Nathan F. Yellowhammer, 53, of St. Michael, ND, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019.
Nathan F. Yellowhammer, 53, of St. Michael, ND, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019. Funeral Services for Nathan was held on Wednesday, March 20 at 10 a.m. at the Bdecan Church in Woodlake, ND, with Pastor Larry Theile officiating. A Wake was at 5 p.m. at the Tekakwitha Center in St. Michael on Tuesday, March 19 with a Prayer Service at 6 p.m. The procession to the Tekakwitha Center left from the City Center Plaza in Devils Lake on Tuesday, March 19 at 4 p.m. Serving as Casket Bearers for Nathan were: Eric Azure-Yellowhammer, Jeffrey Whiteshield-Yellowhammer, Jeremy, Jonathan and Jason Robertson, Dion and Daniel Peterson, Roger Feather and Michael Meade Sr. Honorary Pallbearers were all Spirit Lake Nation Veterans, Family and Friends. Nathan Frank Yellowhammer was born on Oct. 26, 1965, the youngest son of Lang and Mary Rita (Abraham) Yellowhammer. Nathan Frank was raised and educated on the Spirit Lake Nation. Nathan attended North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND, where he obtained his certification in Small Engine Repair. Nathan entered the United States Army on June 30, 1986, and was stationed overseas and was honorably discharged on Feb. 5, 1988. Nathan was a champion cross country runner in high school. He enjoyed listening to heavy metal music, visiting with family and friends, playing piano and traveling. Nathan will be dearly missed by all that knew him. We love you Nathan, “Doksha, Cepsani” Nathan is survived by; his daughter, Marita Yellowhammer; granddaughter, Mallory Martineau; aunt, Sylvia Webber; nephews, Eric Azure-Yellowhammer, Jeffrey Whiteshield, Jeremy, Jason, Jonathan Robertson, MaryAnn Ott, Cousins- Glen and Jacob Abraham, Margo Gourd, June Gourd-Yankton, Barbara Olds, Dallas, Josh, Donald Webber Jr., Kay Kikert, Eunice Davidson, Stanley, Wesley, Calvin Littlewind. Preceded in death by; his parents, Lang and Mary Rita (Abraham) Yellowhammer; brothers, David and John Yellowhammer; sister, Muriel Robertson; grandparents, Jerome and Jennie Abraham; aunts, Esther Abraham, Eleanor Mazakahomni; uncles, Dale, Walter, Joe, Vincent, Michael and Daniel Abraham; cousins, Mark Webber and Cherilu Pearson.