Written by The Herald-News
Alameda B. Baptiste Rocha, 59, of St. Paul, Minn., formerly of Wolf Point, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice Center in St. Paul, Minn.
She was born to Jeanette Carrier Baptiste and Peter Baptiste Sept. 29, 1953, in Devils Lake, N.D. She was enrolled at the Fort Peck Reservation and lived in Glasgow and Wolf Point, where she attended school.
She later moved to Minneapolis where she married C. Hardy. To this marriage was born Sheila Marie and Darwin Allen Hardy. The couple divorced and she married later to Carson Walking Eagle. To this marriage, Colleen Walking Eagle of St. Cloud, Minn., was born.
She had a calling to serve the Creator. She had done the Sundance for four years. Her mission was to help all.
She was preceded in death by two children, Sheila Marie and Darwin Allen; and all of her brothers and sisters, Bessie Reddog, Almeda, Clifford, Benjamin and Vincent Looking and Merida and Zola Baptiste.
She is survived by her daughter, Colleen; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 23, at the Wolf Point Community Hall with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. She will be interred next to her sister, Zola, at the Poplar City Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.