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April 18, 1945 – Sunday, August 22, 2010

Service Information
St. Theodore’s Catholic Church, Ponsfor
Thursday, August 26, 2010
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

RENEE MARLYS MARTIN, age 65, of Roseville, Minnesota Journeyed to the Spirit World: August 22, 2010 at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, Minnesota.

She was born on: April 18, 1945 in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Renee was a member of The White Earth Band of Ojibwa.

Preceded in death by her father: Melvin Buckanaga, Sr., Mother: Lucille Boswell
Grandfathers: John Buckanaga, Sr., and George Boswell; Grandmothers: Jane Buckanaga and Sophie Boswell; Uncles: Jerry “Biddy” Buckanaga, Sr., Charles “Bunny” Buckanaga,Clifford “Chops” Boswell, John Boswell, William Boswell,
Fred Boswell, Cyril Howard, Sr.; Aunts: Melba Hodges, Anna Goodman, Myrtle Thompson
Evelyn Leitheiser; Brother: Roger Bowell

Survived by her children: Andrew Varriano, Debra Gripp, Jennifer Gripp, Timothy Gripp, and Tricia (Kassim) Karoun; Grandchildren: Khadijah, Jessica, Samantha, Tory, Tyler; Siblings: Edward (Sandra) Smith, Luanne Smith, Lori Smith Robinson,
Sharon Smith, Janice Smith Bohling, Duane Smith, Melvin Smith, Leah Smith Olson,
Richard Banmeter, Roxanne (Michael Sr.) Flammond, Jeanetta Jones, Wanda (Scott) Blaine,
Melvin Buckanaga Jr., Michael Buckanaga Sr., Diane Buckanaga, Evelyn Buckanaga,
and Patrick Buckanaga Sr., Special Niece: Janice Saice; numerous Cousins and Other Relatives

A Wake was held at Pine Point School, Ponsford, MN on Wednesday August 25, 2010 beginning at 5:30PM

Funeral Services were held at St. Theodore’s Catholic Church,Ponsford, MN on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 10:30 AM.

Burial was held at St. Theodore’s Catholic Cemetery.


Jason White, Sr.,David Smith, Ronald Buckanaga, Kassim Karoun, Patrick Buckanaga, Anthony Buckanaga

Curtis Buckanaga, John Buckanaga, Sr., Roxanne Flammond, Rachinda Basswood, Debra (Basswood) Conklin,Patricia(Basswood) Miller, Doris Weaver
Dolly Basswood, Linda Leonheardt, Neil Buckanaga, Sr., Sharon Walker, Melvin Buckanaga, Jr., Janice Saice

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