16 September 2021

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Teresa RedEagle

Teresa RedEagle


Teresa Robin RedEagle was born in Tacoma, Wash., on Nov. 21, 1957, and died in Poplar on Sept. 9, 2021. She was one of six children born to Phillip and Marian RedEagle and was raised in Montana, Washington and Alaska. At the time of her death, she was employed by the Indian Health Services of the Fort peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes as a health information supervisor. As a young girl, she learned to love the passionate of the arts. She was a self-taught six- and 12-string guitar player and singer. She also created handmade clothes using the crafts of embroidery, knitting and sewing which included creating hand-knitted lifelike dolls for the Seattle Supersonics NBA Team in 1979-80. She was also accomplished in drawing and oil painting. Scholastically, she studied and graduated from Blatchley Junior High School and Sitka High School in 1976. In college, she earned an associate degree at Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska, and bachelor’s degree from Seattle University and Seattle Pacific University in 1982 in medical records administration. She quickly gained employment working for Schick Shadel Treatment Facility in Burien, Wash. In the early 1990s, she became an employee of the Indian Health Services in Poplar, where she was a health information supervisor until her death. She volunteered her time to be a severe weather storm watcher for the National Weather Service. She loved shopping for jewelry, perfume and movie memorabilia. She liked the arts, traveling to see museums, movies and Broadway theatre plays. Reading books was also a favorite pastime. She is preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Wade RedEagle. She is survived by her sister, Darlene Salyers; brothers, Keith, Philip and Robert RedEagle. Her funeral was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp. Interment followed at the Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.

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Paris Chopper

Paris Chopper


Paris Loretta Chopper, 30, of the Spirit Lake Tribe of North Dakota, died Aug. 30, 2021, in Poplar. She was born on April 2, 1991, to Abraham “Bear” Chopper Jr. and Althea “Sona” Longie, but was raised by her grandparents, Lorene and Douglas Michel. On June 23, 2013, she had a son, Zayden Michel Abraham Chopper. She attended school in Devils Lake, N.D., Sioux Falls, S.D., and ended her sophomore year in Parkston,
09 September 2021

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