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Donald Sam Jr.

 

September 12, 2022

Donald Sam Jr.

December 7, 1968 - September 9, 2022

Zhawaan, Donald Sam Jr., age 53, of Onamia, MN, passed away on September 9, 2022. Visitation will begin at 7 PM on Monday, September 12, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation. Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation, with Ombishkebines officiating. Interment will be in the Indian Point Burial Grounds. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel of Onamia.

Zhawaan, Donald Sam Jr. was born on December 7, 1968, in Onamia, MN, to Donald Sr. and Myrna (Garbow) Sam. He loved his family, especially hanging out with his son, Mason, grandchildren, and nephews. Cruising in his Cadillac, going to the casino, and playing music was how he liked to spend his time.

He is survived by his sons, Mitch and Mason; daughters, Joslyn, Emily, and Sally; significant other, Jennifer; brothers, Marlin, Desmond, and Irwin; sisters, Anita, Vivian, and Lona; aunts, Tisha, Alicia, Natalie, Dorinda; uncle, Warren; grandchildren, Veronica, Kiara, Izzy;

He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrna (Garbow) and Donald Sam Sr.; brother, Pete; niece, Tahnisha; grandparents, Julia and Pete Sam, John and Nancy Garbow; and many aunts and uncles.

Upcoming Events

Visitation

SEP 12. 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CT)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

Funeral Ceremony

SEP 13. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CT)

District 1 Community Center

43646 Virgo Rd

Onamia, MN 56359

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Cemetery Details

Indian Point

Nay Ah Shing Dr

Vineland, MN 56359

 

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