July 31st, 1963 – Friday, September 7, 2007
Community Center in Old Agency
Wednesday, September 12th, 200
Sheila Ann James LaCroix “Sunktoca Winyan” was born on July 31, 1963 in Sisseton, South Dakota the daughter of LaRue & Vastana Kitto James.
Shelia was employed as a nurse’s aide at The Browns Valley Health Center. She was also on The J.O.M. Board and The Title 9 Board. Survived by four children: Joseph James, Sr. of Riverton, Wyoming, Gabriel King of Wahpeton, North Dakota, Heather King and Nicholas Adams both of Browns Valley; three grandchildren: Josephine King, Joseph James, Jr. and Leandra James; her mother: Vastana James of Browns Valley; brothers & sisters: Robert James of Rosholt, South Dakota, Darwin James of Sisseton, South Dakota, Donna James of Browns Valley, Pauline White Thunder of Rosholt, South Dakota and Charles “C.R.” James of Browns Valley; aunts, uncles, a host of other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her father: LaRue James, grandparents: Charles & Frances Kitto and Roy & Pauline James.
Funeral services for Sheila Ann James LaCroix were held on Wednesday, September 12th at 2:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota. Father Charles Chan, Father Les Campbell, John Cloud, Reverend Enright Bighorn, Gerald Heminger Jr. and Darrel Mirreau.
Special music was provided by Joe & Kathy White, Butch Felix, The Ascension Church Choir and Billy Kohl.
Interment St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery- Lake Traverse.
An all night wake was held on Tuesday, September 11th beginning at 7:00 P.M. at the Community Center in Old Agency Village.
Honorary Casket Bearers were Lahoma King, Arlene Spider, Mary Horne, Charlotte Shepherd, Lila James, Marlene White, Sherri Jo Hansen, Dora LaCroix, Ramona Keeble, Cooter Brown, Burton & Marguerite Plant-grandpa & grandma, Bill & Joyce Kaufman-grandpa & grandma, Jamie German, Bonnie Thompson, Peggy King, Amy Haanen, Lori Dobbs-Goodheart.
Casket Bearers: Seneca Eagleman, Delbert Redwing Jr., Ricardo Fuentes, Carlos Kitto, Clement White, Larry Nerison, Leonard Shepherd, Romeo Renville and Chris Felicia Sr.