Cleo Faye Martin died July 21, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Services were held on Friday, July 26, at Black Hills National Cemetery.
She was born March 6, 1935 in Dupree, South Dakota to Clyde and Florence Campbell. She moved to Pierre, SD, in 1952-53 while her father, Clarence Grage, was employed at Oahe Damn.
Cleo married Larry D Martin, Onida, on December 21, 1955 in Rapid City, SD. She was employed by the State of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD, and the banking industry as a teller and a loan officer in Rapid City, SD. She was also employed while in Denver, Colorado, with Wilferly Equipment Company. Her interests and pass times throughout her life included reading, baking, gardening, and playing the organ.
Cleo is preceded in death by her mother, Florence, and her adopted father, Clarence Grage. She is survived by her husband, Larry Martin, Rapid City; her daughter Pamela (Roger) Burg of Kemmerer, WY; her grandson Ryan Pawlowski, Rock Springs, WY, and three great grandchildren, Claire, Jackson, and Luke; her brother Ralph J Grage, Colorado Springs, CO; her sister, Patsy Kringel, Pierre, SD; her sister Janice (Doug) Beemer, Ft Pierre, SD, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
In lieu of flowers please send donation to American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are with Kirk Funeral Home of Rapid City, www.kirkfuneralhome