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Pierre S. Culbertson


December 15, 2020

Pierre S. Culbertson

September 11, 1928 - November 26, 2020

Pierre S. Culbertson, 92 of St. Michael ND passed away on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks ND.

Pierre S. Culbertson, Okiya Hoksina (Helping Boy) 92, was born September 11, 1928 to Harry Culbertson and Cordelia Bigtrack Culbertson at the old Fort Totten Hospital. He went to school at the Calvary Square, he started working at the age of 9 years old for Clem Ryan. He enlisted in the U.S Army at the age of 17 and fought in the Korean War. When he returned home, he met and married Flora Boyer Herman. They had one child, Shirley Culbertson and 8 step children, which he considered his also. He lost Flora July 16, 1996, he continued working for SMC and the Elderly Program. Pierre lived for his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

Pierre is survived by his loving family, he has left daughter Shirley Culbertson, Joe Herman Sr, son Terry Herman Sr, his to go grandson Monte Herman Sr and his children, granddaughters Missy Little, Raven Culbertson, Natawny Culbertson & Shirlee Little, Martin Little Jr, James White Sr from Red Lake MN, great great-grandchildren Samantha, Pierre Joseph, Neveah & Daniel J. Culbertson, Robin Herman, favorite niece Deborah Bendickson, Heather Snow, Faron Howard, Cameron Howard, Rani Howard, Sharon Mudgett, sister-in-law Vicky Culbertson from Mandan ND, Celeste Herman, sisters Josephine Zollinger, Karen Harvey Culbertson, Joyce Nelson, Gloria Culbertson, Marie Jerome, niece Eunice Davidson, brother Harold James Culbertson Jr,

Family that has gone on, his parents Harry Culbertson and Cordelia Little, brothers Joe Culbertson, Benny Culbertson, David Culbertson, sisters Marjorie Little Davis, Evelyn Black, Barbara Jean Little, son-in-law Martin Little Sr, his children Dan Herman, Bob Herman Sr, Marceline St. Pierre, Patty Shaw, Linda Herman, Anthony Herman grandson Robert Herman Jr, Justin Littleghost, Willian Herman, Walter St. Pierre Jr, daughter-in-laws Carole Herman, Ernestine Herman.

Active Pall Bearers Monte Herman Jr - grandson, PJ Lavallie - grandson, Terry Herman Sr - son, Daniel Boyd Herman - grandson, Faron Howard - grandson, Terry Herman Jr - great-grandson & godson.

Honorary Pallbearers Bob St. Pierre and family, Leigh Nestell, Monte Herman Jr, Rob Mock, John Knutson & Penny, Bill Black, Claude Black, Catalina Herman and family, John Heraninger, Aiden and all employees of Sioux Manufacturing. I am sorry if I forgot anyone, it's a sad time for his family. His passing has left a large hole in our world, we will always love our dad.

Visitation on Wednesday will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The procession to St. Michael will leave at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday from City Plaza for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Paul Schuster celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Spirit Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6547.


Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

509 Highway 2 West

Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301

Mass of Christian Burial

Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

Thursday, December 17, 2020

10:00 AM

509 Highway 2 West

Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301

The procession to St. Michael will leave at 9:30 a.m. from City Plaza on Thursday.

Graveside Service


Thursday, December 17, 2020

11:00 AM



Military Honors will be accorded by the Spirit Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6547


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