In Memory of Samuel Bearheart-Smith
Samuel M. Bearheart-Smith, age 34, of Superior, WI, died Friday, October 8, 2021 at his home.
Samuel Merrill Bearheart-Smith was born May 30, 1987 in Hayward, WI, the son of Jerome Smith and Beverly Bearheart.
He resided and worked in Superior.
He is survived by his wife Candice; daughter Alayah; son Lakota Bearheart; mother Beverly Bearheart, father Jerome Smith; sisters Jane and Agnes; brother Henry (Courtney), Charles, Thomas, John Sr. Redhorse & Jim; siblings Bobby, Adam Echeverria, Paul Tusa, Kristy Lee Hosé, Falon Booker, Ben Cleveland, Stella Bearheart & Luke Bearheart; aunts Barbara Lablanc, Roberta Bearheart, Donna Lictin, Katie Livingston, Sherri Debrot, Cindy Thayer, Michelle Kingfisher, Melissa Thayer & Lisa Thayer; uncles Henry, Donnie, Lawrence, James, Dean, Tom Smith & Mark Thayer; many any nieces, nephews & cousins.
Sam was preceded in death by his grandparents Gladys & Ed Bearheart, Myrtle Smith and Frank Taylor.
Midewiwin Funeral Rites was held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Big Drum Ceremonial Center in Lac Courte Oreilles. Chato “Ombishkebines” Gonzalez officiated. Burial was in New Post Cemetery. Visitation began at 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2021 at Big Drum Ceremonial Center.
Honorary casket bearers were Charles Bearheart, Lakota Bearheart, Thomas Bearheart, Nick Miller, Donovan Morrow, Dusty Morrow & Zach Trepania.
Casket bearers were Henry Bearheart, Bobby Echeverria, Jim Miller, James Smith, Mark Thayer & Don White.