George C. Robertson, Makizinens (August 9, 1955 – June 20, 2009)
George C. Robertson, Makizinens "Little Moccasin" age 53, of Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, June 20, 2009 in Minneapolis. George was born in Red Lake on August 9, 1955 the son of Daniel Raincloud & Fannie Robertson and moved to Minneapolis from Redby, Minnesota in 1963. As a young man, George played softball. George traveled to many powwows where he enjoyed singing. George especially enjoyed time spen with his family, going to The Palace Casino and Mystic Lake Casino. He also enjoyed fishing and loved children. George was formerly employed as a carpet layer, a bartender at the Silver Star on Broadway and as a Cab Driver.
Preceded in death by his parents: Daniel Raincloud and Fannie Robertson, brothers; Charles, Robert W., Albert, Daniel and Bobby, a sister: Cricynthia, sons: George and Shawn, a daughter: Pamela and a grandson: Desmus. Survived by daughters: Frances (George), Elizabeth (Joe) and Rosalyn (Arnold); sons: Daniel, John and Anthony; fourteen grand children; a brother: Frank (Georgette) of Bemidji; sisters: Ona Kingbird, Fran (John) Emtwrtson, Philomene (Mousey) Armstrong, Rosalyn (Vince) Keahna and Betty Strong, and his special friend Diane Thompson; other relatives and many friends.
“We the family of George Robertson would like to extend our gratitude to all who supported us during the tragedy of his death recently. Please know how much we appreciate your presence and your prayers. We extend a special thanks to Father Jim Notebaart and the Office of Indian Ministry for their help with space and with the services. Thank you also to Mike Forcia at the Wolves Den for his help with food and support. We have always known how much we loved George, but it worms our hearts to see how many of you cared for him to. If anyone has information to share about the last hours of George’s life, of the circumstances of his death, please contact us