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Winfield Chaske, Sr.

Winfield Chaske Sr., S’uwakan Wakan Wic’sca (Horse Man) age 79, passed on to the Spirit World on Monday, September 28, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family, in rural Oberon, ND.

Winfield Andrew Chaske Sr. was born on February 17, 1941, to Joseph and Marion (Littlewind) Chaske Sr. He grew up in the Crow Hill area.  He then attended Flandreau, SD Boarding School, he then went to Chicago, IL where then worked.  Winfield was united in marriage to Evelynn (Lincoln) Chaske, on March 11, 1968. From this marriage they had 6 children: Willard (Maggie) & Walden Chaske, Waynita Chaske (Wade), Winfield Chaske Jr, Wanda & Vinson Littleghost & Wayne Chaske. Winfield worked in numerus fields until he retired in 2016.

Winfield loved being with his horses.  He liked to travel around and would always be with his grandkids.  He watched the Game Show Network on his spare time.  Most of all he enjoyed visiting with everyone throughout the community and surrounding areas.  He made his rounds and had his routine down.  His favorite thing to do was to listen to his music.

Winfield was preceded in death by his wife Evelynn, parents Joseph & Marion (Littlewind) Chaske, his brothers: Joseph “Big Joe” Chaske, Lawrence Green Sr, Richard Jackson, Moses Deon and 2 infant boys, sisters: Caroline Jackson, Bernice & Darlene Chaske and 2 infant sisters.

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

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

Funeral Service will be held Monday, October 5, 2020, at 11:00AM at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael, ND.

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

Posted Condolences:


  1. Daddy I miss you so much, I know that you’re finally resting, I know that you are in no pain. I will see you again, always love you.

  2. Cousin your home and happy your with your tiyospaye and your not suffering anymore auntie Honey didn’t want you to suffer anymore so she you by the hands and lead you home to be with the family rest in peace my prayers are with the family toksa ake cousin

  3. Condolences and prayers to all the family. Rest in peace Winfield you are home now. From all my family.

  4. Prayers of comfort to the family. Find relief in knowing Winfield is no longer suffering. He’s at peace.

  5. My condolences to the families and my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will miss our conversations. Rest in peace Winfield you will be greatly missed.

  6. Hau koda Winfield…you were always my friend with a big generous heart..I remember when we were younger playing basketball at the club…& we formed a team called the Buckroos and won that BB touney at the Mish…you fought a good fight my friend, now rest in peace, be seeing later…


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