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Wanda Lee Jones

Wanda Lee Jones

September 17, 1966 ~ July 6, 2024 (age 57)

Wanda Lee Jones, 57, "Miskwa' Benaisikwe" meaning "Redbird Woman" of the Kingfisher clan, began her spirit journey on Friday July 6, 2024, from her home in Walker MN surrounded by her loving family. Wanda was born to Lawrence Jones and Luella Hawk on September 17, 1966, in Ponemah Mn.

Wanda loved to bake for her children, grandchildren, and the elders of the community, as well as cooking for all of them too. She enjoyed thrifting as well as going to garage sales. She could be found at home listening to Lorreta Lynn, and Buck Owens, or watching the Andy Griffith show. Wanda had a great sense of humor and loved to joke around with everyone.

She loved to have her grandchildren with her all the time. She truly enjoyed the holidays where she would cook and bake for everyone. It was the best to have all of her family around for the holidays!

Family welcoming her to the spirit world are her parents; Lawrence Jones, and Luella Hawk, auntie; Edith Hawk, Gerald Hawk, Royce Hawk, brothers; Rob Fairbanks, and Michael Hawk, sister; Elain Hawk, and Harriet Johnson.

Those she leaves behind are, her significant other; Dan Oothoudt, Darrell Johnson Sr., sons; Daniel Jones, Wesly Oothoudt, Darrell Johnson Jr., Jacob Johnson, daughters; Amber Johnson, and Debra Johnson, brothers; Fabian Wakanabo, and Larry Jones Jr., sisters; Mary Jo Fairbanks, Becky Wakanabo, Laura Wakanabo, Renee Jones, Lavae Oothoudt, and Maggie Hawk, grandchildren; Amiyah Decora, Adonis Decora, Cozmo Kenney, Dalyla Johnson (Oothoudt), Arianna Johnson, Arabella Johnson, Haydn LaRose, Jaycie Kenney, JayKon Johnson, Eliijah Johnson (Molash), Dehana Jones, and Luca Jones. Great-grandchildren; Skyler White, and Grayson White.

An overnight wake for Wanda will begin on Saturday, July 13, 2024, at12:00 p.m. and continue until her Traditional Service on Sunday, July 14,2024 at 11:00 a.m. all to be held at the Onigum Community Center. Wanda's Spiritual Advisor will be Allen Hardy. Honorary urn bearers are all the people that knew and loved her. Wanda will be going home with family following the service.

Wanda's care had been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at




July 13, 2024

12:00 PM

Onigum Community Center

Onigum Road

Onigum , Minnesota 56484

Traditional American Indian Service


July 14, 2024

11:00 AM

Onigum Community Center

Onigum Road

Onigum , Minnesota 56484


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