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Benjamin Kegg

 

December 2, 2021

Benjamin Kegg

August 11, 1966 - November 30, 2021

Makadegwaneb, Benjamin Kegg, age 55, passed away on November 30, 2021. Visitation will begin at 5 PM on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. A Funeral Ceremony will begin at 10 AM on Friday, December 3, 2021, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation with Nazhike officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland Burial Grounds. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel of Onamia.

Makadegwaneb, Benjamin John Kegg was born on August 11, 1966, in Onamia, Minnesota, to Jesse & Maggie (Mitchell) Kegg. He worked as a Wildland firefighter for the Mille Lacs Band DNR, as well as doing construction work building the casinos. Benjamin had a great sense of humor and loved to make those around him laugh and smile, especially while hanging with his nephew, family, and friends. He enjoyed going to pow-wows, traveling, and playing poker. Benjamin liked to spend most of his time with family and looked forward to gatherings where he knew a large meal would be prepared out of love. He will be missed by all.

He is survived by his children, Casey Finnerty, Bennet John Martin Kegg, Bryce Kegg, Shawna Mitchell, and Trinity Kegg; his best friend & significant other, Sheila Neadeau; brothers, Richard, Marty, Robert, and Darrin; sisters, Victoria, Sandy, Rose, Jackie, Christine, and Beverly;

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Maggie Kegg; sister, Maria; brothers, Jesse, Jr., Jerry, Conrad, and Dennis; Grandparents, Martin & Maude Kegg, and Jenny & Sam Mitchell

Upcoming Events

Visitation

\DEC 2. 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CT)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

Funeral Ceremony

DEC 3. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CT)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

Cemetery Details

Vineland Cemetery

Utopia Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

 

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