Larry Archambeau Sr., Sioux FallsLarry Dean Archambeau Sr., 68, formerly of Wagner, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Sanford/USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls.
Larry Dean Archambeau Sr., 68, formerly of Wagner, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Sanford/USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Marty. Burial will be in the church cemetery, Marty. Wake services began Monday and will continue at 8 p.m. today at the National Guard Armory, Wagner.
Arrangements are under the direction of Crosby-Jaeger Funeral Home, Wagner.
He was born on Dec. 10, 1942, in Wagner, to Percy and Helen (Bernie) Archambear.
He grew up in Greenwood where he farmed and ranched.
He attended St. Paul Indian Mission, Marty and later graduated from Stephan High School while working on Big Bend Dam on the Crow Creek Reservation.
He attended Barnes School of Business, Denver, Colo. He was past chairman of the National Indian Cattlemen’s Association; served on the YST Business and Claims Committee and held other positions within the tribe. His last job before retirement was working as Yankton Sioux Tribe Gaming Commissioner.
He is survived by three sons; Richard; and Larry, all of Lake Andes; Ronald, Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; three sisters: Priscilla Lee and husband Donald, Omaha, Neb.; Karen Archambeau and Helen Cournoyer, both of Wagner; a brother, Stanton Archambeau, Greenwood; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and 10 siblings: Clarence, Kenneth, Raymond, Francis, Louie, John, Gordon and Michael; and sister, Valerie and Debra.
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