Margaret Agnes Cagey-Greene, age 93, of Lummi, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Born April 24, 1922, in Cushman, Tulalip to Agnes Veronica Hillaire and Joseph Elmer Cagey.
Survivors include: Sons Richard “Dick”, John “Goose”, George (Terry), Joel “Shine” Greene. Daughter: Jacqueline Greene-Jefferson, and brother Jack Cagey and sister Vicki Cagey, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by: husband Edmund (Tiger) Greene, parents Joseph Elmer Cagey and Agnes Veronica Hillarie, son Peter Victor, Edmund Greene Jr., daughter Donna Greene-Gaona, brothers Samuel Cagey Sr., William Cagey, George Cagey, Elmer Cagey, Virgil Cagey, Louie Washington, Joseph Washington, and sisters Clara Cagey, Mary Cagey, and Katherine Oreiro-Tally. She is also preceded in death by grandson Steven Michael Green, and grandaugther Lindsey “Boo-boo” Greene.
She was the voice of the people.
Took on the U.S. Governement and defeated them. Federal recognition of the Samish Tribe.
LPS St. Luke’s Hospital, 14 years
Barber Weaver, 14 years
Evergreen St College, BA in American Native Studies
Chief-Samish Tribal leader, achieving Federal recognition for the Tribe
Lummi Legion Auxilliary Post #33
Honorary Degree NWIC
Taught @ Lummi Nation School
Mentor to many, many people
- Date & Time: Apr 09, 2016 (No Time)
- Venue: St Joachim Catholic Church
- Location: 4195 Lummi Shore Rd Bellingham, WA 98225 - (Get Directions)
- Date & Time: Apr 08, 2016 (No Time)
- Venue: Crab Bay Long House
- Location: 3289 Lummi Shore Rd Bellingham, WA 98226 - (Get Directions)