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Faye Marie McAllister
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Birth: 1980
Death: Jan. 10, 2011
Sioux County
North Dakota, USA

Faye Marie McAllister-Pretty Bear, 30, died Jan. 10, 2011, in Sioux County. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Youth Activity Center, Cannon Ball, with Marlin Hunte officiating. Burial will be held at Pretty Bear Family Cemetery, nine miles south of Cannon Ball.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

Yesterday I saw your smiling face.

Yesterday I heard your laughter.

Now today I face the pain knowing you left us here.

Then tomorrow I will hear you no more, only when I close my eyes and listen.

I cannot go where you go, I cannot follow you to heaven.

I don't want to understand even though I should know that God had bigger plans,

But I would change it if I could. I can only close my eyes,

Let these tears fall where they may, these tears will never dry until we see you again.

She lived and walked in beauty, though her life on earth was cut so short her accomplishments were great. Faye Marie graduated in 1998 from Standing Rock Community Grant School as salutatorian of her class, upon graduation she then attended college at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. From there, Faye decided she needed a change and journeyed to Albuquerque, N.M., where she attended University of New Mexico. While residing in Albuquerque, she was employed with Sandia Casino and Resort as a vault supervisor and also a bank teller at the Bank of Albuquerque. From there, Faye transferred to Isleta Casino and Resort, where she worked as a cashier. She then decided she wanted to work at a hospice for some time until her decision to return home.

Always a restless spirit she returned home to Standing Rock to further pursue her education in the medical field, she enrolled in the nursing program at United Tribes Technical College. She was also currently enrolled in the EMT training course at Medcenter One and would have completed in April of this year. During this time, she was also currently employed at Prairie Knights Casino and Resort as a blackjack dealer.

Faye had many hobbies and interests in her life, she loved the beauty of the outdoors, reading a good book and spending time with friends and family. Her adventurous spirit will be greatly misses by all that were blessed to have shared in her life.

She leaves behind her fiance, John Patrick Young, Bismarck, who she loved so much; her father, Bruce (Debbie) McAllister, Cheyenne, Wyo.; her mother, Leah Grant, Bismarck; her maternal grandmother, Beatrice Grant, Cannon Ball; her brothers, Christopher, San Diego, Clint and Clay McAllister, both of Cheyenne, Wyo., William Iron Road Jr., Cannon Ball, Lindsey Iron Road, Bismarck; sister, Monique Hurtado, Bismarck; her very special brother, John (Erin) Pretty Bear, Cannon Ball; her cousin, Lance (Whitley) McAllister, Fort Yates; her uncles, Miles McAllister, John Timothy Pretty Bear, Ken Gullickson, Paul Grant Jr., and Malcolm (Florestine) Grant, all of Cannon Ball, and Bruce Bauer, Wolf Point, Mont.; her very special aunt and uncle, Brenda and Drew Reddogg, Charlotte Ramsey, Cannon Ball, and Roberta Bell, New Town; her very special nephew, Mateo John Pretty Bear, who she had the pleasure of seeing taken his first breath in this world; her special nephew, Heith "Bunzy" Reddogg, and her very special niece, Winter Rose Reddogg; her adopted mother, Susan Demontiney, Belcourt; adopted sisters, Jamaica and Jessica; adopted grandparents, Tom and Gloria Fischer, Cannon Ball; and many numerous friends, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Katherine B. Pretty Bear;
her aunts, Frieda N. Pretty Bear and Deborah Jean Gullickson; her uncles, Benjamin Pretty Bear and Jonah Pretty Bear; and her great-grandparents, John and Ida Pretty Bear.
Pretty Bear Famley Cemetery
Cannon Ball
Sioux County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jan 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64143441
Faye Marie McAllister
Added by: Dale & Corinne Wise
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