By HDN Staff
BOX ELDER/ROCKY BOY Rhonda Jo Geboe-Baker, 36, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at her home in Box Elder after complications from stomach cancer.
Wake services will begin today at 2 p.m. at the Rocky Boy Catholic Church. Traditional Indian funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rocky Boy Catholic Church with Ken Gopher Sr. officiating.
Rhonda was born April 4, 1966, in Casper, Wyo., to Robert and Elsie (Belcourt) Geboe. When she was a young girl the family moved to Rocky Boy. Rhonda attended elementary school in Rocky Boy and graduated from Chemewa High School in Salem, Ore. She attended Stone Child College and graduated with an associate degree in computer science and then worked at the Rocky Boy School as a payroll clerk until last June when she was diagnosed with cancer.
Rhonda married Clement Baker Jr. March 11, 1995, in Havre. The couple made their home in Rocky Boy and raised their seven children.
Rhonda enjoyed to read, attend pow wows and liked Indian music. Her children were top priority in her life and she also enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Cecilia Cocoran.
She is survived by her parents, Robert and Elsie Geboe of Rocky Boy; her husband, Clement Baker Jr. of Rocky Boy; daughters, Kyann Baker, Anastacia (Stacy) Geboe, Mallory Baker, Amanda Martin and Alyssa Baker, all of Rocky Boy; sons, Leighton Baker and Eldon Baker of Rocky Boy; brothers, Robbie Geboe of Bemidji, Minn., and Mike Geboe of Rocky Boy; sisters, Pamela Geboe of Hays, Carla Geboe of Rocky Boy and Jackie Geboe of Sitka, Alaska; mother- and father in-law, Ken and Patsy Gopher of Rocky Boy; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; granddaughter, Alimedia Four Souls of Havre.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.