Juanita Marie Lorentz
July 29, 1931 - June 8, 2019
ObituaryJuanita "Marie" Kaulaity Lorentz, 87 of Mountain View, OK was born July 29th, 1931 in Concho, Oklahoma to Elton Kaulaity and Rose Homi Greany-Kaulaity. She passed away June 8th, 2019 at home at Hogcreek with her loving family by her side.
Marie attended schools in Gotebo, Mountain View, and then Anadarko where she graduated high school.
Marie was a beautician, seamstress, C.F.R. secretary clerk, teacher's aide, and a host of many other trades.
Marie was born prematurely at the weight of 1 lb. She had no hair, eye lashes, and no fingernails when she was born. Marie was not expected to make it past infancy, yet she fought the good fight for 87 years. She slept in her daddy's shoe box and was fed by an eye dropper. Marie is considered to be a miracle by her family. For back in the 1930's, premature babies had a low survival rate. Her parents and grandparents took her in the tip and prayed for her and from there she flourished into the woman she became.
Marie has lived a very long, blessed life for 87 years, she crossed paths with many people from all walks of life. She held her grandmother Sallie Kaulaity (Eliza Tonkeahbo) in high regard, and stood by her side win the arena, in the teepee, and in life.
Marie's grandparents raised her, as her father died at a young age and then her mother passed while Marie was young as well.
Marie was given the honor as an "Angel" in the Kiowa War Mother's organization by taking her grandmother, Sallie Kaulaity's place after she passed on.
Marie was a member of the Kiowa War Mother's organization, an auxiliary member of the Reservation War Dancers organization, a member of the Native American Church both Cheyenne and Kiowa chapters, she was also a Chorus girl and participated in the Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty.
Marie loved to be surrounded by family, she enjoyed garage sales, baking, attending social events, participating in many powwows, and camping during the annual Kiowa ceremonials.
Marie gave birth to six children. Two boys Frank Saumty, Elton Jones. Four daughters Juanita "Nita" Miller, Rosalie Gomez, Elizabeth Tartsah, & Tina Tartsah.
Marie had 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great- grandchildren.
Marie is survived by her son Frank Saumty of Wayne, OK, daughter Nita & Josey Miller of Shawnee, daughter Elizabeth & Garrett Tartsah of Mountain View, daughter Tina & Theron Tartsah of the home, grandsons Richard Jones of Boley, OK, Quanah & Swan Saumty of Bethel Acres, OK, Aaron Jones of Carnegie, OK, Josiah Miller of Oklahoma City, OK, Justin Jones of Lawton, OK, Roger Jones of Oklahoma City, OK, Jared Tartsah of Anadarko, OK, Isaac & Tammy Tartsah of Japan, Tyler Jones of Anadarko, OK; granddaughters Deana Miller of Shawnee, OK, Jeana Miller of Shawnee, OK, Anna & Christian Brinkhaus of Weatherford, OK, Tana Boswell of Weatherford, OK, Amauh & Frank Thorpe of Shawnee, OK, Bessie Miller of North Carolina, Julia Tartsah of Weatherford, OK, Jemma Tartsah of Anadarko, OK.
Juanita "Marie" Kaulaity Lorentz
July 29th, 1931 - June 8th, 2019
June 13th, 2019 @ Red Buffalo Hall
101 Kiowa Way
June 14th, 2019 @ Anadarko First Baptist Church
700 West Petree
24120 Hwy. 9 MT. View, OK
Fellowship meal to follow @
Kiowa Tribe AOA
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RAY & MARTHA'S FUNERAL HOME- ANADARKO
We Thank you all for the prayers and support.
Date: June 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Love & Prayers!!!
Crystal And Eric Ahdunko
Our thoughts and prayers are will you all. Love you
Sincerest condolences and prayers for comfort!