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Lake Norden in Hamlin County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Larry D. Steffensen

Mayor of Lake Norden

Larry D. Steffensen Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2022
1. Larry D. Steffensen Marker
Larry D. Steffensen
November 11, 1937 – February 23, 2004
Mayor of Lake Norden
1969 – 2004

Mayor Larry Steffensen worked unceasingly for our community. Much of the progress that you see in our town today is a result of the efforts and visions of a man that worked generously and diligently to provide a greater quality of life for everyone. Born on a farm near Lake Norden, Larry Steffensen graduated from Lake Norden High School in 1955. He continued his education by attending South Dakota State University. During his thirty-five year reign as Mayor of Lake Norden, Larry Steffensen continued to promote our town as an excellent place to live and invest. Mayor Steffensen was determined to see Lake Norden grow and prosper. Mayor Steffensen was to Lake Norden, what all successful small towns desperately need, a leader with a vision and passion for his hometown. In addition to his all encompassing commitment to various community activities over the years, Mayor Steffensen excelled as a loving husband, father and grandfather who raised his family with strong moral values.

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life to join the Lake Norden community in remembering Mayor Larry Steffensen as a man with a dream, dedicated to the economic development and well being of the town of Lake Norden.
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1969.
Location. 44° 34.84′ N, 97° 12.655′ W. Marker is in Lake Norden, South Dakota, in Hamlin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and Dakota Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Norden SD 57248, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Dakota Central Railroad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armed Services Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hamlin County South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (approx. 7.8 miles away); Hamlin Co. (approx. 7.8 miles away); Castlewood, South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away).
Larry D. Steffensen Marker, from the east image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2022
2. Larry D. Steffensen Marker, from the east
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2022. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2022.

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