Rebecca Lynn Strong, age 44, of Big Falls, MN, formerly of Redby, MN passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in Fargo, ND. Rebecca was born on November 29, 1975 to Oliver Clark Jr. and Roxanne Strong in Red Lake, Minnesota. She graduated from Red Lake High School. Rebecca was blessed with three children: Dakota, Jordan and Brianna. She was an excellent cook who was known for her homemade lasagna, cinnamon rolls and biscuits. Rebecca loved children and was a mother figure to her children’s friends and many kids in RpG. She loved visits from her four grandchildren, going for long drives with the music turned up and taking photos.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Dakota, Jordan (LeEllen), and Brianna; four grandchildren: Reyna, Jerricka, Jordan “JJ” Jr., and Derrick; her parents: Oliver “Corky” Clark Jr. and Roxanne Strong; fiancé, Gorden Smith; siblings: Karen (Jason), Crystal, Dave (Tina), Sheri (Alvie), Ashley, Adrian and Cheyenne (Matt); special brothers: Dan (Kristen) and Patrick (Leticia); grandfather, Richard P. King; long-time friend, Micheal Auginash, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Rebecca was preceded in death by her grandparents: Helen “Geepy” (Jerry) Jones and Irene and Oliver Clark Sr.; her sister, Shannon Strong and two “Angel babies” Ataivia and Baby Strong.
The wake will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the Redby Community Center in Redby, MN and continue until the service at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Father Jerry Rogers will be officiating. Casketbearers will be: Jordan Lussier Sr., Dakota Strong, Adrian Clark, Zack Morrison, Arnie Stately and Brett Stately. Alternates will be: Joseph Strong, Josh Cloud, Arlen Strong and Brandon "Bull" Beaulieu. Honorary casketbearers will be: Brianna Strong, Rebecca’s siblings, Jackie Ramsey, Janelle Ramsey, Anthony Howard, LeEllen Pemberton, Rosa Oakgrove, Jackie Horton, Renee Clark, Wendy Johnson, Harlan and Angie Strong, Allie Cook, Brooklyn Barrett, Joyce and Denise Strong, Damon Jones, Sean Lussier, Tyrell Brown, Daniel Barrett, Joyce Graves, Gina King, Junior Ravensborg, Lacey Aguilar and LeRiyah Cloud. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Red Lake, MN.
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