Joseph Leslie Brown Jr.

 

February 11, 2020

Joseph Leslie Brown Jr.

May 23, 1952 - January 30, 2020

Joseph Leslie Brown Jr., " Wakiŋyaŋtoŋwaŋpi S'a Hoksina (Red Lightning Boy) 67 of Spirit Lake Nation, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Sumterville, Florida.

A Wake for Joseph will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at St. Michael's Recreation Center beginning at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. The procession to St. Michael will leave at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday from City Plaza.

Funeral Services will be on Friday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Michael's Recreation Center with Father Paul Schuster officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Joseph Leslie Brown Jr. was born on May 23, 1952 at Fort Totten, ND, the son of Joseph Brown Sr. and Margaret Jones. He attended school at Little Flower in St. Michael, Wahpeton, ND and Colorado.

Joseph enjoyed beading, singing and dancing at pow-wows. Joseph loved his family with all his heart.

Joseph is survived by his loving family. His children Morning Star, Estelle, Geraldine and Jerry; adopted son Jerrelle; sisters Doris Longie, Dianne Jackson and Charlene Hall; adopted sister Corrine Brown; adopted brother Valentino White; his auntie Violet Smith; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, maternal grandmother Mary Louise SwiftEagle, paternal grandparents Henry and Winifred Brown, aunts Sylvia Brown and Marie Brown and uncles Alfred Brown, Pat Brown and Elmer Brown.

Active Pallbearers for Joseph will be Lee Jackson, Dana Jackson, Kalem Jackson, Leslie "Sonny" Jackson, Sam Merrick Sr., Duane Jackson Jr. and Jerrelle Joshua. Honorary Bearers are all of Joseph's family and friends. Music will be provided by Tony and Vina McDonald and the Lake Region Singers.

Funeral Service

St. Michael's Wellness Center

Thursday, February 13, 2020

10:00 AM

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

Wake and Prayer Service

St. Michael's Wellness Center

Thursday, February 13, 2020

5:00 PM

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

Procession to St. Michael will leave on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. from City Plaza.

Prayer Service

St. Michael's Wellness Center

Thursday, February 13, 2020

7:00 PM

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

 

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