Jordan Joseph Riggle, Pte Hincana Duta Hoksina – “Red Buffalo Calf Boy”, 22, of Sheyenne, ND, died Saturday, November 3, 2012, due to injuries sustained in a car accident near Tokio, N.D.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 10, at 10 a.m. at Fort Totten Recreation Center, Fort Totten, N.D., with interment in Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne. Visitation will be on Friday, November 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, N.D. A Rosary service will be at 8 p.m. Friday at the Recreation Center. Officiating the service will be Father Chuck Leute, O.P. All drum groups are welcome.
Casket Bearers are David Riggle, Gary Thumb, Jr., Derrick Chaske, Troyal Thumb, Mark Riggle, Jonathan Stone, Juan Ramone, Waylon St. Clair, Sr. Honorary bearers are Troy Woods Jr., Clifton Greybear, Kyle Lawrence and Jordan’s classmates and many other friends. If we have missed anyone, we apologize as there is no disrespect intended.
Jordan Joseph Riggle was born December 18, 1989, at Devils Lake, N.D., the son of Lisa Chaske and Kevin Riggle. He grew up in Sheyenne where he attended school, and also attended Four Winds High School at Fort Totten, where he graduated in May of 2009. Jordan had worked summers with the Youth program (NYC) at Ft. Totten, the North American Bison Co-op at New Rockford, and at CenDak Farmers Union in Sheyenne. He also worked with the Maintenance Department at Spirit Lake Casino, for Alken Auto Glass of Devils Lake, and currently was employed by North Star Safety of West Fargo at various road construction sites.
Jordan was an avid North Carolina Tar Heels fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching baseball. While in school, he had played football, and also summer baseball. He loved playing video games, and was skilled working with and on computers. Jordan was a special “Big Brother” to his cousin Jaylon St. Clair.
He is survived by and will be greatly missed by his father, Kevin Riggle of Sheyenne; his mother, Lisa Chaske of St. Michael; two sisters, Jerah Chaske of Devils Lake, Jaydin Kraft of St. Michael; two nephews, Jaren and Jericho Chaske of Devils Lake; his grandmother, Corrine Chaske of Oberon; uncle, David “Dobbs” (Arliss) Riggle of Sheyenne; aunties, Deb (Tony) LaVallie, Colleen (Gary) Chaske, Jolleen (Waylon) St. Claire, all of Oberon, Joni Riggle of Sheyenne; his special friend, Nellie RedOwl of Fort Totten; cousins, Derrick Chaske, Troyal, Tanisha, Tiana, & Taylah Thumb, all of Oberon, Waylon St. Clair, Jr and Jaylon St. Clair, both of Oberon, Mark (Darcie) Riggle, Sheyenne, Felicia Sherman, Fort Totten & Aiden Iceman of Sheyenne.
Jordan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph “Big Joe” Chaske, Jr., George Riggle, Donna “Bunny” Riggle; his great-grandparents, Marion and Joseph Chaske, Sr., Alma and Pete Davis, Sr., Mary and John Miller, Elizabeth and Charles Riggle; and his cousin Rancee Jo Chaske-Thumb.
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