Florestine Peltier, “Canté Wáste Win” (Good Hearted Woman), 64, of Ft. Totten, ND, left to the Spirit World on Thursday, March 19, 2015, in her home with all her loving family and friends.

Florestine Peltier, “Canté Wáste Win” (Good Hearted Woman), 64, of Ft. Totten, ND, left to the Spirit World on Thursday, March 19, 2015, in her home with all her loving family and friends.


 Her wake will be Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 8 p.m. all at St. Michael Recreation Center, St. Michael, ND. The funeral service will take place at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Ft. Totten on  Wednesday, March 25 at 10 a.m.


Florestine Cecilia Peltier was born May 30, 1950, in Ft. Totten, the daughter of John and Gladys (Adams) Peltier. She attended school till the 8th grade in Ft. Totten then high school in Maddock, ND and Flandreau, SD. She came home and received her GED in 1972.  She worked as a LPN in Jamestown, ND at the state hospital and various other jobs through United Tribes and Spirit Lake Tribe.


 She loved Elvis, rock n roll, oldies and listening to Miss Fancy in the morning KABU. She enjoyed playing Bingo, slot machines (Medusa) Skipbo, Aggravation, Pinochle, and Yahtzee. She also loved spending time with her family, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Florestine enjoyed visiting friends at the casino.


 Florestine was a strong independent woman. She raised her three children on her own. She was a generous person, she helped anyone in need.


 Florestine is survived by her son, Shane Peltier; daughter, Corrinne Thumb; adopted sons, Ralph Peoples and Philip Alberts  Sr.; sisters, Edith Peltier, Andrea Peltier, and Lorna (Greg) Hoffner; brothers, Richard Peltier, Soloman Peltier, Ivan Lovejoy Sr.; grandchildren, Marcus Peltier, Mariah Peltier, Gladys Cavanaugh, Meggie Champagne, Thayne Bell Jr.; great-grandchildren, Liam Swiftbird, Mason Swiftbird, Keith Cavanaugh, Cody Vifale; godchildren, Janet Diaz, Jason Littlewind, Delwyn Littlewind, Shannon Peltier; aunts, Katherine Howard and Eva Peltier; uncles, Fred Peltier Sr., Clifford Peltier Sr.; god brother, David Sherman; god sisters, Rosita McKay and Rayonne Sherman; Diane Peoples, a special friend and special nieces, Sharon Feather and Faith Ducheneaux.


 She was preceded in death by parents, John and Gladys Peltier; son, Keith Champagne; brothers, John Peltier Jr. Jerome Peltier, Fredrick Peltier, Lawrence Peltier; nephew, Phillip Krulish; sisters, Lois Littlewind, Julia Peltier, and other extended family.


 We apologize if we forgot anyone it was not intentional.


On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneral HomeND.com.


Arrangements are being handled by Evans Fuenral Home, New Rockford, ND.