HOUSE COMMEMORATION NO. 1046
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 Sergeant Gene Barthel upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of
service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman.
WHEREAS, Sergeant Barthel, with the generous support of his family, served South Dakotans
with selfless dedication to their safety; and
WHEREAS, the actions, performance, and tenure of Sergeant Barthel 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 Sergeant Gene Barthel for his outstanding career commitment and service to the citizens
of South Dakota.
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