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Sheldon Lee DogSkin

July 29, 1989 — November 19, 2023

Fort Totten

Sheldon Lee DogSkin

 

In loving memory of our son, lil brother, dad, uncle, and friend.

Sheldon Lee Dogskin began his journey here on earth on July 29, 1989 in Devils Lake, born to his mother Catherine TwoHearts and his dad, the late Albert “Sha” Dogskin. On November 19, 2023, Sheldon began his journey to the Spirit World.

Sheldon was a very handsome, kind-hearted man. He enjoyed and loved every minute spending time with his kids, family, and friends. He always put a smile on everyone’s face with his jokes and laughter no matter if he was known by you, or just met you.

Growing up, attended Head Start, Four Winds Public School and Pierre Indian Learning Center in South Dakota. He also attended the Quentin Burdick Job Corp in Minot. 

As a young man, he worked at Apple Bees and Spirit Lake Casino. He also lived in into, Bismarck, Sole, Manda, Grand Forks and in Montana. 

Sheldon was an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, but was born and raised on the Spirit Lake Nation and always called SLN home. Sheldon married Kaylene Dunn in 2009 and they were the proud parents of Sherlynn born in 2010 and Breann born in 2011. 

He enjoyed playing basketball, horse shoes, cards and dice, going for walks and cruising around. He was always listening to music. Sheldon was always more than happy to lend a helping hand. He so enjoyed spending time with his nieces Shirissa and Kaylece and his special grandkids Kalem Hoetl, LaiLeeyah Buckles and Ellionna Buckles. Most of all, Sheldon loved being with his kids and family.

He will forever be missed, loved, and remembered by all he shared his life with.

Sheldon’s loving family: his mother Catherine (Mike) TwoHearts; his children Aiden and Sam (Augustine Garcia), Sherlynn and Breann (Kaylene Dunn), Ian and Sophia (Amanda Jerome); sisters Shirlene Feather, Tannis Dogskin, Jonelle WalkingEagle, and Roberta Brown; brothers Stacy Feather Jr., Calvin Feather, Albert Dogskin Jr., Shawn Dogskin, Shannon Dogskin, and Sha Littlewind; hunka brothers Chanze Herman and Chuck LoveJoy; hunka sister Sharon Ann Feather; grandma Cora Iceman; uncles Julius "Cletus" TwoHearts, Bernard TwoHearts, Isaac TwoHearts and Raymond Mallard; aunts Carol WalkingEagle, Pattie TwoHearts and Rebecca TwoHearts; many nieces and nephews including his special nephew Nevada Feather and special nieces Shirissa Buckles, Kaylece Littlewind, and Michaela Buckles;

He joins in the Spirit World, his Dad Albert “Sha Dogskin Sr., sisters Cheryl Feather and Ila Feather, brothers Richard Feather and Shane Dogskin, maternal grandparents Michael and Rachel (Smith) TwoHearts, paternal grandparents Benedict and Anastasia Dogskin, uncles John, Jerome, Mike Jr., Francis, David and Tim TwoHearts, Nathan and Freeland Dogskin, aunts Anna TwoHearts, Julie TwoHearts, Stella, Anna, Francine and Betty Dogskin, nephews Terrence RedOwl, Neco Ross, and Antoine Littlewind, nieces Sherese Feather, Shyra Buckles and Kaylynn Littlewind, friends James “Jimbo” Graywater, Kami White and Felicia Cavanaugh, and other relatives of the Standing Rock and Spirit Lake Nations.

Active Casket Bearers will be Chanze Herman, Shirissa Buckles, Austen LaVallie, Alisha LaVallie, Shawn Dogskin, Louise fox, Mikah Buckles and Lisa TwoHearts. Escorts will be his daughters Sophia and Sherlynn.

Honorary Bearers: Cora Whiteman and family, Debbie Little, David Robertson, Clarinda Alex, Kyle Charboneau, Geroge Longie Jr., Taniya RedFox, Taleya RedFox, Tegan RedFox, Delano McKay, Curtis Feather, Sherilyn Lohnes, Dillion McKay, Kolby McKay, Vanessa Cavanaugh and family, Leola White and family, Charlie and Baby Leola White, Jeff Demarce Sr., Solomon Leftbear, Wesley BirdHorse Sr., Keisha Cavanaugh, Brian Alberts, Tyler Rainbow, butch and Lydia Cavanaugh, Bonnie Leftbear, Conrad Longie, Tammy Rainbow and family, Meade Boys, Reco Littleghost, Carmen Littlewind and family, Austin Smith, Nathan Smith, Jeanette BlackCloud and family.  Even at a young age, Sheldon had numerous friends young and old.

A special thanks to the Spirit Lake Ambulance and the Spirit Lake Tribal Council.

A Wake will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at the Fort Totten Wellness Center beginning at 5:00 p.m. with a time of prayer and remembrance at 7:00 p.m.  The procession to Fort Totten will leave om Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. from the City Plaza.

Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. also at the Fort Totten Wellness Center with burial in St. Jerome’s Cemetery following the service.

 

 

 

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