- Deceased's name: Amy Ellen Larca
- Age: 65
- Date: April 1, 2012
- Hometown: Prior Lake
Amy Ellen Crooks-Larca, Blue Sky Woman. Mahtiya To Winyan, age 65, of Prior Lake, born on November 13, 1946, in Pipestone, MN, the daughter of Amos and Rosemma (Coursolle) journeyed to the Spirit World on April 1, 2012. Member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
At various times, Amy served as the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary/Treasurer of the SMSC Business Council.
Survived by husband, Robert Larca; children, Cyndy Stade-Lieske (Joe), Terry Stade Jr. (Jackie), Tricia Lafferty (Joe Jr.), Melinda Agundis (Marco); grandchildren, David Pickit, Ashley Pickit (Eddie Friendshuh), Carrissa Pickit (JT Seaboy), Blaire Pickit (Eric), Kristina Zander (Jeremy), Krystal Wendland (Michael), Jonathon Stade-Repasky, Alex Stade, Joey Saba (Whitney), Jamie Saba (Chris), Steven Saba, Rosemma Mosley, Casandra Stade (Niq), Warren Stade, Cady, Maiah, and Jakob Muelken; 15 great-grandkids; brothers, Raymond (Jo Ellen) Crooks, Glynn Crooks; adopted relative, James Cioci; adopted brothers and sister, Jim Muelken (Jodi), Shelly Toso (Stephan), George Wettlin; nephew, Nathan (Nicole) Crooks; son-in-law, Jeff Repasky; brother-in-law, Charles Larca (Diane); nephew, Jesse Larca (Kelly); many cousins and friends; dog, Louie. Preceded in death by parents, Amos and Rosemma Crooks; infant daughter, Terri Lynn Stade; daughter, Tracy Stade-Repasky.
Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2012, 11:00 AM at the Tiowakan Spiritual Center at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, 14625 Prairiegrass Drive, Prior Lake. Officiating was the Reverend Marlene White Rabbit Helgemo. Pallbearers were grandsons, David Pickit, Jonathon Stade-Repasky, Joseph Saba, Alex Stade, and Warren Stade; nephews, Nathan Crooks and Jesse Larca. Interment Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Cemetery.
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Cemetery (Map)