Head, Nathan Joseph III: Walking On

Red Lake, Minnesota

Funeral services were held for NATHAN JOSEPH HEAD III, 70, on April 14, at St. Mary’s Catholic Mission in Red Lake. Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Mission Cemetery. Nathan was born January 13, 1942, in Red Lake. He passed away April 11, 2012, at the Red Lake Hospital.
    
Nathan was raised and educated in Red Lake, graduating from Red Lake High School in 1960. He attended Haskell University and earned a degree in Accounting. He started work as an accountant for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. He later worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Red Lake Schools for a time, and also for a school in Minneapolis. He began driving a cab in Minneapolis and did so until he returned to Red Lake in 2004. He worked for the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls, and the Red Lake Casino. He was an intelligent man who enjoyed reading, crosswords, and watching Jeopardy on TV. He enjoyed fishing and hiking in the woods. (Red Lake Nation News, April 27, 2012)
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