Sandra Mae DuMarce, 56, of St. Michael, ND, passed to the Spirit World early Wednesday morning, Nov. 8, 2017, at her home, rural St. Michael.
Sandra Mae DuMarce, 56, of St. Michael, ND, passed to the Spirit World early Wednesday morning, Nov. 8, 2017, at her home, rural St. Michael. The Wake and Prayer Service for Sandra will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 beginning at 5 p.m. at St. Michael’s Recreation Center. The procession to St. Michael will leave on Wednesday at 4 p.m. from City Plaza. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. also at the St. Michael Recreation Center with Delbert DuMarce officiating. Sandra will be laid to rest in the Native American Church Cemetery, rural St. Michael. Music will be provided by the Native American Church Singers. Sandra Mae was born on Feb. 15, 1961, in Devils Lake, ND to Veronica (Thompson) and Levi DuMarce. She was raised on the Spirit Lake Nation and attended school in Fort Totten. She met and married, Perry Ironroad and they had three daughters, Jennifer and Geraldine DuMarce and Leslie Ironroad, whom she loved with all her heart. Her favorite pastimes, were spending time with her children and grandchildren, especially the ones she raised, Desmond Cameron, Desiree Cameron and Jenifer Feather. Other pastimes she enjoyed were walking, visiting close friends and family and attending Native American Church ceremonies. When and where ever she visited, friends and family always enjoyed her company, her jokes and laughing with her. She will be greatly missed by all of her loved ones. Sandra is survived by her daughter Geraldine (Brandon Feather) DuMarce; grandchildren, Wambdi DuMarce, Hunter Thunder, Malik Longie, Jenifer Feather, Gage, Gabrielle, Nathan III, Cethandra and Chance Jones, Karena DuMarce, Desmond and Desiree Cameron, Keveon and Keisha Brown and Princeton Ironroad; great-grandson Aiden Cameron; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Marie Jo Cameron; sisters, Gloria Alberts and Sylvia (Eugene) Hale; many nieces, nephews and grandchildren; special friend, Robert “Bushy” Lohnes. She was preceded in death by her parents, Veronica and Levi; daughters, Jennifer DuMarce and Leslie Ironroad; sister, Elaine DuMarce; brothers, Leonard DuMarce, Albert Thompson and Richard DuMarce; grandchildren, Bryan Thunder and WasteNa Thunder; uncles, Zachary Thompson and Ambrose Thompson; aunties, Lena Denne and Maryrose FoolBear. Active Pallbearers will be Wambdi DuMarce, Desmond Cameron, Brandon Feather, Kevin Brown Sr., Michael IronHawk and Elton DuMarce. Honorary Bearers are all of Sandra’s family and many friends. If we forgot anyone it was not intentional. Sandra was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be greatly missed.