May 11th, 1956 – Weekday, October 13, 2007
Community Center in Old Agency
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
Morris Rodney LaCroix was born on May 11, 1956 in Sisseton, South Dakota the son of Norris & Marion LaCroix. Morris graduated from Sisseton High School in 1974 and went on to serve in the South Dakota Army National Guard. On July 12, 1975, Morris LaCroix was joined in holy marriage to Sheila Jarman. This marriage was blessed with two children: Dawn and Allen. On September 22, 1989, Morris LaCroix married Jacqueline Fire Cloud. Jacqueline journeyed to the Spirit World in 2002.
Morris enjoyed spending time with friends and family, watching football and was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan. He belonged to St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Sisseton.
Survived by children: Dawn (Barry) McGrady of Onekama, Michigan and Allen LaCroix of Sisseton; grandchildren: Sierra & Matthew Hull, Katelyn & Ashley McGrady; a step grandson: Rusty McGrady; his mother: Marion LaCroix of Sisseton; sisters and brothers: Leona Locke of Aberdeen, Patsy Nordquist of Wilmot, Judy Amos and Richard LaCroix both of Sisseton; and Lawson Renville of Wilmot; many other relatives and friends. In addition to his second wife, Morris was preceded in death by a brother: Gary LaCroix, father: Norris LaCroix and by a brother: Walter Chanku Sr.
Funeral services for Morris LaCroix were held on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 10:30 A.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota. Officiating were Reverend Clifford Canku, Pastor Vernal Donnell and Father Norm Volk, OMI.
Interment with military rites by The Sisseton-Wahpeton Vietnam Veteran’s Association at St. Matthew’s Catholic Cemetery in Veblen, South Dakota.
An all night wake was held on Tuesday, October 16th beginning at 6:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village.
Special music was provided by Butch Felix and The Ascension Church Choir. Honorary Casket Bearers were all of Morris’ friends. Casket Bearers were Lawson Renville, Corey Nordquist, Chris Locke, John German Sr. Lincoln Bird and Winfield Thompson Jr.