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Cheryl Dawn Remington,

Cheryl Dawn Remington,
Cheryl Dawn Remington
- August 9, 2017

Cheryl Dawn Remington, 58, of Spearfish, SD, passed away August 3rd, 2017 from complications due to dementia.

Visitation will be from 2-4 PM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish. Burial will take place on August 16, 2017 at Fairpoint Cemetery near Union Center. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to benefit Special Olympics.

Cheryl was born in Sturgis, SD, on November 27, 1958 to Donald and Elsie (Sinner) Remington. Cheryl was the youngest of four children and grew up in Fairpoint, SD.

In 1972, Cheryl attended Black Hills Workshop and School in Rapid City, SD, for a short time before joining Northern Hills Training Center on May 31, 1976. Cheryl spent many years working in the Woodshop (Tinton Program), Harvard Program, and on several job crews. Cheryl was very independent in her younger years, residing in her own apartment and doing many things for herself. She enjoyed a few flights independently to see her sister in Ohio on a few occasions over the years. In her later years, she resided in a few different group residences.

Cheryl was very active with Special Olympics, making her way to a National Special Olympics competition where she had the honor of meeting Larry Hageman of the hit show, “Dallas.” She also had the opportunity to experience Disney World.

Cheryl had a contagious laugh and despite her short stature, was known by many as being very animated and kept those around her on their toes. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

Cheryl is survived by her sister, Mildred Montgomery of Lebanon, OH, and her brother, Darrel Remington, Sr., of Belle Fourche, SD. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Richard Allen Remington.

Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels and Crematory Service of Spearfish. Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com

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