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Neal Carpentier

Neal Carpentier

Neal "Buzz" Carpentier, Spokane Valley, WA, formerly of Parkston, SD, passed away April 20, 2014 under hospice care. Neal was born April 16, 1942 to Frank and Flora Carpentier. He grew and graduated from Parkston High School. He joined the US Marine Reserve. he was honorably discharged and became an over the road truck driver. When he retired he enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with Max, his dog and his good friend John. He is survived by his daughter Pamela Broom and husband Randy of Warrenville, SC; son Michael Carpentier and wife Brenda of Mitchell, SD; sister Jackie Maeschen of Auburn, WA; brother Jerome Carpentier and wife Cheryl of Parkston, SD; Grandchildren Craig, Cory, Brad, Taylor and Kadie; Great Granddaughter Lilliana and several nieces and nephews. Neal was preceded in death by his parents. Private arrangements are being made by the family, with burial in the Veterans Cemetery Mitchell, SD.