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Polly Ann McMaster


Polly Ann McMaster

June 24, 1954 - August 31, 2016

Polly Ann McMaster, 62, of Red Lake, MN died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at the Red Lake IHS Indian Hospital.

Traditional Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Red Lake Community Center with spiritual leaders Frank Dickenson and Wanda Baxter. A wake will begin on Thursday afternoon at the Red Lake Center and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the St. John's Episcopal Cemetery. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family.

Polly was born June 24, 1954 in Red Lake, MN the daughter of David Chaboyea and Ida (Rossbach) Dickenson. She was raised and educated in Red Lake, Minneapolis, and attended Art School in Canada. She married Jerry McMaster, they later divorced. She was a board member and driving force of Red Lake Rosie's Rescue, Inc. She was an avid animal rescuer. She was a recipient of the prestigious Angel Award from the Minnesota neuter/Spay Program in 2013. She is at peace now after a long battle with cancer. Just imagine all the animals waiting to greet her at the Rainbow Bridge.

She is survived by mother Ida Dickenson and loving stepfather Frank Dickenson,

Brothers James Dickenson, Gary Chaboyea, Arnold Chaboyea,

Sisters Karen Chaboyea, Wilhelmina Cobenais, Kathy Chaboyea, Muriel Dickenson, Kim Baker, Rhonda Desjarlait, Shelda Dickenson, Debbie Chaboyea, Connie Chaboyea, Dorla Chaboyea, Shelly Chaboyea.

and loved and missed by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by father David Chaboyea, and brother Marlin Dickenson.

Honorary Casketbearers will be Karen Good, Shelly English, Jo Tallchief, Arnie Chaboyea.

Active Casketbearers will be Daniel Tso, Jeremy Tso, Gary Chaboyea, David Head, Geoffrey Pierre, Henry Donnell Jr, Dana Lyons, Aaron Baker, Jeremy Neadeau, Robert Head III, Michael Head Jr., Gary Chaboyea Jr.

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