Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Jeremy Matthew Schaaf


Jeremy Matthew Schaaf

January 1, 1980 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 41)

Jeremy Matthew Schaaf, 41-year-old resident of Onamia, MN passed away on Wednesday March 31, 2021 in Robbinsdale, MN. Jeremy Matthew Schaaf, Mikinaak, was born on January 1, 1980 in Deer River, Minnesota to Brenda J. Schaaf and Edward Sayers.

He was born on New Years Eve which made him the first born child of 1980 in Deer River. He graduated top honors from Roseville Area High School and thereafter attended University of Minnesota to major in Pre-Architecture and minor in Kinesiology. Jeremy, also known as MN Sage, was multi-talented in many aspects and particularly enjoyed writing, making music and sharing his ideas and dreams with everyone. Jeremy was an amazing father and he deeply loved spending quality time with his daughters, RaiLei and Kelia. Jeremy enjoyed traveling and participating in many events that were important to him. Jeremy enjoyed visiting with his family, friends and had a magnetic personality about him in which he could turn strangers into his closest friends. Jeremy was a sociable person who appreciated insightful conversation and who had an impeccable smile. He will be greatly missed and loved by all who knew him. Jeremy

Matthew Schaaf is survived by his parents, Edward Sayers and Brenda J. Schaaf; daughters, RaiLei Shaugobay and Kelia Armstrong; brothers, Justin Hopp and Elijah Matrious; sisters, Julia Matrious and Brianna Matrious.

He was preceded in death by his Grandmother, Darlene Fairbanks; Grandfathers, Ron Schaaf, Ed Sayers Sr .; Uncle, Scott Sayers.

A Funeral Ceremony will begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at the District 1 Community Center, on the Mille Lacs Reservation with Obizaan officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland Burial Grounds.

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


Funeral Service


April 6, 2021

10:00 AM

District 1 Community Center

45300 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021