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ASHLAND — Morris Bement Sr., our dad, brother, uncle and papa, went on his journey to be with our Creator on April 9, 2011.

Morris was born on June 20, 1964, in Ashland, the youngest child of Fannie Shoulderblade and Mickey Bement. He was born and raised along the Tongue River, attending and graduating from St. Labre in 1982. He met and married his high school sweetheart, Madonna Bordeaux. He was a very ambitious man, working for the St. Labre cafeteria, Tongue River Lumber Company for 17 years, Northern Cheyenne Natural Resources Buffalo Program for 12 years and held a current seating on the TERO Advisory Board. Morris enjoyed living the life as an outdoors man. Most of all, he enjoyed his family and grandkids.

Morris is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mary Ann Eagle; his brothers, Benji Bement and Robert Miller; and nephew Barry Brady.

He is survived by his wife; his children, Rae Ann (Shawn) Stump, Miranda (Andy) C'Hair and Morris Jr. (Ronelle) Bement; a special nephew, Shugg Bordeaux, whom he helped raise; his grandchildren, Terrell, Isaiah, Alissah, Josiah, Shawn Jr., Jena, Jeremiah, Guilana and Ariana; his siblings, Ike Bement, Robbie Bement, Rita Shoulderblade and Barbara Bement; his mother in-law, Emma Homer and special friend Eugene Homer; numerous nieces and nephews; and the extended families of Bements, Bordeauxs, Fox, Burns, Fishers, Footes, Harris, Hollowbreast, Two Bulls, Two-Twos, Shoulderblades and Robinsons.

Throughout his journey here on earth, he acquired many friends as a hunting and fishing guide. Morris took great pride in all that he did. He was in the last year of acquiring his right to become an Arena Director for the Northern Cheyenne Pow-Wow.

Wake services will be Wednesday, April 13, at 7 p.m., in the social room at the St. Labre Mission in Ashland. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 14, at 11 a.m., in the Soaring Eagle Gym at the St Labre Mission in Ashland. Burial will follow in the St. Labre cemetery.

Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Forsyth has been entrusted to handle these arrangements.

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