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August 5th, 2014

Edna E. Buckles_________________

Edna Elna Buckles, age 95 of Rapid City, S.D., died July 30, 2014, at the Clarkson Health Care Facility in Rapid City.
Edna Elna Hicks was born December 7, 1918, at Martin, the seventh of 10 children born to Arthur and Blanche (Frickey) Hicks. Growing up on her parents’ farm near Martin gave her a love of the land and the rural life.
Following her schooling, she worked as a waitress when she met a blue-eyed truck driver named Charles Ira Buckles. She married Charlie on November 12, 1941. To this union, two sons were born, Richard Charles and Keith Douglas.


July 30th

Maurice F. Young_______________________________

Maurice Frank Young, age 80, of Martin, S.D., died July 21, 2014, at the Bennett County Nursing Home in Martin.
Maurice Frank Young was born June 17, 1934, at home on the ranch in the Wanblee area. He grew up in Wanblee, and attended first grade in Kadoka. He then went with the Shriners to Minneapolis for a couple years where he received his education. After a polio outbreak, his parents brought him back to the ranch.


July 23rd