Rose A. (Taylor) Churchill, age 69, a resident of LaFollette Township passed away on August 6, 2012 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota after a sudden illness. Rose was born on January 22, 1943 to Tresa (Taylor) Villebrun and George Morrow, Sr. in Hayward. Rose earned a degree in Liberal Arts and Native American Studies from the LCO College. Rose also made the Dean’s List at Mt Scenario College in Ladysmith. Rose enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and rummaging. Her most joyful times were spent with her grandchildren.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents; son Francis Gene “Beeb” Reynolds, Jr., sisters Darlene and Carol Morrow.
Rose is survived by her son Robert Reynolds; adopted son Derek Churchill; her daughters Debra and Selena Reynolds; grandchildren Natasha, Brent, Sean, Raymond, Shaleah, Nathaniel, Makayla, Jimmy and Rachel; great grandchildren Crystal, Dominick, Ailah, Nevaeh, Jaidon, Kadynce, Miley; and those she loved as her own Michelle, Damien, Jacory and Rylan; brothers George and Bill; sister Luann; Marion and Wanda who were like sisters; along with nieces, nephews, other family and friends that will miss her deeply. Rest in peace mom, we love you.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the Hertel Tribal Center with Lewis Taylor officiating. Interment was held at the Sand Lake Cemetery. Casketbearers were George Reynolds, Jr., Christopher Breeden, Elmer “J” Emery, Jr., Travis Buck, Gary Stoner and Mark Stoner. Honorary casketbearers were Sonny Tyler, Dan Good, Braton “Buzz” Churchill, Justin Decorah, Preston Decorah, Johnny Bearheart, Jordan “JD” Decorah, Leonard “Babe” Butler, Myron Belisle, Duane Emery and Buck Zehner. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Family Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com