May 1st, 1987 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate C. C. Old Agency
Friday March 16, 2018
Visitations: A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at Big Coulee Community Center in Big Coulee. An all-night wake will be held on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 beginning at 7:00 P.M. at Sisseton Wahpeton-Oyate Community Center in Old Agency Village.
Mark Keoke Jr., age 30, of Sisseton, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World in Sisseton on Sunday, March 11th, 2018. He was born the son of Mark Keoke Sr. and Jennie Burshiem. Mark attended school in Sisseton graduating from Sisseton High School in 2004. He was a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton-Oyate. Mark loved football and basketball, being an avid fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bears. Mark loved his nieces and nephews, Shawna, Shane, and Quentin, and his adopted son, Mato, they were his pride and joy. He loved spending time with his family, especially the cookouts at his dad’s home. He spent time with co-workers Anna Huckfeldt and Stephan Simon. The first car he received was from his Godfather, Billy Kohl, as a graduation gift, and his Pontiac G-6 from his dad, were his favorite cars. Mark worked at the Dakota Magic Casino in the surveillance department.
Survived by his father: Mark Keoke, Sr.(Pam); mother: Jennie Burshiem; significant other: LaRosa King; brother: Heath Keoke:(Marquette and Lyric) sisters: Adria Williams(Noah), Shanna Keoke (Shawna, Shane, and Quentin), Shannon Keoke (Malvin, LeeRay, Toddy, Gabe, Jayden): a host of other relatives and friends.
Mark Jr. is preceded in death by his grandmother: Doris Burshiem; aunt: Yvette Kohl; grandparents: Lottie Joyce Keoke and Marquette Seth Keoke; uncle: Quentin Spider; aunt: Norma Renville; cousins: Mitchell Keoke and Marquette Keoke
Officiating will be Junior Heminger and the Pianist will be Billy Kohl
Honorary Casketbearers: Alexander Heminger, Jeff Schoenrock, David Kohl, Mark Thompson, Jr., Josh Kohl, Kirk Thompson, Robert Kohl, Nick Rondell, Noah Williams, Shane Hill, Quentin Hill, Anna Huckfeldt, Stephen Simon, all his co-workers at Dakota Magic Casino in the Surveillance Department.
Casketbearers: Desmond Renville, Jake Bellonger, Cody White, Jacob Boyd, Vernon Redowl, Donald Redowl, Francis Crawford, Heath Keoke, Malvin Keoke, Erin Keoke, Eric DuMarce, Matt Thompson
Interment at the Ascension Presbyterian Cemetery in Big Coulee, South Dakota.