Manuel Edward ‘Cekpa’ (Twin) Littlewind Sr., 62, of Fort Totten, ND, began his journey to the Spirit World on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at his home.
Manuel Edward ‘Cekpa’ (Twin) Littlewind Sr., 62, of Fort Totten, ND, began his journey to the Spirit World on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at his home. The Wake for Manuel will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Fort Totten Recreation Center beginning at 5 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. The procession to Fort Totten will leave on Wednesday at 4 p.m. from the former Wally’s parking lot. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. at the Fort Totten Recreation Center with Father Charles Leute, OP officiating. Final Review will be held at 9 a.m. Manuel will be laid to rest at St. Jerome’s Catholic Cemetery, rural Fort Totten. Manuel Edward Littlewind and his twin brother Maynard were born on May 18, 1957, to Lawrence Littlewind Sr. and Cora Rose Sherman. He attended grade school in Fort Totten and high school at Maddock, ND. During his high school years, he enjoyed playing basketball and riding horses in his free time. Manuel worked at CHR for many years and most recently at the Spirit Lake Casino. Manuel is remembered for his friendly manner. He was always visiting and joking around with everyone. He enjoyed being at the Casino playing machines or BINGO and also hanging with his buddies on his days off. The light-of-his-life were his children and grandchildren. Manuel is survived by his loving family. His mother, Cora Rose Sherman; his children, Anthony ‘Puckie’ Littlewind, Jason Littlewind and Melissa Desjarlais; grandchildren, Isaac, D’Angelo, Trina, Tayonna, Izlee, Sophia, Jordon Jr., Madison, Cianna, Deandre, Kobe and Lee; great-grandchildren, Isaac Jr., Adam, Angelita and GioVanni; sisters, Marcella Green, Bernadine Littlewind, Trudy Iceman, Arliss Krulish and Arlene Krulish; brothers, Delmer Iceman, Darren Iceman and Raynard Iceman; special friend, Yvonne Georgeson. He was preceded in death by; his father, Lawrence Littlewind Sr.; son, Manuel Littlewind Jr.; brothers and twin brother, Maynard Littlewind, Lawrence Littlewind Jr., Delvin Littlewind and Stacy Littlewind; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Martha Littlewind; maternal, grandparents Benedict and Rosalie Sherman. Pallbearers for Manuel will be: Anthony Littlewind, Jason Littlewind, Sam Merrick Sr., Jake Redfox, Randall de la Paz and Fred Longie Jr. Honorary Bearers will be: Calvin Thompson and family, Fred Longie Sr., Tim Lommen, Frank de la Paz, Whalen and Renita Shaw and family, Hobo Joe Longie and family, Volante Littlewind, Dale Alberts and family, Peter Owlboy Sr., David Riggle, Raybert Littlewind Sr. and family, Louie and Yvonne Dubois, Winfield Chaske and family, Demus McDonald, Vern Lambert Sr., Carmen Littlewind, Lisa Georgeson, Donelda Littlewind, Lisa Chaske and family, Frankie Chaske, Vincent Herald, Rose Lebeau, Marty Jackson, Donna WhiteBuffalo, Tracy WhiteBuffalo, Freeman (Lea) Whiteshield, Frank Sr. and Lori Gourd, Dallas Littlewind Sr. and family, Irvin KillsPlenty and family, Wade Nestell and family, Terry Herman Sr. and family, Nicodemus Woods, Jerry Joshua, Claude Black, Wes Jackson and Doris Desjarlais and family.