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Erin Elaine Fairbanks-Rossbach

Erin Elaine Fairbanks-Rossbach, Waa Waa Tey Iwke (Northern Lights Woman); Clan Makwa, 21, of Bemidji, died on Friday, March 30, 2007, in Fargo, N.D.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Ball Club Community Center in Ball Club, Minn. A visitation began at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Ball Club Community Center and will continue until the time of service today. Burial will be in Fairbanks-Meat Burial Grounds in Cass Lake. The Carroll Funeral Home of Deer River, Minn., assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1985, in Minneapolis, Minn., and raised in Ball Club and Bemidji. She attended school in Bena, Deer River and Bemidji. She married Brandon J. Rossbach on Jan. 2, 2004, and they lived in Bemidji. She worked at Neilson Place as a CAN.

She liked to do outdoor activities and spend time with her family and friends. She gave birth to a daughter on March 27, 2007. She was a beautiful and caring person.

She is survived by her husband; infant daughter, Amira Erin Rossbach; parents, John M. Fairbanks and Tammy L. White; brothers, John, Dave, Tyrone, Dion and Jesse Fairbanks; sisters, Stephanie, Samantha and Hazen Fairbanks; and maternal grandparents, Joseph and Lucille White.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents and two cousins.