Robin “Bobbie” Irene Perry Martell or Chanku Luta Omani Wi (Walks the Red Road Woman) passed away on March 12, 2019 at Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana. Robin was born on March 15, 1983 to Adrian Perry and Jackie (Christian) Perry in Poplar Montana.
Robin attended Brockton High School and graduated in the graduating class of 2001. After graduation, she went on to study Elementary Education at Montana State University from 2001 to 2005. Upon graduating from MSU, Robin became a first grade teacher, teaching until 2011. During this time, Robin met Eric Martell and they married on March 4, 2010. In 2011, Robin became the Wrap around facilitator at HPDP and continued work here until 2013. Then on October 6, 2017, she became the Circles of Care Coordinator at SBRRC where she worked until her passing.
Robin is survived by her parents, Adrian and Jackie Perry; her sisters, Freda (Joey) Christian, Joni (Kidd) Perry, Adrianne (Duta) Perry, Lynette Crasco, Dahnis Duquette, Jackie (Roger) Christian, and Carrie (Hunter) Christian; her brothers, James Christian, Cal Christian, Richard Terbasket, and Ben Wind; her husband, Eric Martell; her children, Pudge and Spanky, Darnell Martell, and Christian Martell; her aunts Claire (Art) Meyers, Leta Atkinson and family, Irene Wilkins, Vernita Buckles, Madeline Moran, Peggy Ricker, Barbara Fast Horse, Donna Ricker, Laurie Japp, Cindy Christian, Calinda Duquette, Trivian Grainger, Julie Christian, Carrie (Buddy) Adams, Roxanne (Robert) Smith, Allie Burshia, Trivian Nault, Marva Youngbear, Lynette Boyd, Carrol Bemer, and Janice White Eagle; her uncles, Tommy Christian, Jiggs Ricker, Clyde (Clarice) Perry, and Howard (Billie Gayle) Bemer; her nieces, LaVael, Lacy, Avery, Liessa, Patience and Avalon; and her nephews. Kobe, Yamni, AJ, James, Ceaser, and Ace.
Robin in preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Clarence Christian and Helen LeCaine; her paternal grandparents, Frank and Lavina Perry; her sister, Andrea Perry; her niece, Laila Christian; her aunts, Annette Boxer and Shirley Perry; and her uncles Victor Perry, Bonzie Christian, Lucky Christian, Therman White Eagle, Kenny White Eagle, and Kermit Perry.
A wake will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp, Montana. The funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the James Black Dog Center in Fort Kipp, Montana. Interment will follow at the Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements and condolences for the family may be left using the form below.