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Katherine Blackthunder-Melchert

April 18, 1977 — September 19, 2016

Katherine Dawn Blackthunder-Melchert (Mi'Ki'Gle: Put Something OnThe Ground), age 39, unexpectedly went to our Creator's World on Tuesday, September 19, 2016.
She was born April 18, 1977 in Fargo, ND to the late Effie Blackthunder and Donald Melchert.
Katherine was employed with the Oneida Health Center.
For those in times of need, she could be counted on to be there with a helping hand. Her generosity and support touched many lives and will be missed by many. Katherine Dawn lived and loved her Dakota way of life. Her presence at ceremonies will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children: Elijah and Josaphene Thundercloud; two sisters: Tina Marie Peck of Sisseton, SD, and Jennifer Sue Peck of Bismark, ND; nieces and nephews: Trenton, Robert, Maliyah, and Deray Richotte, Arianna and Rosemond Hart, and Emanuel Hayes; also survived by aunts, uncles, relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; maternal grandparents: Elijah and Thelma Black Thunder; paternal grandfather, Harvey Melchert; younger brother, William Peck; grandparents, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 4:00 pm until the funeral service at 6:00 pm with Everett Black Thunder officiating. Burial will take place at The Traditional Reparation Grounds, Sisseton, South Dakota.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Nicollette Simon, Amy Laughter, Izola Simon, Gretta Simon, Skylar Cornelius, Linda Bearheart and Brooke Owen.
Pallbearers will be: Elijah Blackthunder, Elias Quinn, Juice Dorsch, Algin Blackthunder, Sonny Lablanc, and Kip Cartier.

  • Visitation

    September 24, 2016
    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home

    358 S. Main Street
    Seymour, WI
    920833238
  • Funeral Service

    September 24, 2016
    6:00 PM

    Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home

    358 S. Main Street
    Seymour, WI
    920833238
  • Visitation

    September 26, 2016
    7:00 PM

    Community Center

    Old Agency Village, SD
  • Funeral Service

    September 27, 2016
    12:00 PM

    Community Center

    Old Agency Village, SD

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