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Kathleen "Kathi" June Roy


Kathleen "Kathi" June Roy

November 12, 1963 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 56)

Kathleen "Kathi" June Roy, age 56, of Cass Lake, began her spiritual journey on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at her home in Cass Lake with her loving family by her side. She was born on November 12, 1963 in Cass Lake.

Kathi was raised and educated in Cass Lake. She was a very generous and giving soul who was the first to volunteer and was always willing to give a helping hand. Kathi loved spending time with all her numerous nieces and nephews. She was very comical and no matter the situation, she always had people laughing. Kathi was an outgoing person who liked attending pow-wows and being outdoors. She enjoyed making crafts from natures finds. She will be loved and missed by all her family and friends.

The family that Kathi joins again are her great grandmother Ida Staples, grandparents; Morris and Josephine Roy and one brother Todd Roy, Sr.

Those she leaves behind to cherish her memory are her mother; Marcella Sargent of Cass Lake, sisters; Andrea (Paoa) Tauaa of San Diego, CA, Sharlene Roy of Cass Lake and Alane Roy of Cass Lake, a special nephew; Bentley White, numerous nieces, nephews and a wide variety of friends.

A wake for Kathi will begin at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 21, 2020 held at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Cass Lake and will continue until the 12:00 p.m. service on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 held at St. Charles Catholic Church. Father Kuriakase Nediakala will officiate. Interment will be held in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Cass Lake following the service at the church. Pallbearers helping to lay Kathi to rest are Todd Roy, Jr., Vincent Roy, Paoa Tauaa, Scott Johnson, Jeff Burnell and Mario "Moddy" Rodriquez. Alternate pallbearers will be Wade Wilson and Richard Croaker, Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be all her friends and family.

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




June 21, 2020

6:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Building, Chippewa

Funeral Service


June 23, 2020

12:00 PM

St. Charles Catholic Church

308 Central Ave. P.O. Box 368

Cass Lake, MN 56633


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