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Norma Clarambeau, 1943-2017

Norma “Lee” Clarambeau, 73, of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at her home. An informal gathering and sharing of memories will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at 308 E. Fifth Ave., Ft. Pierre, the home of Shane and Jody Clarambeau.     

Norma Clarambeau

Norma, or Lee as she was commonly known, was born June 21, 1943, in Hedley, Texas to R.D. and Dorothy (Cearley) Snelson. She grew up in Texas, graduating in Amarillo.

She was united in marriage to Harold Clarambeau Dec. 27, 1987 in Amarillo. Lee worked as an insurance agent in Hermosa, South Dakota, before moving to Ft. Pierre in 2004. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, gambling, reading, dogs and cats.

Lee is survived by her husband, Harold, Ft. Pierre; sons Steve (Liz) Ranne, Curtis (Jill) Clarambeau, Shane (Jody) Clarambeau, Bryce (Becky) Clarambeau, Troy Clarambeau and Damon Clarambeau; brother, Bill Snelson; 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.