April 4th, 1945 – Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Community Center in Agency Vil
Saturday, February 9th, 2008
Marie M. Bear, “Wakanhdi Winyan” (Lightning Woman) age 62, of Agency Village, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, February 5, 2008.
She was born on April 4, 1945 in Sisseton, South Dakota the daughter of Andrew Bear and Ida Robertson Bear.
Marie has been a resident of The Sisseton area for her entire life.
She was formerly employed as a receptionist at TERO Office for many years.
Marie enjoyed playing cards and dice.
Survived by her loving children: Carl Lufkins Jr. of Hopedale, Ohio, Terrance Lufkins of Sheldon, Iowa, Sheila Lufkins and Melissa Tin Cup both of Agency Village; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; a sister: Yvonne J. Williams of Agency Village; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.
An all night wake was held on Friday, February 8th beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Agency Village.
Funeral Services for Marie Bear were held on Saturday, February 9th at 1:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Agency Village. John Cloud, Danny Seaboy, Dennis Gill and Filmore Simon officiated.
Casket Bearers were DelRay German, Delvin Lufkins, Troy Goodsell, Bruce DuMarce, Ron Redday & John Redday Jr.