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Lynette Sumner-Hill

May 22, 1960 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 57)

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November 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Red Lake Community Center
Highway 1
Red Lake, MN 56671

Funeral Service
November 10, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
15272 St. Mary's Mission Road
Red Lake, Minnesota 56671

Lynette Sumner-Hill, age 57, of the Eagle Clan and Red Lake, Minnesota went home on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, MN.  She was born in Red Lake, MN on May 22, 1960 to Donna Mae (Hanson) and John Franklin Sumner, Sr.

Lynette worked for various people throughout her life.  She worked for the Red Lake Employment office, the Head Start Program, at both Donna’s and Bernadine’s Cafes and the IGA before she started her own cooking business.  Lynette loved cooking and was known for her famous frybread and her food stand at powwows.  She enjoyed traveling, going to powwows and gambling but favorite pastime was spending time with her grandkids and her family.

Family Lynette has been reunited with are her father; John Sumner, Sr., brothers; Donald Sumner, Sr. and Anthony Hanson and grandchildren; Rodney White III and Joseph Sumner.

Those she leaves behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 10 years; Sam Hill, sons; Chris (Brianna) Sumner, Claude (Andi) Neadeau, Jr., Lee (Delores) Neadeau, Sr., Lydell (Jesslyn) Neadeau and Devin (Jennessa) Sumner, daughter; Laura Sumner, mother; Donna Sumner, sisters; Sharron Sumner and Jan Stillday, brothers; Darwin Sumner and John Sumner, Jr., special niece; Farrah Nelson, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.   

A wake for Lynette will begin at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Red Lake Community Center in Red Lake, MN and continue there until her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 10, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Lake, MN.  Father Jerry Rogers will officiate.  Pallbearers for Lynette will be Claude Neadeau, Jr., Lee Neadeau, Sr., Lydell Neadeau, Devin Sumner, Donald Sumner, Jr., Patrick Stillday, Jr., Josh Neadeau and Chris Sumner.  Her honorary pallbearers are Christine Jackson, Claudette Jackson, Cheryl Wind, Racheal Hill, Julie RedEagle, Farrah Nelson and Sandy Kingbird.  Interment will be in the Sumner Family Burial Grounds at Red Lake, MN following her Friday service.

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

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