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Trease Ann Day, age 49 journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  She was born on July 20, 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the daughter of Terry Dupree and Cheryl Smith.

Trease loved cheering on her favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings and listening to Prince.  She enjoyed creating art project’s, coloring and signing Karaoke. Trease relocated to Grand Forks, North Dakota, ten years ago to make a better and more stable life for herself and was able to accomplish this, while encouraging many others by leading by her example that a fresh start is possible.

Survived by her husband: Brian Anthony Day; step-dad “DAD”: Lazaro Seino; children: Denise Martinez, Javanita Spears-Burgess, Precious Spears – Burgess, Glynn Williams, and Jamison Spears; sisters: Sara Spears, Shannon Spears, Tara Sam, and Teresa Lightfeather; brothers: Alan Sam, Terry Lightfeather Sr. and Terrance Lightfeather; 14 grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents: Terry Dupree and Cheryl Smith; son: William Lamont.

A service for Trease Ann Day will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 the Church of Blessed Kateri in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Officiating will be Randy Gresczyk

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Ezra Elliott – Spears, Elijah Elliot – Spears, Javantia Spears – Burgess, Jamison Spears and Jeremiah Elliot.

Casket Bearers will be Charles, Anthony, & Achilleus Jones, Michael Runningshield, Lazaro Seino, Jon Stand, Sincere Martinez and Matthew Runningshield.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota assisted the family with funeral arrangements. On-line condolences can be directed to

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