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Reginald Lee Stillday


January 30, 2017

Reginald Lee Stillday

Born: Tue., Apr. 26, 1966

Died: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017


1:00 PM Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

Location: Red Lake Community Center

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Feb. 01, 2017

Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Reginald Lee Stillday, 50 years old, "Mukwa" which means "Bear" of Red Lake, Minnesota began his spiritual journey from the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Reginald was born in Red Lake, MN on April 26, 1966 to Robert and Mary Jane (Mason) Stillday, Sr.

Reginald grew up and went to school in Red Lake.  After school, he worked different jobs such as working at the Red Lake Trading Post for five years, cooking for the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls for five years, logging with Teigland Logging and worked for the Red Lake Fishery for a year.  Reginald like to work on cars with his best friend Robbie and go to the casino in his spare time.  He loved to joke around with everyone and spending time with his family.  Reginald recently became an uncle to Jerricka Stillday and was getting to know her, they loved playing around and making each other laugh.  He will be missed by all.

Reginald is welcomed by his parents; Robert and Mary Jane, brothers; Paul, Robert Jr. and Darrell Stillday, sisters; Colleen Strong and Connie Stillday, grandparents; Emil and Gladys Beaulieu, uncles; Myron Smith, Leo Fairbanks and Gale Teigland, auntie; Pauline Teigland, niece; Shantaye May, brother-in-law; Lester Strong and several other relatives.

He leaves behind his son; Colin Hardy, Sr., daughter; Tammy Stately of Red Lake, significant other; Candace Johnson of Redby, special children; Dale Sayers, Ramona Fajardo, Dalene Fajardo, Gloria Hill, Leah Fajardo and Adam Johnson, brother; Rodney (Clarissa) Stillday, Sr. of Red Lake, grandson; Colin Hardy, Jr., special grandchildren; Laila, Jayden, Alex, Brandon Jr., Keyaunna, Keyailah, Nevaeh, Ty'Lene, Emilio Jr., Angel, Ian, David Jr., Jamal, Kai'Loww, Frank III and Maci, aunt; Theresa Smith, nieces; Michelle Strong, Heather, Nicole, Sherill and Jerricka Stillday and Darilyn Jones, nephews; Rodney Stillday, Jr., Ryan, Michael, Paul and Joel Jones and Christopher Strong, Sr., best friends; Robert Cook, Sr. and Bill Thunder and many more relatives and a lot of friends.

A wake for Reginald will begin at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 30th at the Red Lake Community Center and continue until his 1:00 p.m., funeral service on Wednesday, February 1st at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake.  Father Jerry Rogers will officiate.  Pallbearers for Reginald will be Rodney Stillday, Jr., Ryan Jones, Duane Smith, Sr., Duane Smith, Jr., Gary Teigland, Sr., Michael Jones, Marlin Smith and George Benaise.  Alternate pallbearers are Benjamin Cloud, Jr., Delwyn Smith and Adam Johnson.  His honorary pallbearers are Heather Stillday, Michelle Strong, MaryEllen Cook, Vanessa Cloud, Nicole Stillday, Sherill Stillday, Darilyn Jones, Candace Johnson, Trevor Stillday, Tammy Stately, Rainard Loud, Douglas Dudley, Jr., Jariden Dudley, Marissa Strong, Delaney Strong, Kristina Strong, Shaun Cloud, Douglas Smith, Alicia Hardy, Shenea Smith, Tessa Smith, Shanya Smith and Shirley Smith.  Interment will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery following his Wednesday service.

Reginald's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker.  Online condolences for the family may be left at


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