Alvina “Kabeebs” Thompson

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Alvina "Kabeebs" Thompson

Alvina Mary Thompson, 57 was born on May 7, 1964 to the late Lynda Alberts and Art Thompson in Devils Lake North Dakota. She began her journey to the Spirit World on August 14, 2021 in Fort Totten N.D. surrounded by her relatives.

Kabeebs attended Fort Totten School and continued her education at Little Hoop Community College. At a young age she enjoyed dancing traditional on the powwow trail and enjoyed her time at rodeos and through this path, she met several friends and later on they became her sisters. She was a Teacher's Assistance at Four Winds Elementary School, worked at Sioux Manufacturing Corporation and because of her love for cooing, returned to Four Winds as a cook in the kitchen. She gave plenty of her time to families as a Child Care Provider and enjoyed being around children.

She loved to spend time with her Grandma Kunsi and was given the name "Kabeebs" by her grandma. Alvina met Elmer White Jr. in the year of 1982 and came their oldest son Elmer lll. They were married on February 11, 1984 in Fort Totten N.D. With this marriage came 9 children.

Kabeebs was well known for her frybread, she took pride in cooking and providing for her children. She enjoyed taking time to sew something beautiful for her loved ones. She looked forward to playing the machines at the Casino. In 2002, she helped welcome her oldest grandson Kaston and raised him as her own and later on welcomed Braxton. Kabeebs spent a lot time with her sisters and families. She cherished her time with all of her grandchildren and held close to her heart her granddaughter Khloe.

Our hearts ache with such sadness. Our precious Mother, Grandmother and Sister has begun her journey to the Spirit World, we will forever love and miss her and she will be so greatly missed by all.

Alvina is survived by her loving family: Sons Elmer ( Chenoa), Kyle, Kris Sr. (Margaret); Daughters Crystal, Kathy, Krista (Sage), Kristy (Tessa), Denise (Michael); Special Grandchildren Kaston and Braxton (Nugg) and Baby Jody; Grandchildren Evangeline, Lucille, Elmer 4th, Princess, Kylen, Lindsey, Jazlyn, Jacobie, Jastyn, Khloe, Jolee, Julius, Jaxon, Kayson, Sage Jr. Wacinyapi, Wacekiya Win, Julianna, Lyndin, Zack, Anthony, Jeremy, Khaleela, Dani, Trinity, Markus, Mathew, Kris Jr. Michelle, Eugene, Jeramiah, Grant, Emily and Karma; Godchild Leora White and her adopted sisters Rocky Cavanaugh, Kim Three Irons, Anessa Delorme and Shelia Belgarde; Her sisters: Leola White, Wilma Longie and Henrietta Longie; Brother Roger Alberts; Special Nephew Jody White; Aunties Winona Fox, (Auntie Mom) Sally Cavanaugh, Geraldine Redfox, and Mother-In-Law Evangeline White.

She is reunited in the Spirit World with her parents Lynda and Casper and father Art Thompson, son Patrick Dean, grandchildren Cante Dowan Sa, Jace Brent, Lora Lee, Inyan Ska Hoksina, husband: Elmer White Jr., brother William "Boy" Longie ll, sister Lavonne Alberts, aunties Marie Martin, Virginia Lancelotta and Violet Smith, uncles Buddy, Allen, Roger, Joseph and Quentin Alberts, maternal grandparents George and Alvina Alberts, paternal grandparents John and Katherine Thompson.

The wake for Mom will be held on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at the Fort Totten Rec. Center with a prayer service beginning at 7pm. Along with traditional prayers at midnight. The procession to Fort Totten will leave on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. from the City Plaza in Devils Lake. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday August 19, 2021 at 2pm. with Larry Thiele officiating and Traditional Prayers by Eugene/Michelle Hale and Brandon Bearheels.

Lake Region Singers, Sundance Drum Group and Darwyn Three Irons and all other drum groups are welcome to come share their songs and music in memory of Mom.

Her escorts will be her adopted sisters: Rocky Cavanaugh, Kim Three Irons, Anessa Delorme and Sheila Belgarde

Casket Bearers: Kaston White, Braxton White, Joel Redfox, Lonnie Smith, Vance Thompson, Dale Alberts, Marcus Demarce ,Baby Jody, Jody White, Elton Nestell, Allen Alberts and Daylon White.

Honorary Pall Bearers

Evangeline White, Waylon Red Tomahawk, Becky TwoHearts, Lola Waanatan, Inez "Frankie" Chaske, Ronda Greywater, Jolene Crosswhite, Michelle Hillebrand, Catalina and Terry Herman, Imogene B. , Sylvia Hale, Donovan Lambert, Clarice Windyboy, Sam Merrick, Clarice Bernard, Violet Robertson, Cassandra Cloud, Jen Jensen, Andrea and Roger Ironshield and family, Iris Walking Eagle, Baby Myra Cavanaugh, Arlene Belgarde, Eunice Davidson Family, Phyliss Dubois, Darwin Brown, Lacey Fox, Jerry "Gramps" Thompson, Galen Robertson, Tracey Charboneau, Dusty Good Bird, Shana Cavanaugh, Penny Yankton, Joe Yankton, Myra Pearson, Sheila Thompson, Cora Whiteman, Shelly Luger, Natalie Hunts Along, special cousin Colleen Cook, Shannon Buckles, Amy Longie, Jason Littlewind and Transportation Drivers: Terry Dunn and Delmer Youngbird. Special thank you to the Spirit Lake EMT.

We are so sorry if we forgot to mention anyone, Mom knew and loved so many people and she always had a special place in her heart for everyone.

Posted online on August 18, 2021

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Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Alvina “Kabeebs” Thompson

Gilbertson Funeral Home

Alvina "Kabeebs" Thompson

Alvina Mary Thompson, 57 was born on May 7, 1964 to the late Lynda Alberts and Art Thompson in Devils Lake North Dakota. She began her journey to the Spirit World on August 14, 2021 in Fort Totten N.D. surrounded by her relatives.

Kabeebs attended Fort Totten School and continued her education at Little Hoop Community College. At a young age she enjoyed dancing traditional on the powwow trail and enjoyed her time at rodeos and through this path, she met several friends and later on they became her sisters. She was a Teacher's Assistance at Four Winds Elementary School, worked at Sioux Manufacturing Corporation and because of her love for cooing, returned to Four Winds as a cook in the kitchen. She gave plenty of her time to families as a Child Care Provider and enjoyed being around children.

She loved to spend time with her Grandma Kunsi and was given the name "Kabeebs" by her grandma. Alvina met Elmer White Jr. in the year of 1982 and came their oldest son Elmer lll. They were married on February 11, 1984 in Fort Totten N.D. With this marriage came 9 children.

Kabeebs was well known for her frybread, she took pride in cooking and providing for her children. She enjoyed taking time to sew something beautiful for her loved ones. She looked forward to playing the machines at the Casino. In 2002, she helped welcome her oldest grandson Kaston and raised him as her own and later on welcomed Braxton. Kabeebs spent a lot time with her sisters and families. She cherished her time with all of her grandchildren and held close to her heart her granddaughter Khloe.

Our hearts ache with such sadness. Our precious Mother, Grandmother and Sister has begun her journey to the Spirit World, we will forever love and miss her and she will be so greatly missed by all.

Alvina is survived by her loving family: Sons Elmer ( Chenoa), Kyle, Kris Sr. (Margaret); Daughters Crystal, Kathy, Krista (Sage), Kristy (Tessa), Denise (Michael); Special Grandchildren Kaston and Braxton (Nugg) and Baby Jody; Grandchildren Evangeline, Lucille, Elmer 4th, Princess, Kylen, Lindsey, Jazlyn, Jacobie, Jastyn, Khloe, Jolee, Julius, Jaxon, Kayson, Sage Jr. Wacinyapi, Wacekiya Win, Julianna, Lyndin, Zack, Anthony, Jeremy, Khaleela, Dani, Trinity, Markus, Mathew, Kris Jr. Michelle, Eugene, Jeramiah, Grant, Emily and Karma; Godchild Leora White and her adopted sisters Rocky Cavanaugh, Kim Three Irons, Anessa Delorme and Shelia Belgarde; Her sisters: Leola White, Wilma Longie and Henrietta Longie; Brother Roger Alberts; Special Nephew Jody White; Aunties Winona Fox, (Auntie Mom) Sally Cavanaugh, Geraldine Redfox, and Mother-In-Law Evangeline White.

She is reunited in the Spirit World with her parents Lynda and Casper and father Art Thompson, son Patrick Dean, grandchildren Cante Dowan Sa, Jace Brent, Lora Lee, Inyan Ska Hoksina, husband: Elmer White Jr., brother William "Boy" Longie ll, sister Lavonne Alberts, aunties Marie Martin, Virginia Lancelotta and Violet Smith, uncles Buddy, Allen, Roger, Joseph and Quentin Alberts, maternal grandparents George and Alvina Alberts, paternal grandparents John and Katherine Thompson.

The wake for Mom will be held on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at the Fort Totten Rec. Center with a prayer service beginning at 7pm. Along with traditional prayers at midnight. The procession to Fort Totten will leave on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. from the City Plaza in Devils Lake. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday August 19, 2021 at 2pm. with Larry Thiele officiating and Traditional Prayers by Eugene/Michelle Hale and Brandon Bearheels.

Lake Region Singers, Sundance Drum Group and Darwyn Three Irons and all other drum groups are welcome to come share their songs and music in memory of Mom.

Her escorts will be her adopted sisters: Rocky Cavanaugh, Kim Three Irons, Anessa Delorme and Sheila Belgarde

Casket Bearers: Kaston White, Braxton White, Joel Redfox, Lonnie Smith, Vance Thompson, Dale Alberts, Marcus Demarce ,Baby Jody, Jody White, Elton Nestell, Allen Alberts and Daylon White.

Honorary Pall Bearers

Evangeline White, Waylon Red Tomahawk, Becky TwoHearts, Lola Waanatan, Inez "Frankie" Chaske, Ronda Greywater, Jolene Crosswhite, Michelle Hillebrand, Catalina and Terry Herman, Imogene B. , Sylvia Hale, Donovan Lambert, Clarice Windyboy, Sam Merrick, Clarice Bernard, Violet Robertson, Cassandra Cloud, Jen Jensen, Andrea and Roger Ironshield and family, Iris Walking Eagle, Baby Myra Cavanaugh, Arlene Belgarde, Eunice Davidson Family, Phyliss Dubois, Darwin Brown, Lacey Fox, Jerry "Gramps" Thompson, Galen Robertson, Tracey Charboneau, Dusty Good Bird, Shana Cavanaugh, Penny Yankton, Joe Yankton, Myra Pearson, Sheila Thompson, Cora Whiteman, Shelly Luger, Natalie Hunts Along, special cousin Colleen Cook, Shannon Buckles, Amy Longie, Jason Littlewind and Transportation Drivers: Terry Dunn and Delmer Youngbird. Special thank you to the Spirit Lake EMT.

We are so sorry if we forgot to mention anyone, Mom knew and loved so many people and she always had a special place in her heart for everyone.

Posted online on August 18, 2021