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August 9, 1955 – Saturday, June 20, 2009

Service Information
Office of Indian Ministry, 3045 Park Ave
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Noon

Visitation Information

George C. Robertson, Makizinens “Little Moccasin” age 53, of Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, June 20, 2009 in Minneapolis . George was born in Red Lake on August 9, 1955 the son of Daniel Raincloud & Fannie Robertson and moved to Minneapolis from Redby , Minnesota in 1963. As a young man, George played softball. George traveled to many pow wows where he enjoyed singing. George especially enjoyed time spent with his family, going to The Palace Casino and Mystic Lake Casino. He also enjoyed fishing and loved children. George was formerly employed as a carpet layer, a bartender at the Silver Star on Broadway and as a Cab Driver. Preceded in death by his parents: Daniel Raincloud and Fannie Robertson, brothers; Charles, Robert W., Albert, Daniel and Bobby, a sister: Cricynthia, sons: George and Shawn, a daughter: Pamela and a grandson: Desmus. Survived by daughters: Frances (George), Elizabeth (Joe) and Rosalyn ( Arnold ); sons: Daniel, John and Anthony; fourteen grandchildren; a brother: Frank (Georgette) of Bemidji ; sisters: Ona Kingbird, Fran (John) Embertson, Philomene (Mousey) Armstrong, Rosalyn (Vince) Keahna and Betty Strong, and; his special friend Diane Thompson; other relatives and many friends. An all night wake will be held on Wednesday, June 24th beginning at 5:00 P.M. at Office of Indian Ministry, 3045 Park Avenue S. in Minneapolis . Funeral services for George Robertson will be held on Thursday, June 25th at 12 noon at Office of Indian Ministry in Minneapolis . Father James C. Notebaart officiated. Interment Hillside Cemetery . Casket Bearers are John Wind, Charles Wind, Clifford Robertson, Conrad Robertson, Kevin Robertson, Dennis Robertson and Alternates: Vernon Robertson and Richard Romano. Honorary Casket Bearers are Kevin LaRusso, Joe Belgarde, Arnold Belgarde, George LaMont and Ruth Wind. The Drum Groups are Darwin Strong & “Wakinya Duta”. The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted , Minnesota is serving the family.

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  1. Connie Headbird

    I was so sorry to recently learn of the loss of my good friend Rosalyn’s brother. I never got to meet him. I would really like to get in touch with Rosalyn and Vince if anyone can help. my email is listed here. Thank you.

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  2. Tutter and Georgia Downwind

    So sorry to hear about George. Our prayers are with you. Also sorry we can’t make it down there. Tutter cannot ride in the car that far, he has had many surgeries on his knee. We were just talking about how we should have a get together with all of the relatives sometime soon.
    Home phone: 218-679-3207
    Tut’s cell: 218-766-1904
    Condolences to all!

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  3. Shirleen Blue-Morseau

    My condolences to the family.

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