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Baby Miskeaadesi Gimah-jaad Roberts


August 11, 2017

Baby Miskeaadesi Gimah-jaad Roberts

August 9, 2017 ~ August 9, 2017

Baby Miskwaadesi Gimah-jaad Roberts (Painted turtle who traveled on), aged 17 weeks gestation was born sleeping and within his creator's hands on August 9th, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota to Catherine and Randy Roberts. We had only known you for a few weeks, but your presence will forever have an impact on us. A beautiful child with black hair, who is at peace before their life had a chance to begin. The family wishes to thank you all, for your love, and support while we comprehend this unfair, and tremendous loss.

He is preceded in death by his aunt; Lynda Joan Morrison, grandfather; Edward Roberts, great uncles; Kelly Haugen, Jerry Haugen, David Smith, Bart Jordan, Roland Blanchard, and Darrell Roberts. Great grandmother; Lynda Munstentieger, Frances Jordan, Jeanette Stately, and Fern Morgan-Haugen, great grandfather; Cecil Haugen, cousins; Tyrone Morgan, James Elmberg and Jason Howard, and step-grandma; Karen Wittner.

He is survived by his parents; Catherine and Randy Roberts, siblings; Cecil, Gracelyn, Randy Jr., and Christina, grandmothers; Fayleen Haugen (Kris), Glenda Roberts, and Kathy Frazer, grandfathers; Thomas Haugen, and Carl Frazer, aunts; Carlee (Andrew), Jacinta(Corey), Tiff (Curtis), Jessica (Joey), Beverly (Jake), Shana (Jad), Marie and Nicole, uncles; Matt (Johanna) Mukwa (Rose), and godparents; Dayna (Ed), and Adrian (Amanda), numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and special people who loved him.

Pallbearers for Miskwaadesi will be Randy Roberts, Sr. and Cecil Haugen Honorary pallbearers are Migizi Roberts, Amanda Morrison, his aunts and uncles, his siblings, his many cousins, and the Northern Lights Casino Family.

A wake will begin Sunday, August 13th at 5 pm, with a funeral on August 14th at 11:00, at the Northern Lights Casino in Walker, MN. Burial will be in Old Agency Catholic Cemetery. Pastor Matt McWaters will officiate.

Miskwaadesi's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. Online condolences for the family may be left at


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