Roxanne Elizabeth Cahoon, 56, Hazen, ND, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2018 at Sakakawea Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. A service will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Peace Lutheran Church, Hazen, ND, with Pastor Todd Belgarde and Evangelist Michael Selburg officiating. Burial will follow immediately following the service at Pleasant View Cemetery, Hannover, ND
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM CDT on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Peace Lutheran Church.
Roxanne was born on January 30, 1962 to Bill and Marcella (Lilly) Burcham in Belcourt, North Dakota. When she was younger, she was united in marriage to Leroy Belgarde, Sr and they had two children. This marriage later ended. She was united in marriage to Robert Desjarlais and they had one child. This marriage later ended.
Roxanne moved to the Stanton-Hazen area in the early 1990’s. She made a living as a CNA and numerous other jobs. She met David Cahoon and they were united in marriage on June 12, 1998 and her family grew by two more sons.
Dave and Roxanne travelled to many different states for his job, but their home was in Hazen, ND, where they still reside. Roxanne had a very big heart and never forgot an anniversary, birthday or special occasion.
She loved being at the casino and going to bingo, but most importantly she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Roxanne worked at the Knife River Care Center from May 12, 2006 until April 2, 2018. She was an excellent CNA and was employee of the month and once even receiving Employee of the Year. She always made sure the residents in her ward received a birthday cake and a gift on their birthday.
She is survived by her husband, David Cahoon; father, Bill and Step-mother Toddy Burcham(whom she loved dearly); sons, Caedmon “Junior” (Susan) Red Thunder , Justin Desjarlais, Jordan Cahoon, Brandon (Nikki) Cahoon and Daughter Sarah(Michael) Selburg; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Lucas, Preston, Aaliyah, Gracelyn, Maelynn, Aiyanna, Charity Joy, Ezra, Kiniw, Gunner and Bo; siblings, Susan(Myron) Cahoon, Center, ND, Deborah Burcham, Minneapolis, MN, Mike Burcham, Center, ND, Connie(Lawrence) Fischer, Pick City, ND, Shannon(Christine) Burcham, Minot, ND, Nathan(Amanda) Burcham, San Antonio, TX, and Amber(Randy) Ballard, Minot, ND. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Marcella; step-father Edwin; brother, Jay; and numerous aunts, uncles and grandparents.
Roxanne’s family would like to thank everyone for all the help and the prayers. A meal will be served in the fellowship hall following the service on Friday.
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.