Laddie Erwin Schiess
Laddie, approximate photo date 1980
Missing since: 05/24/1980
Bonneville County, Idaho
Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing
Date of Birth: 08/29/1941 (78)
Age at time of disappearance: 38 years old
Height / Weight: 5'8 - 6'0, 150 - 200 pounds
Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair.
Details at time of disappearance: Laddie disappeared with his daughter, Toni Schiess, and two others, Larry Hill and Larry's son, Rex Hill, from Bonneville County, Idaho on May 24, 1980. They were on a fourteen-foot aluminum boat out on the Palisades Reservoir with four other people when the boat capsized about one hundred yards from shore, just south of Big Elk Creek.
The water was 120 feet deep, the weather was bad and the surface water temperature was 51 degrees. Four of the passengers were rescued, but Rex, Larry, Laddie and Toni disappeared and could not be found despite extensive search efforts. They are presumed drowned.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Bonneville County Sheriff's Office
Other information: NamUs
Idaho Bureau of Criminal Investigation
The Rapid City Journal
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated June 29, 2018