Dorothy Foreman

Dorothy Jean (Degarimore Reams) Foreman was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Bremmerton, Wash., to Ora and Clemma (Simmons) Degarimore.
She received her A.B.A. from Cottey College, Nevada, Mo., her B.A. from Yankton (S.D.) College and her Masters in learning disabilities from Kansas University. She taught in Bonesteel, S.D., Herington, Kan., and Olathe, Kan.
She met her husband, Frederick Bryan Foreman (of Lead, S.D.), at Yankton College after he returned from service in WWII. They married in December 1946.
Following retirement, she and Fred moved to Custer, S.D., where she taught at the Youth Forestry Camp in Custer State Park and actively volunteered in the Southern Hills Literay Council. She was recognized both locally and in the State of South Dakota for her service in education and literacy.
She moved to Indianapolis, Ind., in 2013 to be closer to family.
Dorothy died peacefully June 21, 2020. She was 95.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Fred, in 2008.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, Louise (Degarimore) Thomas; sons, David (Sarah) Foreman and Bryan (Marylou) Foreman;  daughter, Jean (Stan) Younger-Brown; grandchildren, Nathan (Sarah) Foreman, Anna-Vaughn (Jason) Ewertt, Zack Foreman, William (Noelle) Younger, John Younger and  Caitlin (Norman) Montgomery; and 11 great- grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at a future date with burial at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D. 
Memorials may be made to Custer Lutheran Fellowship Church, 12622 US Hwy 16A, Custer, SD or to PEO Chapter AW “Scholarship Fund,” 25328 Edyth Cr, Custer, SD 57703.
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