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Diana Mae (Day) Fisherman

 

December 9, 2021

Diana Mae (Day) Fisherman

May 6, 1948 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 73)

Diana Mae Fisherman, 73, of Cass Lake, MN was called home on Sunday, December 5th, 2021, from Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, MN. She was born May 6th, 1948, in Cass Lake, MN to Delores Beaulieu and James Edward Day, Sr.

Diana graduated from Northland High School in 1967. She then attended Itasca State Junior College earning a degree in Nursing (LPN) and later she attended Leech Lake Tribal College earning another degree in Early Childhood Development. Diana worked the next 10 years for Leech Lake Child Development before having to quit due to medical reasons. She didn't sit around though, she started working for Leech Lake Housing until her health stopped her. Diana met Donald "Skel" Fisherman in 1989 and they married in 1998, living together happily until his passing.

She enjoyed going to the casino with her brother Jimmy Day and her close friends. She loved to collect angels, books and pretty stuff. Diana also loved to put puzzles together, reading books by VC Andrews, Sylvia Brown and Jeffrey Long. Diana enjoyed being around family and friends, helping out when she could and had a big heart for everyone, especially her grandkids, Valynnica, Cody and Dora White, Sharlene and Brett who were very close to her. She loved to prank you every chance she got.

Family that she leaves behind are her three daughters; Kim, Rochelle and Cheryl (John) Mayberry of Cass Lake, a son; Aaron (Barb) Brown of Pearland, TX, mother in-law; Nancy Whitebird and the Fisherman family, two special grandkids; Charles James and Kylah Headbird of Cass Lake, numerous other grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Family that Diana join are her parents Delores and James, her husband; Donald "Skel" Fisherman, brothers; Robert and Curtis, sisters; Bonnie, Iva and Margaret Smith and two grandbabies.

The wake for Diana will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 9th and continue until her 11:00 a.m. traditional service on Saturday, December 11th all being held at the Mission Community Center in Cass Lake, MN. Allen Hardy will be her Spiritual Advisor. Pallbearers for Diana will be Cody White, Charles James Headbird, Jr., Marcus Burris, Ezra Moses, Johnny Mayberry and Doyle Mayberry. Her honorary pallbearers are Sharlene, Brett, Valynnica, Dora, her best friends BJ M. and Jeanie P. and all her family and friends. Diana's cremains will be inurned with her husband at Prince of Peace Cemetery at Cass Lake, MN at a later date.

Diana's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at http://www.northernpeace.com

Services

Wake

Thursday

December 9, 2021

6:00 PM

Mission Community Center

Mission Road

Mission/Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

Traditional American Indian Service

Saturday

December 11, 2021

11:00 AM

Mission Community Center

Mission Road

Mission/Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

 

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