Michele Rae “Pretty Girl” Red Fox “Wahca To Winyan” (Blue Flower Woman), 42, of Tokio, N.D., passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks N.D. due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in rural Warwick, N.D. early Sunday morning, December 30, 2012.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 7 at 2 p.m. at the Woodlake Recreation Center with Rev. Enright BigHorn and Rev. Tony American Horse Jr. officiating. Michele will be laid to rest in the Bdecan Cemetery, rural Tokio. Music will be provided by Tony American Horse Jr. Loretta Stensland, Melissa Merrick, Hunter Street and Drum Groups are welcome to share their songs in memory of Michele.
Serving as pallbearers for Michele are her brothers: Monty, Mahlen “Mash”, David, Troy, Joel, Archie III, Tyler, and Joel Jr. Red Fox and Carson Robertson. Honorary pallbearers are Joey Lacroix, Wilber Medicine Stone, Kevin Brown, Darren Kimberly, Daniel Nestell, Dave DeMarce, Donnie Smith, Larry Holtzman, Luther and Carrie Hinton, Berton and Barb Jackson, All Employees of Sioux Manufacturing Corporation, WHS Class of 88’, Thirsty’s Chicks Pool League Team, Joe and Norberta Greywind, Steve and Suzie Red Fox, Clint Georgeson, Melvin, George “Spunky”, and Ella Langstaff, Lisa Georgeson, Melissa Sharbono, Lisa Smith, Wade Longie, Natalie Merrick, Karen Jackson, Cory and Darcie Delorme, Bonnie Leftbear, Sandy Joramo, Chris McCloud, Blake and Cheryl Azure, Vernon (Zuke) Woodhull, Michelle Christofferson and Dennis Ponicapo, Langley Family, Clarence and Kersten Morin, Bill and Charlotte Monette, Gary Owlboy, Glen Abraham, Gabe Smith, Melissa Laurens, Laurie Dauphanais, Rena Lohnes, Evelyn Ross, Pauline Greywater, Maynard “Jumbo” Tikanye, Alma Good Iron, Brett and Autumn Yankton, Cheryl Longie, Jodee Longie, Renae St. John, Laura Smith, Josie Lawrence, Helena Littleghost, Roberta Littleghost, Wesley and Geneva BigTrack, Jason Thompson and Family, Hernando Jerome, Stephanie Tikanye, Cameron Delorme, Rhea Crane, Euretta McKay, Staff at Altru Hospital SCCU Unit, If we forgot anyone it was not intentional.
Michele was born April 11, 1970, in Devils Lake N.D. at Mercy Hospital. She was the daughter of Geraldine (Thompson) Red Fox and the late Archie Red Fox Jr. Michele attended school at Warwick Public School and graduated with the Class of 88’. She began working at a young age and was a hard worker throughout her lifetime. She was employed by North Dakota Job Service youth program. When that program ended, Michele began working for the CCDP (Comprehensive Child Development Program) then continued on to the Early Head Start program where she earned her CDA. Michele began employment at Sioux Manufacturing Corporation where she was currently employed as Quality Assurance Inspector.
During her spare time, Michele loved to spend time with her grandson, Carson Boy. She enjoyed cooking and baking and was known for her famous oven bread and apple pie. Michele also liked to spend time with her many friends, playing pool. Michele liked to visit and always had a story and a laugh for everyone. She also like watching movies, listening to music and working on Sudoku puzzles. Spending time with her family brought her the most joy and happiness as her family was very precious to her.
Page 2 of 2 - Michele is survived by her daughter, Maressa Red Fox; her grandson, Carson Robertson; special nephew, Joel Red Fox Jr.; her Mother, Geraldine Red Fox; brothers, Monty Red Fox, Mahlan (Mash)and (Cheryl) Red Fox, David Red Fox, Troy (Joan) Red Fox, Joel ( Natalie) Red Fox, Archie Red Fox III, Tyler Red Fox; sister, Miriam (Manuel) Vega; aunts, Sharon (Albin) Georgeson, Hilda (louie) Garcia, Kay Redfox, Alberta Redfox, Violet (Calvin) Smith, Viola Thompson; special friend, James “Jamie” Dauphinais; godchildren, Tia Hobson, Todd Chaske and Kyle Langstaff Sr.; many nieces and nephews, cousins. If we forgot anybody it was not intentional.
She was preceded in death by her father Archie Redfox Jr; brother Marion “Med” Redfox; sister Melissa Redfox; grandparents, Archie and Gertrude (Crow) RedFox Sr. and John and Katherine (Greywind) Thompson; aunties, Mary Esther Landers, Rosemary McKay, Annie RedFox and Joan RedFox; nephews, Valdon Redfox and Trevor McDonald; niece Lynissa McKay; cousins, Mark Lufkins Sr., Jeremy RedFox and Johnnie Tikanye
"Hear my prayer O Lord. Let my cry come unto you." Psalm 102:1
Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is in charge of arrangements.