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Obituary - Jodi A. Murie (O-Tah-w Ki-Si-Ko Is-Kwe-w)

 

August 9, 2018

Jodi Murie

Jodi A. Murie, (O-Tah-w Ki-Si-Ko Is-Kwe-w) Center Angel Woman, 52, passed away due to natural causes on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Rocky Boy Clinic.

Wake services began at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, and will continue until her traditional funeral service, which will be at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, all at the Robert Murie Residence in Parker School. Burial will follow in the Rocky Boy Cemetery.

Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements.

Please visit Jodi's online memorial page and leave a message of condolence for her family at http://www.hollandbonine.com/.

Jodi was born on Feb. 28, 1966, in Havre, to Robert and Sandra (Monteau) Murie. She was raised primarily in Rocky Boy, however, the family did spend some time in Bozeman and Hobbema, Alberta, Canada, while Jodi was young. She attended Box Elder schools, graduating from Box Elder High School in 1984.

She began working for the Rocky Boy Police Department as a dispatcher, and was training to be a police officer when her partner was in an accident. This caused Jodi to rethink her career choice. She worked as a cook for the next several years in a few different places, including Country Kitchen.

After her cooking years, Jodi became a paraprofessional, working for the Rocky Boy schools for many years. She attended Stone Child College, receiving her associate degree, and went on to attend the University of Great Falls, where she was only three credits shy of receiving her bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Jodi returned home to be with her family, and worked at Rocky Boy Headstart, Chippewa Cree Tribal Courts and Chippewa Cree Social Services. She retired July 13, 2018.

Jodi enjoyed beading, sewing, and playing games on her iPad. She absolutely adored her grandchildren, and family gatherings were her favorite place to be. Jodi was a member of the Native American Church, and she relished attending cultural gatherings and ceremonies.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, James and Florence Monteau; paternal grandparents, Lawrence Murie and Mary LodgePole; mother, Sandra (Moneau) Murie; brother Robert Lawrence Murie; nephew Cruz; and numerous aunts and uncles.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Seaton of Rocky Boy; children Michael L. (Ashley) Seaton, Josh (Adonius) Seaton, Garrett (Shalimar) Demontiney, Gabe Demontiney, and Karris Demontiney, all of Rocky Boy; her sixteen grandchildren; her father Robert Murie of Rocky Boy; siblings James (Lynn) Murie, John Murie, Geri Calvin, and Jacob Murie; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, white family of Arizona, other extended and adopted family and friends throughout the U.S. and Canada.

 

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