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La Verne loved the farm and wasn’t afraid to try new things.
He was raised on the family farm south of Draper SD.She is survived by her two daughters, Dona Kerwin of Milaca, MN and Karen (Gene) Huddleston of Ramona, SD; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, one great great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. Burial, with full military honors, will be Friday, Dec.Donald Wayne Cromwell, 86, of Draper, SD, passed away December 16, 2017 at Avera Maryhouse, Pierre. 22, at pm at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis.La Verne believed that health, family, and friends were the most important things in life, because without them you have nothing.Bubba loved to be with friends whether it was a big trip to Wendover, NV or just having company at the house.Myrtle ran the local café and Alex was the deputy sheriff and operated the bar.
For many years, Myrtle also worked at the Lyman County Highway Department Office as a clerk. In her spare time, she loved to quilt and do art painting.
A stem cell transplant wasn’t 100% successful but did extend his life.
A year later he lost kidney function and had kidney dialysis three days a week in Pierre.
He enjoyed talking with farmers about the weather and about the old days. La Verne and Willis put in 6000 acres of milo and it took 14 combines two weeks to harvest the 80 bushel/acre crop.
Long days in the tractor might have kept him from the family at times but the reunion at the end of the day was all the more sweet.
To this union, four children were born: Ruth, Edith, Jean and Warren.