Eileen Crouch


Eileen T. “Poody” Crouch was born May 27, 1940, in Custer, S.D., to James Francis and Mary Madeline (Gaertner) Michaud.

She died peacefully at her home in Hill City, S.D., Feb. 17, 2019. She was 78.

Eileen is survived by her husband, Paul Crouch of Hill City; children, Tony (Sheryl) Klein of Mesa, Colo., Rene (Paul) Gonzales of Las Vegas, Nev., Joe (Julie) Klein and Shawn (Sheryl) Klein, both  of Hill City; brothers, Jim (Carol) Michaud of Rapid City, S.D., and Mike Michaud of Custer; sisters, Monty Murry  of Alaska and Pat Tracy of Gillette, Wyo.; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A private family interment was held at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D.