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Ronald James Day

 

September 22, 2022

Ronald James Day

February 18, 2005 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 17)

Ronald James Day, age 17, of the Bear Clan and of Longville, MN began his journey to the spirit world on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Ron was born February 18th, 2005, in Bemidji, MN, the son of Stephanie Day and Eric Johnson.

Ron had a way of making everyone feel safe in his presence. Ron had an infectious laugh, one of those laughs where you couldn't help but join in. You could always find Ron at the basketball court or with an Xbox controller in hand. He loved to drum, dance, and be surrounded by the people he loved. He would give you the shirt off his back with no questions asked, just as long as you were good. Ron loved to listen to music, he was always dancing and singing. He lived life to the fullest and was always carefree and happy. He was kindhearted, caring, funny, and goofy, he was one of those people you were blessed to have in your life.

Ron is welcomed to the spirit world by his grandparents, Ron Day, Betty Jean Howard White, and Agnes White; aunt, Angela White; and best friend, Damar Flowers.

Those left behind cherish the memory of Ron are his parents, Stephanie Day and Eric Johnson; grandfather, Richard Johnson; sisters, Kelsey and Erica Johnson; uncles, Alvin and Larry White; aunt, Sandy White; best friends (and brothers), Eli Reyes, Rydel Wheeler, Jaydin Meyers; and countless other family members and friends.

An overnight wake for Ron will begin on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. and continue until his Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00 a.m. service, all to be held at the Sugar Point Community Center in Federal Dam, MN. Ron's Spiritual Advisor will be Allen Hardy. Those helping to lay Ron to rest will be Eli Reyes, Rydel Wheeler, Jaydin Meyers, Curtis Silcox, Jerrod Johnson, and Trey Flowers with alternates Noah Harrison and Kaleb Forschen. Honorary pallbearers are Paul Day, Steve Day, Donnie Day, John Day, Larry Day, Susie Jones, Ralph Day, Linda Morris, Joy Morris, and Curtis Morris.

Ron'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

September 22, 2022

4:00 PM

Sugar Point Community Center

10103 Battle Point Drive NW

Federal Dam, MN 56641

Traditional American Indian Service

Friday

September 23, 2022

11:00 AM

Sugar Point Community Center

10103 Battle Point Drive NW

Federal Dam, MN 56641

 

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