OBITUARY

Sheree Carol Thomas-Bird

December 3, 1990February 18, 2012

Thomas-Bird, Sheree Carol,(21) Came into this world on December 3, 1990 arriving at Grand Coulee, Washington, into the home of Richard and Laura (Tulee) Thomas Jr. and departed from Nespelem, Washington on February 18, 2012. Raised in the Shaker Church, Sheree played on her Yakima, Washington Middle School’s basketball team and later attended high school in Omak, Washington. Always a hard worker, Sheree most recently was manager at the McDonalds Restaurant in Wolf Point, Montana prior to moving back to Nespelem, Washington. When not working, she enjoyed spending time together with her many friends in person, on the phone and via ‘Facebook’, most of all though Sheree loved her two beautiful daughters Breanna and Nicole. Preceded in death by her grandparents: Richard D. Thomas, Sr., Esther Iukes-Thomas and Meachem Tulee, Sr.; Sheree is survived by her husband: Stephen Bird; two wonderful daughters who will carry on Sheree’s legacy: Breanna E. Thomas-Bird and Nicole Wakista-Bird; grandmother: Celia Tulee; parents: Richard & Laura (Tulee) Thomas Jr.; parents-in-law: Curtis & Tonya Bird; siblings: Kara Thomas, Amanda Cheney, Adyna Thomas, Joshua Thomas, Richie Tulee and Mikie Sternbeck; siblings-in-law: Delvin Bird, Darrell Bird, Lakota Bird, Tyray Bird, Teanna Iron Cloud, Jonathan Runsthrough Jr. and Summer Bird as well as numerous nephews and nieces. Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington will host Sheree’s Native American Dressing Ceremony on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 1:00PM, followed by a wake at the Nespelem, Washington Community Center which will begin at 7:00PM. Sheree’s Graveside Services will take place at 10:00AM on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at the Owhi Family Cemetery in Nespelem, Washington. Nelson Iukes will officiate. Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, WA is honored to be serving Sheree’s family.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 21, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 21, 2012
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, February 29, 2012
REMEMBERING

Sheree Carol Thomas-Bird

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bonnie burshia

February 29, 2012

i love you sheree...it's still hard to believe your gone but you will never be forgotten niece you will forever be in our hearts..Rest In Peace.

Brent Newton

February 21, 2012

My condolences to your family.

Antonette Birdsbill

February 21, 2012

In loving memory of my #1 homegurl Sheree u were my best friend and i still cant believe your gone. Rest in peace

Sunset Bigleggins

February 21, 2012

yu will alwayz be in my heart. i will alwayz love nd miss yu. r.i.p. homegirl. xoxo!

Arienne Low Dog

February 21, 2012

Going to miss Sheree so such she was a dear friend, honest and caring. I will truly miss her. She will be in my Prayers always her children and loved ones.

Jackie Iron Cloud

February 21, 2012

Theresa Forrest

February 21, 2012

So sorry for your loss....prayers for the family especially Sheree's beautiful babies....

Jackie Iron Cloud

February 21, 2012

hi sorry for your loss on your daughter she was a very nice person an a good mother to an two very pretty daughters who will miss there mother hugz an love to you an your family over there washington state.

FROM THE FAMILY