LeRoy Benjamin Fairbanks, whose Ojibwe name is Makoonce which means Little Bear
July 30, 1925 - March 11, 2013
BEMIDJI, Minn. - LeRoy Benjamin Fairbanks, whose Ojibwe name is Makoonce which means Little Bear, 87, Walker, Minn., died Monday in Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.
The wake will begin 6 p.m. today at Veterans Memorial Building in Cass Lake, Minn., and will continue until the time of service on Friday. Traditional funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Veterans Memorial Building. Interment will be in the family burial grounds at his home on the hill near Walker.
Arrangements by Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.