Faron Franke 60


Faron Ralph Franke, 60, of Belle Fourche died March 20, 2024 at Monument Health Spearfish Hospital.

Faron was born July 11, 1963 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota to Armand and Norine Franke, joining two older sisters, Delphine and Dallerie. He graduated from Belle Fourche High School with the class of 1981. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1982 and was honorably discharged May 15, 1984.

Faron lived in San Diego before moving back to South Dakota where he worked with one of his relatives as a plumber. Later he owned his own plumbing business. He started his truck driving career and continued until his health became a factor. He moved to his mother’s home living with Norine until his passing.

His 3 dogs were his pride and joy and enjoyed woodworking.

Grateful to share his life are his mother, Norine Franke; sisters, Delphine (Daniel) Davis and Dallerie (William) Neff all of Belle Fourche; numerous nieces and nephews and close friends, Craig Olderbak, Rick Walton and Dwayne and Marilyn Gregory.

Private family graveside services will be held at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

An online guest book is available at klinefuneralchapel.com