Obituaries

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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Walkin On – Mildred Raechell Stacy Bintliff

Mildred Raechell Stacy Bintliff “Saawiitakaa Sapat'' (Butterfly Woman) October 16, 1998 – March 24, 2021Mildred Raechell Stacy Bintliff was born on October 16, 1998, in Minot, ND, to Jeanette Smith and Mitchell Bintliff. She was given the name “Saawiitakaa Sapat'' (Butterfly Woman) by her late uncle, Eric Smith Sr. Mildred was known to family by her nickname “Ugly” which was given to her by her late grandmother, Shirley Smith. She had many nicknames; her mom called her Boo-Boo and to many she was known as Raechell.  Raechell was raised in Rapid City, SD until she was four years old. Her...

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Walkin On – Theresa Star Charging

Theresa Star Charging  (Black Stone Woman) September 17, 1930 – March, 19, 2021Theresa Star Charging, Black Stone Woman, 90, of Garrison, died Friday, March, 19, 2021 at a Garrison living center.  Theresa was born September 17, 1930, at Nishu, to Phillip Sr. and Kate (Hopkins) Star.  She was an Arikara member of the Three Affiliated Tribes and was adopted into the Hidatsa Waterbuster Clan by Delvin Driver, Sr. She attended school in Elbowoods.  After the flooding of the reservation, in the 1950s, the family moved to Garrison. Theresa was united in marriage to Kenneth Charging on September 2,...

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Walkin On – Sherri Lynn Steele

Sherri Lynn Steele April 13, 1973 - March 2, 2021 Sherri Lynn Steele was born April 13, 1973 in Stanley to James and Camillia (Brunelle) Steele. When she was two years old, her parents and infant sister, Michelle, died in a car accident, while Sherri was with a babysitter. She was raised by her grandparents, Ernest and Phyllis Steele.   Growing up Sherri enjoyed being on the farm with her Grandma and Grandpa. She loved her dog Toby very much.  As a teen, Sherri spent her summers on the farm, 4 wheeling, working on the farm, and taking care of all the farm cats.  She also enjoyed taking care...

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