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Renea Lori Jackson


Renae Lori Jackson, 40, of Cass Lake, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Cass Lake, MN. She was born May 6, 1972 in Park Rapids, MN to Claude (Candy English) Neadeau Sr. and Roberta (Jim Bowstring) Jackson.

She attended schools in Minneapolis before her family moved up north to Onigum in 1983. Then she went on to Walker Elementary school. In high school she transferred to the Chief Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig where she graduated in 1991.

Renae loved to spend time with her children and family. She loved country music, going to the casino, visiting with all of her friends. She constantly had a smile on her face and was always laughing. Renae had a hug for you every time you seen her. Her passion was dancing at pow-wows as a jingle dress dancer. She made her own dress and also dresses for her nieces. She will be sadly missed by her children, her family, and her friends. She made friends where ever she went.

She was preceded in death by her two sons; Curtis and Bradley, two nephews; Christopher and Dylan Dunn, her paternal father; Terry Dupree, maternal grandparents; Fred Sr. and Rose Jackson, paternal grandparents; Henry Neadeau and Susan Kelly, Frank and Evelyn Dupree.

Renae is survived by her children; Kevin (Shawnee) Jackson, Leslie “Junior”, Gage and Ricky Headbird of Cass Lake. Sisters; Claudette (Darryl “Duck”) and Christine (Jason “Jake”) Jackson of Cass Lake, Cheryl Johnson of Inger, Tara Sam and Theresa Lightfeather of Nette Lake, brothers; Charlie (Natalie) and Conan Jackson of Cass Lake, Christopher (Aliesha) Sumner, Claude (Andi) Neadeau, Jr., Lee Neadeau, Sr., Lydell Neadeau all of Red Lake, Terry, Terrance Lightfeather, Alan Sam of Nette Lake. Nieces; Shanielle and Shayla Jackson, Tyra Dunn, Tyarra, Kylie and Jaylee Jackson Dunn, Jasmine Drouillard all of Cass Lake. Nephews Gordon (Kayla), Dominic and Dedric Jackson, David (Kelsey), Randy Drouillard, Tyrell Jackson all of Cass Lake, great nephew; Gordon Jackson, Jr., great niece; Kierra Jackson of Cass Lake. Many, many cousins, aunties, uncles, great aunties and uncles of Tower and Leech Lake and many nieces and nephews.

A wake service for Renae will begin at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 05, and will continue until the 1:00 p.m. service on Saturday, July 7, all at the Onigum Community Center, Onigum, MN. Spiritual leader will be Allen Hardy.

Pallbearers will be Darryl “Duck” Drouillard, Jim Bowstring, Fred Jackson III, Nate Jackson, Daniel “Boomer” Jackson, Gordon Jackson and Jason Dunn.

Honorary pallbearers are Claudette, Christine, Shanielle, Kelly, Shayla, Sharon and Cindy Jackson, Cheryl Johnson, Tara and Theresa Sam.

Interment will be in the Old Agency Catholic Cemetery at Old Agency, MN following the service.

Arrangements entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be given at


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