Graveside services for 71-year old Martin Gaspers are Tues, Nov 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm at tge Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to: Martin E. Gaspers Memorial fund ℅ Brenda Gaspers, Box 123, Lingle, Wyo 82223
Martin Gaspers was born June 11, 1949 in Rushville, Nebraska to Edward & Normalee Gaspers. He passed away on Nov 11, 2020, in Loveland, CO.
Martin grew up in Rushville and graduated from Rushville High School in the Class of 1966. He later attended Chadron State College in Chadron, NE.
Martin enlisted in the United States Army in June 1967, serving four years including one tour in Vietnam. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service while serving in Vietnam.
Martin pursued a career as a carpenter/craftsman building homes, motels and even a church during his career. During his life, he lived in South Carolina, Colorado and Wyoming but spent the last 15 years living in his beloved Black Hills in Deadwood, SD.
He made friends everywhere he went with his special smile and wit. Martin enjoyed traveling, playing poker tournaments and the many special events in Deadwood and the Black Hills.
Martin was preceded in death by his Father, Mother, his sister Connie Mueller and her son, Michael.
Martin is survived by his brothers, Nicke and wife (Jan), Doug (Sandy), Greg (Marie), Stephen (Lou), Chris (Brenda) Sister: Barb Kunce (Dan). Brother in law, Leigh Mueller. Martin was greatly loved by many nieces & nephews. Martin was “Papa” to a very special young man, Kayden Gibson.