Connie Raye Baertsch
August 18, 2017
Connie Raye Volin Baertsch, 64, Rapid City, passed away suddenly but peacefully at home Monday, July 30, 2017.
She was born August 14, 1952 to Charles "Toots" and Peggy (Meade) Volin in Belle Fourche, SD, and was granddaughter to Jean (Meade) Elmore. She lived her early years on the Volin homestead in South Dakota. She treasured her memories of her time on the ranch and the antics with her siblings. The family then moved to Rapid City in 1961. Connie attended St. Martins Academy and was a proud member of the first graduating class of Rapid City Stevens in 1970.
She met Steve Baertsch on a b...