September 15, 1929 – February 13, 2018
Kola “Kay” Ann (Robertson) Cammack, age 88, died peacefully on February 13, 2018. She was born on September 15, 1929 in Hermosa, South Dakota to her parents Friend Garfield Robertson & Anna Hazel (Gillett) Robertson. Kay graduated from Rapid City High School in 1946. In August 1950 she graduated from St. John’s McNamara School of Nursing in Rapid City. Kay met her future husband, L. Dale Cammack in Rapid City and they were married on January 6,1951. They enjoyed 51 years of marriage and were blessed with 4 children. Patricia, Kelly, Tracey and Marshall. In 1960, their youngest daughter, Tracey was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 2 and passed away in 1966. Kay continued her nursing career even as the family followed her husband’s career in Wyoming, Montano, Idaho and Washington State. Kay was predeceased by her parents; her daughter Tracey; her husband, Dale; her son Marshall and her brother Keith Robertson. She is survived by daughter Patricia Spencer of Cheyenne, WY, son, Kelly (Debra DuLaney) Cammack of Federal Way, WA; grandson Trevor (Claudia Young) Smith of Lakewood, CO and great-granddaughters Nora and Corinne Smith of Lakewood, CO The family would like to acknowledge Zedi Yitref and Ileana Nichitovici from the Yitref Adult Family Home for their loving and compassionate care these past 4 years. Services will be held at a later date in Sheridan, WY. Cremains will be inurned next to her husband and son at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Columbarium in Sheridan. Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org. Please leave online condolences at www.gaffneycares.com. Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home, 253-572-6003.