Wolf Point Herald

Barbie Ueland

Barbie (Barbara) Jo Ueland, 53, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at her home in Plentywood.
She was born May 30, 1963, in Culbertson. The daughter of Ronald and Ann (Oelkers) Ueland, she was the youngest of four children.
She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She attended school in Antelope. After the devastating fire at the Antelope School, she graduated from Plentywood High School in 1981.
During her school years, she participated in band, playing the trombone, basketball, track and was B team cheerleader. As a member of 4-H, she enjoyed showing horses and her love for horses continued throughout her life. She was a contestant in the 1980 Sheridan County Junior Miss Pageant.
She enjoyed cheering for her favorite college team, the Montana Grizzlies. She was a "Major Griz" fan, even though her father was a Bobcat alumni. She also enjoyed the San Francisco 49ers.
She was employed in several service industry and customer service jobs during her life. Her cheerful attitude and friendly smile always greeted customers and clients. In the 1990s, she moved back to Antelope and purchased the Antelope Bar. She enjoyed being back home. Another favorite job was as a cook in the Trenton, N.D., school system.
She is survived by her father; and her sisters, Cindy Burton and Ginger Ueland.
She was preceded in death by her brother. Dennis.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Antelope Creek Cemetery with Pastor Mark Taylor officiating.

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Vivian D. Hanel

It is with sadness that the family of Vivian D. Hanel announces her passing. She left this world peacefully on Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016, at the age of 94 at her home in Columbia Falls, surrounded by her family. She was born March 17, 1922 in Wason Flats, Mont., the youngest of nine children.

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Dallas Four Star

Dallas Duane Four Star, ”Wichaxbi Dobes,” 77, of Wolf Point, a Hudešana (Red Bottom) elder, died Oct. 12, 2016, at Faith Home.
He was the fifth child born to Andrew and Gae (Camp) Four Star Sr. and was born April 23, 1939, in Wiota.
He attended school and lived in Frazer. He enjoyed hanging out with his brother-in-law, Wallace Runs Through Sr., helping him bale hay and with other odd jobs. He enjoyed hunting and trapping with Wallace and Bill Sharp Sr.
He married Rose Mary Hotomani and they later divorced. From this union, one son, Corwin Four Star Sr., was born.
In his younger days, he was an old style grass dancer. He danced with Bill Sharp and others. He was taught by his father how to sing and his mother taught him how to make medicine to help those who were sick. Throughout his life, he sang at pow-wows, traditional hand games and ceremonies.
He was called upon to be a spiritual advisor for the Red Bottom Celebration and he also knew the Hudešana song and flag song and sang them at their celebration. He taught his son and many others how to sing. He was a pipe carrier and was called upon to do naming ceremonies, four-day feed ceremonies and to pray for the people in the United States and Canada.
He is survived by his sisters, Shirlene Gleed and Arlene Jackson of Wolf Point; brother, Andrew Four Star Jr. of Frazer; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Corwin Four Star Sr.; brothers, Andrew Four Star Jr. (infant), Melvin Four Star and Clair Four Star Sr.; adopted brother, Bill Sharp; sisters, Norma Plante, Ruby Runs Through, Ernestine Jackson, Irene Runs Through and Darlene Gray; and adopted sister, Bertha Sharp.

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Sandra Krohn

Sandra Ann Krohn, 70, of Bemidji, Minn., died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Colleen’s Caring Hands in Bemidji.
She was born June 10, 1946, in Williston, N.D., the daughter of Edwin and Thilda (Kirkvold) Salvevold. Tragically, her father died when she was 11 years old.

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Catherine Spotted Bird

Catherine Joyce Spotted Bird, 74, died Oct. 13, 2016.
She was born June 28, 1942, in Poplar to John A. and Virginia (Powell) Spotted Bird.
She grew up on the family ranch northeast of Old Box Elder Creek and, in the Brockton in her early years, she loved riding her favorite horse, a Palomino.
She went to school in Brockton. She graduated in 1959. Afterward graduating, she went to nursing school on Los Angeles, Calif.
She worked at A&S gun factory while working she went to night school at NAES college and got her two-year degree in business administration. In 1973, she started working for the Fort Peck Tribes in the enrollment department,after 43 years she retired in May.
She was a pow-wow person. She mostly followed her brother Leland and the rest of the Badland Singers from pow-wow to pow-wow for years. She was there when the Badland Singers won their first international singing championship contest at the United Tribes in Bismarck, N.D.
Last year, she also retired from the Badland Celebration officers and committee. She always had one of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren on there. She loved watching the men’s all category contest and watching her grandson Warshield White.
She is survived by her son, Royce Spotted Bird Sr.; daughter, Candace A. Firemoon; adopted daughter, Adreia Spotted Bird; and her brother, Leland Spotted Bird of Brockton; adopted sisters, Hazel Longee, Nancy Foote, Julia Young and Sharon Roberts; adopted brothers, Tom Escarcega Sr. and Sean Brown; adopted sons, Tino White, Jr Draszt and Severt Young Bear; adopted daughters, Maureen GreyHawk, Tiny Draszt and Mavis Draszt.
She was preceded in death by daughter, Janice Dean Spotted Bird; sisters, Josephine Black Dog, Viola Spotted Bird, Carole Spotted Bird, Melvene White Bear and Elaine Spotted Bird; brother, Gerald Victor Spotted Bird; grandchildren, Jonna Spotted Bird and Sherry Lynn McClammy; and great-grandchild, Jenna Delaine Spotted Bird.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Brockton Cultural Center. Interment was at Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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