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Shannon Lea Strong


December 5, 2019

Shannon Lea Strong

October 22, 1980 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 39)

Shannon Lea Strong, age 39, of Redby, Minnesota journeyed to the spirit world on November 29th, 2019 from her home. Shannon was born on October 22, 1980 in Bemidji, MN, she is the daughter of Oliver "Corky" Clark, Jr. and Roxanne Strong.

Shannon was a very outgoing and caring person with an awesome personality. She loved to joke around and enjoyed watching sports; football and boxing. She loved listening to music and singing along. Shannon loved spending time with family and friends. She will be forever loved and deeply missed.

Family that Shannon is reunited with are her grandparents, Gerald "Jerry" Jones, Helen "Geepy" Jones, Oliver Clark, Sr. and Irene Clark; the Clark babies, Becky, Adrian and Donna; aunt, Carol Strong; uncles, Arlen "Scuzz' Clark, Martin "Nard" Clark, Sr., Donald "Don C" Clark, Gary Burton Strong, Duane Strong, special cousin, Derrick Strong and numerous other cousins.

Shannon leaves behind her boyfriend and best friend, Justin "Dust" Smith; special nephew, Matthew "Juney" Beaulieu, Jr .; her grandfather, Richard P. King of Minneapolis; her parents, Oliver "Corky" Clark, Jr. and Roxanne Strong of Redby; sisters, Becky (Gordon), Karen (Jason) and Crystal Strong, Sheri (Alvie), Ashley and Cheyenne Clark all of Redby; brothers, Dave (Tina) and Adrian (Ashleigh) Clark of Redby; special brothers, Dan (Kristen) Strong of Fargo and Patrick (Leticia) Strong of Redby; aunts, Joyce Strong of Bemidji, Clarissa "Moon" Strong of Redby, Ardella Ravensborg of Duluth and Renee (Mike) Clark of Redby; uncles, Harlan (Angie) Strong of Redby, Anthony (Marissa) Strong of Puposky, Richard "Gitch" Clark of Redby, and Myron Clark of Redby, many other relatives and too many friends to mention.

Wake services for Shannon will begin at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5th and continue until her 2:00 p.m. funeral services on Saturday, December 7th all being held at the Redby Community Center in Redby, MN. Father Jerry Rogers will officiate. Helping to lay Shannon to rest are Dakota Strong, Jordan Lussier, Sr., Joshua Cloud, Junior Ravensborg, Matthew Beaulieu, Sr., Stephan Strong, Clint White and Chad Prentice. Alternate pallbearers are Arlen Strong, Stephan LaDuke and Michael Ravensborg. Her honorary pallbearers are Becky Strong, Karen Strong, Crystal Strong, Sheri Clark, Ashley Clark, Cheyenne Clark, Dave Clark, Adrian Clark, Dan Strong, Patrick Strong, Renee Clark, Ardella Ravensborg, Clarissa Strong, Angie Kingbird-Strong, Harlan Strong, Gordon Smith, Gitch Clark, Anthony Strong, Tina Brown, Jackie Ramsey, Dawn Schoenborn, Leah Whitefeather, Joey Smith, Nicole Beaulieu, Bridget Molash and all of the Red Lake Transportation Staff. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at Red Lake, MN following her Saturday services.

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


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