Michael Joseph Butts (Joe Joe)

Michael Joseph Butts (Joe Joe) born in Rolla, ND on 3/6/1965 left this world on 2/12/2021 in Rapid City, SD.

Joe Joe grew up in Devils Lake, ND surrounded by a huge family. He joined the National Guard and was honorably discharged in SD. It is there he would spend the rest of his life hunting, fishing, cooking and loving the Black Hills fiercely.

He left behind son Michael Amun Root and daughter Charlie Mieners as well as 3 ex wives Dodi Mieners, Mona Root and Patty Christianson. In addition he leaves his brother Craig Miller, sisters Elisa Mudgett, Kathleen Haskew, Marcella Mudgett, and half sisters Sarah Kuk and Margaret Miller, 21 nieces and nephews and 39 great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Miller, fathers: Keith Miller and Donald Butts and brother Marc Butts.

A memorial will be held at 2 PM, Thrusday, March 11, 2021 at Behrens Wilson Funeral Home in Rapid City, SD. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent for Amun and Charlie to Behrens Wilson Funeral Home in Rapid City, SD or in care of Elisa Mudgett of Devils Lake, ND. The family in ND will be holding a memorial in Devils Lake later this year.

Fly free lil bro.

Published on March 08, 2021