Ernest DeClusin, Jr.


Ernest Wayne DeClusin, Jr., 30, of Bemidji, MN died Friday, May 21, 2021 at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Cass Lake Facility Center. Interment will be at the DeClusin Family Cemetery in Bemidji, MN.

Ernest was born March 24, 1991 in Bemidji, MN the son of Ernest Wayne DeClusin, Sr. and Marsha Lee Freeman. He was raised and educated in Turtle River with his parents, grandparents, uncles, and many cousins. Ernie liked fishing, swimming, riding ATVs and photography taking nature pictures. He also loved to travel and hang out with his friends and family.

He is survived by his son Ernest DeClusin III,  mother, Marsha Freeman,  grandparents Frank and Sharon DeClusin,  Siblings Cecelia DeClusin, Brian and Bradley Preston,  and aunts, uncles and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest DeClusin, Sr., great grandma Margaret Lowery, and a grandmother Tootie Fairbanks.

Pallbearers are Brian Preston, Bradley Preston, Levi Watkins, Danny Armstrong, Curtis Brown, Sr.,Hunter Jackson.   Honorary Pallbearers are Anthony DeClusin, Cody Olson, Josh Laduke, Richard “Bobo” Smith III, Richard Smith, Jr. JR “Tang” Molash.  Condolences may be left at

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