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Monte Ray Herman

February 20, 1968 — April 3, 2024

Fort Totten

Monte Ray Herman

Monte Herman
Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Tuesday (tomorrow) April 9, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary and Time of Sharing at 7:00 p.m. There will be a procession to St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Wednesday morning, April 10th from City Plaza at 9:00 a.m. with final farewell at the church and Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Monte will be laid to peaceful rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Monte Ray Herman, “Sunka Wakan Duta” (Red Horse), the same name his great great grandfather was given. Monte was born on February 20, 1968 at Devils Lake ND the son of Celeste (Yankton) and Robert Herman Sr. He began his journey home to Heaven on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at the age of 56.

Monte grew up on the Spirit Lake Nation and called it home for most of his life. He attended school at Fort Totten and graduated from Four Winds High School.  Most recently he worked in surveillance at the Spirit Lake Casino and Resort.

Monte no longer walks beside us, but his spirit remains with us forever. Rest in peace!

Monte is survived by his loving family. His precious mother Celeste; his children Fallon, Brett, Dylan, Jaydon, JoJo (Dallas) and Bobby (James); grandchildren Kaiden, Keith Jr., Kylan: Alahki, Malykye, Alec, Kateri, Heaven Koda: Carson, Amelia, Bentley: great grandchildren Azyla; siblings Austin Herman, Candace (Nathan), Holly and Robin Herman; godchildren Casey Legacy, Monte Fassett and Neveah Culbertson; many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives also survive.

He was preceded in death by his father Robert Herman Sr., son Monte Herman Jr., brothers Robert Herman Jr. and William James Herman, grandson Kale Greywater, grandparents Flora and Pierre Culbertson, Pauline and Mike Greywater and James Yankton Sr. and other relatives.

Pallbearers: Raymond Cavanaugh, Darren DeMarce, Boyd Herman, Merval McDonald, Brian Thunder, Martin Little and Austin Herman.

Honorary Bearers: Carlos Wadsworth family, Jeff Cavanaugh, Robert Cavanaugh. Ed LaVallie, Larse Azure, Waylon RedTomahawk, Catalina Herman and family, Shirleen Feather and family, Two Hearts family, Angela Garcia and family, Debbie Little and family, Shirley Little and family, Renita and Whalen Shaw, McDonald family, Helena Littleghost and family, Myra Pearson and family, Marilyn Thompson and family, Peggy Cavanaugh and family, Evie McDonald, Robin Smith, Roger Yankton, James Yankton, Quintin Yankton, Michael Greywater and family, Alfred Longie and family, Andrea IronShield and family, Paulette Lenoir and family, Jackie Yankton, Valerie Bull and family, Clarice Lawrence and family, Darren DeMarce and family, Carol Thunder, Spirit Lake Ambulance, and all dear relatives and friends.

If we forgot to name anyone, it was not intentional. We are so thankful for all of your prayers and support. God Bless You!




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Visitation

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Final Farewell

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

9:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

Main Street, St. Michael, ND 58370

Procession will leave at 9:00 a.m. for St. Michael from City Plaza.

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

Main Street, St. Michael, ND 58370

Burial to follow in St. Michael's Cemetery.

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