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March 11, 1940 – Monday, January 6, 2014

Service Information
Redby Community Center in Redby, MN
Saturday, January 11, 2014
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Redby Community Center in Redby, MN
Thurs. 1/9 & Fri. 1/10
Beginning at 1:00 P.M.

Raymond Standing Smith, age 73, of Redby, Minnesota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, January 6, 2014 at Abbott- Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

He was born on March 11, 1940 in Red Lake, Minnesota the son of Abraham Smith and Maggie Mae Standing.

Raymond was formerly employed as a fisherman and netter for Red Lake Fisheries.

He liked to visit family and friends and spend time with his grandchildren. He was a proud of his daughters and a proud grandfather of nine grandchildren and two great granddaughters. He enjoyed fishing, balsam, acorn and blueberry picking, playing cards, dominos, 10,000 dice game and net fishing.

Survived by daughters: Alicia Smith, Maggie Smith and Sagwant Butcher; nine grandchildren and two great granddaughters; brothers: Dale Smith, Ronald Smith and Francis Smith; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his mother and father, grandparents, brothers Darwin Smith, Russell Smith, Jim Smith, Abe Smith Jr., John “Skud” Smith, Kenneth Smith, and Simon Smith, sisters Rose White and Mary Jane White, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Raymond Standing Smith will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at The Redby Community Center. Spiritual Advisor will be Hank Kingbird.

Drum group will be Kingbird Singers.

All night wakes will be held on Thursday, January 9th and Friday, January 10th beginning at 1:00 P.M.

Interment will be held at Smith Family Cemetery, Redby, MN.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Ronald Smith, Dale Smith, Francis Smith, Eugene White, Greg Statley and Donald Clark.

Casket Bearers will be David White Sr., Dale White Sr., Francisco Smith, Kevin Jones Jr. and Bradley Northrup.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.

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