Randolph “Randy” “Shabadoo”J. Tikanye, 47, of Tokio, ND, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at his home.
Randolph “Randy” “Shabadoo”J. Tikanye, 47, of Tokio, ND, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at his home. The Wake for Randy will be on Friday, Nov. 8 at the Woodlake Community Center, Tokio, beginning at 5 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. The procession to Tokio will leave on Friday at 4 p.m. from City Plaza in Devils Lake, ND. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. also at the Community Center with Reverend Larry Thiele officiating. Randy will be laid to peaceful rest at the Bdecan Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Tokio. Casket Bearers will be: Luke Georgeson, Michael “Mike” Gourd, Robert Redfox, Jarvis “Cookie” Jackson, Skyler Georgeson, Albin “Matt” Georgeson, Thomas DeMarce, Joel Redfox, Hunter Lufkins, Maynard Tikanye, Archie Redfox, Tyler Redfox, Christian IronRoad, Antoine LaVallie, Brandon Tikanye and Shawn Tikanye. Honorary Pallbearers: Alberta Redfox and family, Farri DeMarce, Oliver Gourd Jr., Jason LaRock Sr., Monty Redfox and family, Steve Redfox Jr. and family, Nicole Longie, Gene Paul, Kara (Dion) Longie and family, Connie Charboneau, Troy Redfox and family, Cleveland Ironheart, Glen Poitra and family, Craig Estenson, Cliff Reeves, Anna Longie, Violet Smith and family, Lonnie Smith, Gabe Smith, Louella Redfox, Sally Paul, Deanna Hunt, Jackie Hunt and family, Luke (Jen) Georgeson and family, Marlys Jetty and family, Rock Baer and family, Harriet Feather, Curtis (Krist) Black, Karen Littlewind and family, June Littlewind and family, Jolene Littlewind and family, Tye Longie, Ira Woodhull, Austin LaVallie and family, Stephanie Tikanye and family, Louie (Hilda) Garcia and family, Thaddeus “Chubbs” DeMarce, Belinda Murphy, Cheryl Longie and family, Gerri Redfox and family, Tia Hobson, Archie Redfox III, Tyler Redfox, David Redfox, Darlene Wadsworth and family, Myra Hunt and family. Randolph James Tikanye was born on April 3, 1972, in Devils Lake, the son of Francis Tikanye Sr. and RoseMary (Greywind) Tikanye-McKay. He attended Little Flower School in St. Michael, ND, Central Middle School in Devils Lake and Warwick Public School. He worked as a teacher at the Fort Totten Head Start for a time. Randy liked watching football; his favorite team was the Vikings. He enjoyed watching movies, hunting and fishing and driving around and having good times with his friends and relatives. His best times were hanging with his best friend Mike Gourd. Randy will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Randy is survived by his loving family. His brothers and sisters, Francis “Poncho” Tikanye Jr., Duane Tikanye, Yvonne Georgeson, Beverly Tikanye, Maynard “Jumbo” Tikanye and Delphine Tikanye McKay; adoptive parents, Sharon and Albin Georgeson; brothers and sister, Albin “Matt” Georgeson, Luke Georgeson and Lisa Georgeson; adopted son, William Georgeson; special granddaughters, Serenity Georgeson and Nadia Alberts; and other beloved relatives. He was preceded in death by; his parents, RoseMary and Francis; brothers, Jonathan Tikanye Sr., Thomas Tikanye, Myron Greywind, Cornelius Tikanye, Emery Tikanye; sisters, Corrine Stretches Tikanye, Bernadine Tikanye, Francine Dogskin; adopted brothers, Clint Georgeson and Mark Lufkins Sr.; great-grandparents, Mary Jane and Joseph Greywind, Gertrude Redfox and Archie Redfox Sr.; aunts, Annie Redfox, Elizabeth Kaye Redfox, Etta Redfox, Karen Redfox Paul, Miriam Coco Redfox, Catherine Thompson, Mary Esther Landers; uncle, Arthur Thompson; nephews, Shane Tikanye, Shannon Tikanye, Greg Mindt; nieces, Christine Mindt, Peggy Greywind, Stacey Tikanye; cousins, Marion Redfox, Trevor McDonald, Michael Mead Jr., Mash Redfox, Archie Adam Redfox, Michelle Redfox, Jeremey Redfox; and many more that went before us. The family would like to thank the Spirit Lake Ambulance and the Devils Lake Hospital for all that they have done to help out in any way they could. Randy is in the care of the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.