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Sidney Glenn Whitebird

September 11, 1963 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 58)

Obituary

Sidney Glenn Whitebird, 58, of the Bear Clan and from Remer, Minnesota journeyed to the spirit world on Saturday, March 26th, 2022, from St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, MN.

Sidney was born in Cass Lake, MN on September 11th, 1963, the son of Leota (White) and Edmund Whitebird.  His childhood years were spent mostly outdoors with friends and family playing baseball for his dad and Gordy Giffin in Federal Dam, MN.  After graduating from high school, he attended trade school in Staples, MN where he received his certification in diesel mechanics.  In 1984, Sidney enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1986.  His adult years brought him to Minneapolis, MN where he started his laborer career roofing with Bobby Kangas.  After returning to Boy Lake, he continued to work at Menards Construction and JP Concrete.  When he wasn’t working, he liked to spend time with his dogs and his family.  He especially enjoyed when his great nieces and nephews came to visit and starting his mornings with coffee and TV, with his sister Myrna. 

Family that greets Sidney in the spirit world are his parents, Leota and Edmund; sister, Dorcus; brothers, Kenneth, Edmund, and Jeffrey and niece Ashley.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his sister, Myrna Whitebird of Remer; sister in-law, Deidre Whitebird of Wisconsin; uncles, Joseph (Lucille) White and Steve Bebeau, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and other relatives.

A Celebration of Sidney’s Life will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, at the Battle Point Community Center in Federal Dam, MN.  His honorary pallbearers are Jim Purvis, Rodney Johnsons, Jamie Hare, Richard Bevins, Mike and Pat White, Ryan Whitebird and Kenneth Whitebird, Jr.  Inurnment of cremains will be held at a later date.

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

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Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
April 2, 2022

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Battle Point Community Center
10051 Battle Point Trail NW
Federal Dam, MN 56641

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