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Sebastian "Butch" Black

September 26, 1949 — March 30, 2024

Sebastian “Butch” Black, 74, passed away on March 30, 2024. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 21, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Pkwy, Bismarck. A luncheon will follow for family and friends to gather and celebrate Butch’s life.

Burial will be held at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. 

Sebastian "Butch" Black was born September 26, 1949 in Rugby, North Dakota to Eleanor and Frank Black.  He was reared and educated in New Rockford. Butch moved to Devils Lake when he was 21 and worked for Congress liquors and Klemetsrud Plumbing & Heating. Butch served in the Army as rank SP4 stationed in FT. Louis Washington from Feb. 1, 1967 until being Honorably discharged in 1970.

Butch met and married Lorraine Svercl in 1976 and together they raised three children. He lived and breathed fishing and hunting. He loved children, he was the happiest when he was with his family either camping and fishing or walking corn fields chasing out pheasants. Butch was a wise man who had a solution to fix almost everything.

He is survived by his children, Tiffany Black, Huron, SD, Aaron Black, Bismarck, ND, Ashley Black, Mandan, ND, and stepdaughter, Ayla (Sean) Duffield, Missoula, MT; and ten grandchildren, Colton Black, Keaton Black, Braden Demarce, Anthony Contreras Jr, Alec  Contreras, Jamison Demarce, Kristian Demarce, Kaelyn Duffield, Jordan Duffield and Ella Duffield.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brothers, Denver and  David;   and nephews, Dustin and Denny Black.

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Service Schedule

Upcoming Services

Memorial Service

Friday, June 21, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, ND 58503

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Friday, June 21, 2024

North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery

, Mandan, ND 58554

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