Following high school, Calvin attended South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, following his interest in rocks by majoring in geological engineering.

With one quarter left until graduation, he was drafted into the U. Navy, joining other members of the Great Generation, serving from 1944-1946.

He was the husband of Sandi (Droppers) Hayes and they shared 47 years together.

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She was instrumental in opening the Faith Legion Community Hall.

There she served as Treasurer for 24 years, helped with the distribution of commodities, rummage sales, hunter's dinners, and other community events.

In 2013, Gladys moved to Kalispell, MT to live with her daughter, Marilynn. M., Friday, June 1, 2018, at Faith Legion Community Hall. Interment will occur at Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis around P. Memorials can be made to Faith Legion Community Hall, Lions Club, or an organization of your choice in Gladys Petersons name.

In July 2017 Gladys moved in to Prestige Assisted Living. Send Flowers Sign/View Registry Edward Allen Tripp Sr., was born September 14, 1928 in East Hartford, CT, to Edward and Katherine (OBrien) Tripp in their home. They lived a short time in East Hartford then moved to South Windsor, CT, and finally settled in Glastonbury, CT, where they raised their family. Evelyn passed away June 25, 2011, one day before their 65th anniversary. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Through her youth, she herded sheep, worked as a housekeeper, candeled eggs on a chicken farm, as a laundress at Ft. Gladys finally ended up working at the home of Tello and Lisa Peterson, where she met Harvey Peterson. They farmed at Opal, in Meade County, living in the sod house on the Harvey Talley ranch.

In 1939, they moved to Sturgis for a short time, then to Faith, then returning to Opal. Gladys said she always wished for a house with a lot of bedrooms, so in 1961 they moved to Faith and purchased the West Hotel. ) They ran the hotel for 20 years and farmed north of Faith.Calvin attended Squaw Butte School for grades 1-8, a horseback ride of about three and a half miles.He attended tenth grade at Fox Ridge School near Maurine and completed high school, graduating from Newell High School in 1940.They had four children, Lois Luverne Peterson, Mark Le Roy Peterson, Sr., Marilynn Joyce Peterson Aasheim, and Carl Harvey Peterson, Sr. As babysitting was not the norm, the children were always taken to the dances. When it became late the children were put on the benches, and slept covered with coats.The adults continued to dance and visit with their friends.He was preceded in death by his parents and older half-brother Sonny Mc Graw of Tyler Texas. A family memorial service will be later in the summer.