Frances "Geri" Roossien

Frances “Geri” Roossien was a Little Traverse Bay Band Odawa elder. Community care and sobriety enabled Geri to become a vital member of the urban Indigenous communities of mid-Michigan. Geri is survived by her daughter Jannus, son-in-law Rob, and grandchildren Traverse, Chase, and Emilia. Geri appreciated a good feast, always dressed as a witch for her annual Halloween party, and was an expert at crochet.

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You Better Go See Geri

Born into an Odawa family in Michigan in 1932, Frances “Geri” Roossien lived a life that was both ordinary and instructive. As a child, she...

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