Janel Lee Spottedbird Bocanegra, age 35, of Fort. Totten, ND, died Monday, June 26, 2017, in Fort. Totten.
Janel Lee Spottedbird Bocanegra, age 35, of Fort. Totten, ND, died Monday, June 26, 2017, in Fort. Totten. Wake: Friday, July 7 at 4 p.m., with a Rosary Service at 8 p.m., all in the Fort Totten Wellness Center. Friends wishing to join the procession from New Rockford to Fort Totten may gather on the St. Jerome’s road, prior to 3:45 p.m. Funeral Service: Fort Totten Wellness Center, Fort Totten, ND. Date and Time: Saturday, July 8, 2017, at 10 a.m. Burial: in St. Jerome’s Catholic Cemetery, rural Fort Totten, ND. Janel Lee Spottedbird was born March 20, 1982, in Devils Lake, ND, to the late Kenneth Spottedbird, Sr. and Joyce Peltier. She was raised in Ft. Totten and educated in Four Winds School, Fort Totten and at Brockton, Montana. She was employed at Spirit Lake Casino and Dakota Tribal Industries, Fort Totten, and also K-Mart in Denver, Colorado. Janel has a very special bond with her children and she loved being around her two sisters, three brothers, mother and friends. She loved to go for walks and loved her Facebook. She also loved to cook and visit everyone. She enjoyed spending time with all her nieces and nephews. Janel was a very loving and caring person. She also enjoyed spending time with her new sister-in-law, Cheryl Spottedbird. Janel is survived by her mother, Joyce Peltier; three sons, Michael Greywater III, Casey Greywater, Ernie Bocanegra III; three daughters, Pauline Greywater, Katelyn Greywater, Janessa Greywater; two sisters, Tara Spottedbird, Kenda Spottedbird; sister-in-law, Cheryl Spottedbird; three brothers, Vernon Spottedbird, Kenneth Spottedbird, Kevin Spottedbird; two grandfathers, Josie Lawrence and family, Solomon Sherman and family; two aunts, Tammy Allery, Delphine Longie; her godmother, Debra Little and godfather Frank Tomahawk, Jr. She was preceded in death by her father Kenneth Spottedbird, Sr.; stepfather, Fredrick Peltier, great-grandparents, John and Louisa Sherman; grandparents, Sterling Red Eagle, Viola Spottedbird, Frank Tomahawk, Sr., Josephine Tomahawk; two uncles, Alan Tomahawk, William Tomahawk, Sr.; four aunts, Lorraine Tomahawk, Charlotte Tomahawk, Janice Tomahawk, Cheryl Tomahawk, brother, Franklin Spottedbird, three nieces, Kiara Green, Julia Diaz, and Sharese Feather. Officiating: Fr. Charles Leute, O.P. and Fr. Paul Schuster Special Music: All drum groups are welcome to share their songs. Casket Bearers: George Brown, Jr, Thomas Brown, Thomas Spottedbird, Darien Spottedbird, Brandon Spottedbird, Steve Stone, Vernon Spottedbird, Jr., Cody Fassett, Eric Martin, Calvin Feather Honorary Bearers: Myra Pearson and family, Tammy Allery and family, Lonna Street and family, Rochelle Necklace and family, Kim Three Irons and family, Dena Necklace and family, Ronalee Carpentier and family, Florence Necklace, Leland Spottedbird and family, Rustin Iceman and family, Stella Cavanaugh and family, Solomon Peltier and family, Tyson and Honeylee and family, Andrea Peltier and family, Edith Peltier and family, Janet Diaz and family, Grandpa Josie Lawrence and family, Grandpa Solomon Sherman and family, Faith Ducheneaux and family, Chuck Spottedbird and family, Billy Tomahawk, Jr. and family, Dusty Joshua and family, Valentina Martin and family To send a condolence to her family, please see www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.