Lynda Joan Morrison, 28, of Onigum, took the Lord’s hand and walked into eternal peace on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Minneapolis. Her passing has created an immense void in the lives of those she left behind.
Lynda was born on November 20, 1984 in Bemidji, Minnesota the daughter of Fayleen Frazer and James Morrison IV. Lynda leaves behind three beautiful children; George, Avianna and James, her loving mother Fayleen, brothers; Michael and James Matthew (Johanna), sisters; Jacinta, Catherine (Randy), Jessica, Carlee and Tiffani, grandparents Carl and Kathy Frazer and Liz Banes, nieces; Taliyah and Lennie, nephews; Leon, Cecil, and Randy, Jr. and her childrens father; George Goggleye, numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Lynda is joined in eternity with her father James Morrison, IV, grandmother Lynda Munstenteiger, great grandmother Muzzin and two cousins, James Elmberg and Jason Howard, uncle Aaron and special friend Leann. She attended school in Walker until she transferred to Cass Lake in the 6th grade. She graduated from the Leech Lake Tribal College as Valedictorian in Environmental Science. Lynda was attending the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis continuing in her field of study until her passing. She was a motivational speaker and had a passion for Native American Culture and the world she lived in. Her number one joy were her children and family. She was a very passionate person who tried to instill how important reading was for everyone. Her dream of opening a library will live on through her family. She enjoyed time outdoors, doing bead work and other traditional arts. Lynda was always running on Lynda time.
A wake for Lynda will begin at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2013 and will continue until the 11:00 a.m. service on Thursday, October 3, 2013, all at the Onigum Community Center at Onigum. Rev. Mark R. Olson will officiate and George Goggleye III will be performing a special tribute. Pallbearers will be Matt Frazer, Robert Elmberg, Sr., Carl Frazer, Jr., Kenny Morrison, LeRoy Gale and Michael Morrison. Alternate pallbearers will be Kyle Goggleye, Jeremiah Smith, Frank Oothoudt and Sam Reese. Honorary pallbearers are Leila J., Tallie L., Maggi J., LaVae O., Alyssa W., Katera G., Tinona W., Marci L., Nancy K., Cyndi P., Barbie B., Kateri S., Cassandra K., Joe G., Kayleena M., Ashley C., Shauniece J., Elizabeth B., Jennifer M., Kris R., all her sisters and the Tribal College Faculty. Interment will be held in the Old Agency Catholic Cemetery at Old Agency.
Arrangements for Lynda have been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be given at www.northernpeace.com