DaNielle Crystal Lawrence, ?Wiza Nhpi Kagapi Win? (Marked With A Start Woman) and ?Mani Waste Win? (Walks Good From Here Woman) 25, of Fort Totten, N.D., our beautiful beloved daughter, mother, sister, aunt, niece, granddaughter, great granddaughter, cousin and friend passed on to the Spirit World on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Grand Forks, ND.
A Wake for DaNielle will be held on Monday, July 29 at the Fort Totten Recreation Center, Fort Totten beginning at 6 p.m. with a Rosary and prayer service at 8 p.m. The procession to Fort Totten will leave at 5 p.m. on Monday from Walmart.
Funeral services for DaNielle will be held on Tuesday, July 30, at 10 a.m. at the Fort Totten Recreation Center with Fr. Brian Moen officiating. DaNielle will be laid to rest at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Richard WhiteTail, Milo WhiteTail, Chanze Herman, Robert Little Sr., Cory Lawrence, Kyle Lawrence, Christopher McCloud, Waylon RedTomahawk, Felix Black and Sheldon Black Jr.
A Special Thank You to the honorary bearers: Kenny Baker, Rita (Gerald) Belgarde, Corrine Chaske, Caroline (Martin) Chavez, Lori (Ermen) Brown Jr. family, Colleen (Gary) Chaske, Lisa (Tim) Chaske, Lloyd (Alice) Davis family, Marlene (John) Davis family, Pete (Harlene) Davis family, Tracy Charboneau, Margo Azure family, Paul (Robin) Lawrence family, Tammy Lawrence family, Brenita (Greg) Lonetree, Mary McKay family, Debbie (Clayton) Peltier family, Linda (Raymond) Peltier family, Roberta (Kirk) Sweeney, Wanna family, Ryan (Leora) Herman, Joey (Megan) WhiteEagle, Natasha Charboneau, Doug Lawrence, Michael (LaToya) Little Sr., Lacey McKay, Larissa McKay, Lenny RedTomahawk, Lindsey White, Sandy Laducer, Jason (Faye) Thompson, Marie Little, Liz Walker, Carol Rainbow, Karen GreyEyes, Carmen Abraham, Bobbie Dunn Charboneau, Leah Cook family, Kyla (Robert) Delorme, Kassandra and Champ Delorme, Lonnie Downy family, Johnna GoodIron, Barb (Burton) Jackson, Joe LaCroix, Debbie (Tony) LaVallie, Ambrose Lawrence Jr., family, Calie, Marcus, Mathew and Riley Lawrence, Cletus (Bonnie) Lawrence, Cory (Kayla) Lawrence family, Doug Lawrence, Elisha (Mitchell) Lawrence, Joseph (Marnie) Lawrence family, Krista Lawrence, Sammy Lawrence, Robert (Sissy) Little Sr., Dakota, Larissa and Lacey McKay, B.J. (Angie) Robertson, Jodi (Jared) Secret, Jolleen (Waylon) St. Claire Sr. family and all of the members of the Lawrence and WhiteTail families who were so very loved by DaNielle.
Music will be provided by Frank Hapa and June and Larry Lockwood. All Drum Groups are invited to share their songs in memory of DaNielle. Reading the Scriptures will be Cora Whiteman and Lori Brown.
DaNielle was born on June 19, 1988, to Donna Whitetail and Darrell Lawrence. She was raised on the Spirit Lake Nation by her grandparents, Joseph Lawrence Sr. and Viola Lawrence. She attended Four Winds Public School where she played girls? basketball. She later received her GED from Cankdeska Cikana Community College.
DaNielle had a very loving heart and worked as a CNA at Heartland Care Center and the Good Samaritan Center both in Devils Lake. She also worked as the head chef at the Spirit Lake Casino and Resort for a time, but most recently had returned to the job she loved the most at the Good Samaritan Center.
Page 2 of 3 - DaNeille was a very beautiful young lady inside and out. She enjoyed life and spending time with her family. DaNielle was very sincere about everything she did, especially when it came to her daughters. She was a very family oriented lady who had two daughters that she loved and cherished deeply in not much time. She cherished the very little time she got to spend with her baby, Skyleigh. She loved her daughters and family. A very thoughtful lady, always thought about her mother, father, sissy, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunties and uncles. She loved to laugh and joke with her loved ones. She will always be forever missed and loved. She was a one of a kind beautiful young lady.
DaNeille is survived by her daughters, Jazzlynn Strouse of Fort Totten and Skyleigh Jetty of St. Michael; mother, Donna WhiteTail of Fort Totten and father, Darrell Lawrence of St. Michael; sisters, Monica Baker, Cheyenne WhiteTail, Cora (Joseph) Cavanaugh Sr., Felicia (Elton) Greywater and Cassandra (Pat) Charboneau all of Fort Totten and LaTasha (Kyle) WhiteTail of Devils Lake, Melissa Lorens, St. Michael, Maressa RedFox, Tokio and Courtney Lawrence also St. Michael; brother, Cory (Kayla) Lawrence of St. Cloud, Minn.; grandparents, Joseph and Clarice Lawrence Sr., St. Michael, Pearl Reed, Newtown, N.D., Pauline (Frank) Merrick, St. Michael, Mona LeftBear, Tokio and Moses LeftBear, Phoenix, Ariz., Kenneth (Florestine) Dunn, Christopher ?Buddy? Alberts, Winfield Chaske Sr. and John (Mona) Chaske, Evelyn Ross, Bonnie YellowBear, Bonnie LeftBear, Sheila Thompson, Luella Thompson, Elaine Robertson, Elizabeth Littleghost, Helena Littleghost, Hermenia McKay and Lilly Shaw; uncles, Joseph Jr. ?Cowboy? (Jeanette) Lawrence, Gerald ?Pat? (Wendy) Lawrence, Milo Blaine WhiteTail, John Whiteman, Quentin Bruce Whiteman, the WhiteTail Boys, Dunn Boys and Thompson Boys; aunts, Alma (John) GoodIron, Cheryl (Blake) Azure, Felicia ?Tiny? Reed, Catalina (Terrence) Herman Sr., Cora Whiteman, Rose (David) Sherman Sr. and Leona Whiteman; nieces, Destance ?Dessy? Black and Kaysha McKay; nephews, Felix Ryan Black, Sheldon Ryan Black Jr. and Carson Robertson; sister friend, Cassandra ?Cassie? McDonald; and special friends, Dondra Lohnes and Pam and Grey HolyBull and all of DaNeille’s beloved family too numerous to mention.
DaNeille was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Viola Lawrence, Dorothy WhiteTail Dunn, Angeline Dunn, Rita Dunn, Vivian Dunn, Emma Dunn, Caroline Dunn, Rosemary Tenney and Marian Morsette; grandfathers, Byron WhiteTail, John Ross, Ronald Arnold, Sanford Arnold, Sylvester Arnold, David Arnold and Faye Arnold; aunts, Carol Ann Lawrence, Claudette Williams, Emrolyn WhiteTail and Dana Lee WhiteTail; uncles, David ?Davie? Lawrence, Michael WhiteTail, Troy WhiteTail, Adrull WhiteTail and Carmen Reed; nephews, Walking Wind Greywater; cousins, Delores WhiteTail, Byron Williams, Derek RedTomahawk, Jaime Jetty and Aaron Littlewind.
A letter-?To My Baby Girl Danny? can be seen on gilbertsonfuneralhome.com webpage and you may also sign the register book and share memories of DaNielle.
Page 3 of 3 - Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is in charge of arrangements.