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Dennis "Mikinaak" (Baby D) Goodwin Jr.


Dennis "Mikinaak" (Baby D) Goodwin Jr.

March 3, 2008 - March 5, 2023

Dennis Paul “Mikinaak” (Baby D) Goodwin, Jr., 15, of Rice Lake, Minnesota died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at the Sanford Bagley Medical Center in Bagley, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 10, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. at the Bagley High School Gymnasium in Bagley, Minnesota. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at the Faith Hill Assembly of God Church in Bagley. Pastor’s John Swanson and Jackie Bernacchi will be officiating. Interment will be held at Samuel Memorial Cemetery in NayTahWaush, MN. in the Spring.

Tributes may be directed to Dennis’s GoFundMe page (search for “Dennis Goodwin Jr." on

Dennis Jr. aka “Baby D” was born on March 3, 2008, in Bemidji, MN., to parents Sarah Fox and Dennis Goodwin Sr. He was baptized on Easter Sunday of 2008 at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church and was raised in Rice Lake, MN. He currently was an 8th grade student at Bagley High School, where he enjoyed playing football, wrestling, and basketball. Most of all, family was very important to him, and he was very protective over his family. His favorite place to be was at home spending time with his siblings, playing video games, hunting, fishing, and ricing. The loss of “Baby D” has impacted the entire community and he will be forever loved and deeply missed.

He is survived by his parents, Dennis Sr., and Sarah Goodwin

Siblings-Daniann, Daniya, Daelynn, Destin, Dennessa, Dezire, Daunte, Tyra, and Teri.

Maternal Grandparents-Henry (Mickie) Fox, and Jane Gray

Paternal Grandparents-Larry Goodwin and Cheryl Snook; Paternal Great Grandmother-Joyce Johnson

Aunts-Roshell (Mikel) Fox, Amber (Sam) Fox, Holly (Ryan)Strickler, Melissa (John) Johnson, Nicole (Ken) Davis,

Leanne Auginaush, Dayna (Theo) Thompson, and Maria (Ross) Hvezda

Uncles-Darrell (Indy) Fox, Derrick Goodwin, Jalonny Fox, Blake Stevens, Jordan Skinaway, Travis Fox,

Jonathan Fiskari, and Richard Thompson

Sister-in-law-Zoie Pfeiffer, and niece Akeenah Goodwin

Great Aunts-Leah Fox, Denise (Vernon) Iverson, and Gloria Goodwin

Great Uncles-Louis Fox, Alfred (Evette) Fox, Alvis Goodwin, Darrell (Joyce) Goodwin, and Cleve (Debbie) Goodwin.

All his special close cousins

Special Grandma-Rose Kaiser

He was preceded in death by his unborn sibling; Great Grandparents-Alfred & Bernadine Fox, Lawrence Johnson, Tom & Bessie Goodwin and Margaret Skinaway; Grandmother-Kimberly Skinaway; Great-Great Grandparents-Louise & George Fox and Lucy & Henry Thompson; Cousins-Raymond Fox, Richard Fox, Carol Wright, Calvin Thompson, Misty Wright, and Jandy Frederick; Uncle-Devin Thompson; Great Uncles and Aunts-Marcell (Janice) Goodwin, Dan (Marilyn) Goodwin, Clinton “Butch” Goodwin, Marcy Goodwin-Halvorson, Beverly Midbo, and Louella (Eugene) Iverson.



Thursday, March 9, 2023


Faith Hill Assembly Of God

473 Schilling Road SE

Bagley, MN 56621


Friday, March 10, 2023


Bagley High School

1130 Main Ave North

Bagley, Minnesota 56621


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