Winifred Gloria JuarezMarch 13, 1928 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 89)
Winifred Gloria Juarez, age 89, “Many Horses Woman” of Redby, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World from her home, surrounded by her family in Redby, Minnesota on May 24, 2017. She was born in Red Lake, Minnesota on March 13, 1928, the daughter of Joseph David Brown and Cecelia (Loud) Brown.
Winifred’s work career included working with the Red Lake Headstart and the Elderly Nutrition Program until she retired. Some of her interests and community involvement included singing with the Ojibwe Singers, attending the Wisdom Steps Program and working with the Title 4 Educational Committee. She loved going to pow-wows, traveling and camping. She enjoyed going to bingo and watching her old westerns. She loved all holidays, big family dinners and gatherings, but her most precious joy was her family. She will be dearly missed.
Family that she joins again are her parents; Cecelia and Joseph Brown, son; Peter Joseph Juarez, brothers; Elmer, Edward, Myron and McKinley Brown, sisters; Charlotte and Hazel Brown, and grandson; Levi Auginash.
She leaves behind her son; Gilbert (Vicki) Juarez of Redby, daughters; Rachele Donnell, Roberta (Beau) Johnson, Cecelia (Sam) Mondragon and Phyllis (Bill) Juarez all of Redby, Donna (Willard) YellowBird of Moorhead, Stephanie (Martin) Juarez and Theresa (Roger) Hoggarth, both of Fargo, ND, 23 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and other family members and friends.
An overnight wake for Winifred will begin at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 28 at the Redby Community Center and continue until her 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 29 funeral service at St. Antipas’ Episcopal Church in Redby, Minnesota. Reverend Johnson D. Loud will officiate. Pallbearers for Winifred will be Henry Donnell, Jr., Richard Juarez, Travis Juarez, Harrison Juarez, Angelo Juarez, Jeremy Hoggarth, Ryan YellowBird, Marcus Juarez, Willard YellowBird III and Martin Juarez. Alternate pallbearers are Adrian Brown, Virgil Brown, Vincent Brown, McKinley Auginash, Sheldon Brown and Albert Stately. Her honorary pallbearers are Kathleen “Jo” Dudley, Viola Courneyor, Mary Gibbs, Lucille Auginash, Jody Beaulieu, Sherri May, Eileen Loud, Evelyn McKenzie, Sandra Brown, Charlene Brown, Annette Brown, Emily Brown, Agnes Smith, Mary Ann Brown, Steve Hoggarth, Sam Johnson, Beverly Brown, Maggie YellowBird, Linda Johnson and Mary Rose Skinaway. Interment will be in the St. Antipas’ Episcopal Cemetery at Redby, Minnesota following her Monday service.
Winifred’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, Minnesota. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com.