ROCKY BOY - Maureen M. Standing Rock, 40, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula.
Her wake service began with the rosary at 7 p.m. Monday at the Rocky
Boy Catholic Church. Her funeral
was scheduled for 10 a.m. today at the Rocky Boy Catholic Church with the Rev. Pete Guthneck officiating. Burial was to follow at the Rocky Boy Cemetery.
Maureen was born Sept. 22, 1964, in Havre to Duncan and Victoria (DeLorme) Standing Rock. She was raised in Havre and attended Chemawa Indian School in Oregon and then Box Elder schools. She graduated from Box Elder High School. Maureen had five children.
She met her husband, Joseph Ignari, five years ago in Missoula.
Maureen liked to make dream catchers and watch TV. She enjoyed beading, cooking, drawing, painting and to tease and joke. She loved to travel, sing and attend powwows.
Her children and family were an integral part of her life.
Maureen was preceded in death by her mother, Victoria Standing Rock; brother, Roger Standing Rock; an infant sister; three grandmothers; two grandfathers; and aunts, Caroline Grey, Margaret Weaving and Mary Jane Eagleman.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Ignari of Missoula; daughters, Kimberly Standing Rock, Rhonda Hiner and Tessla Standing Rock all of Missoula; sons, Darrel Dubois and Joe Standing Rock, both of Missoula; father, Duncan (Francine) Standing Rock of Rocky Boy; grandson, Damien Batista of Missoula; sisters, Norma Oats, Elsie Standing Rock, Valerie Standing Rock, Vickie Standing Rock, all of Missoula, Barbara Standing Rock of Rocky Boy, Nicole Standing Rock of Rocky Boy and Annie Loranda of Rocky Boy; brothers, Trent (Violet) Standing Rock of Albuquerque, N.M., Brent Standing Rock of Missoula, Keith (Tammy) Standing Rock of Rocky Boy and Duncan "Gordon" Standing Rock Jr. of Florence, Colo.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.