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Michele K. Sugar

Michele Katherine Sugar, 38, of Bemidji, died Sept. 26, 2012 at Sanford Fargo Medical Center as a result of a motorcycle accident near Bemidji on Sept. 23. Her Lakota name is “Chanupa Luta Wi,” meaning “Red Pipe Woman.”

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 1 at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Bemidji. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30 at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji and one hour prior to the service at the church.