Anna Rose Auginash
Anna Rose Auginash, 76, of Red Lake died Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Red Lake Hospital.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, January 23, 2012 at the St. Mary’s Mission Catholic Church in Red Lake, MN with Father Jerry Rogers officiating. A wake will begin 1:00pm, Saturday, January 21, 2012, at the Red Lake Community Center and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Mission Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
She was born on September 6, 1935, in Red Lake, MN, the daughter of Fred and Jeanette (Jones) Auginash. She was raised and educated in Red Lake, attending Red Lake High School, where she was Homecoming Queen, and graduating in 1953. She worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs for 18 years as a janitor at the Red Lake Law Enforcement Center. Anna loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, going to the casino, visiting people that would stop by, and enjoyed watching cars go by.
She is survived by: Children, Wendell Cook Richard (Mary Ann) Cook, Duane Cook, Kevin (Sharon) Cook, Sharon Cook, Donna Cook, Special Granddaughters, Kari and Sheila Cook, Special Great-Grandson, Wayne Fisher Jr. 37 Grandchildren, and 31 Great-Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Diane Cook, brothers Richard Auginash, McKinley Auginash, sisters Amelia Fairbanks, Florence Child, grandson Anthony Hegstrom, and great-granddaughter JolieAna Cobenais.
Active Casketbearers will be Darren Cook Sr., Stan Cook, Jerry Auginash, Tyrone Schoenborn, Shane Garrigan, Kyle Garrigan, Kevin Cook Jr., Verdell Cook, Donald Cook Jr., Duane Cook Jr., Brian Child, Fred Auginash, Bill Auginash, Devin Neadeau, Selam Spears, Gary Auginash Sr., Troy Cook, George “Porgie” Auginash, Sonnie Fairbanks, Mike Fairbanks, Dustin Beaulieu Sr., and Daniel Cook Sr.
Honorary Casketbearers will be: Lucille Auginash, Marcy Auginash, Angie Fastwolf, Dr. Brenda Child, Linda Benson, Mary Ann Cook, Karen White, Elaine “Honey” Blanchard, Barbara Cook, Barbara Ramos, Vicky Howard, Mary Charnoski, Isabelle Thompson, Debra Barrett, Arlene Auginash, Karen Ramirez, Sharon Jones, and the Staff of the Jourdain Perpich Nursing Home.