HAVRE/HAYS- Ranae Marie Thomas Standing Rock, EE-SIS BI-NEE-SI-THA (Appearing Sun) 35, died September 2, in Billings after a lengthy battle with cancer.

    Wake Rosary will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the St. Paul’s Mission Recreation Center in Hays. The funeral mass will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, Sept. 7 at St. Paul’s. Burial will be in the Thomas Family Cemetery. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com.

    Ranae Marie was born in Ft. Belknap, Montana on October 10, 1980, daughter of Frank Thomas & Veronica Stiffarm. She was raised and educated in Havre. She attended College in Missoula and Billings, Montana afterwards she returned to Havre. She met Brent Standing Rock in Billings in 2009, they were married in 2012 in Spokane, Wa. Together they had 8 children including three sets of twins. She loved being a mother. She worked as a Merchandiser. In her younger years she played basketball. She enjoyed going to Pow Wows and loved travelling.

    She is survived by her Husband, Brent Lyle Standing Rock of Box Elder, Mt.; Father, Frank Thomas of Havre, MT.; Mother, Veronica Stiffarm of Billings, MT.; Step-Mother, Linda Henry; Grandmother, Annabelle Thomas of Havre; Daughters; Morningstar Thomas of Havre, Rena, Daija, Railah, Sakiya, Echo, Aviyanah Standing Rock, all of Billings. Sons, Dontei and, Tarek Standing Rock of Billings. Brothers Jordan Thomas of Havre, and Gregory Thomas of Billings; Aunts and Uncles; Eric (Jacque) Thomas, Howard Thomas, Louis Thomas, Judy Thomas, Myrtle Thomas, Doris Thomas, Frank Thomas Bear Cloud, Rhonda Horn, Joan Rowland, Joe Sam Scabby Robe, and Dusty Buck. As well as numerous other family, and friends, too many to list.

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From: Robert W.Favel Jr.,

I am very sorry for my relatives in this grieving time in life. Let the Creator heel your heavy hearts and bless your life ahead of you.

God Bless

From: Auntie

Rest in peace. Ranae. You will always be missed, but never forgotten,

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