Lula Aubertin went home to be with her Lord on Nov. 24, 2017, from complications from a stroke. She was surrounded by friends and family. Lula was born on Nov. 26, 1917 in Keller, Wash., and was two days away from her 100th birthday upon her passing. She was the oldest enrolled member of the Colville Confederated Tribes.
She was graduate of Wilbur High School.
She married William (Bush) Aubertin in 1938 and enjoyed riding horses, ranching and visiting with her family and friends. She was very dedicated to her community and was actively involved with the establishment and construction of
the Keller Community Church which she attended regularly. She served on the Colville Tribal Council from 1961 to 1962.
She was the best cook in the family and no one would leave her house hungry.
Lula was preceded in death by her husband, Bush Aubertin; best friend, John Ojheda; and children, Richard Aubertin, Nadine Aubertin Naff and Benny Aubertin.
She is survived by her son, Bill (Marilou) Aubertin; grandsons, Trent (Sarah) Aubertin, and Tyler (Courtney) Aubertin; and numerous other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was held at Keller Community Center Saturday Dec. 2, 2017. A private Graveside for immediate family will follow at the Keller Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Keller Community Church.
Please sign Lula's online register book at www.stratefuneralhome.com. Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, WA is honored to be serving Lula's family.