Charles L. "Larry" Fanning, age 77, of Martin, S.D., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at his home in Martin.
Charles Loren Fanning, better known as Larry to his family and friends, was born March 1, 1934, in Martin, the son of Cameron and Marcella (McLaughlin) Fanning. He grew up in the Martin area graduating from Bennett County High School in 1950.
Larry enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, Larry attended college at Cal Poly. Upon graduation he returned to Martin where he worked for the U.S.