Denise Mavis Pike “Ozaawaanakwedookwe”, age 55 of Hinckley, MN, Journeyed to the Spirit World Sunday, August 18, 2019. She was born August 31, 1963 in Grantsburg, WI, the daughter of John and Delores (Benjamin) Pike Sr.
Denise was a very compassionate and helpful person who was always willing to lend a hand to everyone. Though she did not have children of her own, she loved her nieces and nephews as if her own.
Denise enjoyed traveling, visiting with friends, online garage sale shopping, baking and cooking -especially during the holidays, and spending time with her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Delores Pike Sr.; brother, John Pike Jr.; and brother-in-law, Oliver Gibbs.
Denise is survived by her siblings, Diane Gibbs and DeWayne Pike; sister-in-law, Jackie Pike; nieces and nephews, Michelle, Micheala, Deloris, Vanessa, ValaReya, Derrick Jr., DeAndrea, Ryan, Reuben, DaVonte, Cedar, Cedric, Case, Mesai, Amelia, Caiarah, Shalen, Cyliss, Mahteo, DeMaya, Cheveyo, Catori, DeBreanna, Kayona, DeZhion, DeNiro; and many other family and friends.
Honorary pallbearers are Audrey Gomez, Ann Hardwick, Amelia Benjamin, Shalen Nelson, Case Pike, Karen Christensen-Sagataw.
Pallbearers are Anthony Pike, George LaFave III, Dan Pregler, LeRoy Day, Reuben Gibbs, DaVonte Spears.
All night wake Wednesday, August 21, 2019 beginning at dusk at “Lake Lena” Aazhomoog Community Center, Sandstone, MN. Funeral Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at “Lake Lena” Aazho- moog Community Center, Sandstone, MN.