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Funeral services will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM (Mountain).

The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints
2250 Moon Meadows Drive
Rapid City, South Dakota

Pine Lawn Cemetery
Rapid City, South Dakota
A visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at:
The Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints
2250 Moon Meadows Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701

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In memory of

Ronald "Ron" Beaumont

of Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Monday, September 6, 2021 at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City at the age of 69

Ronald William Beaumont, age 69, passed from this world surrounded by loved ones on September 6, 2021, in Rapid City, South Dakota due to complications from COVID-19.

Ron was born to William and Maxine (Stenberg) Beaumont on December 11, 1951, in Hettinger, North Dakota. He joined his brother, Mark, and the family grew to seven after his sisters, Sue and Michelle, and his brother, Dale, were born into the family.

Ron graduated from Hettinger High School in 1970.

Ron married Mardonna “Mardi” Felt Hulm and moved to Rapid City in 1972. After three years in Rapid City, they moved back to Hettinger, where Ron owned and operated the retail clothing store “Beaumont’s Men and Boys Wear”. Ron and Mardi were blessed with two beautiful children, Ronald Jr. “Buker” in 1975 and Megan in 1979.

After realizing how much he missed the Black Hills, Ron and his family returned to Rapid City in 1979, at which time Ron started his lifelong career with Forest Products Distributors.

In 2006, Ron married Wendy Lesselyoung and became a dad to Wendy’s five wonderful children: Jordan, Chaney, Afton, Mandy, and Connor. Ron and Wendy enjoyed their time together riding horses, being involved in the rodeo circuit, watching soccer, hunting with the boys, fishing, ATV’ing, and spending time with their kids, grandkids, and furry friends.

In 2020, Ron’s time at Forest Products came to an end, as Ron started an exciting new business venture with Wendy, as Co-Founder, Owner and Operator of The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA). Wendy will proudly move onward with TSPA, knowing Ron will be watching her every move from above.

Ron was never one who liked to sit still. He always had to be on the move. His many joys in life were being a Boy Scout Leader, coaching, motorcycle riding, hunting, fishing, ATV’ing, horseback riding, or doing anything to be outside in the beautiful Black Hills. Ron was always the life of the party, and his smile would be the one to light up the room and make anyone feel welcome and happy.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Wendy, and their furry family members, Dove, Zippee, and Ranger, all of Rapid City; children: Buker (Amy) Beaumont of Rapid City, Megan (Anders) Fjeld of Lierskogen, Norway, Jordan (Dallas) Smith of Mesa, AZ, Chaney Burns of Philip, SD, Afton (Gabe) Sandal of Wall, SD, Mandy Burns of Philip, SD, and Connor Burns of Mitchell, SD; grandchildren: Derek, Dallas, Annika, Nikolai, Nash, Beau, Boone, Zion, and Tyce; brothers and sisters, Mark, Sue (Todd), Michelle “Mimi” (Paul), and Dale (Nancy); their furry family members, Dove, Zippee, and Ranger; plus many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.

Ron is preceded in death by his parents, William Beaumont and Maxine Morgan.

A visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at The Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints, 2250 Moon Meadows Drive, in Rapid City.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, at the church.

Interment will follow at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Rapid City.

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 6-7:30 p.m.
The Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints
2250 Moon Meadows Drive
Rapid City, SD

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 10:00 a.m.
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints
Rapid City, South Dakota

Bishop Joseph Wright

Hank Kohlbran - Organist
Congregational Hymns
“Nearer My God To Thee”
“God Be With You Till We Meet Again”
Nicole Taylor - Vocalist - “Be Still My Soul”
Recessional Music
Jared and Mason Taylor - Cellists

Matthew Slagle - Ross Tanner - Donald Ullman

Derek Beaumont - Chaney Burns - Connor Burns
Anders Fjeld - Gabe Sandal - Dallas Smith

All Relatives and Friends in Attendance

Pine Lawn Cemetery
Rapid City, South Dakota

  • Prayers for comfort and peace. ~ Tanya McIlravy Philip (9/14/2021)
  • Our sincere condolences from me and everyone at Runnings ~ Lowell Heinrich/Runnings Caputa, SD (9/14/2021)
  • Wendy, Bill and I send our sincere condolences. ~ Barb Bacon Rapid City SD (9/11/2021)
  • Wendy, Bill and I send our sincere condolences. ~ Barb Bacon Rapid City SD (9/11/2021)
  • Dear Wendy and family, We are deeply saddened for your loss of Ron. May the Lord hold you in the palm of his hand as you walk through this difficult time. Love and prayers. ~ Marty and Debbie Hansen Philip (9/11/2021)
  • We are so very sad to learn of Ron's passing; we had known him for so long and will miss his wonderful smile and great sense of humor; he and my brother, Alan, were best friends and now they are together again in Heaven! We offer all of his family our heartfelt condolences and pray that the Lord will bless and keep you in the days to come! ~ Gary & Sally Gunther Colorado Springs, CO (9/10/2021)
  • Wendy, so sorry to hear of the loss of Ron. Prayers and Hugs to you. ~ Peggy Parsons Milesville SD (9/9/2021)
  • I can Hardly put into Words How much I will Miss Ron. I have known Him for as long as I have lived here and He was one of the Nicest People I have known. His Family meant Everything to Him and this is Such a Loss for Everyone that knew Him. Keeping your Family in My Thoughts as you go through this Very Difficult Time ~ Teri Heid Rapid City (9/9/2021)
  • I worked with Ron and Buker for many years at FPD. Ron was a talented and ethical salesman. Was deeply moved that he took a stand on my behalf when I left that career. A very good man and deep sympathy to his entire family. ~ Chris Legner Rapid City (9/9/2021)
  • Megan, Buker and Family - We are very sorry to hear about your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ~ Shane Weisgram (9/9/2021)
  • We are so sad to hear about Ron. Although we haven't seen him for several years, we have lots of fond memories of family get-togethers. You are all in our prayers as we pray for healing in the days ahead. ~ Roger & Vicki Roehl Mandan, ND (9/8/2021)
  • Wendy
    So sorry to hear this news. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you and your family.
    ~ Rich & Annette Dalzell Lemmon, SD (9/8/2021)