Tracey Jayne Lonetree, Hataza Maniga meaning Light That Is Walking, age 47 of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin walked on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo, Wisconsin surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Native American Church near Wisconsin Dells with Lance Long officiating. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells. Visitation will be held at the Native American Church on Monday from 3 to 5 P.M.
Tracey was born October 5, 1965 in Portage, Wisconsin the daughter of Willard and Shirley (DeCora) Lonetree.
She grew up in the Dells and Madison areas, attended Flandreau Indian School in Flandreau, South Dakota followed by college in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Tracey was the editor in chief of the HoChunk Nation Newspaper and lifelong member of the Native American Church.
She enjoyed playing slot machines and gambling, was an avid Packer fan and she traveled all over the United States and Hawaii. She had also been a champion fancy shawl dancer and was an eagle plume carrier bestowed upon her by the late, grandfather Douglas Long.
Tracey is survived by her parents; a brother, Stuart (Wendy) Lonetree of Baraboo and a sister, Janine Lonetree of Lake Delton. She was preceded in death by a brother, Steven.