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Ivan Randal Wanstall
November 13, 1963 – July 11, 2014
The son of Marshall Edward and Elaine
Sage Wanstall, Ivan Randal Wanstall took his spirit journey on July
11, 2014. He was born on November 13, 1963 and was 50 years-old. He
left this world of an accidental choking death.
He leaves behind three sons who live
in St. Louis, Mo.: Josh, Ian and Dustin. He is survived by his
brother of St. Paul, Minn., Dennis Sun Rhoades and his sister of the
Wind River reservation, Corrine Elizabeth Wanstall. He also leaves
behind his closest nephews and nieces: Eldon Kyle James Wanstall of
Wind River; Jeffrey B. Wanstall of Minneapolis; David N. Wanstall of
St. Paul; Tamara Elaine of West St. Paul and Christy Rae Wanstall of
the Wind River reservation; along with his grandchildren: Marshall,
Gianna, Carlo, Nico and MijaElena.
We are acknowledging his friends and
relatives near and far. His traditional funeral services were
presided over by Lessert Moore and with wake held on July 15 and
funeral on July 16, 2014.
Ivan was a well-loved person. He
enjoyed reading novels, especially of the fantasy genre. He knew how
to wrangle and cowboy up. He could do anything! He was an artist and
crafter, a car mechanic, he fenced and corralled, and he also had his
Early Childhood associate’s degree. He worked with the
Shoshone/Arapaho Birth to Five Program on the Wind River reservation
and worked at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, Minn. for two years.
His hobbies were hunting, fishing, playing cards, board games and he
loved hiking and walking on all sorts of terrain.
We will miss him whole-heartedly!
Farewell Brother, Son, Dad, Uncle, Grandpa!