Leila Grace Corkle

Leila  Grace (Palmer) Corkle, 92, passed away Oct. 2.  She was born Oct. 25, 1927 near Franklin, Neb., to Earl Palmer and Grace (Van Camp) Palmer.

She graduated from Elm Creek, Neb., High School in 1944. On May 29, 1945 she married Kenneth Pease, U.S. Navy. They had three children, Lloyd, Bryce and Roberta (Bobbi) Pease Olson. She and Kenneth were married 53 years.

On Sept. 1, 2000 she married Robert Corkle.  They were married 20 years.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Corkle, Rapid City, S.D, son, Bryce (Cheryl) Pease, Covina Calif., her daughter Bobbi (Roberta) Olson, Des Moine, Iowa , daughter-in-law, Janea Pease, seven grand children and eleven  great grandchildren.

 Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 9, at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, S.D.

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