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Daniel Jay Lumbar Sr., ” Maa Noo Mini Ke Zhe” (Wild Rice Bird), age 66 of Minneapolis, Minnesota passed into the Spiritual World on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at his residence.  He was born on September 5, 1955 in Cook, Minnesota the son of Richard Lumbar and Alma Goodsky.

Dan liked to go up north and wild rice with his brother Norm.  Daniel loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.  He was always messing around and teasing his family and friends, always making them laugh.  Retiring from Operating Engineers Local # 49 as a crane operator.  His co-workers always said he was the best crane operator around.  He loved his fast cars, music, Cajun Fests and the Casino.  Daniel loved his wife’s cooking and was always telling her thank you.  He gave away a lot of his wild rice to friends and family.  He was a giving man, a dad to many, also an uncle, a brother, and a friend.  his family will forever miss him deeply.

Survived by his wife: Debra Lumbar; sons: Daniel Lumbar Jr., Byron Lumbar, Travis Lumbar Sr. (Megan), Joseph Lumbar and Duane Lumbar (Kachine); brother: Richard Lumbar; sisters: Audrey Lumbar, Debbie Lumbar and Denise Strong; 21 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends.

Daniel is preceded in death by his mother: Alma; father: Richard; brother: Brian Lumbar Sr.; son: Shawn; daughter: Tracy and cousin: Norm

An all-night wake will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 beginning at 6:00 P.M. at Bois Forte Urban Office, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

An additional all-night wake will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 beginning at 6:00 P.M. at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Building, Nett Lake, Minnesota.

A funeral service for Daniel Jay Lumbar will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Building, Nett Lake, Minnesota.

The Spiritual Advisor will be Allen Hardy and Mike Bunker

Honorary Casket Bearers are all his relatives.

Casket Bearers are Conrad King, Richard Lumbar, Leon Goodsky, Jayson Lumbar, Kenneth Rice, Byron Lumbar Jr., Dean Guenthner, and Travis Lumbar Jr.

Interment will be held at the Sugar Bush Cemetery in Orr, Minnesota.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota assisted the family with funeral arrangements.

On-line condolences can be directed to www.thechilsonfuneralhome.com

 

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jacqueline Wilson

    People like Dan do not come along very often, a rare man for sure. I am honored to have known him for most of my life and watched him grow into a caring, loyal and giving man. He will be missed is an understatement; he will continue to be an example of all that we should be. Mii Gwetch my dear friend, give Norm and Gene my love

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  2. Jacque Wilson

    People like Dan do not come along very often, a rare man for sure. I am honored to have known him for most of my life and watched him grow into a caring, loyal and giving man. He will be missed is an understatement; he will continue to be an example of all that we should be. Mii Gwetch my dear friend, give Norm and Gene my love

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  3. Kevin J

    Sorry to hear you passed my friend you where a good man Dan Lumbar see you again my friend.

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