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Richard Henry Wemigwase

July 23, 1946 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 74)


Richard Henry Wemigwase, 74 of Harbor Springs, Michigan walked on October 11, 2020.

Richard was born on July 23, 1946 in Harbor Springs, the son of Richard Wemigwase, Sr. and Evelyn (Chingwa) Wemigwase. Richard served in the Army for 2 years active duty in the Vietnam War. He was Chairman of the Michigan Indian Elders Association for many years and was very active with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.

Richard is survived by his son Patrick (Shannon) Wemigwase and granddaughters; Charlotte Wemigwase and Shaileigh Wemigwase; brother Roger Wemigwase; and sisters Christine Wemigwase and Mary Gasco.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Russell Wemigwase, Robert Wemigwase and Ronald Wemigwase; sisters Roxanne Wemigwase, Gloria Wemigwase and Shirley Wemigwase.

Any memorial contributions made in Richard's name can be sent to the Michigan Indian Elders Association or Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Elders Program.

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