Evans Funeral Home

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Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
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Cheryl Good Iron

Cheryl Faye Good Iron (Redbird Woman) was born on April 13, 1953, in Devils Lake, ND, to Elizabeth Cloud Morgan and Julius Rainbow she began her journey to the spirit world May 18, 2018 with her family by her side.

She attended school at Four Totten, Oberon, Maddock, and Wahpeton. She received her GED, and also attended United Tribes where she received a certificate in the police science program in 1983.  Cheryl attended UND and was enrolled in the nursing program.

She married Bob Charboneau and from this marriage had four children she also married Ben Benson and Brooks Good Iron.

Cheryl was a hard worker and worked, various jobs where-ever she lived she was a Gypsy and moved around a lot. Some of her jobs she worked at here included, Fort Totten Police Dept., DTI, early childhood tracking, special diabetes program and CHR. Due to health problems she was forced to retire. Cheryl had a big heart and loved to help people and would help anyone who needed it. She was a loving caring person that love to cook for her coworkers and make her awesome fry bread. She also liked to sew and made many star quilts. She loved to joke around and had a crazy sense of humor and was always willing to lend a listening ear and give good advice. She enjoyed traveling and going to different casinos to gamble. She enjoyed rodeos and powwows, where she would dance traditional in her younger years. She supported NODAPL and spent time at Oceti Sakowin where she enjoyed meeting new people and making new friends.  She made many new friends thru social media. She loved to spend time with her 32 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her son Sam (Starr) Cloud and daughters Chepa Cloud, Kristi (Robert) Thompson, Nellie Charboneau and Rose (Jerry) Lenoir; sisters Myra Pearson, Betty Smith, Candy Volk, Connie (Ronnie) Rainbow, Tammy Dubois, Angel Bergrud and Sharon Rainbow; brothers Terry (Sharon) Alex, Terry (Martina) Morgan, Julius Rainbow Jr.; aunts Hermenia McKay and Corrine Cloud; uncles Aloysius Cloud; Delbert Cloud, special cousin Carrie Cloud-Iron Eyes and many, many adopted family members.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents; son Shawn Charboneau; grandson Michael Ray Cloud; brothers Stacy Littleghost, Randy Noel, Victor Rainbow and Stormy Rainbow, sister Karen Rainbow.

 

Wake: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm with Rosary Service at 8:00 pm at Crow Hill Rec. Center, Fort Totten.

Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10 am at Crow Hill Rec. Center, Fort Totten.

Burial: Lighthouse Assembly of God Cemetery, Fort Totten.


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Name: Linda Peltier

Date: 05/23/2018

Message: My deepest condolences to your family, grandchildren and friends. 

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Name: Jackie Schroeder

Date: May 22nd 2018

Message: In the short time I got to know Cheryl she amazed me in her strength and zest for life. Prayers and hugs to all of her family. Hold all the memories close.

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Name: Joel & Mardell Redfox

Date: May 22, 2018

Message: Sending our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Rest In Peace.

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Name: Audrey Greywater

Message: R.I.P. my beautiful friend til we meet again have a safe journey home where you will be Welcomed by all you're loved ones....Love You

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Name: Tammie Putnam

Date: 05/22/2018

Message: I will never forget you Zitka. You meant a lot to me and will be deeply missed.  I still cant believe you're gone but you will always be in my heart.  Rest in Paradise my dear friend  <3

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Name: Karen (Birdie) GreyEyes

Date: May 21, 2018

Message: Porky, RIP girl!, Condolences to your children and grandchildren. I still can't believe you left!

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Name: Joel & Mardell Redfox

Date: May 22, 2018

Message: Sending our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Rest In Peace.

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Name: Jackie Schroeder

Date: May 22nd 2018

Message: In the short time I got to know Cheryl she amazed me in her strength and zest for life. Prayers and hugs to all of her family. Hold all the memories close.

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Name: Linda Peltier

Date: 05/23/2018

Message: My deepest condolences to your family, grandchildren and friends. 

 


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