Ellie John “Johnny” BlackBird, 57, of St. Michael, ND, passed away on Friday morning, March 11, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake.

The Wake for Johnny will be held on Thursday, March 17, at St. Michael’s Recreation Center beginning at 5 p.m. The procession to St. Michael will leave on Thursday at 4 p.m. from City Plaza.

Funeral services will be on Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. also at the Recreation Center with Father Paul Schuster officiating. Johnny will be laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is in charge of arrangements.

Ellie John “Johnny” BlackBird, 57, of St. Michael, ND, passed away on Friday morning, March 11, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake.


The Wake for Johnny will be held on Thursday, March 17, at St. Michael’s Recreation Center beginning at 5 p.m.  The procession to St. Michael will leave on Thursday at 4 p.m. from City Plaza.


Funeral services will be on Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. also at the Recreation Center with Father Paul Schuster officiating.  Johnny will be laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery.


Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is in charge of arrangements.