Eugene George Granger was born March 15, 1933, in Armour, SD, to George and Almyra (Chandler) Granger. On May 14, 1952, he married Corrine Simons at Elk Point, SD. He was employed at the Armour Creamery and Swifts Packing Company in Sioux City. He was a taxi driver for the Red Top Cab Company in Mitchell, owned and operated the A-1 Taxi in Mitchell with his family for many years and was employed by the Davison County Highway Department for fifteen years until his retirement. He was a member of the Salvation Army and taught Sunday School for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Corrine; eleven children: Bill Granger of Mitchell, Almyra Granger and special friend, John Taylor, of Ethan, Carmen Granger and special friend, Frank Zemina Jr. of Mitchell, Ann Miller and husband, Rod, of Mitchell, Robert Granger and special friend, Brenda Dingman of Mitchell, Mark Granger and wife, Julie of Alexandria, Jenell Walz and husband, Steve of Parkston, Mary Newton and husband, Doug of Mitchell, George Granger of Mitchell, Kelly Straw and special friend, Melody Schoon of Letcher, Kristy Vobr and husband, Gary of Mitchell; thirty-five grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one nephew, Kenny Granger of Rapid City; two nieces, Carol Ann Harrison of Hot Springs and Sandy Prince of San Diego. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Marion Granger and George Granger and one sister, Mary Kiner, an infant son and an infant grandson.