James Russette Jr.
James Paul "Cheato" Russette Jr., 56, whose Indian name was "King of the Lodge,"our brother/uncle/father/grandfather, was called home by the Creator on June 8, 2012, in Billings, Mont., of undetermined causes.
Cheato was born Oct. 18, 1955, to James Paul Russette Sr. and Bernice Ruth (Meyers) Russette in Havre, Mont. Following his school years in Rocky Boy and Busby, he joined the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division in Fort Ord, Calif. After his discharge from the Army, Cheato attended college at Southern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, N.M.
His careers also inclu...
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