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LaRae Ann Jackson, “Wicanh’pi Duta Win” (Red Star Woman), 35 of St. Michael, ND began her journey to the Spirit World on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.
LaRae Ann was born on October 2, 1983 at Devils Lake, ND the precious daughter of Martina Jackson. She grew up in St. Michael and attended Four Winds School in Fort Totten and participated in Cross Country Running. LaRae was united in marriage to Christopher Cane on October 31, 1991 in Flint, Michigan.
LaRae loved the outdoors, especially walking her best friend, her dog LaLa. She always had her phone in hand to talk to her friends, video activities she could share with family and friends and just calling to let them know she was thinking of them. Her nieces, nephews and cousins were very special to her and she treasured spending time with them. LaRae was always ready to help everyone and anyone that was in need, especially Raven.
LaRae always tried to keep a positive attitude even as her health issues became more serious. She felt so blessed to have the love and support of her family.
Those left to mourn her passing include her mother Martina Jackson; son MaCante Skye Azure who she always lovingly called him just Skye; grandparents Dianne Jackson, Doris Longie and Lyta Bearstail; siblings Savannah Touche, Courtney (Delia) Jackson and Bruce Lee (Thomasina) Touche; uncles Carl Merrick, Sam Merrick Sr., Raymond Merrick, Wesley Jackson, Darin Jackson and Victor Lee Jackson; aunts Merle (Barney) Botone, Mary Rose LeBeau, Marty Jackson, Lorna (Delmer) Youngbird, Sandy Jackson, Patty (David) Robertson, Jeanetta (Richard) Jackson, Brenda Jackson and Yvonne Merrick; special friends Craig Estenson and Brian McKay; god parents Carl and Renae Merrick; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband Christopher; grandparents Sylvester and Rita Jackson and Wilfred Jackson; godmother Renae Merrick; grandma Alvina (Jackson) Bear and grandpa Louie Jackson; uncles Kenny Merrick, Leon Jackson, Donald Redroad and Saunders Bearstail; aunties Marie Jackson and Joann Redroad; cousins Kenny Merrick Jr., Richie Street, Samuel Jackson, Wanda Jackson, Hope Rough, Mardell Jackson and Dancia Jackson.
Pallbearers will be special escort Carl Merrick and active pallbearers Courtney Jackson, Fabian Lohnes, Duane Jackson Jr., Todd Rough, Daniel ManyRibs, Mathias Jackson, Phillip “Scooter” Lohnes, Kyle Ironhawk, Lydell Merrick, Sam Merrick Jr. and Christopher Geske.
Honorary Bearers are Dianne Jackson, Doris Longie, Helena Littleghost, Libby Littleghost, Elaine Robertson, Pauline Greywater, Violet Smith and family, Lillie Owlboy and family, Jose (Clarice) Lawrence, Bob (Alfreda) Charboneau, Dallas (Alice) Dogskin, Duane (Adeline) Jackson, Lee (Bernadine) Jackson, Debbie (Dave) Cavanaugh and family, Lonna (Richard) Street and family, Darcie (Cory) Delorme, Karen (Alfred) Jackson, Rick Dubois and family, Hopsty, Carmen, Delphine, Germaine and Onna Littlewind, Debbie Little and family, Raymond (Maxine) Buckles, Gloria Redroad, Melissa (B.J.) Brady, adopted sisters Raven Whitetail and Lacey Jackson, Daniel (Tesha) Rough and family, Claude Black and family, David Robertson, Sheila Thompson, Frankie Chaske, Kayla (Chuck) WalkingElk, Mary (Jumbo) Thompson, Jay Young, Samantha (T.J.) Reierson, Bob and Euretta McKay, Lorraine Good Nature, Grant Cavanaugh, Angela and Jesse Cavanaugh and numerous adopted family and friends.
Special Music by Melissa Brady, the Lake Region Drum Group and all Drummers and Singers are welcome to share their songs in memory of LaRae.
The Wake for LaRae will be Thursday, August 15, 2019 at St. Michael Wellness Center beginning at 5:00 p.m. with a time of prayer and remembrance at 7:00 p.m. The procession to St. Michael will leave on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. from City Plaza.
Funeral Services will be Friday, August 16th at 10:00 a.m. also at the Wellness Center with Father Paul Schuster officiating. LaRae will be laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery.