February 14, 1984 – Thursday, July 14, 2011
The Community Center in Old Agency Village
Friday, July 22nd, 2011
The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South
Wed, July 20th & Thurs, July 2
beginning at 7:00 P.M.
Gaylord Ray Gill Jr. “Gage” (Ho Waste Wi Casta), age 27, journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.
He was born on February 14th, 1984 to Gaylord Gill Sr. and Rita Wilson in Sisseton, South Dakota.
Gage attended The Tiospa Zina Tribal School and completed The Youth Build Program.
He loved music, as he was a recording native rapper. Gage also loved listening to stories told by his elders. Gage loved his family and friends. He brought encouragement and laughter to those he encountered. He respected both his Christian and Traditional ways, which were reflected in his music.
Survived by a son: Gage Gill of Moorhead, Minnesota; daughters: Sage St. John and Jocelyn Gill both of Sisseton, South Dakota and Emily Gill of Moorhead, Minnesota; his mother & step father: Rita (Sylvester) Baker of Fargo, North Dakota; a brother: Michael Wilson of Rugby, North Dakota; sisters: Tonia Gill of Fargo, North Dakota, Brooklyn Gill of Moorhead, Minnesota, Jolene Gill of St. Paul, Minnesota and Kaylene Renville of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Preceded in death by his father: Gaylord Gill Sr.
Funeral services for Gaylord “Gage” Gill Jr. will be held on Friday, July 22nd at 10:00 A.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Interment Sundance Cemetery in Buffalo Lake, South Dakota.
CLP Filmore Simon, Pastor Morgan Redday, Pastor Vern Donnell and Gerald Heminger Jr. will officiate.
Traditional services by Lavern Blackthunder and Dennis Gill.
Special music by Tom & Elena Wilson, Carol Quinn, Brian Wilson and Joe & Kathy White.
All night wakes will be held on Wednesday, July 20th and Thursday, July 21st beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Josh Max, Darnell Berlin, Darrell Quinn Jr., Ricky Lynn Wilson, Tyrone Thomas Lawrence, Tihdo Gill, Wayne DuMarce, Erik Wilson, Dillon DuMarce, Andrew Meng.
Casket Bearers will be Tom Wilson, Felipe Torres, Tristan Eastman, Justin Gill, Jeff Wanna, Galen DeMarrias, Jason LaFromboise, Norbert Jones, Matt Jackson and Paul Begay.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.