State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
HOUSE COMMEMORATION NO. 1043
Introduced by: Representatives Nelson (Stace), Fargen, Hunhoff (Bernie), Kloucek, Russell,
Steele, and Tornow and Senator Putnam
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota
Highway Patrolman Captain Rod Olerud upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years
of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman.
WHEREAS, Captain Olerud, with the generous support of his family, served South
Dakotans with selfless dedication to their safety; and
WHEREAS, the actions, performance, and tenure of Captain Olerud were in keeping with
the highest traditions of the South Dakota Highway Patrol:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-seventh Legislature of
the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature honors, commends, and thanks South Dakota
Highway Patrolman Captain Rod Olerud for his outstanding career commitment and service to
the citizens of South Dakota.