By HDN Staff
ROCKY BOY Lorraine Day Child McDaniel, 66, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her residence in Rocky Boy of brain cancer.
Wake began today at her residence in Rocky Boy. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at her residence with Pastor Ruth Votaw officiating. Burial will be at
the Rocky Boy Cemetery. Fellowship is to follow burial at her home.
Lorraine was born Oct. 5, 1935, to Joe and Agnes (Gopher) Day Child at Rocky Boy. She was educated at Rocky Boy and graduated from Flandreau Indian High School in Flandreau, S.D.
Lorraine enjoyed playing bingo, playing machines, and watching her nephews, Sparky and Jerry Raining Bird dance. Lorraine was known for her happy disposition and sense of humor. She was always smiling or laughing. Lorraine was a great admirer of the cowboy way. She loved to attend rodeos, especially Indian rodeos. She advised her children and grandchildren of traditional ways and told them stories.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Day Child; mother, Agnes Day Child; and sister, Carol Crabtree.
Survivors include her aunt, Minnie Sangrey, and Sangrey's children, all of Rocky Boy; brother, William Day Child of Phoenix, Ariz.; sisters Bernice Singer of Billings, Patsy Raining Bird of Rocky Boy, Marge Eastman Huber Phoenix, Ariz.; children, Valerie Penny Denny of Rocky Boy, Richard Denny of Seattle, Wash., Sandra Coonfare of Billings, Garren Denny of Rocky Boy, Greg and Simmer Raining Bird of Rocky Boy, Henry Bushman of Grand Portage, Mich., James Day Child of Great Falls, Dave Wirth of Rocky Boy; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Holland and Bonine Funeral Home in Havre.