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Michael Francis Johns


Michael Francis Johns

Born: Thu., Jan. 13, 1966

Died: Sun., Dec. 4, 2016


1:00 PM Tue., Dec. 06, 2016

Location: Red Lake Community Center

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Dec. 08, 2016

Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Michael Francis Johns, age 50, began his journey to the spirit world at the Red Lake Hospital on Sunday, December 4, 2016. He was born on January 13, 1966 in Red Lake, the son of Simon and Mary (Brun) Johns.

Michael grew up in Red Lake and received his GED. He later became an electrician when he completed and received his certification from the Electrician Indian Action Program in Redby. He enjoyed logging, fishing, going to casinos, spending time outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.

The family that Michael joins again are his parents; Simon "Zeke" and Mary, sisters; Carla Rose Brun and Carol Patterson, step-sisters and step-brothers, God daughter/niece Marilee Brun, grandparents; Frank and Philomene Johns and James and Mary Jane Brun, numerous aunts and uncles.

Those he leaves behind to cherish his memory are his special friend; Darlene Drouillard, step-father; Joseph Johns, twin sister; Michelle Johns, sisters; Simone (Zonce) Johns, and Nicole Johns, step-sister; Cherilyn Johns, brother; Bruce Johns, numerous nieces and nephews other relatives and friends.

A wake for Michael will begin at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Red Lake Community Center and will continue until moving to St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 8th. Active pallbearers for Michael will be Todd Johns, Joey Fairbanks, Jr., Zachary Johns, Francis Brun III, Dillion Johns, and Clarence Drouillard. Alternative pallbearers are Clarence Barrett and Bill Thunder. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Dudley, Harlan Spears, Donald "Donnie Boe" Brun, Greg Stately, Quintin Johns, Brian Holthusen, Sr., Donald Brun, Jr., James "Jimmy" Grimes, Jr., James Drouillard III, Brandon Morgan and Frank Johns. Interment will be held in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake following the service.

Michael'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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