August 15, 1952 – Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Division of Indian Works
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Shirley Waukazo-Choronzy “Mindimooyenh”, age 59, of Minneapolis, MN Journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
She was born in Minneapolis on 8/15/1952 the daughter of Peter Waukazo and Julia Stevens.
Shirley is survived by a daughter: Melissa Elenes-Torres; a sister: Kathy Ficken; grandchildren: Raylean (Waabi), Rahceana, Eliyza and Javier; many nieces including Deana, Karissa (Kissi-Butt) and nephews.
Preceded in death by dad: Pete Waukazo Sr., brothers: Donnie, Ronnie & Pete and by a sister: Tecla.
Honorary Pallbearers were Javier Elenes-Torres, Jaime Brown, Noel Bohach, Billy Wilkey, David Gurno, & Jesse Morrow.
A Ceremony Feast was held on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 5-7 P.M. at Division of Indian Work,
1001 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Spiritual Advisor was Brian Heart.
The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with arrangements.