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Donovan "DJ" Robertson, Jr.

"Tahca Duta" (Red Deer)



WAKE: Begins Tuesday (June 14) at 5PM at Ft. Totten Rec., Ft. Totten, ND

Friends may join the procession by gathering on the St. Jerome's road, prior to 4:45PM Tuesday

ROSARY: Tuesday at 8PM at Ft. Totten Rec. Center

FUNERAL SERVICE: Fort Totten Recreation Center, Ft. Totten.ten, ND

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM

BURIAL: Walking Eagle Family Cemetery, Crow Hill District, Ft. Totten.

Officiating:  Father Chuck Leute, O. P.

Casket Bearers:

Rob His Chase, Darren Demarce, Jr., Devin Azure, Travis LaRock, Jerry Thompson, Brandon Charboneau, Bobby Mills, Ryan Herman, Sonny Nacotee, Riley Walking Eagle, Richard Walking Eagle, Chucky Walking Eagle, Nick Yankton, Gage Robertson.

Honorary Bearers:

Special cousins Janessa (Latrell) Green, Tamera Green, Eddie Satiago, JoJo Santiago, Dion Gardner, Britney Dubois, Donalda Littlewind, Luger family, Jetty family, Wisconsin Family, Walking Eagle family, the Spirit Lake Casino View crew, Waylon & Annisa RedTomahawk, Lili Demarce, Francine & Russ McDonald, Tawnya Alberts, Kristian Alberts Sonya Walking Eagle, Jamie Merrick, Braxton Luger, Carol (Rob) Greywater, Cletus Foote, and Kami White



Donovan James “DJ” Robertson, Jr., of Crow Hill District, rural Ft. Totten, ND, died Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Tokio, ND.


Donovan James Robertson, Jr., known as “DJ”, was born December 17, 1992, in Devils Lake, ND, to Shannon Walking Eagle and Donovan Robertson, Sr.. DJ grew up in Ft. Totten where he attended Four Winds Elementary. DJ then moved to Oneida, Wisconsin with his mother where he continued his education at Turtle School Elementary and Southwest High School. In 2011, DJ moved back to Ft. Totten and began working at The View where he was employed for over four years as a chef, and received culinary training in Chicago, IL. DJ dreamed of continuing his culinary education at United Tribes Technical College. DJ had a huge heart that was filled with love for everyone he knew, especially for his two daughters Liliawna and Bella. DJ's passions were working out, fixing his cars, boxing and the Chicago Bulls. He also loved fashion and always wanted to look his best. His outgoing personality brought him very close to everyone he met which in return led DJ to have many close family and friends, all of whom will miss him very much.


DJ is survived by his daughters Liliawna and Izabella; his mother Shannon Walking Eagle; his father Donovan (Clarise) Robertson, Sr.; brothers Nick Robertson, Gage Robertson, Hagen Robertson, and Sonny Nacotee; sisters Elizabeth Robertson, Vayah Gray Horn, Shallan Robertson ; Grandfather, Bruce (Penny) Walking Eagle; aunts Lindsey Walking Eagle, LaShanda (Robert) Walking Eagle; uncle Curren Walking Eagle; Grandmother Elaine (Wayne) Parker, aunt Cree Metoxen, uncle Eugene Metoxen, uncles Waylon and Brett Metoxen; aunts Jolene Walking Eagle (Lonnie), Toni Walking Eagle, Jannelle Walking Eagle, Randi Walking Eagle, Martina (Butch) Kazena; uncles Carl (Barbara)Walking Eagle, King (Caroline) Walking Eagle, Ronnie(Lorna) Walking Eagle; aunts Patricia Walking Eagle, Phyllis Luger, Lorna Walking Eagle, Jeannie Walking Eagle, Jeanette Walking Eagle, aunt Charlene Walking Eagle; grandmother Barbara Robertson; aunts Brenda Robertson, Beverly LaBelle, Cindy (Tim) Hawk, Mary Jo Greywater, Betty Lorna & Bernie Charboneau,  Renae (James) Lenoir & Delemma Greywater; grandfather Richard Charboneau; uncles Tony, Jr, Pat, Greg & Roger Charboneau, Kenneth (Beverly) Greywater; aunts Rhonda Greywater, Devonne Robertson, Joy Charboneau, Mary Charboneau, Rhiannon Charboneau, and Lucinda Charboneau; uncles Galen Robertson, Richie Greywater, Kevin Charboneau, Richie Charboneau, Kyle Robertson, Lance Robertson, and Randell Charboneau.


DJ was preceded in death by  Grandparents  Grace & Tony Walking Eagle,  aunt Lisa Walking Eagle, cousins Kordel Metoxen, Delano Gaking, Carletta Walking Eagle, Neil Luger, Rochelle Walking Eagle, William Kazena Jr, and Glen Walking Eagle; grandfathers Jerry Robertson and Tony Charboneau, Sr.; grandmother Alma Rita Jerome Twoheart, Roseanne Baker; uncle Robert “Sonny” Charboneau, Timmy Charboneau,  Steve Charboneau & Belvin Greywater; cousins Jonathan Harrison, Larse Azure, Jr., Lonnie Charboneau & CJ Hawk.


If we forgot anyone, it was not intended, and we apologize.

Posted Condolences:


Name: Sonya Bull

Date: 6/21/16

Message: You will be missed. I will keep my promise to you and take care of the girls no matter what. Rest in peace my boy!



Name: Karen Mills and Michael Mills (son)

Date: 6/14/16

Message: To DJ family,

 I am so sorry for the loss of your son. We will miss him very much, he has been an inspiration to everyone here in Green Bay and Oneida. May the spirits watch over his daughters and keep them safe.


Karen and Michael Mills



Name: Auntie Nell

Date: 06/13/2016

Message: I'm gonna miss you so much my boy you were one of a kind you had all the character traits your loyalty, stunning personality, dress to Impress, generosity, caring, Greatest looks, the greatest father & A heart of gold I know you don't want me to be crying for you and I know you would be telling me auntie I'm OK now, I just wish that I was awake to tell you I loved you before you left that night if I knew I would never get to tell you that again. I hope you knew that I loved you with all my heart & soul you will forever be treasured in my heart!!! I promise to make sure babies are taken care of, Until we meet again my boy!! Rest peacefully.....Tacha'Duta


Name: Jerrica Guy

Date: 06/12/2016

Message: DJ you were a good friend and an awesome father. I always admired you on that. You will be missed and I will never forget you. Fly high my boy and know that your girls will be okay and taken care of! Love you cousin!