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Elmer Eugene Nayquonabe Sr.

 

March 29, 2021

Elmer Eugene Nayquonabe Sr.

September 12, 1950

Giiweyaanakwad, Elmer Nayquonabe Sr., 70-year-old resident of Onamia, MN passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 30, 2021at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation with Ombishkebines officiating. Visitation will begin at 6 PM on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel of Onamia.

Giiweyaanakwad, Elmer Nayquonabe Sr. was born on September 12, 1950 in Cloquet, Minnesota to Harriet (Gahbow) and Joe Nayquonabe. He enjoyed the outdoors especially golfing and deer hunting. Elmer was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan. Everyone knew he was always prepared to play the moccasin game. Elmer enjoyed traveling to and participating in Drum Ceremonies. Being with all his grandchildren, family, and friends was how Elmer liked to spend his time. He will be greatly missed and loved by all.

Giiweyaanakwad, Elmer Nayquonabe Sr. is survived by his sons, Julian Nayquonabe, Elmer Dean Nayquonabe, Jorel Nayquonabe; daughter, Barb Nayquonabe; brothers, Joseph Nayquonabe, Russell Nayquonabe; sisters, Bonita Nayquonabe, Beverly Nayquonabe, Thelma Nayquonabe, Delia Nayquonabe, Doris Nayquonabe, Caroline Nayquonabe; grandchildren, William, Brenda, Aaron, Adam, Tyler, Thomas, Shaina, Shayla, Josh, Nevaeh, Carli, Dawn, Krista, Brianna, Tia, Aleczander, Janessa; great-grandchildren, Lorenzo, Bruce, Brayden, Marika "Veronica", George, and Ray-Lee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda; daughter, Julie; sons, Adam, Bruce; brothers, Victor, Calvin; sisters, Marlene, Ethel, and Trixie.

Upcoming Events

Visitation

MAR 29. 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

Funeral Ceremony

MAR 30. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

 

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