Obituary - Galen Edward Eagleman, Kisiko Awasis, Angel Child
Last updated 4/13/2020 at 11:20am
Galen Edward Eagleman, Kisiko Awasis, Angel Child, 71, passed away due to natural causes Thursday, April 9, 2020, at Northern Montana Hospital.
Wake services were at 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020, and continued until his funeral service, at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2020, all at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. Burial followed in the Eagleman Family Cemetery.
Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please visit Galen’s online memorial page and leave a message of condolence for his family at http://www.hollandbonine.com .
Galen was born May 16, 1948, in Rocky Boy to Edward and Rose (Walking Child) Eagleman. He was raised in Rocky Boy, attending country school. Following his school years, Galen began working as a heavy equipment operator, which he continued until his health required him to retire. He married Rita Berger in 1965, and the couple had four children. They also took in several children to raise, as well. Rita passed away in 2013.
Galen enjoyed playing bingo and handgame, reading the newspaper, and watching the news. He was a faithful member of the Native American Church, and was proud of his heritage.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Eagleman; grandchildren Rebecca and Ronald Eagleman, Jr .; parents, Edward and Rose Eagleman; brothers Gerald and Allan Eagleman, and sister Celina Eagleman.
Galen is survived by his children, Wayne Eagleman, Gail (John Mitchell) Eagleman, Ronald Eagleman, Melissa (Victor Morsette) Eagleman, and Gerry (Cameron Werk) Eagleman, all of Rocky Boy; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; siblings Francis Eagleman, Harlan “Jeff” Eagleman, Gilda Stanley, and Tex Eagleman, all of Rocky Boy; aunts Ruby Gopher, Theresa Tendoy, Virginia Walking Child, and Cecelia Walking Child; uncle Larry Walking Child; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family and friends.