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July 14, 1948 – Monday, February 27, 2017

Service Information
Upper Midwest American Indian Center, Minneapolis,
Friday, March 3, 2017
1:00 PM

Visitation Information
Upper Midwest American Indian Center, Minneapolis,
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Beginning at 6:00 PM

Everina Rose Lee, age 68, “Giizhig Ikwe” (Sky Woman) of Minneapolis, Journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

She was born on July 14, 1948 in Federal Dam, Minnesota the daughter of Vernon & Josephine Lee Sr.

As a child she spent her time with her grandparents Rachel & Guy Green on their farm in Princeton, Minnesota. She enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids. Everina was very humorous and could make everyone laugh. Everina was a mother to many, she did foster care from 1969-1998. Many children still consider her their mother/grandmother.

Survived by a son: William (Jenny); daughters: Suzette (David), Janelle (Danny) and Josephine (Booder); grandchildren: Candice, Ashley, Troy, Pierre, Orlando, David, Jeremiah, Shaunie, Taylor, Alexis, Kamarie, Kyaja, Sir’Oziah, Rekhi, Rekori, Rhylee and Shakira; great grandchildren: Mikaila, Lanaia, Zayden, Marrayal, Ziarre, Aubriarre, Sarae and Makennah, Mac, Kamari Jr., Izaiah, Marra, Aretha and Peanut; a special brother: Virgil Mallard; special daughter Robbie McKinley; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended friends.

Preceded in death by her husband: Isaac Neal, her parents: Josephine & Vernon Lee, step father: Eldred Stangle, a brother: Vernon Lee Jr. and by a granddaughter: Ebony Blaine.

An all night wake will be held on Wednesday, March 1st beginning at 6:00 P.M. and Thursday, March 2nd beginning at 5:00 P.M. at The Upper Midwest American Indian Center in Minneapolis.
Funeral Services for Everina Rose Lee will be held on Friday, March 3rd at 1:00 A.M. at The Upper Midwest American Indian Center in Minneapolis. Spiritual Leader will be Mitch Walking Elk.

Drum Group will be “Hoka Hey”.

Honorary Casket Bearers all her grandchildren.

Casket Bearers will be Raynard Jackson, David Manciel, Derrick Thomas, Marcus Cargill, Muckwa Roberts Sr., Kevin Terry, Danny Sullivan and Gardell Sanford

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  1. Candice R Sherer

    Gramma, I miss u so much. No words can explain.

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