Passing On: Ivan Randal Wanstall


passing on ivan randall wanstall the circle.jpgIvan 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!

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