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Judith "DoDo" Fairbanks


Judith "DoDo" Fairbanks

Born: May 01, 1957

Died: August 24, 2015

Judith M. "DoDo" Fairbanks, 58, of Cass Lake, MN died Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Sanford Fargo Medical Center.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Facility Center in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Visitation will be held from 4-8pm, Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji. A wake will begin at 6:00pm, Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Cass Lake Facility Center and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the Fairbanks Family Burial grounds in Ball Club, MN. Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted with the arrangements.

Judy was born May 1, 1957 in Cass Lake, MN the daughter of Charles "Chuckie" and Louise (Drumbeater) Fairbanks. She grew up in Ball Club, MN and attended school in Deer River. She graduated from the Deer River High School and then went on to attend the Bemidji Vo-Tech were she earned her degree in Administrative Assisting. She was always a hard worker. She worked as a secretary for a time before starting work with the Leech Lake Head Start. While there she became a Certified Cook. She worked for the Leech Lake band in many places including Head Start, the IHS Hospital, and the casino. She was creative and artistic, expressing herself through crocheting, sewing, and crafts. She was a talented cook who enjoyed making her family home made meals. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She'd go all out decorating for holidays and making home made cards and gifts. She loved to tease and joke around with those she loved.

She is survived by her companion of 19 years: Kirby Finn,

Children, Mara M. (Jerry L. White Sr.) Folstrom,

Francis Folstrom,

Misty Folstrom,

Special Nephew, Emmanuel "Twiddz" Fairbanks,

Grandchildren, MaRissa L. Folstrom,

Daniel F. Drouillard,

Teara M. Drouillard,

Serayah L. Drouillard,

AaMari M. Folstrom,

Paul A. Folstrom,

Siblings, Annette "Babe" (Dave Sherman) Vaughn,

Carol "Hato" (Harold Budreau) Fairbanks,

Severeal Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings Debra Fairbanks, Charles "Beez" Fairbanks, and Geraldine Fairbanks.


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