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Delores McGhee, Fort Thompson

Delores M. McGhee, 58, Fort Thompson, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Sanford Mid Dakota Medical Center, Chamberlain. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Fort Thompson. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery...

Delores M. McGhee, 58, Fort Thompson, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Sanford Mid Dakota Medical Center, Chamberlain.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Fort Thompson. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Fort Thompson.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hickey-Wevik Funeral Home, Chamberlain.

She was born March 5, 1950, at Chamberlain, to Tony Santee and Elizabeth Rockwood.

She attended Fort Thompson Elementary School and high school in Stephan and later graduated from Gann Valley High School in 1968.

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She worked various jobs on the Crow Creek Reservation and also worked for many years at Al's Oasis in Oacoma. From 1993 until 2005, she worked for the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe.

She is survived by her mother, of Fort Thompson; a sister, Charlotte Rockwood, Fort Thompson; an adopted son, Brent Wells, Yankton; two brothers, Robert Drapeau and Bryce Drapeau, both of Fort Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, Randy Rockwood, Sr.; a sister, Sylvia Rockwood; an aunt; two uncles; and a nephew.

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