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Barbara L. Storm

March 27, 1932 — February 21, 2019

Barbara L. Storm, age 86 of Belle Fourche, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Belle Fourche Healthcare Center.

Funeral services will be held 10 am Saturday, February 23, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Belle Fourche.  Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will take place in Moore Hill Cemetery, near Hulett WY.  Funeral arrangements are with Leverington Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche.

Barbara L. Shelden, was born March 27, 1932 in Alzada, Montana.  She was the daughter of Louis and Etta (Richardson) Shelden.  Barb grew up near Hulett WY and in 1949, at the age of 17, she received her Teachers Certificate from Black Hills Teachers College in Spearfish. Barb taught school for many years, and she loved her job. She also loved the kids very much.  She was a teacher in Hulett WY, Sundance WY, Riverton WY, and Billings MT.  From 1970 to 1982 she taught school in Gillette WY.  Teaching history and English were her favorite subjects.  In 1986 she was united in marriage to James Storm.  Together they enjoyed 23 years of marriage until his death in 2009.  In March of 2016, Barb moved into the Belle Fourche Health Care Center, where she has lived since.  Barb was a kind woman who loved a conversation.  She was faithful to the Lord and she now is free from her cancer. She is with her Savior, healed and feeling wonderful again. 

Barbara is survived by her sister, Lella Smith of Rapid City; and nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her faithful friend, Rachel Reynolds of Belle Fourche.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband, James Storm; Brothers, Louis “Happy” Shelden and Danny Shelden; and sister, Jean Dabney.

Celebration of Life

10:00 A.M. – Saturday – February 23, 2019

First Baptist Church

Belle Fourche, South Dakota



Pastor Tim Smith


Special Music

“The Old Rugged Cross”, “Come to Jesus”

Deb Leverington, soloist

Cong. Hymn – “Amazing Grace”

Renae McAmis, pianist



Moore Hill Cemetery

Hulett, Wyoming


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