Tah-Lee-Yah Elizebeth Pemberton, “Animikii-Bines-Ikwe”, which means Thunderbird Woman, of the Bear Clan, age 21, of Lake Elmo, MN began her spiritual journey on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. She was born on September 7, 1997 in Bemidji, MN the daughter of Todd Pemberton, Sr. and Roberta Wilson.
Tah-Lee-Yah loved being with her family and spending time with them. She was very close to her big brothers, Jr. and Tommy. She loved being on the dance line, hang with friends and she was the selfie queen. Being outdoors was special to her and she would always out fish the boys. Tah-Lee-Yah was a happy person and was always carrying around a journal so that she was able to write about her feeling or any fun things that came to mind. She was daddy’s girl and will be truly missed by all that knew and loved her.
The family that Tah-Lee-Yah joins again are her father, Todd Pemberton, Sr., grandfathers; Thomas Wilson and Jeremiah Pemberton, uncle; Craig Pemberton and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Those she leaves behind to cherish her memory are her mother, Roberta Wilson, brothers; Todd Pemberton, Jr., Thomas Wilson-Pemberton and Jared Pemberton, sisters; Danielle Pemberton and Jessica Day, special friend; Marlin Tanner and many aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and people that loved her.
A wake for Tah-Lee-Yah will be held Monday, April 15, 2019 starting at 4:00 p.m. and will continue until the 1:00 p.m. service on Wednesday all held at the Vets Building in Cass Lake, MN. Spiritual Advisor will be Jay Saros. Pallbearers for Tah-Lee-Yah will be Donovan Villebrun, Devin Villebrun, Mark Hanson, Sr., Hunter Pemberton, Benjamin White, Sr., and Joey Wilson, Jr. Alternate pallbearers will be Marshall Villebrun, Matthew Villebrun and Marlin Tanner. Honorary pallbearers will be All of her family and friends. Burial will be held at Prince of Peace Cemetery, Cass Lake, MN.