Wolf Point Herald

Sandra “Sandi” Hackley

9.3.15.obit Sandi Hackley

Funeral service for Sandra “Sandi” Hackley, 75, of the Cherry Creek community were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the Assembly of God Church in Sidney with Pastor Les Anderson officiating. Interment was in the Cherry Creek Cemetery under the direction of the Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Sidney Cancer Center. Remembrances, condolences and pictures can be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com.
Sandra Lee (Bublitz) Hackley passed away at home Aug. 28, 2015, with her family at her side.
Sandi was born in Frazee, Minn., in 1939 to Ervin and Beatrice (Tester) Bublitz. The family moved to Poplar, Mont., in 1952, where she graduated from Poplar High School in 1957.
In 1958, she married Thomas Hackley and they were married 57 years.  They had three children- Steve, Rick and Tammy.
Sandi was a farmwife and homemaker — known for her good cooking. Family favorites were her potato soup and caramel rolls.  She also enjoyed reading, being a snowbird and heading to Arizona each year, and her bingo. Spending time with her family and grandchildren brought her great joy.  
Sandi was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sidney and belonged to several clubs including TOPS and Sioux Pass Homemakers.
Sandi is survived by: her husband, Tom; her children, Steve (Carol) Hackley, Poplar, Mont., Rick (Patty) Hackley, Culbertson, Mont., and Tammy (John) Tullous, Tucson, Ariz.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; and one brother.  
Sandi was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
The family would like to thank everyone at the Sidney Cancer Center and Sidney Health Center Hospice for their care and compassion.
(Paid Obituary)

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Michael Wagenseller


Michael Lawrence Wagenseller, 62, died Aug. 18, 2015, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings.  
He was born June 25, 1953, on the Fort Peck Reservation in Wolf Point to Bonnie Whitehorse Wagenseller and Chester Wagenseller.
When he was 16 years old, he started to work in the oilfield. He worked on the oil rigs most of his life.  
Some years later, he met and married Diane Downing and they had one daughter, Maranda Caffey.  They later divorced.  
In the early 1990s, he came back to Montana.  In 1994, he met Wallis R. Scheaffer and they started their life together. Wallis had six children that Mike helped raise as his own.  
Later in his life, he had health problems that he faced, but they never kept him down. He loved to be outside and was always walking as a way to rehabilitate himself.  
He is survived by his six step-children, Benjie Wise-Spirit, Valanda WhiteHawk, Shantelle Scheaffer, Shalee Scheaffer, Chancey Blu Scheaffer and Chereé Scheaffer; grandchildren; his adopted mother, Iris “Cissie” Anderson; brother, Jim Wagenseller; amd sister, Susan Roberts.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the new Community Hall in Wolf Point. Interment was at King Memorial Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was  entrusted with arrangements.

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Roy Adams

9.3.15.obit Adams Roy

Roy C. Adams, 53, of Frazer, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Billings.
He was born to Tommy Dean Adams and Naomi (Archdale) Adams June 12, 1962. He was born the sixth in a family of 12 children. Although he wasn’t the oldest boy, he was the biggest. He was a born leader, tried anything once and had many stories to tell.  
He attended Wolf Point and Frazer schools. At an early age, he began work as a laborer for all the local ranches especially for his uncle, Lionel Flynn.  He loved every aspect of farming and ranching. He continued this and was employed at the Fort Peck Tribal Ranch as a laborer for many years. He absolutely loved the outdoors.  He had deep respect for elders. He would often make sure they had wood. He helped all.
He had a lot of compassion for people and children. He had a very considerate and gentle soul.  He loved to hang out on the river bottom of Oswego, get together, tell stories, joke, laugh and have a good time.
He loved his wife, Lynette Brown, and their dog, “Tiny.”
He had three children Quinton, Sunshine and Chelsie Lindsay and several grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Lynette; his children and grandchildren; his brothers, Rodney, Kevin, Darin, Jeff and Mike; and his sisters, Karen McLaughlin, Monica Buckles, Lynette, Thayle, Nadine, Andrea and Michelle Adams.
A traditional Assiniboine four-day feast was held on Sunday, Aug. 29.  A celebration of life was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point.
His funeral will be held at the Frazer High School on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Frazer. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Edmond Clark

9.3.15.obit Clark Edmond

Edmond Clark, 77, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Wolf Point.
He was born Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1937, at Shiyo Baha (Prairie Chicken Hill), five miles west of Wolf Point on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. He was the third son of Earl Clark Sr. and Laura Ryan. He was a member of the Hudeshana-Red Bottom Clan of Assiniboine and an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine Tribe.
In his early years, he attended grade school and high school in the Wolf Point Public School System. He graduated from Flandreau Indian School in Flandreau, S.D., in the class of 1957. He was an accomplished athlete, winning letters in basketball and football. In the mid-1950s, he was also a Montana State Golden Gloves Boxing champion.
He married Marie Shy Face Jan. 5, 1996.
He is survived by his children, Steve, Earl Ray, Eldon II, Donald and Jennifer; three grandchildren; and brothers, Dr. Kenneth Ryan of Wolf Point; Walter E. Clark of Frazer and Charles Clark of Sisseton, S.D..
He was preceded in death by his siblings, sister Joyce Clark Bellanger; brothers Earl Clark Jr. and Alvin Clark and sister Sharon Clark Nielson.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point was in charge of arrangements.

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Donna Chase


Donna Chase, Itanchá Winyán, 85, died  Aug. 22, 2015, in Poplar.
She was born May 23, 1930, to Eliza No Breast and David B. Johnson “Bad Temper” in Poplar.  She was a very proud Dakota Sioux woman, one of the last full blood Dakota on the Fort Peck Reservation. She was proud of her Hunkpapa Minneconjou, Yanktonai and Sisseton Wahpaton heritage.
During her lifetime, she was employed at various places, she had wonderful memories of her employment at A&S Industries as an inspector, Pratts Enterprises, West Electronics as a supervisor and as a professional bingo player. She enjoyed making star quilts and would always help the family out by making her famous drymeat and chokecherry soups for family gatherings.
She enjoyed visiting with family and friends.  She loved to laugh and crack jokes. She enjoyed going to celebrations to watch her great-grandchildren dance.
She lived most of her life in Chelsea “Minishda.” She always talked about her life when she was younger; horseback riding with her father, brother and sisters  along the Missouri. She enjoyed traveling, talking on the phone with her friend Vivian Lindahl.
She is survived by her children, John Johnson, Richard White Owl III of Poplar, who she raised as her own, Eliza White Owl and Roberta “Jerry” Hegdahl of Wolf Point; numerous grandchildren; two sisters, Lydia Johnson of Wapato, Wash., and Gloria Buckles; and brother, Arnold Eagle Boy of Poplar.
She was a member of the Lindsey Dakota Presbyterian of Poplar and the Ladies Auxiliary of Glasgow.
She was preceded in death by daughter, Davetta Big Leggins Taylor; brother, Isadore R. Johnson; sisters, Evelyn Johnson, Cynthia Johnson, Gwendolyn Johnson Mail; husband, Elijah Curly Chase; grandchildren, Shelly Taylor, Elijah Runs Through; sisters, Mary Turning Heart, Mayme Red Eagle, Savannah Eagle Boy, Cynthia Sparvier, Flora Eagle Boy and Sandra Red Elk Adams; brothers, Floyd Eagle Boy, Willy Eagle Boy, Nelson Eagle Boy and Melvin Eagle Boy.  
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Poplar. Interment was at Poplar City Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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