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V V'j May 24, 2021 The Star Lorraine A. Smith 7 Retired teachers will resume meetings The Turtle Mountain Area Retired Teachers will meet at l l :30 AM on Friday, June 4. Please bring your own sack lunch to the large picnic shelter at Tommy Turtle Park on Vinje Street in Bottineau. There should enough tables to accom plish self distancing. Our group is open to all retired teachers, spouses, and guests living in Rolette Kenneth Cowboy Charbonneau Kenneth Cowboy Charbon- Lorraine A. smith, 36 of Belcourt and Fort Totten ND passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Trinity Med- ical Center in Minot ND. The Wake for Lorraine will be held at the Log Cabin, in Dunseith ND on Thursday May 20, 2021 be- ginning at 5:00 pm. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm. Clark Peltier will of ciate. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 12:30 pm. at the St. Thomas Pres- byterian Cemetery, (Raven Hill Cemetery) at rural Fort Totten. The procession to the cemetery will leave from the Log Cabin at 10:00 am. on Friday. Lorraine Ardis Smith, precious daughter of Dwight and Rhea (Iron Moccasin) Smith was born on Febru ary 10, 1985 in DevilsLake ND. She was raised and educated in Fort Tot- ten ND. Lorraine and David Huck Bercier were the proud parents of daughter Shayleigh. At the time of her death she was living in Belcourt ND with her special friend, Sage Peltier, her beloved daughter Shayleigh Ann Bercier and her beau- tiful grandson Monte James Henry. Lorraine was attending GED classes in Belcourt and was so ex cited to nish and receive her diploma. She was so ecstatic and proud 'of her daughter Shayleigh who was in her Senior Year and would be receiving her diploma in June. She couldn t wait to see her daughter walk across that stage, meaning they would have both succeeded in re- ceiving their High School diplomas. Lorraine enjoyed beading, artful coloring and KEYA Bingo. She had a green thumb and had many thriving houseplants and owers. She never missed a chance to attend family gatherings and cookouts. She just loved anytime she could spend with her daughter, grandson and extended family. They brought her so much joy and happiness. Our beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and dearest friend will be for- ever in our hearts, forever loved and forever missed. Lorraine s loving family include H I a V Theresa Manso back into the local economy, Lemur. y a lip. The'res'a Manson, age 91,0f Rolla, . V enriching the whole community. WWW Wm .WM im- - A r. ND passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Theresa M. (Poitra) Manson was born on July 26, 1929 in Devils Lake, ND to Robert and Eva (LaFrance) Poitra. She was raised in Rural St. John area and completed her education in St. John, ND. She was united in marriage to Ed- ward D. Manson in 1949, they later di- vorced. Together they had three children Douglas, Helenand Elaine. Theresa was a wonderful homemaker and she took pride in taking care of her children and loved ones. Theresa enjoyed spending time with her loved ones. All children in the fam ily were Grandma s Babies . She al- ways loved to keep herself busy. In her earlier days, she loved to ride horses, her own motorcycle. She was an ex- cellent marksman who would hunt and loved to practice shooting, even with a slingshot. She had many hobbies which included, Reading Books, xing puzzles, number and word nds. Her favorite pastimes were to teach all of her children and grandchildren to play cards and dice and to play card games with family and friends, listening to old country music with her family and watching ghost stories, game shows and old westerns. Theresa is survived by her two daughters, Helen (Roger) Lindberg of Perth, ND and Elaine Kakela and Doug Aos of Rolette, ND; grandchildren, Terry Manson, Jenny Manson, Richard Haggar, Julie (Tony) St. Germaine, Melissa (Batten) LaFontaine, Shawna (Arlan) Martin, and Michael Guilbert; her daughters Shayleigh Ann Bercier and grandson Monte James Henry and Kaylee J. Bercier and Autumn L. Bercier; parents Dwight and Rhea; brothers and sisters Pep per (Dom Vann) Iron Moccasin, Clinton A. McKay, Carlin M. Iron Moccasin, Larissa McKay and sis ter-in-law Lorenda S. 'I oneart (McKay); grandpa Frances (Babe) Smith; special nieces and nephews Aiyanna and Ashton Smith, Richard Parisien Jr Dezmond Smith, Ken- neth Iron Moccasin, Kevin La- Fontaine Jr Destiny Robertson, Jaelyn R. Tonearts, Julia K. Two- Hearts and many other nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins who Lorraine treasured and loved very much. She was welcomed into Heaven by her Creator and her grandparents Vivian Shaw, Jerry Adams and Lor- raine Smith, sisters Rollene Faith Smith, Angela Smith and Rhiannon Smith, brother Alvin Iron Moccasin and many other beloved relatives. Casket Bearers will be Dom Vann, Mark Shaw, Kevin LaFontaine Jr Arlin BlackLance, Rodney Martin and Dawson Zerr. Honorary Bearers will be Shayleigh Bercier, Pepper Iron Moccasin, Larissa McKay, Jae- lyn T WoHearts, Julia Tonearts and Kaylee Bercier. Music will be pro- vided by Red Thunder. many great and great-great grandchil- dren; brother, Vrrgil Poitra of Dunseith, ND; and sister, Amanda Poitra of Fargo, ND. Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Eva Poitra, son, Douglas Manson, granddaughter, Tina Manson, siblings, Douglas Poitra, Willard Poitra, Wayne Poitra, Blanche Hunt, Lorraine Haggerty, Gladys Poitra, Helen Sunblad and Richard Poitra. Casket Bearers are Jordan St.Ger- maine, Taylor St.Germaine, Payton La- Fontaine, Terry Manson Jr. ,Tracy Manson, Rayne LaFontaine. Honorary Casket Bearers are all Grandchildren, Great-GrandChildren and all farrrily and friends. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 26,2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Joachim Catholic Church, Rolla, ND with visitation beginning at 8:30 AM. Father Thai Arul presiding. Bur- ial will follow in St. Michael s Catholic Cemetery, Rolla, ND. A meal will be served in the church basement follow- ing the burial. Elick Funeral Home, Rolla, ND. Day Observance Monday, May 31 10:30am. Riverside Cemetery Sponsored by the ROLLA . . . 477.8890 I). (f"() l . ll B 'I American Legion and Stanon o - - ~ WE , - AU BA N K Here for you? (TURTLE 2283750 * RANKING ~ iNsuaANce MORTGAGE TIlUS'I SWE W 33:22:37,373, 246-3395 tartar registrar - www.1mstatebank.com Belcourt, ND 58316 neau, age 64, of Dunseith, ND passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Belcourt Hospital, Bel- court, ND. Kenneth Michael Cowboy Charbonneau was born on April 26, 1957 in Belcourt, ND to Lionel and Genevieve (Parisien) Charbonneau. He was raised in the Belcourt and Dunseith area, completing his edu- cation there as well. Cowboy met the love of his life/Sandra Morin, and after 44 yearstogether were united in marriage on April 29, 2021. He was the proud father of Eric, Michael, Bradley, and Travis. Cow- boy farmed for many years, working clOsely with Adrian and James Mon geon. He enjoyed going 'to the casino, playing cards and dice, and watching derby s. Cowboy loved watching his family participate in their motor sports, demolition derby s and drag racing. He dearly loved his family and the time they spent together, especially Cooper. Cowboy will be lovingly remem- bered and greatly missed. Cowboy is survived by his wife, Sandra Charbonneau of Dunseith; children, Eric (Aleta Peliter) Morin, Michael (Jessica Gladue) Morin, Bradley Charbonneau, and Travis (Harley Amyotte) Morin, all of Dun- seith; eleven grandchildren, Kenyon Morin, Cooper Morin, Case Morin, Bryghton Peltier, Ethan Morin, Eli- jah Peltier, Gabriel Peltier, Chante Gillis, Zachary Bercier, Hunter Gladue, and Everleigh Morin; great grandchild, Emmalynn Morin; siblings, Jeff (Betty) Charbonneau, Judy (Slugger) Charbonneau, both of Dunseith, and Diane Willis of MN ; WHY SHOP LOCALL? Compared to chain stores, locally Owned (businesses recycle a much larger share of their revenue and nieces, and nephews. Cowboy was preceded in death by his parents, Lionel and Genevieve Charbonneau, brothers, Sherman, Eugene, Dwight, and Harvey Char- bonneau, and sister Kathy Dahlberg. Casket Bearers are Josh Charbon- neau, Darrell Charbonneau, Kenyon Morin, Ethan Morin, Derek Halvor- son, and Beau Davis. Honorary Bear- ers are Russell Halvorson, Clarence Belgarde, Randy Vivier, Gary Poitra, Jim Mongeon, Joe Mongeon, and Rolland Morin. Eucharistic Gifts by Terry and Misty Belgarde. Readers are Cheryl LaFloe and Barabara Bel- garde. Rosary led by Helen Parisien. Music by Craig Lunday. A visitation will begin at 4:00 PM on Monday, May 24, 2021 at St. An- thony s Catholic Church, Belcourt, ND with a Rosary Service at 7:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Church with Fr. Michael Slovak pre- siding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, All are invited for a meal following burial at the Eagle Heart Cultural Center, Dunseith, ND. Elick Funeral Home, Rolla, ND. Member FDIC and Bottineau counties and beyond. One of the goals is to Pension Watch which is related to what happens at the state legislature with TFFR. Locally, our support includes a scholarship to Dakota College, Dolly Parton Imagination Library in both counties, quarters for activities in long term care facilities in both counties, Anne Carlson. We meet quarterly. These causes are supported by our dues. We don t do fund raisers. Feel free to visit and bring a friend. It is a great opportunity to keep in touch with former colleagues and meet new friends. We are looking forward to seeing you and hearing three minutes of wisdom from Roger Slotsve and a short pro gram by Liz Miller about the Turtle Mt. Cancer Support Group. ATTENTION ROLLA RESIDENTS BUSINESSES Commercial pickup will be Monday and Thursdays Residential pickup will be on Tuesdays THE FAMILY or VERA rurer Would like to Thank you very much for all the flowers, and expressions of sympathy shown to our family, Thank you to the Ebenezer Church and to the Ladies for the wonderful lunch they providcd. Thank you to Judy, Diane and Mark for the beautiful Music. Pastors Gene and Rob for the service and prayers. Your support at this difficult time is very much appreciated and of great comfort to all of the [int/y. (emf/1y, {Ta/Ira, (7mm 'On May 31, we honor the memory of the brave veterans I, who have given their lives defending our freedom. r9 I From the days of World War I to the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, their dedication and sacrifice have protected our way of life for generations. Their heroic contributions will never be forgotten, and their spirits live on in our hearts. honor of those * have given es; so that I a"- "s, Member FDlC h