Charlotte E. “Neeshwaswesinoog” “Oooda” Megenuph, 88, Hannahville, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at her home.
She was born in Wilson on January 1, 1928, daughter of the late Isaac and Elizabeth (Simon) Meshigaud.
Charlotte obtained her GED from Bark River Harris School in 1990 and was a life-long resident of the Wilson area.
She was a homemaker most of her life and worked for 10 years as a Community Health Representative for Hannahville until her retirement. She was also a devoted foster parent for many years.
Charlotte loved to watch the Packers. She also enjoyed fixing puzzles, playing bingo, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was a member of the Hannahville Tribal Council for three years, Hannahville Indian School board member, the Child Welfare Committee, and Hannahville Post 116 Women’s Auxiliary.
Charlotte is survived by her children, Lois (Alfred) Tovar, Allan (Lilly) Megenuph, Marilyn Shawano, Audrey (Ernesto) Gamez, Charlene (David) Teeple, and Gordon “Chuck” Megenuph; grandchildren, Fritz, Shawn and Dolly Halfday, Bob and Chris Tovar, Gina Boychief, Heather Sagataw, Jamie Teeple, Glenn Teeple, Denise Framer, Scott Megenuph, Sasha Paz, Jordan Teeple, Erynn and Elyse Teeple; 40 great grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Sharon Philemon, Leon “Behop” Philemon, Jerry Ingraham, Margaret Borlace, Elizabeth Miller, Lena and Brenda Megenuph, and Russell Dees.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Amos Meshigaud; sister, Lena Philemon; grandsons, Paheesh Shawno, Cheebahnahsah Shawno, David Tovar, and Derek “Mino” Sagataw; nephews, Clay Leveau, William “Plum” Philemon, and Loren Philemon; and niece, Lynn “Lolly” Philemon.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hannahville Community Center.
Burial will be in Hannahville Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Megenuph family.