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October 17th, 2007 – Saturday, September 1, 2007

Service Information
Community Center, Old Agency V
Septermber 5th, 2007

Visitation Information

Marie Ruth Lohnes, age 70, of Sisseton, South Dakota journeyed the spirit world on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 7:20pm at The Coteau des Prairies Hospital.

She was born on October 17, 1936 in Sisseton, South Dakota the daughter of Patrick Moses Lohnes and Agnes Isaac-Harris-Lohnes.

Marie was formerly employed as a cook serving meals to the Tribal Elderly. She was a member of The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate.

Marie enjoyed cross word puzzles, sewing blankets, quilts & cooking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survived by loving children: Clarice Gonzalez, (Sica) Rick Lohnes both of Sisseton, Dale Lohnes of Hudson, Wisconsin, Henrietta Lohnes of Sisseton and Darrell Lohnes of Watertown; grandchildren: Robert, Ronnie and Robbie LeBeau, Mellissa Eagle, James Lohnes Jr., Matthew Paul Lohnes, Patricia Lynn Lohnes and Mniyata Hill; many great grandchildren; a sister: Kathy Nurmi of Sisseton; a host of other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by a son: Arnold Gene Lohnes, grandchildren: Tiffany & Travis Lewandowski, her parents: Patrick Lohnes and Agnes Isaac-Harris-Lohnes and by a brother: Leonard Lohnes. Grandparents: Frank Isaac and Sarah Isaac Pond.

Funeral services for Marie Ruth Lohnes were held on Wednesday, September 5th at 2:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota. Reverend Robert E. Beasley officiated. Interment followed at St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Special music was provided by Rodney Renville and The Red Storm Drum Group.

An all night wake was on Tuesday, September 4th beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Community Center.

Honorary Casket Bearers were Virginia Two Hearts, Loretta Renville, Mary Horne, all other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers were Robert, Ronnie and Robbie LeBeau, Darrell & Mathew Paul Lohnes and James Dennison.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota served the family. Online condolences may be made at

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jackie Nelson

    Will sincerely miss seeing Marie at Dialysis. She was always so pleasant. My prayers are with you all.

  2. Barb Nelson


  3. Andrea Waletich

    Thinking of you, and praying for you at this time of loss. Marie will be missed greatly at dialysis.

  4. Dale M. Lohnes

    Mother dear, I am with you in my heart and thought…always. And I know when you are by my side..I feel your presence. It is very hard to be without you near me in person. Your children seem to be lost without you near, for you are their world and you are their everything in this world. Thank you, mother, for all that you have done and given up for us..Thank you for your love mother dear. I will do my best for you in all that I do on this world. Thank you for being in our hearts. We all miss you so very much mom. LOVE YOU MOM…Dale


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