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Walden Chaske

Walden R. Chaske, 50, of Crowhill, ND passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Sanford on Broadway, Fargo, ND.

Walden Richard Chaske was born March 21, 1970 at Devils Lake’s Mercy Hospital, the youngest twin son of the late Windfield and Evelynn (Lincoln) Chaske Sr.  Walden attended Sheyenne High School and Four Winds High School graduating in 1990.  While in high school he participated in cross country and basketball.  Rodeo was the sport he loved where he competed in bareback bronc riding.  He was a member of the 1986 Four Winds High School team that was coached by Tony McDonald.  His role model while on this team was Mervel McDonald, but his biggest fan and role model was his dad.

After high school, Walden enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood and was discharged in 1993.  Walden enjoyed watching his niece and nephews compete in pow-wows all over Indian Country.  He was proud of them and their biggest fan.

Walden is survived by his only child, a son, Devin Two Hearts, Bismarck; grandchildren, Ismira, Izuna, Inala, and Irina Two Hearts; brothers, his older twin, Willard (Maggie) Chaske Sr., Bismarck, Winfield Chaske Jr., Spirit Lake, ND, and Wayne Chaske, Spirit Lake, ND; sisters Waynita (Wade) Chaske and Wanda (Vinson) Littleghost, both of Spirit Lake, ND; uncle, John (Mona) Chaske Sr.; aunt Millicent Little; special nephews and nieces, Montana, Reggie, Wahbdi, Berkeley, Trooper, and Hudsyn Chaske, Darius, Quinten Helm, Winfield Chaske III and Colin Chaske, Dominic Chaske, Vinson Littleghost Jr., and Vilmer Littleghost; Blakeley Chaske, Nita and Courtenay Two Hearts, and Dena Helm, Brenn and Breena Alberts, Keisha Chaske and Virginia Littleghost.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Winfield and Evelynn (Lincoln) Chaske Sr.; grandparents, Joseph and Marion (Littlewind) Chaske Sr., maternal grandparents, Frank and Nora (Two Shields) Lincoln; uncles, Lawrence Green Sr., Richard Jackson, Clifford Jackson, baby boy Chaske, and Joseph (Corrine) Chaske Jr.; aunts, Carol Jackson, Edith Jackson, Darlene Chaske, Bernice Chaske, and baby girl Chaske; his best friend, Robert McKay, Jr. and many relatives, nieces and nephews.

Casket Bearers: Cameron Chaske, Willard Chaske Jr., Marty Alex, Sean Lambert, Conrad Cavanaugh, Jesse McKay III, Brian Alberts, Donovan Ireland

Honorary Bearers: Deb (Tony) LaVallie, Lisa Chaske (Tim), Colleen Chaske (Gary Jr.), Jolleen &Waylon St. Claire Sr., Gilbert Chaske & Family, Denise Chaske & Family, Rose Azure & Family, Jan Two Shields, Joyce Red Dog, Lumae Red Dog, Bruno Red Dog, Lorraine Grey Bear & Family, Douglas Yankton Sr. & Family, Adrian Thomas & Family, Sheila Thompson & Family, Barbara “Bubbles”  Jackson & Family, ReNa Lohnes & Family, Marilyn Thompson & Family, Sam Merrick, Tony, Vina McDonald & Family, Fran Wells-McDonald & Family, the late Demus McDonald & Family, Dina Mae Aceveda & Family,  Cora Whiteman & Family, Bob & Euretta McKay & Family, Ronnie & Connie McKay & Family, Cindy Linquist & Family, Clayton Peltier & Family, Rodney Martin & Family, Ella Jane Lafrombois, Marie Martin & Family, Eunice Davidson & Family, Myra Lohnes & Family, Shantel DuBois & Family, Phyllis DuBois & Family, June Gourd & Family, Bruce & Kermit Walking Eagle & Families, Martina Kazena & Family, Curtis Walking Eagle & Family, Barbara Walking Eagle & Family, Florence Joshua & Family, Louie DuBois & Family, Delphine Cavanaugh & Family, Carmen & Onna Littlewind & Families, Germaine Demarce & Family, Arlis Littlewind & Family, Jolene, June & Summer Littlewind & Families, Alberta Red Fox & Family, Louie & Hilda Garcia & Family, Chuck Longie (Rhea), Myra Pearson & Family, Mary Green-Trottier & Family,  Raymond Cavanaugh, Kevin Dauphinais & Family, Andy Demarce Jr. & Family, Dr. Toby Shaw, Dorthea Olson, Gorden Nelson, Gene Wooley, Ron Carlson, Josh Church Hill, Kevin Vistad, Ron Knutson, Scott Gerrell, Terry Smith & Family, Liz McGarvey, Jerry, Larry, Frank Black Cloud & Family,  Brandon Alberts, Lemon Longie & Family, Eric DuBois & Family.  Thank you to the staff of Heartland Care Center in Devils Lake for taking care of Walden.  If we forgot to list anyone at this time, we apologize as there is no disrespect intended.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 5:00PM followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, ND.

 Friends wishing to join the procession from New Rockford to St. Michael may gather on the St. Jerome’s road, Fort Totten, prior to 4:15PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 9, 2020 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael, ND.

Burial will be at the St. Jerome’s Cemetery, Fort Totten, ND.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Rest in peace takoja tunkasina will guide home to theother side to be with your tiyospaye kunsi will always remember your smile always glad to see kunsi toksa ake takoja rest in peace

  2. Walden Chaske, Ride High In Star Nation Cowboy, gonna miss you and the old man (Wimps) @ those Four Winds Indians basketball games my Koda (friend).


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