Bom-Wrapper

Joseph  Squeque

Joseph Francis Squeque

Wednesday, February 3rd, 1937 - Friday, January 17th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Joseph Squeque, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Joseph Squeque

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Joseph 's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Joseph 's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Joseph Francis “Pinhead” Squeque, age 82, passed away on January 17, 2020 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. He was born on February 3, 1937 in St. Ignatius, MT, the son of Louison Squeque (Finley) and Josephine (Caye) Lefthand and Alex Lefthand.

He attended school through the 8th grade. He married Joanne Adams and together they had 6 children. They later divorced and he married Mary Catherine Andrew in which one daughter was born and they later divorced.

Joe was a proud member of the Sober Indian Riders (SIR) and proud of his 35 + years of sobriety. His hobbies besides riding his many Harley’s he owned throughout the years, included making head roaches for war dancers; a hobby he learned from Joe Phillips who preceded him in death. He also enjoyed hanging around Dempsey’s on a regular basis with his good friend Bernie, who also preceded him in death. He was learning how to play the violin the acoustic guitar, the flute and keyboard. He enjoyed the company of his adult children, and spending time with his grandchildren. Always spoiling them when he could.

He was a member of the Kootenai Elder’s Advisory Committee, a role which he took very seriously. He attended every meeting and paid attention to what was being said. He always said, “everyone that works at Kootenai Culture should speak the language”. He was a proud member of the Salish & Kootenai Tribes. He also went to school for business.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Tina Marie, brothers, Patrick and Kenneth, sisters, Edna, Marie, Patricia and Josephine as well as many good friends and relatives.

He is survived by his siblings, Susie (Tom) Antiste of Big Arm, MT and Wain (Cheryl) Lefthand of Elmo, MT; his children, Marlene (Ralph) Sproul of Spokane, WA; Loretta (Tab) Hoots of Polson, MT; Debora (Estebon) Garcia of Plummer, ID; Thomas Finley of Plummer, ID; Monica Finley of Tensed, ID; Daniel Finley of Ronan, MT; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Joe’s wishes were for cremation to take place and there be no services. His daughters followed through with those wishes. There will be a dinner at a later date which the family will announce.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Joseph Francis Squeque, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Joseph

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Joseph Francis Squeque.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Joseph here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Joseph
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: