Fairbanks, Matthew Michael

MINNESOTA, Waubun – Funeral  services were held for MATTHEW MICHAEL FAIRBANKS, 23, on November 5, 2009, at the Elbow Lake Lutheran Church in Waubun. Interment followed at Vernon Anderson Memorial Cemetery in Waubun. Matthew was born March 2, 1987, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. He passed away November 1, 2009, after a courageous fight against leukemia and surrounded by his family.


Matthew was baptized in the Lutheran faith at Elbow Lake Lutheran Church. He attended elementary school in Waubun, and graduated in 2006 from Mahnomen High School. Matt enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephew and friends on his cell phone. He could often be found either playing bingo, the Wii game or participating in karaoke. He was very artistic and enjoyed drawing and coloring. Some of his other pastimes included bowling and watching movies. (Anishinaabeg Today, December 2, 2009)

 

 

 

 

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