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Frances Elizabeth Reese

October 3, 1984 ~ May 12, 2019 (age 34)

Frances Elizabeth Reese, 34 years young, of New Brighton, Minnesota journeyed to the spirit world on Sunday, May 12th, 2019 from St. Paul, MN.  She was born in Minneapolis, MN on October 3rd, 1984 to Jeri Lynn Reese and Ernest Gale.

Frances adored all four of her sons.  She enjoyed taking them to the park, to the fair, to family cookouts and to the movies.  But Frances was like any other young woman, she liked getting dressed up and looking beautiful to go clubbing with her friends too.  She liked listening to music and also going to the casino.  She had many cousins she enjoyed hanging out with, who loved her dearly.  Frances loved spending time with her family, all of whom will miss her very much.

She is preceded in passing by her grandmother; Frances Sayers, grandfather; George Santerno, aunt; Georgia Santerno and several other family members.

Frances leaves behind her sons; Pernell Reese, Aurielo Adan, Raymando Adan and Rosindo Cilixto, her parents; Jeri Reese of Bena and Ernest Gale of Grand Rapids, sister; Faith (Grant Gustafson) Reese of Old Agency, grandmother; Elizabeth “Peggy” Reese of Onigum, special friend; Gilberto Cilixto of New Brighton, aunts; Fena (Joseph Yellow) Reese and Lori “Queenie” Gellings, uncle; Gordon Reese, nieces, nephews, many cousins and friends.

An overnight wake for Frances will begin at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 21st and continue until her 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, May 22nd all being held at the Onigum Community Center in Onigum, MN.  Pallbearers for Frances will be Joseph Yellow, Jr., Pernell Reese, Jim Gellings, Jr., Dennis Yellow, George Yellow and Jesse Gellings, Jr.  Her honorary pallbearers are Archie Yellow, Joseph Yellow, Sr., Jim Gellings, Sr., Randon Reese, Nick Reese and Gilberto Cilixto.  Interment will be in the Old Agency Catholic Cemetery at Old Agency, MN following her services.

Frances’ care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker.  Online condolences for the family may be left at

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