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June 13, 2005 – Thursday, September 20, 2007

Service Information
Little Earth of United Tribes
Monday, September 24, 2007
10:00 a.m.

Visitation Information

Oscar Westbrook, Jr. age 82 of Minneapolis, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2007 at his home.

Born on June 13, 1925 in Praco, Alabama, Oscar is survived by wife: Louise Ortley-Westbrook; sons: John Joe (Audry) Downwind, Thomas (Barb) Westbrook, and Stephen Ortley; daughters: Rosalie (Bruce) Jourdain, Marilyn Westbrook, and Melody Ortley; sisters Frances, Betty and Charlotte; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by first wife: Winifred Downwind-Westbrook; sons: Alvin, James, and baby boy Douglas; parents; and nine siblings.

Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2007 at the Little Earth of United Tribes Gymnasium with Chaplain Joan Olson officiating. There is an all-night wake starting at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2007with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service.

Honorary Bearers are: Daniel Weyaus, Gary Polar, Jr., Dain Collins, Anna Westbrook, Contessa Ortley, and Joanna Sanchez-Cordero.

Casket bearers are: Joey Kettle, T.J. Westbrook, Jared Westbrook, Frank Ortley, Eugene Eischens, Jr., and Samuel Ortley, Sr.

7 Guestbook Entries

  1. Merry Ann Westbrooks

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family as you go through this emotional time. I have many good memories of time spent with Uncle Junior. I will miss his raspy voice, the one nearest to the sound of Papa’s, was all it took to take me back to time. Love to all, Merry Ann

  2. Clayton Van Wert

    I am sad to har about te passing of Oscar T, I have a lot of fond memories of te family from Redby and Mpls as well. My thoughs go out to the Family.
    Both my parents are gone now also and I offer any help you may need.
    The Van Wert Family.

  3. Arlene Downwind-White

    To the family, I am here if you need me.

  4. Carla Brun

    My Friends (Marilyn, Jambi, and John Joe and the rest of your family.
    I am so sorry for your loss. My family and I are thinking of you’se. Take care and be strong.

  5. Sister Bettie Brogdon

    My prayers and thought are with you you all Bettie

  6. Sandy St. Clair

    Our deepest condolences to your family, we have shared many good times together troughout the years. My family shares your grief.

  7. Anna Westbrook

    Missing you every day, Grandpa Oscar! I Love you!!


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