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June 2, 1959 – Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Service Information
Church of Blessed Gichitwaa Kateri-Minneapolis
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
Church of Blessed Gichitwaa Kateri-Minneapolis
Monday, July 30th, 2012
All Night-Beginning at 6:00 P

Gaylord Anthony Anoka, age 53, of Minneapolis Journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at The V.A. Medical Center.

He was born on June 2, 1959 in Federal Dam on The Leech Lake Reservation the son of Percy & Delores Wakefield Anoka.

Gaylord honorably served his Country in The United States Army. He was a disabled American Veteran.

He received a Political Science Degree from Augsburg College.

Gaylord was employed for many years as an auto mechanic and recently served as a Leech Lake Tribal Council Advisor.

Survived by his loving wife: Roxann; daughters: Zena, Cassandra and Angela Brown; ten grandchildren; his mother: Delores Wakefield of Minneapolis; brothers: Arlund Wakefield and Kevin Anoka; a sister: LaVonne Anoka all of Minneapolis; a host of other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his father Percy, sisters: Laverle Wakefield, Denise Dearly, Roberta White, Sharon Anoka and Carol Anoka, brothers: Verlin Anoka and Ralph White.

Funeral services for Gaylord Anoka will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at 10:30 A.M. at The Church of Blessed Gichitwaa Kateri, 3045 Park Avenue S., in Minneapolis.

Interment with military rites Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

An all night wake will be held on Monday, July 30th beginning at 6:00 P.M. at The Church of Blesssed Gichitwaa Kateri.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be John White, Joe White, Kevin Anoka, Jon Stand, Larry Nerison III, Sean Mason, Joe Belgarde, Arnold Belgarde and Arlund Wakefield.

Casket Bearers will be Archie Larose, Roland Anderson, Frank Papsadora, Anthoy Lussier, Mike Stand, Kenny Whitebird,Sidney Whitebird and John Zgodava.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.� Online condolences may be made to

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  1. Cassandra Brown

    Daddy, I’m going to miss you dearly. I love touch so much. Rest easy now. Mama is ok.


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