Ethel Day Rider, 78, passed away in Great Falls, Mont., on Aug. 16, 2020. Services were held Aug. 20, at the Day Rider Ranch. 

Ethel was born in Browning, Mont., on Nov. 12, 1943, to Ruth Boy and Rufus Horn. She was raised in the Heart Butte area of the Blackfeet Reservation. Ethel enjoyed taking care of her family and taking part in ceremonies. 

Ethel is survived by her children Mary Day Rider, William Day Rider Sr., Kevin Day Rider; 58 grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers and sisters; Carl Spotted Bear; and numerous sweat family. 

She was preceded in death by John Day Rider; sons, Robert-John Sr., Bernard, Baby Boy Rider; and daughters, Margery and Debra. 

Memorials will go to Amber Gobert.