Resident of Lummi
Loren Eric Cultee Sr.
Born in Bellingham, WA on April 5, 1966 to Gladys Lane (mother) and Kitsap Cultee Jr. (father); passed away on March 10, 2014 surrounded by his children, mate, family and friends at St. Josephs hospital. Survived by his mate Priscilla Olsen; children Loren Cultee Jr., Lorissa Yellowplume, Kitsap Cultee, Jayden Cultee, Brendan Cultee. Grandchildren; Loren Cultee III, Alice Cultee, Sion Yellowplume, and Seahawk Yellowplume. His siblings, Nathan Cultee Jr., Kitsap Cultee III, Chris Cultee Sr. (Sue), Kevin Cultee Sr.(Charlotte), Julie Thomas (George), Alvin Cultee (Valerie), and Christine Cultee (Charles). He attended Chemewa Indian School; completed his GED at Bellingham Technical College in 1992 where he also received a Certification in Carpentry in 1994 and this turned into his lifelong career. He was known for his cultural ways as a fisherman he not only gathered but smoked, kippered, and peppered his catch. Every year he looked forward to selling fireworks from the BOOM Box on the Corner. He found a love for basketball at a young age and joined teams throughout his life. He would play with his family in Last Name tournaments since 1980 and his love for the game allowed him to become a Coach for many youth. He was proceeded in death by, both his parents Gladys and Kitsap Cultee; his uncles, Alvin and Clifford Cultee; cousin Justine Cultee; grandparents, Kitsap Cultee Sr. and Ann Bernadine Celestine.
Farewell Tribute Information
A prayer service will be held on Thursday, March 13, at 6:00PM. A Funeral Mass will be Friday, March 14 at 10:00 AM. Both services will be held at the Wexliem Community Building.