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Carmelita EagleBoy


Carmelita EagleBoy, 86, of Poplar died March 26, 2019. She was born to Rose Lambert and John Two Bulls in Poplar on May 11, 1933. She was raised by her grandparents Angeline and Charles Iron Bear. She attended schools in Poplar and Pierre, S.D.
After her education, she moved to Miles City and waitressed at the Miles City Café. Upon returning, she found work at the Poplar Community Hospital in housekeeping and later on she became the supervisor or head of housekeeping which she worked for 25 years. After retiring, she found work at A&S Industries, worked there until its closing. She then started work at FPCC and also attended classes in automotives and earned a certificate. She later found work at Sunrise Lumber Barn where she worked until retirement at age 73.
In 1956, she met Nelson EagleBoy. They married in Froid on April 26, 1958. They were big fans of Poplar Indians.
She is survived by her son, Terry EagleBoy; adopted son, Conrad Young; daughters, Dreamis EagleBoy, Angelica “Angie” Wallowing Bull, Julia Young and Nicole Longee; sisters, Marzetta Iron Bear, Bernadette Dimas, Francine Two Bulls, Juanita Youngman, Naomi Young, Ida Good Bird, Sylvia Cantrell and Velma Nepstad; brothers, Charles “Bud” Two Bulls and Wayne Two Bulls; adopted brother, Tom Escarcega; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husband, Nelson EagleBoy; daughters, Angeline “Snookie” Wallowing Bull, Carmen EagleBoy and Antoinette “Toni” Wallowing Bull; sons, Arnold “Choaya” EagleBoy, Kurt Wayne BigLeggins “Moonman” and Melvin EagleBoy; sisters, Madeline Snell, Verna Two Bulls and LaVerda Eage Bear; and brothers, Robert Stretches Himself, Francis “Macky” Two Bulls, Warren Two Bulls.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 5, at the Poplar Cultural Center with interment at Saint Ann’s Catholic Cemetery in Poplar.