Marie Geraldine Mike, age 94, left this world on September 13, 2018 and entered eternity with our heavenly father.
Marie was born in Belmont, Nevada on June 2, 1924 to Alex and Sophie Mike.
At a young age her father Alex passed away and she was raised by Charley Mike whom she loved very much as her step father. Marie was raised in Smokey Valley (Round Mountain) and Duckwater Nevada and attended the Stewart Indian School in Stewart, Nevada.
In 1963 Marie moved to Ely and made her permanent residence. Marie worked at William Ririe Hospital as a housekeeper from May 1979 until retirement. Later she worked under the Forest Service Program at the White Pine Senior Center. Hobbies included crocheting which she taught herself, quilting, and gardening.
Marie is survived by her two children Kenneth Mike and Sandra Barela. Grandson Terrence Mike and Great Grandchildren Kayden, Cheyenne and Javeon Mike. Brother Steven (Florence) Mike and two sisters Louise Epaloose and Delphine Ford.
Marie was predeceased by her parents Alex and Sophie Andrews Mike, Stepfather Charley Mike and a daughter Lucille Ratliff. Her brothers Billy, Cleveland, Gene, Johnny, Red, Moccasin and Bobby. Sisters Beads Jeff, Ada Pressy, Ida Smith, Ruth Rosse, Pauline Mike, and Patty George.
Pallbearers are Darwin Mike, Sammy Epaloose Jr., Rodney Mike, Chris Kaamasee, Elroy Mike and Cordell Mike. Honorary Pallbearers are Terrence Mike, Allen Mike and Richard Mike.
Viewing will be held on Friday September 21, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Mountain Vista Chapel in Ely Nevada. Services are to be held on Saturday September 22, 2018 at 11:00am at the Duckwater Shoshone Tribal Gym in Duckwater, Nevada. Burial/graveside services will follow at the Duckwater Cemetery. A luncheon will follow after the burial.