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Dakota Rose Day


Dakota Rose Day

November 27, 2002 - June 5, 2019

Dakota Rose Day, 16, beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, cousin and friend, left this earth too soon on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Dakota was born to Jeanna Marie Day and Ryan David Anderson on November 27, 2002, in Hibbing, MN. During her early years, Dakota was raised and lived in Nett Lake. She then moved to Virginia, MN with her mother and step-father Tom Fairbanks. In 2012 she moved to Fruita Colorado to live with her Uncle Marcus and Aunt Amanda. She attended Fruita Public Schools and was an avid and talented basketball player highly recognized for her talent. She received perfect grades and enjoyed any adventure that came her way. In 2017 she moved to Moorhead, Minnesota. She attended Moorhead High School and maintained a 4.0 and took advanced placement courses. She was able to go on vacation to Costa Rica where she practiced her Spanish and loved exploring a new culture and way of life. She moved to Crookston in 2019 and attended Crookston High School. She was looking forward to taking PSEO classes at the community college, and planned on enrolling in the Air Force. She was excited about the opportunity to start ROTC in the summer of 2020. She wanted to go to college to become a psychologist. She wore her heart on her sleeve and loved everyone with every fiber of her being. She loved listening to music, playing basketball, shopping, traveling, and hanging out with her friends.

Dakota Rose was a tender soul who dearly loved, and is survived by, her siblings: Hannah Anderson; Dakotah Skye Anderson; Devina Day; Ivan Fairbanks; and Marie Fairbanks. She is also survived by her parents Ryan and Jeanna; great-grandmother Jeanne Ann Day; grandmother Pam Fairbanks; step-dad Thomas Fairbanks; grandmother Donna Judd; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by grandma Trina; grandpa Lucky; grandma Joey; and grandpa Howard Judd.

A wake will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 starting at 5:00PM at the Nett Lake Baptist Church, Nett Lake, MN. The Funeral Service will be held the following day, Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10:00AM also at the Nett Lake Baptist Church, Nett Lake, MN. Pastor Kevin Land will officiate with Hailey Chavers as the pianist. Casket Bearers will be: Chris Day, David Villebrun, John M. Day, William Isham, Steve Isham, Eric King Jr., Ken Villebrun, and Kentrell Villebrun. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Damon Ron Day, Barry Day, and Tim Chavers. To leave an online condolence visit


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