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From: "Linda Thompson" <>
Subject: Re: [ENYART] Sylvia Enyart Obit
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 06:23:00 -0500
Do you by any chance have the source from where this obit came from?
> Sylvia "Sib" (Enyart) Blue (Dakota name: Oyate Wowecaku Win, meaning
"Woman who feeds the people"), age 62, of Morton, MN, passed away Friday,
March 19, 2004 at the Redwood Area Hospital while surrounded by her family
and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at
St. Cornelia's Episcopal Church at the Lower Sioux Community near Morton.
Visitation began at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at the church hall with a
prayer service held at 7:00 p.m. Interment was in the church cemetery. The
Redwood Valley Funeral Home was handling the arrangements.
> Sylvia "Sib" Blue was born on February 28, 1942, in Backus, MN,
to Donald and Rosella (Larsen) Enyart.
> Sylvia was united in marriage to Dennis Blue on May 24, 1958.
Sylvia worked as a Social Worker for the Lower Sioux Community and served as
an emergency foster parent. She operated a native craft shop at her home and
worked at the Lower Sioux Community Pottery Shop. Sylvia also worked at
Zytec in Redwood Falls, MN, and was a bartender up north.
> She was a member of St. Cornelia's Episcopal Church guild and
was a singer and drummer in the family band. Sylvia enjoyed crafts, sewing,
and making floral arrangements.
> She is survived by her husband Dennis Blue; mother, Rosella
Enyart; children, Nancy Blue of Lower Sioux, Julie "JB" Blue of Lower Sioux,
Wanda and JD "Jim" BlueWolf of Lower Sioux, and Earl Jochum of Willmar;
grandchildren Valerie and Martin Mayotte of Lower Sioux, Danielle GreyEagle
of Lower Sioux, and Ann Marie and Elizabeth Jochum of Willmar; great
grandson Tru "Ohitika" Mayotte of Lower Sioux; siblings, Roberta Doughty of
Shakopee, Loretta and Dave Zacharias of Prior Lake, and Clarence Enyart of
> She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Enyart; brother,
Gordon Enyart, and sister, Maxine Woody.