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Thaddius DeMarce Jr., 53 of the Spirit Lake Nation passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks ND.
The visitation for Thaddius will be on Sunday, (today) May 16, 2021 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Michael ND from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a time of prayer and remembrance at 7:00 p.m. The procession to St. Michael will leave on Sunday (today) at 4:00 p.m. from City Plaza.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, May 17, 2021 (tomorrow) at 10:00 a.m. at the church with Reverend Paul Schuster celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Thaddius Justin “Fats” DeMarce was born on December 1, 1967 in Devils Lake ND to his proud parents Thaddius Demarce Sr. and Glenda Herald. He grew up on the Spirit Lake Nation and attended the Warwick Public School.
Thaddius was a devoted, hard working employee in the Housekeeping Department at Spirit Lake Casino and Resort for many years. He was proud of his work and his service to his employers. He loved his family and cared for his grandmother and his Dad until they passed away. For the past several years, Thaddius has made his home at the Parkway Senior Living Center in Grand Forks.
Thaddius enjoyed many outdoor activities and listening to music. He especially treasured time spent with family, his many cousins and his friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Thaddius is survived by his brother Darren (Germaine) DeMarce; nieces Sarah and Tatoya DeMarce; nephew Darren DeMarce Jr.; first cousins Bonnie Leftbear and Dee DeMarce; cousins Marshall, Marlin, Preston and Andy DeMarce and many other dear cousins.
He was joyfully welcomed into heaven by his Creator and parents Thaddius and Glenda; grandmothers Celina Ironhawk and Bertha DeMarce, grandfather Frank DeMarce, aunts Hilda Weiker, Catherine “Topsy” Thompson and Anna Jane Quintana, uncle Andrew DeMarce Sr., niece Terese Slaughter and other beloved family.