The Wake and Prayer Service for Carla will be held on Monday July 19, 2021 at the St. Michael Tekawitha Center beginning at 5:00 pm. The procession to St. Michael will leave the City Plaza at 4:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial for Carla will be Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael, ND with Reverend Paul Schuster officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.
Carla Rose Littleghost, the loving daughter of Francis and Helena (Waanatan) Littleghost was born in Devils Lake, ND July 23, 1968. She attended school at St. Michael’s Little Flower. Carla worked at the Spirit Lake Casino and Resort as a Housekeeper, Pantry Cook, Hotel Room Attendant and also worked at DTI.
Carla has three sons Richard Demarce, Angel Nijar, Ninyo Mendez and six grandchildren. She was also the God-mother to Michael Little and Wesley BigTrack Jr.
Carla moved to Minneapolis, MN for 2 years and then to Wilmar, MN for 2 years and then came home to St. Michael, ND for the remaining years of her life. Carla had a special place in her heart for her sons and grandchildren. Carla loved to tease and joke and laugh with everyone. We have lost our beloved Carla and our hearts ache, but she will be forever loved and missed by all of us.
Carla is survived by her sons Richard, Angel and Ninyo; grandchildren Liam, Miyani, Zoeriah, Jayden, Nova, Mya; beautiful Ina Helena Littleghost; sisters Roberta Littleghost and Bonita Littleghost; brother Richard Littleghost; adopted sister Johanna Hunt; auntie Elizabeth Littleghost; and many other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father Francis Littleghost; brothers Rodney, Robert, Byron and Francis; sisters Sandra, Lesa, and Eva; aunties Pauline Graywater, Elaine Robertson, Mary Littlewind, Laverne, Arlene, Melinda Littleghost; uncles Eugene, Lawrence, and Leroy Littleghost, Jerome Waanatan; grandchildren Mary and Wesley Bigtrack.
A very special thank you to all the sisters who prayed and sang-Renita, Marva, Clarice, Johanna, Roberta, niece Geneva, Angie and baby and grandchild Keyana who stayed all night and took care of Carla, and making sure we ate, Frankie, and all the nice people who brought food and drinks-thank you. God Bless You!
Casket bearers for Carla will be Logan Schweiger, Jeff Cavanaugh, Tracy Alberts, Markie Littleghost Jr., James Thompson, and Mark Littleghost Sr.
Honorary Bearers are Donna Baker, Emmy Littlewind, Clark Cavanaugh, Ila McKay, Andrea and Roger IronShield Family, Valerie Bull Family, Clarice and Josie Lawrence, Peggy Cavanaugh, Marty Nelson Family, Eugene Hale Family, Mark and Vanessa Littleghost Family, Johanna Hunt Family, Frankie Chaske Family, Wesley BigTrack, Noreen Littleghost, Renita and Bud Shaw family, Jeaneen Littleghost, Marva Tollefson Family, Gail Olafson, Kris White, Derick and Mary Jackson. If we forgot to name anyone it was not intentional, Carla was loved by so many. Special thanks to the Spirit Lake Ambulance, Hospice, Father Paul Schuster and Father Antony Samy.