Milton Russell Alexander Sr., 49, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at the Billings Clinic of diabetes.
His wake service will begin at 2 p.m. today and continue on through the day with his funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rocky Boy Lutheran Church with Alvin Windy Boy officiating. Burial will follow at the Rocky Boy Cemetery. Milton was born Feb. 6, 1958, in Havre to Fred and Mary (Small) Alexander. He was raised and educated in Rocky Boy. He moved to Poplar when he was 19-years-old and then attended the Central Indian Bible College in South Dakota where he earned his associates degree. Milton made his home for many years in Poplar where he worked and raised his family. Milton loved to play sports especially basketball. He also enjoyed making Native American arts and crafts and riding horses when he was younger. He attended many powwows and enjoyed watching all of the events. He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Fredrick, Allan, Orin and Curtis Alexander; and two sisters, Mary Rose Denny and Barbara Alexander. Milton is survived by his three children, Adrian Alexander, Milton Alexander Jr. And Tina Alexander, all of Poplar; brothers, Kenneth Alexander and Sherman Alexander, both of Rocky Boy; sisters, Elvira (Henry) Day Child of Rocky Boy, Ila Denny of Portland and Karen (Louis Candelaria) Alexander of Rocky Boy; and three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.