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David Hoagland Jr, age 49, of Naytahwaush, MN journeyed to the Spirit World on June 7, 2023.

He was born on July 15, 1973 in Minneapolis, MN the son of David Hoagland Sr. and Ethel Wadena.

Dave grew up in Naytahwaush MN and spent a lot of his time with the Burnette family. He married Loretta Hoagland July 15,2000. They had 5 children together. Dave enjoyed being with his kids and wife. He loved his pets ,a dog named Niijii and a cat named Cheeto.  He always talked about how he prayed for each kid to be born, and they are special gifts from the creator to take care of and protect. He also enjoyed time with family, hunting with his dad, attending car races, building cars, driving his four-wheeler, going to powwows, doing spiritual ceremonies and helping people. Dave worked in California and Washington before he moved back to the reservation. He then  worked for The Shooting Star Casino, Midway Group Home and  the White Earth Reservation Tribe as a substance abuse counselor since 2003.  Dave was honored as the number one substance abuse counselor in the upper midwest in 2019.  He recently took the title as a cultural specialist. He was excited for this position and had an outlook to help everyone who needed it.  He is loved by everyone and will be missed dearly by us all.

Survived by his loving wife Loretta Hoagland (Gonzalez); son David Hoagland III; daughters Destani, Triniti, Rose and Rainy Hoagland; siblings Melvin Anderson, Robin Anderson, Leonard Anderson, Paula Littlewolf and Andrea Anderson; other relatives and friends.

Per David’s wishes, private services will be held at a later date.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Loretta Hoagland

    Love you always❤️

  2. Colleen K Blattenbauer

    Loretta and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. With my deepest sympathy and prayers. Colleen Blattenbauer

  3. Destani Hoagland

    I love you dad forever and always. <3


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