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Lesa Marie LittleGhost

 

December 15, 2020

Lesa Marie LittleGhost

April 30, 1963 - December 12, 2020

Her journey's just begun for our beautiful daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, auntie, niece, cousin and dear friend, Lesa Marie LittleGhost began her earthly life on April 30, 1963 at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake ND and started her Spiritual journey on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo ND. She was 57 years old.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the church with Reverend Paul Schuster celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery.

All Drum Groups are welcome to share their songs in memory of Lesa.

Casket Bearers for Lesa will be Patrick Griffin Jr., Sean Griffin, Stacy Archambeault Sr., Mark Littleghost, Joseph Little, Michael Little, Wesley BigTrack, Michael LIttleghost and Byron Littleghost Sr. Honorary Bearers will be Renita (Bud) Shaw family, Blueshield family, Clarice (Jose) Lawrence family, Peggy Cavanaugh family, Jerry (Nancy) Robertson family, Lois (Keith) Leben family, Marva Tollefson family, Bonnie Jerome family, Andrea Ironshield family, Jeaneen Littleghost family, Mark Littleghost family, Marilyn Littleghost family, Cheryl Hunt family, Marsha White family, Patricia White family, Mary Jackson family, Ramona Lohnes family, Kara Longie family, Nancy (Robert) family, Sandy Archambeault family, Roxanne Laugsand family, Sharon (Darol) NoHeart family. If we forgot to name anyone, it was not intentional. Lesa was loved by so many.

Lesa Marie Littleghost, the loving daughter of Francis and Helena (Waanatan) Littleghost was born in Devils Lake. She attended school at St. Michael's Little Flower.

On November 27, 1982, Lesa met her significant other, Patrick Griffin Sr. and they shared 38 years of love and together had four beautiful children, Sean David, Nicole, Sean and Patrick. They lived and raised their family in Minneapolis MN from 1984 to 2009. Lesa moved back home to St. Michael for the remaining 11 years of her life, alongside her closest family and friends. Lesa had a very special place in her heart for her children and grandchildren and with great love she raised her two grandsons, Patrick "Baby Boy" Griffin and Nautica Griffin. She loved to joke and laugh and enjoyed visiting her many friends and family.

Lesa also enjoyed playing slots and the game of BINGO! Her favorite band and music was by "Journey".

Lesa was diagnoses with diabetes when she was in her 20's. It was an illness that changed her life in so many ways, but she always knew she had the love and support of her family in er fight to beat this illness. We have lost our beloved Lisa and our hearts ache, but she will be forever loved and missed by us all.

Lesa is survived by her significant other Patrick Griffin S., her only daughter Nicole (Stacy) Griffin, Rapid City SD, sons Patrick Griffin Jr. and Sean (Vivianna) Griffin all of Minneapolis MN; adopted son Byron Littleghost Sr., St. Michael ND; granddaughters Natalie, Cianna and Naliya Archambeault and Miley and Nayeli Griffin; grandsons Patrick Griffin III, Stacy Archambeault Jr., Orlando, Samuel and Julian Griffin and Jaeangelo Griffin; her loving mother Helena Littleghost; sisters Sandra Tennancour, Roberta Littleghost, Bonita Littleghost and Carla Littleghost; adopted sister Johanna Hunt; brother Richard Littleghost; uncle Philip "Skip" Longie; aunties Elizabeth Littleghost, Darla thiele, Lonna WalkingEagle, Sheila, Adeline, Jean, June, Julie and Karen Blueshield and all her many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son Sean David Griffin, father Francis Littleghost, brothers Rodney, Robert "Bobby", Francis "Walls' and Byron Littleghost; niece Mary Littleghost; grandchildren Mia Griffin, Mary BigTrack and Wesley BigTrack Jr., grandparents William and Eva (Longie) Waanatan, James and Agnes (Feather) Littleghost, Violet Blueshield and Rose Dubois, uncles Eugene, Jordon, Leroy and Lawrence Littleghost and Jerome Waanatan, aunties Mary waanatan Littlewind, Elaine Robertson, Pauline Greywater, Laverne Littleghost, Arlene Littleghost and Melinda Thompson.

Visitation

St. Michael's Catholic Church

Thursday, December 17, 2020

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

The procession to St. MIchael will leave at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday from City Plaza

Rosary and Scripture Service

St. Michael's Catholic Church

Thursday, December 17, 2020

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Michael's Catholic Church

Friday, December 18, 2020

10:00 AM

136 1st Street

St. Michael, North Dakota 58370

 

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