Colleen Anne Monteith-DeMarce, 58, of Fargo formerly of the Spirit Lake Nation, ND, passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017, at her home in the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Colleen Anne Monteith-DeMarce, 58, of Fargo formerly of the Spirit Lake Nation, ND, passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017, at her home in the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A Rosary and Scripture Service will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Friday, Dec. 1 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. with Father Charles Leute OP officiating. No other services will be held. Colleen Anne was born on Oct. 14, 1959, on the Spirit Lake Reservation, the daughter of Ruth (Herald) and Clifford Monteith, Sr. She grew up at Spirit Lake and attended school there. She was united in marriage to George DeMarce, Sr. and they were the proud parents of three boys. George died on Oct. 28, 2017. For the past eight years, Colleen has made her home in Fargo. Colleen was talented at beading, sewing and had many beautiful houseplants. She cared about her animals and loved her boys and grandchildren with all her heart. Colleen is survived by her sons, George (Jackie) DeMarce, Jr., Thomas (Bethany Owlboy) DeMarce and Joseph DeMarce; grandchildren, Alexis (Alex Acevedo) DeMarce, Kirstyn DeMarce, Demitri DeMarce, Thomas DeMarce, Jr., George DeMarce III, Drew (Steve) DeMarce-Rothermel, Alexander DeMarce, Chantel Monteith, Clifford Monteith III and Jacob Peltier; great-grandchildren, Fraya Rothermel and Athena Rose Acevedo; foster brothers, Jesse Cavanaugh and Craig Brown, Sr.; foster sister, Becky Brown; and nephews, Clarence Leftbear, Jr. and Derrick “Schmoo” IronHawk. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Clifford Monteith, Jr.