Obituary — Father Michael Hight

Fr. Michael Hight, 68, passed away May 14 at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital. 

He and his twin brother, Mark, were born May 1, 1954, in Rapid City to Robert and Lorraine (Clark) Hight.

He attended the University of S.D., Vermillion, and Black Hills State University, Spearfish. He was a graduate of St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minn. January 18, 1982, he was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Rapid City by Bishop Harold J. Dimmerling.

He is survived by his mother, Lorraine; brothers Bob, Paul and Pat Hight. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert, and brother Mark.

Services for Father Hight will be at St. Therese the Little Flower Church, Rapid City. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 18 from 5 – 7 p.m., with a wake beginning at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial for Father Hight will be held Thursday, May 19 at 10 am. Bishop Peter Muhich will be the presider, Fr. Ron Garry will be the homilist and priests of the diocese will concelebrate. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary, Cemetery, Rapid City.




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