Obituaries

Walking On – Lida Lee Gayton

Lida Lee Gayton "Chickie"  "Mia ida Waagarishda girashish"  (Woman who loves her children) January 15, 1957 – June 8, 2021Lida Lee Gayton "Chickie", 64, "Mia ida Waagarishda girashish" (Woman who loves her children) formerly of Parshall, died Tuesday,  June 8, 2021 at a Minot hospital.  Mia ida Waagarishda girashish (Woman who loves her children) Lida Lee Gayton, also called “Chickie”, was born January 15, 1957, in Bismarck, to Leslie and Lorraine (Little Owl) Gayton. She grew up and attended grade school in Fort Yates. At age 11, Chickie moved to California under the care of her sister,...

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Walking On – Delma Maxine Wilson

Delma Maxine Wilson November 8, 1944 – June 19, 2021Delma Maxine Wilson, daughter of the late John Mckenzie Sr. and Alice Standish was born November 8, 1944 in Elbowoods, ND. She is a child of the Waterbuster clan. Delma passed away surrounded by her family in Denver, Colorado on June 19, 2021 at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with Dementia.  Delma and her first late husband, Eugene Magnan, shared four children together.  Delma was preceded in death by her sisters: Patricia, Pauline and Mildred; her brothers: John and Keith and her husband Frank Wilson.  She dedicated her work...

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Walking On – Terry Stevenson

Terry Stevenson (Eagle in the Sky) March 18th, 1953 – April 19, 2021Terry Stevenson, Eagle in the Sky, of the Hidatsa tribe, age 68 was born March 18th, 1953 in Stanley ND to Wilbur and Ethelene (Hogan) Stevenson. Terry was a member of the Water Buster clan. He grew up in Shell Creek on the Fort Berthold Reservation with his extended family of cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. He had a special place in his heart for his grandfather, Rufus Stevenson. Terry enlisted in the United States Army and served from November 30th, 1971 to July 12th, 1973 with the 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry...

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Walking On – Frank Anthony Black

Frank Anthony Black  (Stands with an Eagle Plume) August 9, 1958 – May 6, 2021Frank Anthony Black, Stands with an Eagle Plume, was born on August 9, 1958 to Eugene Anthony Black and Fern Adele (Danks) Black Greff in Garrison, ND. Frank was a member of the Awaxia Clan and received his Indian name by Delvin Driver Sr. Frank was a proud member of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Frank Black, 62, Minot, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at a Minot hospital. Frank attended elementary and high school in Montana, but completed his GED with honors, at the Fort Berthold Community College in New Town. Frank was...

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Walking On – Reggina Eagleman

Reggina Eagleman August 19, 1985 – April 10, 2021Reggina Eagleman, 35, Minneapolis, began her journey to the spirit world On April 10, 2021. Reggina Kelly-Irene Eagleman was born August 19, 1985, in Denver Colorado. She is the daughter of Levi J. Eagleman and Ermel F. Deane. She was an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes. At a young age, Reggina’s parents moved to Minneapolis, MN. After their passing she was raised by Ermel’s, sister Eunice Deane.  She grew up with her two siblings, Brendaleah and Roberta, along with Eunice’s children. Reggina spent a lot of her life living in...

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Walkin On – Miriam R Smith

Miriam R Smith (“Eeca Hishi” (All Red)) September 7, 1932 – April 1, 2021Miriam R Smith, “Eeca Hishi” (All Red), 88, of New Town, departed this world on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at a Minot hospital. Miriam was born on September 7, 1932 in Elbowoods, the daughter of Solomon Ray and Sarah (Yellow Wolf) Bird Bear; she was raised in Independence. She was a member of the Knife Clan, also child of the Knife Clan.  She was baptized in the Catholic faith. Miriam attended school at Independence, Sahnish, and graduated from Flandreau Indian School in 1952. She enjoyed nature, riding horse, helping her...

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