Wolf Point Herald

Joyce Stevenson

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Joyce Adele Bauer Stevenson, “Chande Waste Wiyan,” “Good Heart Woman,” died Aug. 22, 2014, at Faith Home in Wolf Point.
She was born March 21, 1954, in Poplar to Joseph and Leah (Funk) Bauer.  She lived most of her life in Oswego where she and her siblings grew up on a farm. She attended school in Frazer, excelling in cheerleading, pep club and chorus. She graduated in May 1972.
In April 1973, she married Dave Stevenson and together they had a daughter, Molly Jo Stevenson.  They later divorced, but remained good friends.
She was well-educated. She received an associate of arts degree through Fort Peck Community College, a bachelor’s degree from NAES and her master’s degree from Washington State College.
She worked at the Frazer School as a counselor and Fort Peck Tribes Crisis Center as a forensic interviewer.
She loved all her children and her life was devoted to helping children and parents create a better life for themselves.  
She was a proud member of the Medicine Lodge Society, attending medicine lodges, sweats and powwows near and far. She and her companion, Joe Miller, could be seen camping at their favorite spot at the Wodopana Celebration in Wolf Point.
She was an avid seamstress, making beautiful quilts, dresses, shirts and shawls. She also enjoyed crocheting, reading, cooking and baking. Her family looked forward to the holidays when she would bake homemade delicious candies, cookies, cinnamon and dinner rolls.
She loved to gamble. Most of all, she loved taking care of her three  grandsons.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; baby sister, Joanne; brother, Samuel Bauer; and stepson, Lyle Miller.
She is survived by her daughter, Molly Jo Stevenson of Oswego; three grandsons; lifetime partner, Joe Miller of Oswego; stepdaughter Jody Magnum of Poplar; two brothers, Joseph Bauer of Yucipa, Calif., and Edward  Bauer of Oswego; five sisters, Barbara Grandchamp of north Wolf Point, Pat Arthur of Oswego, Kay Bauer of Billings, Debra Wright of Oswego and Judy Fourstar of Oswego; and numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Her funeral service was held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment was at the Oswego Presbyterian Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Scott Lee Harrington

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Scott Lee Harrington,  22, of Poplar died suddenly Aug. 14, 2014, in Billings.
He was born July 29, 1992, in Wolf Point. He attended Poplar Schools throughout his school years and graduated in 2011.
After graduation, he followed in his parents’ footsteps and began training in the EMT field. He worked at Poplar Hospital until he moved to Billings in February of this year. His coworker at St. Vincent’s Hospital spoke highly of him and shared how his impressive interview secured him the position of ER technician at St. Vincent’s Hospital, where he was currently employed.
On his days off, he would come home to visit and, when possible, would work a shift on the ambulance crew with his uncle Nathan Chase. He enjoyed assisting people in need and his attitude was taught to him by his great-grandparents Jerry and Eunice Alfrey, who were influential in the early years of his life.
He recently shared with family members that he wanted to further his career and become a paramedic. He enjoyed his ability to help those in need and took great pride in his duties.
His other passion was music. He was a self-taught guitar player and enjoyed many jamming sessions with his friends, writing songs and posting videos to YouTube. He was truly talented in many areas. He was very creative in graphic design and quite knowledgeable on the computer.
He is described lovingly as a kind and gentle soul, kindhearted, courteous, respectful, humorous and an enthusiastic Steelers’ fan.
He is survived by his parents, Jonnie and Robert Harrington of Poplar; his brothers, Jeramy and Josh Harrington, both of Poplar; and grandparents, Beryl and Norman Harrington of Nebraska, Diane Martin, Sandra Birthmark, Sheldon Birthmark, John and Rose Morsette, all of Poplar.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 22, at the Poplar Activity Center.  Interment was in the Poplar City Cemetery.  Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

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Viola Unruh, Death Notice

Viola Unruh, 90, of Wolf Point, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Bryce Onstad

Bryce Moses Onstad was born and died Aug. 15, 2014, in Billings at the Billings Clinic. He is the son of Kate Runs Through and Timothy Onstad.
He is survived by his parents, Kate Runs Through and Timothy Onstad; his brothers, Benjamin, Timothy and Randolph; his twin sister, Beverly Kae; and grandparents, Brenda and Leonard Hollow Horn of Wolf Point, Candace Ackerman of Billings and William Onstad of Billings.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the King Memorial Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

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Andrea Perry

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Andrea Joyce Perry, “Tasunka Waste Yuha Win,” “Has Good Horse Woman,” 27, died Aug. 6, 2014.
She was born on July 3, 1987, in Williston, N.D., to Adrian and Jackie Perry. She battled diabetes since age 12. She went to school from kindergarten through the 11th grade in Brockton and graduated from Poplar High School in 2006.
In October 2007, she met Richard Terbasket and from this companionship Skeeter Terbasket was born Sept. 2, 2010.
She enjoyed the art of fashion and style. She also had a great passion for her horses.
She is survived by her parents, Adrian and Jackie Perry; one son, Skeeter; sisters, Freda Christian, Joni Johnson, Bobbie Martell and Ann; and adopted sister, Dyan Youpee.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 11, at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp. Interment was at the Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was entrusted with arrangements.

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