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Meghan Patricia Deegan was born August 22, 1999 in Minneapolis, MN to Rena Hanks & Louis Deegan, the 9th Born of 10 children. Meghan held close relationships with her siblings & their children.  She adored her nieces and nephews and helped raise them alongside their parents, whom she loved very much. Meghan grew up and attended school in the Bemidji and Red Lake area.  She enjoyed spending her summers in Minneapolis with all her cousins. She loved cooking and taking rides with her dad.

She was caring with a crazy personality. She never liked being in one place for very long. Making friends along the way with people who enjoyed her adventurous nature. Meghan’s greatest gift in her life was her son. She enjoyed the short time she had with him.

Preceded in death by: son, Sylus Reyes, niece Paris Beaulieu-Hanks, paternal grandparents: Patricia Maxwell & Byron Deegan Sr., childhood best friends: Rashelli Bravo-Lussier, Brittany Lussier and Brian Roy

Survived by: Mother & Father Rena Hanks & Louis Deegan; sisters: Felicia Hanks (Josh Roy), Mariah Hanks (Tridell Beaulieu), Jasmine Deegan and Amber Deegan; brothers: Josh Deegan, Lou Deegan, Travis Deegan, Keith Deegan, Jacob Deegan (Diamond Cloud); maternal grandparents Patricia Hanks & Wayne Martin; 7 nieces; 4 nephews; aunts and uncles and numerous cousins.

Sylus Lee Reyes was born November 9th 2020 to Meghan Deegan & Clyde Reyes Jr. in Minneapolis Mn. Meghan would tell stories about how Sylus was the strongest baby she knew. The short time he had on this earth was spent with his Mother and Father by his side.

Funeral service for Meghan Deegan and Sylus Reyes will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Red Lake Community Center.  All-night wakes will be held Sunday, February 21 and Monday, February 22, 2021 beginning at 6:00 PM each night at Red Lake Community Center.

Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Red Lake, MN.

Pallbearers: Sheyenne Hanks, Evan Hanks, Stash Hanks, Josh Roy, Tridell Beaulieu, Lydell Defoe-Cook

Honorary Pallbearers for Meghan: Cherai Clark, Mariah Head, Mallori Brun, Kylah Roy, Chelsey Redbear, Whitney Spears, Shayla Hardy, Brianne Brun, Lauryn Lussier, Tierra Cook, Tootsie Hanks, Zoie Bunker, Her Aunts Shannon, Melanie, Kristin, and Angela Hanks

Honorary Pallbearers for Sylus: His Aunts Felicia & Mariah Hanks, Jasmine & Amber Deegan, Melanie Hanks, Mallori Brun

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with arrangements.  On-line condolences can be made at

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