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Paul Robert "Hutt" Stillday


Paul Robert "Hutt" Stillday

Born: Tue., Apr. 25, 1950

Died: Mon., Nov. 23, 2015


1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 28, 2015

Location: Red Lake Community Center

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Nov. 30, 2015

Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Paul Robert "Hutt" Stillday, age 65, of Red Lake, died Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Red Lake Hospital. Paul was born on April 25, 1950 in Red Lake the son of Robert and Mary Jane (Mason) Stillday.

Paul worked many years logging and later was a janitor at the Red Lake Middle School for a few years. Paul enjoyed being around his family, kids, step kids, and all his grandkids. He enjoyed the Vikings games and especially going to the casino with his wife. Paul was one of the hardest people to get to leave the casino once he went in. He also enjoyed sitting around with his buddy's, teasing each other, especially his buddy's Gilbert Lasley, Willie Morrison, Marlin Smith and Duane Cook who Paul really enjoyed teasing and having so many laughs with.

In April of 1994, he met his wife, Mary Ellen Cook. They were married on May 16, 2008 in Red Lake. Paul will be lovingly remembered by his wife; Mary Ellen, sons; Joel, Paul, and Michael, daughter; Darilyn Jones all of Redby, 3 step daughters; Kristi Day, Colleen Cook and Kayla Cook of Red Lake, 19 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 9 step grandchildren, and 5 step great grandkids. Paul also helped raise two of his step grandkids; Eddy and Wendi Fairbanks. 2 brothers; Rodney and Reginald Stillday Paul also has 3 aunts; Theresa Smith of Red Lake, Pauline Tiegland of Shevlin and Betty Schoenborn of Redby.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; Gladys and Emil Beaulieu, son Robin, daughter Paula, his step daughter Michelle "Mushy" Spears, grandson, Jayden, 2 sisters; Connie Stillday and Colleen Strong.

A wake for Paul will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Red Lake Community Center and will continue there until the 11:00 a.m. service on Monday, November 30, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake with Father Jerry Rogers officiating. Active Pallbearers for Paul will be; Mike Jones, Paul Jones, Joel Jones, Rodney Spears, Jr., Eddy Fairbanks, Sr., Rodney Stillday, Jr., Ryan Stillday, Shawn Cloud, Duane Smith, Jr., Doug Smith, Kevin Cook, Jr., Craig Cook, Clayton Cook, Sr., and Trevor Stillday. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Marlin Smith, Duane Smith, Sr., Gary Tiegland, Duane Cook, Sr., Kevin Cook, Sr., Sheldon Cook, Sr., Donald Cook, Jr., Barry Oakgrove, Sr., Rod Spears, Sr., Rodney Stillday, Sr., Gilbert Lasley, Herman "Bobo" Fairbanks, Danny Hart, Bill McNeal, Johnny "Roach" Beaulieu, Willie Morrison, Tiny Loud, Lester Strong, Ole Spears, and Reginald Stillday. Interment will be held in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake following the service.

Paul's care has been entrusted to the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be given at


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