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Rebecca Ann (Teeple) Munz

Born: Sat., Jan. 24, 1942
Died: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017


3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Location: 2624 S. Red Pine Ln

Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Mon., Oct. 16, 2017

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Rebecca (Becky) Ann Munz (Teeple), Zhaaskwa Biimskaa Noodin Kwe began her journey to the spirit world on October 12, 2017. She was born on Bay Mills Indian Community on January 24, 1942. She married Paul Anthony Munz on May 30, 1964 in Bear Valley Wisconsin. They had four children Tamara (Tamie) Ann Munz (Mark Pulvermacher), Derek Anthony Munz, Kamalia (Mia) Munz and Cassandra (Casey) Lanz (Munz) (Dina Lanz), Becky touched many lives while living in Wisconsin; she cherished her family and relatives and developed close friendships. She returned to Bay Mills Indian Community in 1994. She felt like she had come home and loved her community of extended family. Becky taught beading classes and sewed regalia. She was a driving force for a return to traditional foods and gardening practices. The Do Indigenous Gardening (DIG) project was an achievement which culminated in the Indigenous Gardening Conference which she spearheaded. She served on variety of committees and focused on strengthening the community she dearly loved. She spoke the language and passed along knowledge to whom ever asked. She was a proud recipient of the Frank Hugo Award. The following is written by her beloved daughter Mia: She is a great mom to us. We are miss you in the family. I hope she is in God's hands. She love Tami, Mia, Casey, Derek, Dad. She love going to casino. She has many friends at Bay Mills. Her friends will miss her at Bay Mills.  She is preceded by a dear sister Winifred Naomi Ethelbah She Who Watches. She is survived by Arlene Manabat, Thomas Teeple, Michael Teeple and Darlene Clem (David Clem).
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2624 S. Red Pine Ln, Brimley, MI 49715 from 3-6PM on Monday, October 16, 2017. The family wishes any donations are made to Hospice of the E.U.P.  Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.

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Nancy Fenlon
   Posted Mon October 16, 2017
Dear Darlene and family,

I was saddened to read of the death of your sister Becky. I remember you speaking of her in such loving terms and I still cherish the little white moccasins she crafted for you to share with a co-worker at MSU Extension. I am thinking and praying for you and your family at this time.


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