Duane M. Meyers, 48, of Rocky Boy, Indian name, Oke – mao Pemotayo “Chief Walker,” passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at his residence. Wake services will begin Sunday afternoon, Aug. 5, and continue Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Rocky Boy. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Rocky Boy, with tribal elders officiating. Burial will follow at the Rocky Boy Cemetery. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Duane was preceded in death by his mothe, Nancy; his sister, Karen Meyers; his aunt, Alice Russette; his niece, Jennifer Big Knife; his cousin, James Russette Jr.; and his step-mother, Geneva Top Sky.
He is survived by his father, John Gilbert Meyers of Rocky Boy; his common-law wife, Lisa Belcourt of Rocky Boy; his daughter, Desert Storm Meyers of Helena; his new granddaughter; two brothers, Don “Good Voice” Meyers and John Edwin Meyers, all of Rocky Boy; six sisters, Diane (Dave) Upchurch of Stockett, Mont., Marie Sponsler of California, and Edna Meyers, Carol Meyers, Bonnie Meyers and Betty (Mark) Collins, all of Rocky Boy; his adopted sister, Nancy Meyers of Phoenix, Ariz.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.