bidne Shoe Store until his death. He was united in marriage to Betty Beach on June 9, 1949, and she died in 1969. They had no children. He was a member of the Flandreau Civic and Commerce Association for many years.

He is survived by one sister, Gertrude Bidne, of Flandreau; three brothers, Bernell of Albert Lea, Minnesota, Selmer of Flandreau and Leonard of Lexington, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one sister and two brothers. Funeral services will be held Thursday at the United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Flandreau Cemetery.

Moody County Enterprise
July 19, 1972

Contributed on 3/17/16

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 236493

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.

Thank you for visiting the South Dakota Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in South Dakota, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 3/17/16 • Approved: 3/18/16 • Last Updated: 3/21/16 • R236493-G0-S3

Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login