Wolf Point Herald

Peggy Walker

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Peggy Lee Walker, 39, died Sept. 5, 2014, in Wolf Point.  
She was born Feb. 3, 1975, to Linda Jo Hopkins and Charles Walker in Los Angeles, Calif. She lived there until she was eight years old with her sister Tracey Lynn Hopkins.  They moved to Wolf Point to live with their grandmother, Eva Freeman.  
She loved to meet people and visit. She was very outspoken. She had many ways of making people laugh and enjoy themselves. Peggy met Bruce Pretty Bird of Rosebud, S.D., in 1993 and they had a girl in 1994, Kenzie Jean Walker. Later, she met Francis Horselooking and had two girls, Amelia Horselooking and Caroline Horselooking. They also had a boy, Tyrell Horselooking, and all are from Rosebud, S.D.  
She worked as a CNA for many years at the Faith Home in Wolf Point and she also did other numerous jobs.  
She had one sibling, Tracey. They were very close and attached to each other.  They would always want to know what the other was doing. She had her own adopted parents, Chic and Garry Robinson and Mavis Martell. Shemet a special friend, Melvin Martell of Wolf Point. They were inseparable.   
 She is survived by her children, Kenzie Walker, Tyrell, Amelia, and Caroline Horselooking of Rosebud, S.D.;  sister, Tracey Hopkins of Wolf Point; brothers, Chance Robinson and Garrick Robinson; adopted parents, Chic and Garry Robinson and Mavis Martell of Wolf Point; special friend, Melvin Martell of Wolf Point;  grandmother, Pearl Hopkins of Poplar; grandfathers, Arvin McNabb of Great Falls and Joe Jones of Wolf Point; and two grandchildren, Azaleah and Savanah Martell.
She was preceded in death by brother, Andrew “Gator” Robinson; adopted mother, Mavis Martell.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment was at the Oswego Presbyterian Cemetery in Oswego.

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Gabriel Young Jr.

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Gabriel Moses "Mickey" Young Jr., 79, died Aug. 31, 2014, in Poplar.
He was born March 28, 1935, to Gabe Young Sr. and Effie Cloud in Ft. Totten, N.D. He attended school in Brockton and worked on various farms and ranches in the area.
He was a comical guy who liked to joke around with everyone. He also had a nickname for every person that he met. He enjoyed raising and spending time with his grandchildren, Stacey Star Simons being his pride and joy.
He would sit outside his house drinking coffee and visiting with anyone who would stop by. He also enjoyed cruising listening to Indian music, going to pow-wows, playing scratch cards and watching game shows.
He is survived by his children, Lahoma Young Boadle, Susie Jones, Jennifer Porras, Valerie Longtree, Vicki Dean Stark; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Eugene Pepper Young of Ft. Yates, N.D., and Richard Young.
He was preceded in death by his children, Michael and Jeanette; wife, Thelma Jones; sisters, Irma Longee and Jeanette LaVallie; and brothers, Wixie Young and Billie Young.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Activity Center in Poplar. Interment was at the Poplar City Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Alice Georgiana Billy

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ROCKY BOY — Alice Georgiana Billy, 77, of Rocky Boy died of natural causes Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at her home surrounded by family and friends.  
Wake services will begin Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rocky Boy, with traditional services starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5.  Burial is to follow at the Billy family cemetery overlooking the family ranch. Arrangements have been entrusted to Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.
Alice was born to George and Rozella Gregg on Aug. 26, 1937, and married Melvin Billy Sr. of Rocky Boy on Nov. 22, 1954. Her Indian name is “Feather Woman.” Alice enjoyed going to the Northern Winz Casino to gamble and visit with her many friends, attending rodeos, watching sporting events, doing yard work, and above all, spending time with her grand and great grand kids.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Billy; father and mother, George and Rozella Gregg; and an infant son, Everett Samuel Billy.  
She is survived by her children Leslie Billy, Keith (Wanda) Billy, Frank Billy, Michelle Billy, Cameron (Cory) Billy of Rocky Boy; Twila (Terry) Grant of Big Sandy; Terrance Kim (Melody) Billy of Wolf Point; Melvin Jr. (Janice) Billy of Browning; and Shawn (Kayleen) Billy of Graybull, WY; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a brother Lloyd Billy and two sisters, Jenny LaSalle and Mary Billy of Rocky Boy.
The family would like to thank the staff members of Northern Montana Hospital and Northern Montana Care Center for all their support. The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to family and friends for all the prayers and support during the last few months of her life.
(Paid Obituary)

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Lola Wetsit

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Lola Marie Wetsit, 68, died Aug. 30, 2014.
She was born Feb. 13, 1946, in Poplar to Ruth Hawk Brock.
She married an Air Force man, Victor Romero, in 1963. They lived in Tachakawa, Japan, for three years and had two children, Laura Romero and Victor “Jake” Romero, to accompany the oldest daughter, Ruth Williams.  They moved back to the United States in 1967. They later divorced.
She married Gerald Jackson in 1971. He was also in the U.S. Military (Army) and they traveled. They had two children, Joshua Jackson and Leigh Ann Jackson. They later divorced.
She then met and married Bootsie Wetsit in 1982 and was with him until his death.
She worked various jobs throughout her life. She was a nurse’s aide at the Faith Home.
She also worked at the Wolf Point Head Start for about 13 years. She loved every moment working with the children. She always had funny stories about how fun they were.  She retired in 2009 due to medical problems.
She enjoyed fishing and attending pow-wows. She loved watching the Seattle Seahawks and playing her machines at the Silverwolf Casino.
She loved life and fought hard to live it right until the end.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Romero; and brothers William Williams, Kermit Brock and Kevin Brock.
She is survived by children, Ruth Williams, Victor Romero Jr., Joshua Jackson and Leigh Ann Jackson, all of Wolf Point; siblings; Ronald Williams of Wolf Point, Ernie Christianson of Dillon, MT, Emby Christianson of Dillon, Mary Williams of Wolf Point, Eugene Brock of Wolf Point, and Sharon Brock of Wolf Point; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.  
Her funeral was held Sept. 6 at the United Dakota Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m.

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Bernice Hummer

Bernice Neufeld Hummer, 88, of Alexandria, Va., died  at her home Saturday morning, Aug. 30, 2014.
She left her hometown of Wolf Point at age 17 to work for the FBI in Washington, D.C.
She married Beverly Traylor Hummer in 1948 and spent the rest of her life in Virginia.
She lived defiantly with her cancer for more than eight years.
She is survived by a brother, Harvey; sister, Vernell Knapp; children Karen Fort, Beverly Traylor and Michael Severyn; and three grandchildren.

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