Written by The Herald-News
Lonnie Ray Reddog, 64, died Nov. 21, 2013.
He was born April 5, 1949, to Leland Reddog and Lorraine Buckles in Poplar. He was the third youngest brother of six children. He attended schools in Poplar, graduating in 1967.
He attended Northern Montana College and Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash., where he studied planning. He received his bachelor’s degree from NAES College. He worked for the Fort Peck Tribes Planning Department as a grant writer and in various other jobs. He also worked as a police officer in Dallas, Texas, in the middle ‘70s.
He was very active in sports, mostly basketball. His team made it to state. He was famous for dribbling the basketball behind his back. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He also loved baseball and fishing.
He was preceded in death by twin brothers Errol and Darrell; and one sister, Karen Lee.
He is survived by his longtime companion, Lyda Brown; daughters, Lonelle Rising Sun, LeiLani (Reese) Reddoor and Loralee Red Dog; three grandchildren; stepchildren, Kim, Kaycee and Billy Brown; sisters, Judy Grayhawk and Mary Nordwick; and grandmother, Lorraine Stormy.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 25, at the First Baptist Church in Poplar with Pastor Curtis Reese officiating. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.