Crystal Lee (Webster) Stickney, “Waabishkii Binesii” which means “White Bird”, 28 years young, of the Bear Clan and Seattle, WA, formally of Cass Lake, MN began her journey to the spirit world on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from the Swedish Cherry Hill Medical Center in Seattle, Washington with her husband Niles by her side. Crystal was born to Carol Garbow and Chauncey Webster on January 25, 1990 in Deer River, MN.
Crystal was a fun loving, open minded young woman with an infectious laugh. She loved music and going for rides with her husband to see the mountains and the waterfalls. Going to the movies with her kids was one of her favorite things to do. Crystal enjoyed going out on the boat and swimming. She loved being with her babies and her family. Crystal always made time for her friends and family, especially in their hard times. Her memory will forever remain in our hearts.
She is welcomed to the spirit world by her mother; Carol Ann Garbow, her grandpa; Dennis Garbow and an uncle; Dennis Dean Garbow.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband; Niles Taylor Stickney, Sr., of Seattle, WA, her children; Niles Taylor Stickney, Jr., Nerissa Rae Stickney, Nadine Ina Jeanne Stickney and Naomi Freyja Stickney, sister; April Webster of Cass Lake, nephew; Daniel Allen Garbow, numerous other relatives and many friends.
An overnight wake for Crystal will begin at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 10th and continue until her 10:00 a.m. traditional service on Thursday, Thursday, October 11th all being held at the Inger Community Center in Inger, MN. Waa-maajaa’iwed Steve Jackson. Helping to lay Crystal to rest are Craig Cloud, Jerome Wakanabo, Duane Garbow, Cody Rushman, Rod Stickney and Vaundell Kingbird. Alternate pallbearer is Luke Warrick. Interment will be in the Inger Cemetery at Inger, MN following her Thursday services.
Crystal’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com