Sherry Lynn Defoe, 52, of Cloquet, MN died December 27, 2018 at her home.
Sherry was born October 3, 1966 in Cloquet to Roy Defoe, Sr. and Geraldine Northrup. She grew up in Cloquet and attended Cloquet Schools. She was employed as a secretary at the Brookston Community Center, and was also a homemaker and raised a family. Sherry enjoyed beading and crafts, and played for Mike’s pool league. She was a member of the Fond du Lac tribe and of the “MAKWA” Bear Clan.
Sherry is survived by sons, Curtis Defoe and Shane Defoe of Cloquet; daughters, Sheree Defoe (Nick) of Cloquet and Christine (Jourdan) Morris of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Kade, Meia, Coy, Ceareah, Lucia, Mylia, Merissa, Calvin and Cyrous; brothers, Roy Defoe, Jr. and Garrett Defoe; special friend, Kevin Benjiman; and longtime friend, Veronica Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Randy and Antone; sister, Roberta; grandchild, Cindreah; and sister-in-law, Robin Lafave.
A wake for Sherry will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM and will continue until the services which will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Brookston Community Center in Cloquet. “Obisan” Lee Staples will officiate and interment will follow in the St. Mary’s & St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Cloquet. Arrangements are being handled by Souder-Handevidt Funeral and Cremation Service (www.handevidtfh.com).
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