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Richard "Richie" J. Smith

 

April 13, 2021

Richard "Richie" J. Smith

June 27, 1965 - April 10, 2021

Richard J. Smith "Makade-Miigwan" started his journey into the Spirit World on April 10, 2021. Richie was born on June 27, 1965 in Cloquet, the son of Raymond Smith Sr. and Judith Northrup. He enjoyed following the Pow Wow Trail, visiting with his friends, and cherished the time spent with his family.

Richie enjoyed beading, sewing, cooking, and traveling. He was meticulous with his crafts. Among many other enjoyments he especially like helping his family and friends with many tasks. Richie is a 1983 Denfeld High School graduate. He earned his AA Degree from Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and was just a few credits from obtaining his BS Degree from UWS. Richie is a proud member of Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Richie was preceded in death by his father, Raymond W. Smith Sr.; brother, Raymond W. Smith Jr.; and his nephew, Josh Linden. He is survived by his mother, Judith (Leslie) Graves Northrup; daughter, Deandra; grandson, Connor; siblings, Velvet (Ron) Linden, Veronica (Reggie) Smith, Vanessa (Tony) Northrup, Vickie (Roger) Smith Sr., Monica (Aaron) DeCaro, Rachel Smith, and Mariah Smith; stepmother, Marcy Smith; stepsisters, Kim (Steven) Enerson, Mary (John) Durfee, and Charlotte (Charles) Armajo; stepbrother, Leslie (Brenda) Northrup Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Interment will follow at New Holy Family Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are required.

Visitation

Nelson Funeral Care

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

1004 Cloquet Ave.

Cloquet, Minnesota 55720

Funeral Service

Nelson Funeral Care

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1004 Cloquet Ave.

Cloquet, Minnesota 55720

Burial

New Holy Family Cemetery

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

12:00 PM

Cloquet, MN

 

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