Marguerite Youngbear-Bass, 67
Marguerite Youngbear-Bass, 67, of Tama, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at her home on the Meskwaki Settlement under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama with Michael Keahna as speaker. A Traditional Wake was held Friday evening, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Native American Drum Society Roundhouse on the Meskwaki Settlement.
Survivors include her mother, Agnes Shuckahosee, of Tama; a granddaughter whom she raised as a daughter, Lourdes Avalos; adopted father, Myron Wanatee Sr.; three daughters: Margaret Shuckahosee, of Tama, Dawn Marland, of Lawrence, Kan., and Ladonna Marland, of Tama; one son, Dewey (Avis) Bass, of Toledo; eight sisters: Mary (Gerald) Sanache, of Tama, Hattie (Dean) Whitebreast, of Montour, Amelia Grant, of Altoona, Dayle (George) Iverson, of Altoona, Ramona Sanache, of Tama, Georgia Sanache, of Tama, Georgette Sanache, of Tama, and Jerlyn Sanache, of Tama; four brothers: Charles (Kathy) Shuckahosee, of Toledo, Raymond (Daria) Slick Jr., of Tama, Kirby (Patti) Grant, of Yuma, Ariz., and Preston Duncan, of Montour; an uncle from Tama, grandkids, great-grandkids; several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.