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Earl G. Peabody


Earl G. Peabody

October 29, 1933 - June 15, 2019

Earl Peabody, age 85, of Naytahwaush, MN, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee, MN.

Earl George Peabody was born October 29, 1933, in White Earth, MN, the son of George and Elizabeth (Singer) Peabody. He grew up on the White Earth Reservation and attended school in Naytahwaush and Mahnomen. As a young man, Earl entered the United States Army and served from 1956 until 1958. Following an honorable discharge, he returned to the Naytahwaush area. Earl lived his entire life on the reservation with the exception of some time he spent in Belcourt, ND, serving as a police officer. Over the years, Earl worked mostly in construction. During his spare time, he enjoyed reading magazines and working crossword puzzles.

Earl is survived by one brother, Arnold Peabody; two sisters, Dorothy Blair and Verle Fairbanks, all of Milwaukee, WI; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters: June Bellanger, Audrey Griffin and Glendora Cook.

Blessed be the memory of Earl Peabody.

Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held at Noon on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Free Gospel Alliance Cemetery in Naytahwaush. Visitation will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Thursday, June 20th at the Old Community Center in Naytahwaush. Burial will be in the Free Gospel Alliance Cemetery, Naytahwaush.


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