03/10/2018 - Lynnis Kay Beem
Memorial services for Lynnis Kay Beem, age 75, will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Activity Center in Martin, SD with Rev. Harold Marshall and Pastor Douglas Free officiating.
Burial will be on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Martin City Cemetery in Martin, SD.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rapid City, SD with funeral services starting at 1:00 PM.
Lynnis was born on October 13, 1942 in Pine Ridge, SD to Philip and Ester (Yellow Hair) Marshall. She made her journey to the Spirit World on March 1, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospice House in Rapid City, SD.
Lynnis attended boarding school in Pine Ridge, SD and gradated high school from the BennettCountyHigh School in Martin, SD. Lynnis started working at the age of 12 at the Home Café in Martin, SD; she also worked a number of years for the Headstart Program in Pine Ridge and Porcupine. Lynnis married Arnold Beem on January 6, 1963 in Gordon, NE, and to this union, three children were born, Richard, Babe, and Patrick.
Lynnis loved to sew, garden, and watch Wheel of Fortune; she was also a strong supporter for saving the buffalo and starting a buffalo herd within the entire United States. Lynnis finished her working career working for the Intertribal Bison Co-op.
Lynnis is survived by spouse Arnold Beem of Rapid City, SD; children Babe Olson of White Clay, NE and Patrick Beem of Rapid City, SD; siblings Avril (Jim) Livermont of Wanblee, SD and Marvin (Valerie) Marshall of Madison, SD; grandchildren Katie Beem of Blackhawk, SD, Owen Olson of Martin, SD, Whitney Fear of Glyndon, MN, Kalen Cummings of Sturgis, SD, and Kiara Jackson of Rapid City, SD; great-grandchildren Katelyn Olson of Martin, SD, Bella Fear and Remy Fear of Glyndon, MN, and Emery Lynn Martin of Blackhawk, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lynnis was preceded in death by parents Philip and Ester Marshall; son Richard Beem; siblings Louise Stoefen, Thomas Marshall, Darwin Marshall, Charlotte Anderson, William Marshall, Clifford Marshall, and Carol Standing Bear; and niece Leann Livermont.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Lynnis Kay Beem.
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