The Buffalo Lake District Center
February 24, 2010
Michael L. Brant, age 50, of Sisseton, South Dakota journeyed to the Spirit World on Friday, February 19, 2010. He and his nephew Jarred Brant died tragically in a house fire.
He was born on November 29, 1959 in Sisseton, the son of Norman Issac Brant and Rose Blossom Johnson Brant. Uncle Mike was the seventh of ten children.
He lived off the land and loved it! Mike was especially fond of fishing and went every day.
Mike was an easy going person and always had a smile on his face.
Mike lived in Red Iron all of his life. He was baptized at Buffalo Lake Presbyterian Church.
He also helped as a firekeeper at The Buffalo Lake Sundance for many years.
His love for popcorn earned him the name of “Mike pops the corn”.
He enjoyed listening to old rock-n-roll and knew a lot about rock-n-roll and heavy metal bands. His favorite was Led Zeppelin.
Mike liked to read hunting and fishing magazines. “Soldier of Fortune” was his favorite.
Survived by a son Dayton Fayant; brothers: Alcott Brant Sr., Ron Brant and Stacey Brant Sr.; sisters: Olivia Eastman, Wanda Johnson and Cynthia Starr; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Inez and Rita Rae and by a brother: Gary Brant.
Combined funeral services for Michael Brant and Jarred Brant will be held on Wednesday, February 24th at 10:00 A.M. at The Buffalo Lake District Center. Filmore Simon, CLP will officiate.
Interment will follow at Buffalo Lake Presbyterian Cemetery.
All night wake will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Buffalo Lake District Center.
Special music will be provided by Drum Groups: “Red Storm”, “Eyabay” and “Midnte Express”. Butch Felix will also be a vocalist.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Les King, Samson DuMarce, Robert “Sonny” LaCroix, Vance Thompson Jr., Jackie White, E. J. Grey Buffalo, Dino Johnson, Chris Johnson, Rex Owen, Rider Dirtseller, Joel Eastman Sr., Robert Starr, Nicky Woods and Raymond DuMarce.
Casket Bearers will be Fred Holy Bull, Brent Starr, Arnold White Jr., Rider Dirtseller Jr., Alcott Brant Jr., Redstar Brant, Norman Brant Jr., Dicky Johnson, Loris Quinn, Myron DuMarce and Kenny Hill.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.