Butcher, Arthur G. Jr: Walking On

Ponsford, Minnesota

Private family funeral services were held for ARTHUR G. BUTCHER, JR, 63. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery in White Earth. Arthur was born July 9, 1948, in White Earth, Minnesota. He passed away May 3, 2012, at Mahnomen Health Center.
    
Arthur was raised and educated in Ponsford and is a 1966 graduate of Park Rapids High School. He attended Haskell Institute for a year and then the University of Minnesota for a year. Arthur then taught at the Little Red School House in the Twin Cities, at South High in Minneapolis, and at the Pine Point School in Ponsford. He later worked  for the Shooting Star Casino, and at the White Earth Clinic as a security guard. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, flute carving, ricing, bike riding, wood working and hitch hiking to powwows in the five-state area. (Anishinaabeg Today, June 6, 2012)
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