Elizabeth Joan Gopher (Squasis) Wetsit, 45, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at her residence at Rocky Boy due to complications from asthma.
Her Indian name was W h i t e E a g l e W h i s t l e Lady. W a k e s e r v i c e s w e r e scheduled Monday at the Rocky B o y Lu t h e r a n C h u r c h . Funeral services were scheduled today at 10 am at the church with Kenneth Gopher officiating. Burial was scheduled to follow in the Rocky Boy Cemetery. She was born Nov. 11. 1961 in Great Falls to Lois and Thomas Gopher. She grew up in Great Falls, and moved to Rocky Boy at age 15. She married Fred Wetsit on June 15, 1994, in Havre, where they lived. She enjoyed being with her grandchildren, watching the sunset, watching football, listening to music, baking and cooking. She loved to play machines, and go to sweat lodges. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred Wetsit in 1999; her paternal grandmother, Babe Gopher; her maternal grandmother, Mary Little Sun, and father, Thomas Gopher. She is survived by her mother, Lois J Gopher of Rocky Boy, and a special friend Jeff Huntley also of Rocky Boy; sons, Brandon Gopher and Levi Patten, both of Rock Springs Wyo.; Nicholas Rosman of Havre; Little Joe Wetsit of Rocky Boy; a daughter, Rebecca Lodge Pole of Boston, Mass; brothers, Tom (Jewel) Gopher of Great Falls, Joseph and Paul V. Gopher, Anthony Hadushka (Angeline) Howell, of Rocky Boy; sisters, Laurie (Oscar) Gopher, Juanita (Ortin) Rock, Althea (Neal) Gopher, and Jackie (Rocky) Gopher, all of Rocky Boy; two grandsons and one granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews. Ar ra n geme n t s a r e by Holland & Bonine Funeral Home in Havre.