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Charlotte "Kay" Greene Desjarlait
February 3, 1951 ~ August 20, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Charlotte “Kay” Greene Desjarlait, Ayaabekwe “Big Buck Woman”, Makwa “Bear Clan”, age 72, traveled to the Spirit World on Sunday, August 20, 2023 in Red Lake, Minnesota. Charlotte was born on February 3, 1951, in Red Lake MN to Leo Desjarlait Sr and Ramona (Cook) Desjarlait. Charlotte worked at a Nursing Home as a CNA providing care to the elderly. She loved going to the casino and baking cookies, especially Christmas Cookies, which she enjoyed sharing with her family and friends! She was funny and always quick to laugh.
Charlotte will be lovingly remembered by her sons Glennie Greene and Alan Matrious; step-daughter Rachel Greene; grandchildren Misty, Draya, Kelly, Damien and Brayden; 3 great-grandchildren Kell’Aye, Rhianna and Scotty; sisters Gloria Cobenais, Adrienne Champagne, Sharon Cook and Amy Desjarlait; brothers Fred Desjarlait Sr., Donnie Desjarlait, Sr., Arlen Desjarlait Sr, David Desjarlait, Leo “Bubba” Desjarlait, Jr. , Jack Desjarlait and Rocky Cook.
She was preceded in death by her mom “Tiny” and dad “Leo”; her husband, Glen Greene, Sr.; daughter Kelly Roy; grandson Brian Roy; siblings: Kathy Desjarlait, Shirley Burgoon, Reggie Lawrence, Brian Desjarlait, Randy Desjarlait and Stuart Desjarlait; nephews Don Jr., Waylon, Michael, Solomon and Chase Desjarlait and Ryan Andree; niece, Delanie Desjarlait.
Wake will begin at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at the new Red Lake Center and continue until the service on Thursday, August 24, 2023 with Spiritual Advisor Fred Desjarlait, Jr. Active Pallbearers will be Fred Desjarlait, Sr., Jack Desjarlait, Donald “Donnie” Desjarlait, Sr., Frank Schaaf, Arlen Desjarlait, Sr. David Desjarlait, Leo “Bubba” Desjarlait Jr. and Robert “Rocky” Cook; Alternates: Harry Desjarlait, Tom Desjarlait, Bill Roy and Arlen Desjarlait Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mona Cook, Lisa Defoe, Candy Beaulieu, Karen White, Hailey Cobenais, Kathy Cobenais, Shelly Cobenais, Jill Cobenais, Sandy Cobenais, Bonnie Dorr, Mary Ellen Cook, Inez Sigana, Becky Cook, Donalda Desjarlait and Valerie Desjarlait. Burial will be at St Mary’s Cemetery in Red Lake, Minnesota.
Arrangements provided by Whispering Pines Funeral & Cremation Service of Walker & Hackensack (whisperingpinesnorth.com).