September 30th, 1957 – Friday, April 25, 2008
Community Center in Old Agency
Monday, April 28th, 2008
Quinton David Keoke Spider age 50 of Rosholt, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Friday, April 25, 2008 at The Coteau des Prairies Hospital in Sisseton, South Dakota.
He was born at IHS in Sisseton, SD September 30, 1957 to Levi Keoke Sr and Lottie Joyce Spider. Quinton spent his early years with his Kunsi Martha Redthunder Spider attending grade school at Browns Valley, MN. Then moving to Brockton, MT, with his aunt and uncle, Willard and Catherine Drum family. He spent about fifteen years in Montana working at A&S Industries and various ranches and farms in the area. He was a “roadie” for The Blackdog Band while they played and traveled throughout Montana, North Dakota and Canada.
Quinton was considered by family and friends as a “Jack” of all trades so to speak. He enjoyed hunting, fishing with all his little nieces, nephews and grandchildren that he helped raise during his lifetime.
Quinton is survived by four brothers Levi Keoke Jr of Peever, South Dakota, Lloyd Keoke of Brainerd, Minnesota, Darrell Renville of Lake Traverse, South Dakota and Mark Keoke of Agency Village, South Dakota. Sisters Marva Shepherd of Agency Village, South Dakota and Iris Keoke of Lake Traverse, South Dakota. Aunts, Arlene Miller, Peever, South Dakota and Arlene Spider, Lake Traverse, South Dakota.
He was preceded in death by sisters Eleanor Goldie Beaudreau, Peever, South Dakota and Norma Renville Bush, Naytahwaush, Minnesota; Aunts Catherine Drum and Philomene Stanton; Two grandsons Marquette Seth Crawford, Sisseton, South Dakota and Jaylen Orin Barse, Lake Traverse, South Dakota.
Quinton lost his battle with kidney cancer and will be sadly missed by all his relatives and friends!
Funeral Services for Quinton Spider will be held on Monday, April 28th at 2:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota. Reverend Enright Big Horn, Levi Keoke Jr. and Reverend Clifford Canku will officiate. Interment will follow at Lake Traverse Presbyterian Cemetery.
Special Music will be provided by Joe & Kathy White, Butch Felix and Rodney Renville.
Drum Group is “Dakota Nation”.
An all night wake was held on Sunday, April 27th at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Robert “Winch” Buck Elk, Maynard Beaudreau, Sherri Johanson, Kenny Ortley Sr., Donna James, Eric Buck Elk, Bernard Buck Elk, Alan Buck Elk, Ricardo Fuentes, Lynette Beaudreau, Charlie Keoke Almonza, Skip Spider, Maurice Spider, Louanne Phelps, Maryann “Granny” Wanna, Rose Keoke, Arlene “Chipper” White, Bill Argo Jr., Betty Christopherson, Marvin Keoke, Larry Keoke, Willis Keoke, Bobby Keoke and Kent Miller.
Casket Bearers will be Kip Renville, Cary Ross, Craig Nelson, Francis Crawford, Leonard Shepherd, Anthony Keoke, Jeremy Keoke and Gavin Shortman